Proposed design for UCD building that will  house the university’s Confucius Institute, which teaches Chinese culture and language courses

The University College Dublin (UCD) Confucius Centre, a building part-funded by the Chinese Government, has now run €4.8 million over budget, followin(...)

Katie Ascough pictured in University College Dublin. Photograph: Jack Power

Former University College Dublin (UCD) Student Union president Katie Ascough said that she intends to campaign for the anti-abortion campaign in the r(...)

Dr Rosie Mangan: “As for insects, I find them fascinating. Love them or loathe them, you can’t deny they are vital for life on earth and they are the most diverse group in the animal kingdom.”

You work in the area of biological control – what does that mean? My research looks at ways to protect plants from attacks by insects, but rather tha(...)

Nanotechnology and Integrated Bioengineering Centre director Prof Jim McLaughlin and Prof Gordon Wallace from the University of Wollongong in Australia at the launch of Ulster University’s Health Technology Research Hub. Photograph: Paul Moane/Aurora

Devices to monitor people for the warning signs of heart failure while people are in their own homes, novel new vital-signs measurement devices, and t(...)

Hugh Kearney: challenged the prevailing anglocentricity in histories of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Through his book The British Isles: A History of Four Nations, Hugh Kearney, who has died aged 93, sought to alter the way the islands’ occupants view(...)

Students of Trinity College Dublin: a nationwide study  found that one in eight students had had an unwanted sexual experience during their third level years. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The rules of the dating game are changing. For Trinity College students in Dublin nightclubs, it can help to have a flyer with advice on sexual consen(...)

Eamonn  Barnes was appointed DPP in January 1975, which position  he held until his retirement in 1999. File photograph:  Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Eamonn Barnes, the State’s first Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), has died. Mr Barnes was appointed to the position in January 1975, which he he(...)

David Carrie started the Team Carrie Marathon Runners group in 2010 in his hometown of Dunleer, Co Louth.

On Sunday, almost 20,000 men and women will line-up to take part in the 2017 SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon. Some are in it to win, more are taking p(...)

Parents should encourage kids to eat fruit, not drink the juice. Photograph: iStock

Sugary drinks are about to be hit with a sugar tax of 60 cent per two-litre bottle. The beverage industry argues that obesity is a far more complex pr(...)

Former UN assistant secretary general Denis Halliday has handed back a president’s medal awarded to him by NUI Galway literary and debating society in 2010  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Former UN official Denis Halliday has handed back a medal he received from NUI Galway in protest over the conferring of an honorary doctorate on forme(...)

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