Prof Lokesh Joshi: ‘I see living organisms, including our bodies, as incredible sensor systems.’

Lokesh, your research looks at the science of sugars in nature, can you explain? I’m interested in carbohydrates. By that I don’t mean the sugars we (...)

The Irish companies to receive funding are Aquila Bioscience, Kastus Technologies, Remedy Biologics, Sirius XT and an Irish subsidiary of Exvastat. Photograph: iStock

Five Irish companies have received funding of €8.8 million between them for projects focused on tackling the coronavirus that causes Covid-19. Overal(...)

Adjustable ventilator system:  treats two patients with one machine. Photograph: NUI Galway

“Never let a good crisis go to waste” – the often-quoted words of former UK prime minister Winston Churchill when he worked to form the United Nations(...)

Face masks for sale at  a pharmacy in  Dublin. Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill

A Galway-based campus company has developed a new kind of cleaning wipe which it says could have an “enormous impact” in arresting the spread of coron(...)

Professor Lokesh Joshi of NUI Galway

The EU military is trying to develop ways to protect soldiers against biological warfare and it has turned to an Irish company to help develop a defen(...)