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 (...)

Catherine Hayes, mother of Dr Kevin Hayes, Sabina Higgins, President  Michael D Higgins and James Hayes, father of Dr Kevin Hayes  at UL. Photograph: Oisin McHugh True Media

The father of an outstanding young scientist has spoken proudly of how his deceased son’s work continues to impact lives, as the President Michael D H(...)

Marguerite O’Sullivan: “We are seeking to build teams as diverse as the patients we serve.”

The evidence is clear: less diverse workplaces, particularly those where women are under-represented, make less money. There are fewer perspectives br(...)

Among those surveyed, females experienced greater impairments to life quality and more symptoms than males. Photograph: iStock

People with acne can suffer psychological distress and lower quality of life due to a perceived social stigma, new research has found. Researchers f(...)

Student rape: most research suggests that rape and sexual assault involving students – especially first-years – are a feature across third-level campuses. Illustration: Getty Images

It was her first year in college and Leanne was approaching the end of her exams in 2016. “It was supposed to be a time of excitement, change and acco(...)

Maude O’Sullivan: “I would encourage graduates and students to speak with people in careers that interest them and perhaps try getting some work experience in that area.”

What/where did you study and when did you graduate? I studied a BA in arts (Irish and new media) at the University of Limerick. I finished my studies(...)

The country’s top-ranked unversity fell three places to 120th place in The Times Higher Education world university rankings for 2019. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Trinity College Dublin has slipped again in the latest set of influential global university rankings. The country’s top-ranked university fell three (...)

The manufacturing sector is the second largest employer in Ireland and accounts for 450,000 jobs. Photograph: Getty Images

A new Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) research centre launched earlier this year will help Ireland play a leading role in the global smart manufactur(...)

At the launch of AbbVie’s Back to School for STEM  initiative were Jackie O’Dowd of Science Foundation Ireland, Dr Norah Patten, Mairead McGuinness MEP, and Todd Manning, general manager of AbbVie

Irish astronaut candidate Dr Norah Patten helped to launch AbbVie’s latest science education at a special event at the company’s Ballytivnan, Co Sligo(...)

Brian Lee, cofounder and chief executive of Freshly Chopped, which is planning to create 150 jobs in 10 new stores before Christmas.

Food chain Freshly Chopped is set to create 150 jobs as it plans 10 new store openings before Christmas. The jobs will be in Ireland, Britain and Cy(...)

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