Because children rarely have the freedom to roam, explore and climb trees anymore, these skills are in decline

For some students, physical education (PE) has always been a welcome break from the books. For others, PE is that time when they are forced to play te(...) chief executive Dave Elkington: the company is preparing to reach IPO scale. Photograph: Eric Luke

A US tech firm in which the State is a backer, is being tipped to go public after this week securing an additional $35 million in funding from Microso(...)

The three-year project will see Samsung using Insight’s data science and AI expertise.

The Insight Centre for Data Analytics, a joint collaboration between a number of Irish third-level institutions, has teamed up with Samsung to establi(...)

Neuroscientists at NUI Galway have claimed to have made a breakthrough in regenerative medicine approaches to Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s is a c(...)

Getting ready for departure on the Science Bus  were four of the five science bus drivers (captains) from Ireland; Stephen Davitt, Claire O’Connell, Aoibhéann Bird and Phil Smyth,   with DCU president Prof Brian MacCraith in the centre at back. Photograph: Daire Hall

What happens when you load up a campervan with gear for science and engineering workshops, hit the road and travel around Europe, encouraging people t(...)

Less than a quarter of science, technology, engineering and maths workers are female.

Points for many engineering and technology courses have fallen, despite a number of Government initiatives to attract young people into the industry. (...)

‘The projects can often lead to people from SMEs meeting technical and scientific counterparts in multinationals,’ says Prof Mark Ferguson. Photograph: Eric Luke

When large-scale commercial research projects are discussed there is a natural tendency to consider them to be the preserve of large multinational cor(...)

In 2015, a group of US researchers with an interest in internet user privacy developed a tool to examine Google’s advertisement settings feature, whi(...)

The US military test fires an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile  at Vandenberg Air Force Base,  California.  Photograph: Ringo Chiu/AFP/Getty

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) continues to be five steps ahead of the competition globally. Driving innovation in numerous t(...)

Journalist and entrepreneur Mark Little at FutureScope, a conference that promotes collaboration between entrepreneurs and multinationals. Photograph: Keith Arkins

Ireland could be a global centre for artificial intelligence, while Dublin is on its way to being a smart city, attendees to the FutureScope conferenc(...)

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