Brigid Lucey

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Dr Brigid Lucey of Cork Institute of Technology: ‘Ireland is now trying to source the same testing materials as the rest of the world and we need to be as self-sufficient as we can’

A team of Irish scientists have come together to develop a key component for Covid-19 tests which should facilitate Ireland’s laboratories continuing (...)

Joe Schmidt  was made an honorary Corkman. Photograph: Eric Luke

Two young science students beat stiff competition from leading figures in sport, the arts and business to be named Cork Persons of the Year 2018 at a (...)

   Simon Meehan,  Co Cork who is flying the flag for Ireland in the EUCYS at the RDS. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

Cork teenager Simon Meehan is clear on the key ingredients in his winning of the overall prize in the 2018 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibit(...)

Simon Meehan and his science teacher, Karina Lyne. Much of the criticism  for the winner came from people passing judgment on a piece of sound science that had hallmarks of brilliance, even though they had not read it

The court of social media put Ireland’s much-celebrated and internationally-renowned Young Scientist competition in the dock this week with accusation(...)

Simon Meehan with  his science teacher Karina Lyne after he was awarded top prize at the 2018 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. Photograph: Chris Bellew /Fennell Photography

The organisers of the 2018 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition have strongly defended research conducted by this year’s winner and rejected(...)