Joseph Roche

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Standing the heat: young chefs work long hours in demanding conditions. Photograph: E+/Getty

Roisin Gillen had a heartstopping moment in a kitchen in Chicago this summer when she bumped into a waiter who was carrying a tray of tiny fine china (...)

Demonstrating the benefits of perspex: young scientists at an event to promote Cork Discovers.

Have you ever wondered what kinds of bacteria live in your mouth? Would you like to know how nanotechnology can help to conserve works of art? How abo(...)

‘The Irish Times’ has supported citizen science projects in recent years, including a successful national survey in 2015 to learn more about the genetics of cats. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Citizen science comes with the potential to bring a wide variety of benefits to researchers; citizens, policy makers and society in research and innov(...)

A heroin addict who robbed two elderly nuns as they walked to Mass in Limerick, stealing a bag containing items including a bottle of holy water, has (...)

Today, all across Dublin city, the Festival of Curiosity kicks off. This four-day event celebrates science by holding engaging and entertaining events(...)

“My nightmare about [Mars One] is that people continue to support it and give it money and attention - and it then gets to the point where it inevitably falls on its face,” Dr Joseph Roche of Trinity College told Medium magazine. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An Irish man who is among 100 finalists for the Mars One space mission has claimed the project is dangerously flawed and will inevitably fail.Dr Josep(...)