Kerry’s Sean Ó Sé and Paul Brennan of Donegal. The counties meet again at Croke Park next Sunday. PhotographCathal Noonan/Inpho

All of 37 years since his father PJ refereed the All-Ireland final that famously settled the last attempt at five-in-a-row, Paraic McGrath will take t(...)

Delft Hyperloop’s design for the exterior of a Hyperloop pod. Photograph: Delft University/INDG/AltSpace/PA Wire

A virtual glimpse into the future of high-speed ground transport has been revealed by a group of engineers and designers, who have envisaged how Elon (...)

The European Commission says the new “European University” initiative will allow students, doctoral candidates, staff and researchers to move “seamlessly” between institutions. Photograph: Getty Images

Students will be able study for degrees by completing modules across a “seamless” network of European universities under a new initiative. Trinity an(...)

Genetic counselling is about trying to explain the condition, how it’s inherited and to explain any genetic testing results. Photograph: iStock

Coming to terms with a genetic illness in the family can leave a person with many questions. What does this mean for me? What does this mean for my ch(...)

 Technological University Dublin: main campus is at Grangegorman and it has a staff of 3,000-plus. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland’s first technological university has been formally established by law and is now the country’s largest third-level institution. Technological(...)

Professor David FitzPatrick, dean of engineering at UCD, is set to become the first president of Technological University Dublin. Photograph: myUCD.ie

A senior UCD academic has been appointed president of the Technological University Dublin. The new institution - due to be formally established in Ja(...)

The LarvalBot  undersea robot was developed  to inject a new lease of life into the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia.

An undersea robot developed by researchers from Southern Cross University and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia will inject a new(...)

Many argue there is unconscious bias and subtle sexism against women in higher education. The stereotype of a professor remains an erudite, tweed-jacketed older gent. Photograph: Digital Vision

The figures are stark: while women account for half of all lecturers in university, they make up just under one-quarter of professors. They are also (...)

Sculptures representing the “fallen soldier” stand near Sydney Opera House. Photograph: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

The most comprehensive study to date of wage theft and working conditions among international students, backpackers and other temporary migrants in Au(...)

The New Zealand company behind a landmark trial of a four-day working week has concluded it was an unmitigated success, with 78 per cent of employees (...)

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