Ruth Freeman

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A closer look: ‘Science Week provides essential support to many fantastic events across the country that will inspire the next generation of scientists,’ says SFI’s Dr Ruth Freeman

If you want to learn how to save the planet in 45 minutes, why you can’t bake in space, or how tree-planting can tackle climate change, you need look (...)

Dr Ruth Freeman says challenge based funding ‘very much focuses on the end user application’

Six teams of researchers are competing for the €1 million Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Future Innovator Prize, a new challenge-based programme for(...)

An Post CEO David McRedmond will be a keynote speaker at this year’s Futurescope, which takes place at the Convention Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Maxwell

An Post is looking to establish deeper ties with the start-up community through a new innovation challenge programme that will see the State-owned com(...)

Minister for Business Heather Humphreys and Minister of State for Training John Halligan at the announcement of the  investment of more than €100 million in six new SFI centres for research training.

The newly-launched Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) centres for research training programme is aimed at meeting future digital and information communi(...)

Science Foundation Ireland director of strategy and communications Dr Ruth Freeman: “It’s not about pushing all students into Stem.”

The deadline for Central Applications Office applications is 5:15pm today, with students having a further four weeks to amend their course choices sho(...)

Winning formula: Reed (5)  Barry and Alexa (2)  Barry scrutinise some samples in Cork as part of Science Week Ireland. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Major differences between the Irish public and Irish scientists on the cause of climate change, the safety of vaccinations and the origins of the univ(...)

Dr Ruth Freeman, SFI director of strategy and research

‘Science Foundation Ireland’s (SFI) latest Investigators’ Programme will invest €43 million in 26 different research projects over the next five years(...)

Eoin Gill and Sheila Donegan from Maths Week with Jadine Rock of Rutland National School, Dublin,  at the launch of Maths Week Ireland 2017. Photograph Shane O’Neill

Maths will take to the streets this year in a week-long series of events that make up Maths Week Ireland, an all-Ireland festival starting next Saturd(...)

Dr Ruth Freeman of  Science Foundation Ireland pins a “Believe in Science” badge on Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  at the Data Summit in Dublin. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Postgraduate and early-career researchers from around the country will gather at an event in Dublin on Friday to explore the range of career paths an(...)

Since 2013, the Smart Futures programme has  reached about 100,000 students at primary and secondary  levels. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

In classrooms around the country, primary schoolchildren are making prosthetic limbs. Others are growing bacteria and examining it under a microscope (...)

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