Prof Nick Payne and PhD researcher Haley Dolton from Trinity College Dublin’s school of natural sciences have returned from a week on the waves in which they managed to apply tags to four sharks

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin have begun deploying a new form of tagging device on basking sharks off west Cork in a bid to learn more about(...)

Prof Mark Ferguson said it would be a “very good idea” to begin trialling rapid tests on flights, initially between the Republic and UK. File photograph

Government delays in introducing the European Union digital pass will leave the Republic trailing as the rest of the bloc reopens this summer, travel (...)

What’s true, what’s a greenwash, and what’s out and out hogwash?

A whitewash gets a guilty perpetrator off the hook. A greenwash, the environmental equivalent, does the same for a business, at the expense of the pla(...)

Immunologist Prof Kate Fitzgerald: elected to the US National Academy of Sciences

Irish immunologist Prof Kate Fitzgerald has been elected to the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of her distinguished and continui(...)

Under the SFI  2021 RD&I Industry Fellowship Programme, the researcher can choose to work with a company for 12 months full-time or 24 months part-time on the collaborative research project.

Applications are now open for Science Foundation Ireland’s 2021 RD&I Industry Fellowship Programme. The programme aims to enhance industry-academi(...)

Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris has announced a €9m fund to boost the research capacity of technological universities and institutes of technology in the area of science and technology. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Government is investing €9 million to boost the research capacity of technological universities and institutes of technology in the area of scienc(...)

Prof Claire Gormley

Congratulations, you recently became one of the first women in Ireland to be a full professor in statistics Thank you. My friend and colleague Prof No(...)

Prof Linda Doyle

Trinity College Dublin has elected Professor Linda Doyle as the first female provost to lead the university in its 429-year history. She will be the (...)

The all-female shortlist for Trinity College Dublin’s next provost includes Prof Linda Doyle, dean of research; Prof Linda Hogan, a theologian and former vice-provost; and Prof Jane Ohlmeyer, a high-profile historian. Photograph: iStock

Trinity College Dublin will unveil the first female provost to lead the university in its 429-year history on Saturday afternoon. About 860 full-time(...)

Prof Abhay Pandit:  he says around 500 researchers will be needed as Cúram moves into its second phase of development. Photograph: Cúram

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) has pledged more than €46 million to medical devices research centre Cúram to back the next stage of its work in brin(...)

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