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UCC students posting a mural  which tackles rape myths and normalised everyday abuse to the wall of the Boole Library. Photograph: Clare Keogh.

Rape and sexual assault at third level is usually hidden. But last autumn, it tumbled out into the open when the Cork Sexual Violence Centre said it (...)

Students born outside Ireland are exempt from Irish requirements for entry to National University of Ireland colleges. Photograph: iStock

My son in transition year is eligible to be exempt from Irish for the Leaving Certificate under National University of Ireland rules, given that he wa(...)

New international guidelines, that question the benefits of low-dose aspirin to prevent first-time heart attack, rely on research by an Irish expert. (...)

Failure to use synthesised evidence in healthcare decision-making can be harmful

Readers will be familiar with my use of terms such as systematic review and meta-analysis when describing medical research. They are very much the lin(...)

The Leaving Cert higher level Irish paper

This week it emerged that several thousand students are opting not to sit the Leaving Cert Irish exam each year. So why are so many students opting n(...)

Minister for Business Heather Humphreys and Minister of State for Training John Halligan at the announcement of the  investment of more than €100 million in six new SFI centres for research training.

The newly-launched Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) centres for research training programme is aimed at meeting future digital and information communi(...)

The red squirrel, although still quite widespread, has disappeared from many forests as a result of competition and disease spread by the greys. Photograph: Joe Kilroy

Everywhere, precious species are in decline. Sometimes, however, there is good news, such as the rare example of the recovery of the long-threatened I(...)

Students taking the MA in Modern Irish history at UCD will have an opportunity to focus on their own particular areas of interest

We take a look at a selection of the many postgraduate courses available in Ireland’s universities, institutes of technology and colleges. Where indic(...)

For students hoping to begin a postgraduate in the 2020-21 academic year, now is a good time to begin researching.

As attention turns towards final undergraduate projects and exams, you may also start thinking about the next step and how you’re going to fund your p(...)

More than six out of 10 academic staff working in temporary and part-time roles are women. File photograph: iStock/Getty Images

Trade unions have called for an end to the “stark inequalities” and precarious working environments facing workers, particularly women, in higher and (...)

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