Researcher of the Year award-winner Prof Mike Zaworotko and Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, winner of the Outstanding Contribution to STEM Communication award at the 2017 Science Foundation Ireland Awards. Photograph: Jason Clarke
Recognising research excellence

The Science Foundation Ireland Researcher of the Year for 2017 is Professor Mike Zaworotko of the University of Limerick. The award recognises the ac(...)

A spokesman for the Department of Education confirmed that a planned amendment to the Technological University Bill will not now go ahead due to a number of “important technical issues”.

The Government has dropped controversial plans to amend legislation before Christmas to allow for investigators to be appointed to examine wrongdoing (...)

‘The culture of Ireland is amenable to team success rather than individual glory’

What colour is science? While the answer to this question varies from country to country, the teamwork and collaborative spirit underpinning the partn(...)

Ireland’s track record of delivering high calibre Stem graduates into industry has helped the pharma sector develop

A knowledge economy depends entirely on having a ready supply of knowledge workers. That is never more the case than in the life sciences sector, wher(...)

At the University of Limerick, Prof Shane Kilcommins,  Minister of State  David Stanton,  Dr Catherine Naughton and Prof Sean Redmond, examine a report on children and crime. Photograph: Alan Place

Children younger than 12 years old in both rural and urban areas are being groomed into organised criminal networks by family members, according to a (...)

The Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin: scored highest for satisfaction. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

While at least half of patients reported a positive overall experience in the health system, individual hospitals and hospital groups scored different(...)

More than a third of sportspeople questioned in an EU backed survey across six member states, including Ireland, said that they were aware of incident(...)

LGBT supporters protest at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards in Belfast in 2015. File photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Only one in 10 transgender victims of hate crime report the incident to the Garda, according to a new study. The study details 62 anti-transgender ha(...)

There is an acute shortage of qualified teachers in a number of subject areas, including STEM and modern languages. Photo: iStock

Question: I work in business and have a degree in commerce and law, and a post-grad in technology. I have been reading about teacher shortages and am (...)

The G.P.O. 1916 by Thomas Ryan

In 1966 a young Irish artist decided to create his own commemoration of the 1916 Rising as the State celebrated the event’s 50th anniversary. Thomas R(...)

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