The extra cost to families for a child with autism runs to more than €28,000 annually due to the expense of private therapy, lost income and informal care, according to a new study.

The extra cost to families for a child with autism runs to more than €28,000 annually due to the expense of private therapy, lost income and informal (...)

Maeve Doyle, PhD student, UCD School of physics research and development with Joe Thompson, PhD student, UCD school of mechanical and materials engineering. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells Photography

A prototype satellite is being built by students at University College Dublin (UCD) as part of plans to send one into space, in what will be a first f(...)

“Gifted, adventurous people are attracted to discovery and they seek the training that comes with fundamental research.” Photograph: Rafe Swan/Cultura/Getty

‘Innovate or die,” said Peter Drucker, adapting Darwin’s maxim “Adapt or die”. It has become the rallying cry of the 21st century. When every country (...)

An intractable gender imbalance persists at the most senior levels of higher education. Photograph: iStock

The recent rush to balance the university books in order to demonstrate the existence of gender equality has, not surprisingly, proved more complex th(...)

Dr Annie Curtis: getting results keeps her ticking along with her research

Annie, you are interested in what makes our body clocks tick. Can you explain? “Each of us is a collection of clocks, we have a timing mechanism (...)

The absence of microbes in the human gut during early brain development may lead to reduced sociability, according to new research. This absence caus(...)

Among the new partnerships is a deal between electricity transmission system operator EirGrid and French-based Réseau de Transport d’Électricité that will see them support projects on renewable energies and smart grids.

The Irish Research Council and the Embassy of France in Ireland have revealed the details of new strategic partnerships for a programme that supports (...)

 Emer Duffy, postdoctoral researcher based at DCU, ShuaiShuai Hu, postgraduate scholar based at DIT,  and David Burns, PhD candidate based at UCC. Photograph:  Mark Stedman

Three young researchers – ShuaiShuai Hu, David Burns and Emer Duffy – have been selected to represent Ireland at the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetin(...)

The bioengineers found high-impact tackles to the upper trunk (with no head contact) can cause ball carrier head motion similar to that reported for concussion injuries. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Rugby players are at a higher risk of suffering head injuries when making – rather than receiving – tackles, according to researchers at Trinity Colle(...)

Key questions over our post-Brexit relationship with the UK regarding education and research remain unanswered. Photograph: iStock

Big intractable political and economic issues continue to dominate Brexit negotiations. Almost everything else is relegated to a “it will be all righ(...)

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