Minister for Health Simon Harris: ‘More and more women are pursuing qualifications in Stem,’ he said, ‘but this does not translate to them working in their area of expertise.’

The divide between art and science is disappearing, the Minister for Health Simon Harris on Thursday told attendees of InspireFest, an annual Dublin e(...)

Dr Imelda Lambkin: overseeing the effort to secure €1.25 billion from the EU’s new research budget, dubbed Horizon 2020, for Irish researchers. photograph: brenda fitzsimons

Irish researchers are going to secure €1.25 billion from the EU’s new research budget, dubbed Horizon 2020, or Dr Imelda Lambkin will want to know why(...)

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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(...)