Prof Brian Norton, president, DIT. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

A second group of senior academics in the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) has criticised the lack of engagement around a proposed merger with two(...)

DIT academic staff have written to Prof Brian Norton saying they fear the complicated merger will be botched. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Senior academic staff at the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) have accused its president of failing to take seriously their concerns about plans t(...)

Doug Harrington (right) teaching culinary students at Cliff Academy at Cliff at Lyons in Co Kildare

Improving hospital food, reducing obesity levels through portion control and using mindful eating to improve our relationship with food are (...)

The President of Maynooth University, Philip Nolan

President of Dublin City University – Professor Brian MacCraith The core objective of education today should be to enable students to flourish in the(...)

DNG partner Brian Dempsey was inaugurated as the new president of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers.  www.facebook.com/creativephotographyireland

At the recent IPAV conference in Powerscourt Hotel in Enniskerry, DNG partner Brian Dempsey was inaugurated as the new president of the members’ organ(...)

Japanese knotweed: the invasive plant species is devaluing properties substantially and costing home owners tens of thousands of euro to remedy. Photograph: Barry Batchelor

The rampant spread of an invasive plant species is devaluing properties substantially and costing home owners tens of thousands of euro to remedy. Jap(...)

The scale of contract cheating is difficult to estimate, though there have been about 1,000 cases of students in Ireland being disciplined for plagiarism since 2010

The Department of Education is planning to introduce laws to prosecute “essay mill” companies who offer to write students’ assignments in exchange fo(...)

Ed Duffy, Founder and CEO of Nines PV, and James Wright, head of the Department of Electronic Engineering at IT Tallaght: The addressable market opportunity for  dry etching production  is estimated at more than $1 billion. Photograph: Shane O’Neill

The future of solar technology may be closer to home than you think. Irish firm Nines Photovoltaics has invented a new process that will significantl(...)

HiveAlive helps bees fight disease by supporting their gut health

Seaweed has numerous well-documented health and beauty benefits for humans. But apparently it is also good for bees and the Irish-developed seaweed-ba(...)

 Dr Brendan Murphy: he was due to serve as CIT  president  until August 2019 under a five-year contract he signed in 2014. Photograph: Neil Danton

The president of Cork Institute of Technology has signalled he will step down from his position two years earlier than planned following concerns he (...)

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