The future of third-level education will rely less on cramming hundreds of students into lecture halls to hear a Powerpoint presentation. Photograph: iStock

There is no doubt that the Covid-19 crisis has impacted hugely on education, especially at primary and secondary levels. The third-level sector, howev(...)

Robert Mockler.

“Sometimes people think you don’t make sense when you’re talking, but sometimes, when I’m speaking to people without DLD, they don’t make any sense to(...)

Dr Áine Ryall: Independence and expertise of the Climate Change Advisory Council needs to be strengthened to ensure the State lives up to its legal obligations on addressing climate change.

The independence and expertise of the Climate Change Advisory Council needs to be strengthened to ensure the State lives up to its legal obligations o(...)

A study by researchers at Dublin City University found that only 8 per cent of teens are getting the daily recommendation of 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity. Photograph: iStock

Teenagers who play sport are much more likely to have higher levels of wellbeing and lower symptoms of anxiety and depression, new research shows. Th(...)

Charles Darwin, who published On the Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals in 1872,  dismissed the use of paintings and sculpture for studying emotion. Photograph: The Natural History Museum/PA

If you had even dipped a toe into certain circles of Twitter last week you couldn’t have missed the outrage frothing around a recent paper in Nature b(...)

Sr Margaret MacCurtain: Generations of students remember her as a warm, friendly, approachable, helpful person. Photograph: Eric Luke

Margaret MacCurtain May 17th, 1929-October 5th, 2020 The distinguished historian, educator, feminist and human-rights activist, Dr Margaret MacCurta(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin speaking at Government Buildings on Monday night. Photograph: Julien Behal

The Cabinet has decided that the whole country will move to Level 3 restrictions from midnight on Tuesday for three weeks. This follows the rejection(...)

Dr Marco Ruffini, associate professor in optical network architecture in the school of computer science and statistics at TCD. Photograph: Paul Sharp/Sharpix

Open Ireland, a new €2 million research infrastructure initiative to support advanced experimentation in communications networks, has launched. The t(...)

“Michele” just graduated from a digital marketing degree and won a place on a top graduate programme. She was assigned to a group of peer-graduate tra(...)

Public health expert Prof Anthony Staines

A public health expert has told young people “if you are going to do mad stuff do it outside”. Anthony Staines, professor of public health systems at(...)

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