1) A “Virtual Dementia Tour” will be brought to five locations this month as part of Carers Week 2019. The free tour is aimed at providing visitors wi(...)

Dr Richard Strauss was found to have sexually assaulted more than 170 Ohio State athletes, male and female, over a 20 year period during his time as chief doctor. Photo: Angie Wang/AP Photo

One student at Ohio State University reported to Dr Richard Strauss’s office complaining of a sore throat. The sports department physician then spent (...)

Dr John Regan: “I’d really love to look more now at small galaxies that haven’t changed much since those early days.”

John, you and colleagues recently had a paper out in ‘Nature’ with a new perspective on how massive black holes formed in the early universe. Why were(...)

In 2014, John Cryan, a professor at University College Cork in Ireland, attended a meeting in California about Alzheimer’s. He was not an expert on d(...)

Artist’s impression showing how    a very distant quasar powered by a supermassive black hole may look close up. Photograph: PA

The sequence of events leading to the creation of massive black holes in the universe has been discovered by astrophysicists including two researchers(...)

Akira Horiuchi, winner of this year’s Ig Nobel for Medical Education, demonstrates his self-colonoscopy technique during the award ceremony at Harvard University. Photograph: AP

You’ve got to love quirky research. And it doesn’t get any quirkier than the annual Ig Nobel awards, a good-natured parody of the Nobel prizes. They h(...)

Many workers in Irish organisations are silent in their workplaces out of fear of the consequences of speaking up, research indicates. File photograph: Getty Images

Silence may be a virtue but, when it comes to the workplace, silence can be more complicated and difficult to interpret. It can imply consent or accep(...)

Former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar: pleaded guilty to molesting women and girls under the guise it was treatment.  Photograph: Rena Laverty/AFP/Getty Images

Michigan State University has announced a $500 million (€424 million) settlement with more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sp(...)

Larry Nassar sits in court listening to victim impact statements before being sentenced by Judge Janice Cunningham at Eaton County Circuit Court in Michigan, US. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to an additional 40 to 125 years in prison in a Michigan courtroom on Monday for sexually abus(...)

Eaton County Sheriffs restrain Randall Margraves after he lunged at Larry Nassar during victim statements at a hearing in the Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Michigan. Photograph: Rebecca Cook/Reuters

The enraged father of three daughters sexually abused by Larry Nassar lunged at the former USA Gymnastics national team doctor during a sentencing he(...)

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