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Universities in Ireland and elsewhere are scrambling to put in place structures which can operate safely in the autumn. Online courses may appeal to some students. Photograph: iStock

Getting this year’s 60,000-plus Leaving Cert students through an assessment process, which will enable them to progress into the promised land of furt(...)

Prof Arnie Hill, of  the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, believes  Covid has expanded people’s interest in healthcare.

In 2008, a massive global recession gave the world a crash course in economics. Suddenly, credit default swaps, hedge funds and equity ratios (don’t a(...)

Biotechnology will play a crucial role in developing and delivering therapies, vaccines and antibody tests as well as diagnosing diseases. So what wo(...)

Karl McDermott, head of 3Connected Solutions: ‘DCU Alpha is the leading centre for IoT development in Ireland, if not in Europe.’ Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Co-located with Dublin City University, DCU Alpha is a research-intensive innovation campus with a particular focus on internet of things (IoT) techno(...)

The VGo robot at St Catherine’s girls school in Cabra, Dublin.

Caroline O’Driscoll is a partner at Deloitte and co-founder of I Wish, an initiative to inspire, encourage and motivate young female students to pursu(...)

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Vodafone Ireland is helping parents to tackle the issue of online safety for children with a new portal that will provide information and resources to(...)

Dr Jenny Lawler at the Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 in Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin. “I was also shortlisted for Young Leader of the Year, but I reckoned because of the lab award I wouldn’t get another one. So I was really shocked and very happily surprised when I won that one too”

Congratulations, you were recently honoured at the Irish Laboratory Awards. What did you win? “I am a principal investigator at DCU Water Institute, (...)

Prospective pilots require a range of aptitude and skills possessed by only a small cohort of interested applicants. Photograph: iStock

My daughter is sitting the Leaving Cert in June and has hear heart set on becoming a pilot. I worry about how tough it is to qualify and what will hap(...)

Sometimes at Christmas there’s nothing for it but to crack out a board game,  Photograph: istock

Once presents have been played with, the fight over the remote control has led to an impasse, and dinner has been doled out, there’s only one other ti(...)

Templeogue captain Stephen James:  “It’s going to be a tough test for us, but we’ll have plenty of motivation after letting them get the better of us in the National Cup.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Oblate Hall in Inchicore, Dublin, is the place to be this coming Saturday evening as Templeogue host Tralee Warriors once more in another hugely-antic(...)

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