Arjumand Younus and Atif Qureshi originally from Pakistan and both work as academics here. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Atif Qureshi had very little interest in studying as a child. The son of academics, there was an expectation that all members of the family would stri(...)

People take pictures on rocks next to the docked Westerdam cruise ship in Sihanoukville, Cambodia on Tuesday as authorities checked if any passengers that remained could have the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photograph: Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP  via Getty Images)

Two Irish-German passengers who were on board the Princess Diamond cruise ship, currently docked off Yokahama, Japan, have tested positive for the cor(...)

Biosensia was founded in Dublin in 2009

US medical diagnostics company Kypha has raised $4 million (€ 3.5 million) in investment to expand the manufacturing capabilities of Biosensia, the Ir(...)

The Dublin operation is expected to be retained and expanded following the deal

Irish biotech company Biosensia has been acquired by the US medical diagnostics firm Kypha for an undisclosed sum. The company was founded in Dublin (...)

Pursuing collaborations: Biosensia chief operating officer Niamh O’Luanaigh. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A new screening test from the Irish biotech start-up Biosensia could play a significant role in the speedy diagnosis of head trauma. Proteomics is t(...)

Dublin City University was named in 46th place in the QS Top 50 Under 50 list. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Dublin City University has secured a position in a league table of the top 50 young universities in the world. The QS Top 50 Under 50 ranks colleges e(...)

It is the first time DIT has made the top 100 list, which features two other Irish institutions: Dublin City University, which has slipped from joint 84th place last year to joint 92nd, and NUI Maynooth, which has risen from 74th to joint 67th.  Photograph: Dara MacDonaill/The Irish Times

Dublin Insititute of Technology has been named as one of the world’s top 100 higher education institutions under the age of 50.The college, which is i(...)