Leo Varadkar said investing in leading-edge scientific and technological research was good for the Irish economy and would deliver ‘innovations which can improve our quality of life’. Photograph: Collins

The setting up of four new world-class Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centres, backed by €114 million in Government and Irish industry fund(...)

Invent DCU  was set up in 2001 to forge better links between researchers and industry

Dublin City University’s innovation campus is looking to significantly expand and is also in talks about a private-public partnership (PPP) to create (...)

University College Cork:  with 20,700 students and making teaching as much a priority as research, it has been named  Sunday Times University of the Year for the second successive year and the fifth time overall.

TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (TCD) When is its open day? December 10th, 9am-3.30pm Life on campus Trinity has cobbled squares, historic buildings and gre(...)

Samantha, a young asylum seeker, lives in the direct provision system. She was accepted to study in Maynooth but cannot afford the fees. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

You’ve fled war and poverty. You’ve taken your children across the sea on a rickety boat and hoped to survive. After many sleepless, hungry distressed(...)

DCU Invent has 2,800 square metres of incubation space for technology start-up firms

Dublin City University’s innovation centre Invent, which was set-up in 2001 to forge better links between researchers and industry, saw losses narrow(...)

AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne said the babk was  “investing heavily” in data analytics.

AIB is to fund Dublin City University’s first chair in data analytics as part of a five-year partnership to promote a sector that is predicted to gen(...)

Essay-writing services might be attractive to under-pressure students, but using them constitutes plagiarism. Photograph: Steve Debenport/iStock

You have an avalanche of assessments, a flurry of essay deadlines and your exams are just around the corner. So, when you see an advert for a compa(...)

Perhaps unsurprisingly, there are more women in leadership positions in companies headed by a female chief executive than a male one, according to the study

Women occupy a disproportionately low number of managerial roles across organisations in Ireland, according to a new report which finds that those who(...)

Niamh Donnelly, Leopardstown, is congratulated by her mother Marion Donnelly, on getting her Leaving Cert results, at Coláiste Íosagáin, Stillorgan, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The impact of bonus points in the Leaving Cert is under review following concerns that too many students are now opting to take higher-level maths. Mi(...)

DCU: one of a number of institutions that are altering their methods of assessment, in tandem with the rollout of ‘cut-and-paste’ detection software, to combat academic fraud. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A proliferation of online services for third-level students offering “pay as you go” essays has prompted universities to review their policies against(...)