Only a third of women view organisations as empathetic compared with 70 per cent of men. Photograph: iStock

Empathy has an evil twin. It’s called narcissism and there’s a lot of it about in the C-suite. The narcissist boss is a familiar phenomenon. He or she(...)

New Horizons principal investigator Alan Stern gives a high five to Mission Operations Manager Alice Bowman after the team received signals from the spacecraft that it is intact. Photograph: EPA

Nasa scientists were celebrating after a spacecraft “phoned home” to confirm it had successfully performed the most distant space flyby in history in (...)

Arup’s BIQ building in Hamburg has a bioreactor façade or photosynthetic curtain which uses microalgae to control light, provide shade from the sun and generate heat for hot water or internal heating.

Some scientists spend years manipulating and analysing microscopic biological, chemical or physical interactions in the hope of seeing something new t(...)

Ukip and pro-Brexit supporters in London, Britain. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

All versions of Brexit will leave the UK poorer. So said UK chancellor Philip Hammond as he attempted to sell what Theresa May sees as the least painf(...)

There has been a recent explosion of “predatory” science journals that aggressively solicit research papers from scientists who pay to have the papers published.

Science is now a massive and expensive international project and one of the, perhaps inevitable, downsides of this success is the growth of dishonest (...)

Vasileios Madouros, whose “technical knowledge in central banking will greatly contribute to the leadership of policy”

The Central Bank has hired the Bank of England’s head of macro-financial risks division, Vasileios Madouros, as its next director of financial stabili(...)

Founder and chief executive  of WorldRemit Ismail Ahmed: “We’ve made a great start, but we want to bring our service to millions more customers across the globe.”  Photograph: Getty Images

With most of the world’s poorest people not having a bank account, those in most desperate need of money can face the greatest challenges in actually (...)

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, attends a reception at Glencairn, the residence of  British Ambassador to Ireland Robin Barnett on Tuesday. Photograph: Geoff Pugh/Reuters

It will probably not surprise many people that genealogists have been at work in finding Irish ancestral connections for Meghan Markle to coincide wit(...)

Spectators gather to watch the rowing during day one of the 2018 Henley Royal Regatta alongside the River Thames. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

A wonderful first day for Irish crews at Henley Royal Regatta culminated with a thrilling win for NUIG. The coxed four gutted it out after trailing in(...)

Some of the male participants scheduled to speak at the MacGill Summer School

The theme of this year’s MacGill Summer School is “the future of Ireland in a new Europe. ” Women, you might be forgiven for thinking, will play a sig(...)

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