Genetic engineering: “Ten years ago if you said such a technology would be widespread, people would have laughed.”

Earlier this month, readers of The Irish Times voted gene editing as the innovation of the last decade, beating competition such as the cloud, smartph(...)

The Irish Times managing director Liam Kavanagh presenting the award for Overall Innovation of the year to Atlantic Therapeutics’ Brendan McCormack, Danny Forde, Dr Ruth Maher, Christina Walsh and Richard Allen. Photo: Conor McCabe

Bravery and ambition were the overriding trait of the finalists at the 10th Irish Times Innovation Awards. Host David McWilliams was joined by serial (...)

 Alison Duggan, student at St Colman’s Community College, Midleton, Co Cork speaking at the Evidence Matters event at the Houses of the Oireachtas. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In what was an unusual form of speed dating between members of the public and politicians, 16 citizens arrived in Leinster House to lay out their case(...)

The Insight Centre for Data Analytics.

Our attitude to science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) has completely transformed over the past decade. As the last recession started to bi(...)