Irish scientist Cathal O’Connell says Melbourne has   great music venues, pubs, theatres and it’s great for families.

Scientist Cathal O’Connell had aspirations to follow in the footsteps of journeyman apprentices from ancient times who learned their craft travelling (...)

Prior to moving to Australia in 2012, Prof Eeva Leinonen was vice-principal at King’s College London. Photograph: Maynooth University

Maynooth University has announced the appointment of Prof Eeva Leinonen as its next president. Prof Leinonen will formally assume the position on Oc(...)

The study showed that as women’s breast sizes grew, their participation in physical activity declined. Photograph: iStock

Breast size can affect how women exercise and whether they decide to work out at all, according to a new study of the exercise habits of women of all (...)

This undated handout picture released on September 1st, 2016 by the University of Wollongong shows team members Vickie Bennett (L), Allen Nutman (C) and Clark Friend examining rocks in Greenland, where 3.7 billion year old stromatolite fossils were found. Photograph: University of Wollongong/Getty Images

Scientists have discovered the oldest physical evidence for life on the planet in the form of fossils in Greenland rocks that formed 3.7bn years ago. (...)