Sitting for long periods can have a negative impact on our health so it’s important to move as much as possible. Photograph: iStock
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During the Pfizer Healthy Town programme, the people of Wexford will be doing their utmost to stay fit and Dr Julie Broderick, assistant professor in (...)

Make America Great Again: David Byrne admits he is a rare Donald Trump supporter at University College Dublin

David Byrne is regularly seen wearing his red “Make America Great Again” cap around the University College Dublin campus, with a string of Nigel Farag(...)

E.coli: the risks of antimicrobial resistance are  further complicated by the lack of development of new antibiotics by pharmaceutical companies. Photograph: iStock/Getty

Antimicrobial resistance – the ability of bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites to resist the effects of a medicine that could previously treat t(...)

Students at fee-paying colleges benefit from smaller class sizes. Photograph: iStock

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Open day: Thursday, January 3rd, 2019, at York Street and St Stephen’s Green campuses Web: rcsi.com Located (...)

DCU is expanding rapidly. Recent developments include a new state-of-the-art student centre which combines facilities for social, cultural, global engagement and entrepreneurial activities. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

UCC Web: ucc.ie/opendays Life on campus: There’s so much more to life in UCC than spending long hours in the Fishbowl (the famous library study room(...)

The  European Investment Bank loan will help  fund  four capital developments across the TCD campus. This will include the E3-Engineering, Environment and Emerging Technologies Learning Foundry facility on the main campus. Above, Dr Patrick Prendergast, provost of Trinity College; Ana-Maria Murphy-Teixidor, who is studying an MSc in development practice; Andrew McDowell, vice president of the EIB. Photograph:  Iain White/Fennell Photography

Trinity College Dublin has secured a long-term loan of €100 million from the European Investment Bank to fund four development projects on its campus(...)

Mr Justice John Hedigan  presided over the long running unsuccessful civil jury action for damages by Ian Bailey.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Attorney General has paid tribute to Mr Justice John Hedigan, who has retired as a judge of the Court of Appeal, for his many years of “dedicated (...)

Casino Marino: Ireland’s miniature 18th-century architectural masterpiece

Open House Dublin, the annual architectural showcase, starts today and runs all weekend. We’ll all get to peek behind the doors of buildings, private (...)

From left: Dr Sheila Donegan, co-founder of Maths Week, Margie McCarthy, head of Education and Public Engagement, Science Foundation Ireland, and Aislinn Bueno (11) from Scoil Chaoimhín Primary School, Marlborough Street, Dublin, at the launch of Maths Week 2018. Photograph: Shane O’Neill, SON Photographic

Maths is everywhere, and this year’s Maths Week (commencing on Saturday, October 13th) will encourage us all to become more comfortable with its every(...)

Women remain under represented in the senior ranks of universities. Photograph: Getty Images

Women in Irish universities make up 51 per cent of those at lecturer level (the entry level for academic posts) but only 24 per cent of those at full (...)

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