At the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing at University College Dublin, are (from left): Prof Wim Meijer; Heather Humphreys, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation; Prof Orla Feely, UCD vice-president for research, innovation and impact and Prof Mark Ferguson, director general Science Foundation Ireland. Photograph: Vincent Hoban

Scientists in University College Dublin are to evaluate the extent to which Covid-19 is ending up in sewage with a view to developing an early warning(...)

A 16th century brewhouse  at the Weald and Downland museum in West Suxxex. “We want to understand how stone masons could drink 14 pints of beer and build cathedrals”

A five-year inter-disciplinary study into the diet and eating habits of Irish communities in the 16th and 17th century aims to bust some myths about t(...)

The extreme temperature increases varied across Co Dublin, with Casement Aerodrome having 20% more extreme events, and Phoenix Park 7% compared to a baseline period of 1981-2010.   Photograph: Getty Images

Analysis of 40 years of Dublin’s temperature records shows extreme temperature events have increased by up to 20 per cent in just eight years. The f(...)

The founders of Prolego Scientific Belinda Hernández, Andrew Parnell and Mahdi Amina. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A start-up offering artificial intelligence solutions used to improve the accuracy of genetic tests has won University College Dublin’s start-up of th(...)