We are very interested in technologies like 3D-printing, where you build up layers of materials to make a structure

You are interested in making molecules that can deliver medicines into the body. What do you do? “We make polymers in our lab. Because we want to use(...)

An outline of the new Metro Link shows that, as well as the existing Luas green line stop on St Stephen’s Green west, an underground Metro station will be constructed on St Stephen’s Green east. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

St Stephen’s Green will be flanked on two sides by rail stops under new plans to develop a Metro line linking north county Dublin, via Dublin Airport,(...)

Seventy five per cent of respondents say there is a whistleblowing policy in their organisation. Photograph: iStock

Half of respondents do not think Brexit has had an impact on their organisation 60 per cent of respondents claim their organisation is ready for GD(...)

Kathy Gallagher of Jefferson University, Minister Heather Humphries and Dominic Carolan, chief executive of NIBRT

A major US university has turned to Ireland to find a model to train staff working at the leading edge of the pharmaceuticals sector. The UCD-based N(...)

Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University: “It is a requirement that only female academic staff teach the female student populace,” says the Department of Education

Dublin City University has said it will consider only women candidates for three academic posts it has advertised in Saudi Arabia. The university pla(...)

‘The physical classroom needs to be ripped out. It’s pointless changing the message when the interface has remained the same since Dickens’

Is the Leaving Cert fit for purpose for the 21st century? It’s a question being regularly asked against the backdrop of a world where the skills requi(...)

Scientists say they have developed a blood and urine test which can detect autism in children

Scientists in Britain say they have developed a blood and urine test which can detect autism in children. Researchers at the University of Warwick i(...)

Sligo is over 100km from Galway and serves the wider region including Leitrim, north Mayo, north Roscommon, west Cavan and south Donegal. Photograph: iStock

One of the most striking features of the economic geography of the northwest is the lack of a large urban centre. Both Sligo and Letterkenny are rough(...)

More than €2 billion will go towards expanding institutes of technology and part-funding ambitious developments in the university sector.

Plans to expand universities and institutes of technology to meet growing student numbers forms a key part of the Government’s 10 year National Develo(...)

Foreign direct investment: multinationals such as Intel look for highly skilled graduates. Photograph: Intel Corporation

When it comes to regional development, particularly the development of smaller towns, there are frequent calls for IDA Ireland to bring jobs to a town(...)

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