Science Foundation Ireland  director general Prof Mark Ferguson has been appointed chair of the new European Innovation Council advisory board. Photography: Jason Clarke Photography

In a sign of Ireland’s increased standing in European research and innovation, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) director general Prof Mark Ferguson ha(...)

 Science Week appeal,  from left: Dr Ruth Freeman, Director of Strategy and Communications for Science Foundation Ireland; An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny; Evelyn Cusack, RTÉ weather presenter; Barry O’Sullivan, chief executive of Altocloud and RTÉ Dragon, along with Science Foundation Ireland are calling on businesses, communities and professionals to take part in Science Week 2016 from November 13th-20th. Photograph: Naoise Culhane
The science of everyday things

Just about anything you were ever curious about or want to know more about will be covered by Science Week 2016 which kicks off on Sunday. Everything (...)

Ambisense founder Prof Dermot Diamond, chief technology officer Fiachra Collins and chief executive Stephen McNulty

Ambisense is a Dublin City University spin-out company focused on developing next generation sensor technologies. In particular, the company is using (...)

Dr Imelda Lambkin, national director of Ireland’s National Support Network for Horizon 2020: “Irish researchers are often getting involved in small activities, but I would urge them where possible to look at leading or co-ordinating a project.”

You might not think of it amid the fireworks and champagne corks, but when January arrives European research will enter a new phase. That’s because Ho(...)