Amber and Trinity researchers involved in the groundbreaking research on microplastics produced from infant feeding bottles. From left to right: Prof John Boland; Dr Jing Jing Wang, Prof Liwen Xiao, Dr Dunzhu Li, Dr Yunhong Shi and Dr Luming Yang.

High levels of microplastics are released from infant-feeding bottles during formula preparation and when they are being sterilised, researchers at Tr(...)

Prominent mathematics education lecturer Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin (assistant professor at UCD School of Mathematics & Statistics) has been honoured as the recipient of the 2020 Maths Week Ireland Award for her contribution to raising public awareness of maths, pictured with Dr Sheila Donegan, and Eoin Gill, co-founders of Maths Week. Photograph: John Ohle Photography

Prominent maths educator Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin has been honoured as this year’s recipient of the Maths Week Ireland Award for raising public aw(...)

Prof Mark Ferguson, director general of Science Foundation Ireland: SFI has been involved in attracting  some of the most brilliant quantum scientists in the world to work here. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

We are now standing on the threshold of what is being called the quantum revolution and Ireland is well placed to lead it, according to Science Founda(...)

Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

One of the world’s leading entrepreneurs has attributed a large part of her success to the early break she got in Ireland and to the progressive manag(...)

Prof Matt Cooper: ‘If you want to get a drug to patients with these really sad diseases that affect us all eventually, or our families, the more shots on goal there are, whether it be Inflazome or someone else.’

It all began with a chance meeting. Trinity immunologist Professor Luke O’Neill was attending a medical conference in Australia when he bumped into Ma(...)

Dr Graeme Maxwell, head of specialty products & services with Tyndall National Institute with Taoiseach Micheál Martin at the opening of the new Electron Beam Lithography Lab at the research facility in Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A new Electron Beam Lithography Lab, which is unique in Ireland, has been opened at the Tyndall National Institute, the research centre specialising i(...)

 Covid-19 saliva test could allow people to  provide samples of saliva at home and send them in for analysis, reducing the personnel and PPE needed for testing. File image: George Frey/Getty Images

A series of research projects to improve saliva tests for the detection and diagnosis of Covid-19 that would also allow mass testing of samples at the(...)

Dr Marco Ruffini, associate professor in optical network architecture in the school of computer science and statistics at TCD. Photograph: Paul Sharp/Sharpix

Open Ireland, a new €2 million research infrastructure initiative to support advanced experimentation in communications networks, has launched. The t(...)

Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin revealed how she had been subject to regular harassment by a professor at the university. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/ The Irish Times

President of UCD, Professor Andrew Deeks, has confirmed he contacted lecturer and broadcaster Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin on Sunday evening, to perso(...)

 Science Foundation Ireland director general Prof Mark Ferguson: ‘The SFI research centres have gone from strength to strength.’  Photograph: Eric Luke

In another stellar year for Science Foundation Ireland, the organisation supported 2,894 international academic collaborations involving 75 countries (...)

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