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Pictured at NovaUCD are the founders of MLN: Manal Mukhtar and Ellen Le Bas. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A carpooling app developed by University College Dublin (UCD) students has won a €3,000 prize having been declared overall winner of the 2019 UCD star(...)

Stage at The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards 2012, at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An anti-microbial coating that kills more than 99 per cent of harmful bacteria and superbugs; an ingenious and cost-efficient manufacturing and assemb(...)

Prof Andrew J Deeks, president of UCD, and Cathriona Hallahan, managing director of Microsoft Ireland. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

A series of qualifications to improve the understanding of officials in digital policy creation are being developed by University College Dublin with (...)

Deciphex chief executive Donal O’Shea and chief operations officer Mairin Rafferty. The company has raised €2.3 million in a new funding round

Deciphex, an Irish tech company which is using artificial intelligence (AI) to accelerate the delivery of pathology services, has raised €2.3 million (...)

Algae on a tree in Moninea Bog in Co Fermanagh, where lichen and sphagnum moss were killed by ammonia.
The trouble with ammonia

In 2007, Mark Sutton, an environmental physicist, decided to visit Moninea Bog in Co Fermanagh. This bouncy, wet, raised bog had always been packed wi(...)

Irish farming is in a climate spotlight as never before. In the three years since the lifting of the EU milk quota the dairy herd has grown by 400,000 animals. Photograph:   David Sleator

There’s been a bake-off in the UCD agriculture building and the remains are spread on a staffroom table. The biggest specimen among the agri-themed ca(...)

UCD has allowed students with upgrades to be accepted on to courses after September 30th this year on an “exceptional basis”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

My son narrowly missed out on his first preference in the CAO – engineering in UCD – and is now studying engineering at DIT. He recently got an upgrad(...)

Ireland’s largest estate agent Sherry FitzGerald paid a dividend of just more than over €1 million to shareholders last year

Ireland’s largest estate agent Sherry FitzGerald paid a dividend of just more than over ¤1 million to shareholders last year on the back of strong sal(...)

River mapping: an Atlantic salmon parr

When Siobhán Atkinson gets into the river Dinin in Co Kilkenny in her waders, she’s on the hunt for wild salmon – the king of fish and a prized specim(...)

A spiral has appeared over the past decade or so on the beach between Booterstown station and the Merrion Gates, southeast of Dublin. A sandbank (pictured) has gradually built up, driven by the action of the sea waves, and has assumed a form close to a logarithmic spiral.

We all know what a spiral looks like. Or do we? Ask your friends to describe one and they will probably trace out the form of a spiral staircase. But (...)

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