At the FutureNeuro SFI research centre launched at RCSI in Dublin, from left,  Prof David Henshall, professor of molecular physiology and neuroscience at RCSI and centre director for FutureNeuro; Jack Banks, PhD student at the FutureNeuro Centre; Minister for Business,  Heather Humphreys,  and Prof Mark Ferguson, director general of Science Foundation Ireland. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

A new research centre based at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland aims to help transform the lives of 800,000 people in Ireland currently affect(...)

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Plans to develop new cannabis-based treatments for some of the most common forms of epilepsy have been announced by a team of Irish scientists. The i(...)

The new research centres involve strong collaborative partnerships between research bodies  with funded researchers participating from institutionslike Trinity College. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) is to invest €72 million in four new world class research centres which will address a range of areas including smart(...)