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Andrew McDowell: said it was an honour and a privilege to join the EIB’s management committee.

The Taoiseach’s former economic adviser Andrew McDowell has taken up his new role as vice-president with the European Investment Bank (EIB). Mr McD(...)

Ireland’s 30-somethings have happily opted for higher density apartment living and the ‘European’ lifestyles this generates. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Future housing is not just about bricks and mortar, it provides the fabric of our urban and rural communities.When research predicting today’s housing(...)

Students from Rathfarnham Educate Together National School at the launch of Science Week 2007 in City Hall

Want to meet an astronaut or design a satellite? Or maybe you would like to see mathematics turned into a fun subject that anyone can understand. (...)

Mechanical engineering student Michael Harrinton displays his Fast Scan System designed for EMC at the 29th Cork Mechanical, Manufacturing and Biomedical Engineering Exhibition in the Nexus Hall, Cork Institute of Technology

The first engineers invented the wheel. Today, they continue to bring scientific ideas to life, inventing and maintaining the varied products and tool(...)

Bungie’s sci-fi epic “Destiny”: Irish firm Havok’s software is used in the game

Vast arenas, countless characters, immersive music and some adherence to the laws of physics are the vital components of a modern AAA gaming title. Tr(...)

Prof Michael O’Neill: ‘Big data and data science are just the latest buzz words for what is really analytics . . . or statistics.’

What do the World Cup winning German football team, the hugely successful Irish international boxing team, US government measures to deal with epidemi(...)

 The Department of Foreign Affairs: organised training and briefing programme. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A group of government officials, leading Communist Party cadres and executives from state-owned enterprises from Shanghai, Suzhou, Nanjing and Beijing(...)

 Barry O’Leary: gaggle of mandarins queued up to wish him well on his departure.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Barry O’Leary, the outgoing IDA Ireland chief executive, was in attendance at the PayPal jobs gig at the Shelbourne, although he didn’t say much: the (...)

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton,  with Julie Sinnamon, chief executive officer of Enterprise Ireland.Over 30,000 people set up new businesses in Ireland last year, according to the GEM report. Photo: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The rate of early stage entrepreneurial activity in Ireland is at its highest since the onset of the economic crisis, with more than 30,000 people sta(...)

There are good job prospects for graduates in this ever-changing industry: A UCD chemical engineering student, above.

The first engineers invented the wheel. Today, engineers continue to bring scientific ideas to life, inventing and maintaining the variety of products(...)

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