Prof Emmeline Hill and Prof Lisa Katz have been awarded over €880,000 to investigate the dynamic interplay between the inherited DNA sequence of a horse and the environment. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

A broad range of Irish scientific research is to be supported by the latest round of Science Foundation Ireland’s Frontiers for the Future programme –(...)

PFAI general secretary Stephen McGuinness believes that the FAI should provide more formal support structures to players and their families. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

A new way for Irish football supporters to assess whether they are glass half-full or half-empty types might be to consider which fact they find more (...)

Dr Ruairi Friel, CEO and Prof Vincent O’Flaherty, Chief Scientific Officer of Glasport Bio.

The value of manure as a fertiliser and a fuel source for anaerobic digestion (AD) renewable energy generating plants is widely known. What is not so (...)

Duncan O’Toole, and Dr Paddy Finn, Co-founders of Electricity Exchange.

Electricity Exchange: keeping the grid in balance The electricity grid is a very finely balanced and surprisingly delicate piece of infrastructure. I(...)

Dermot Hughes and Michael Murray of NVP Energy, which has won a national Energy Globe award for the installation of its wastewater treatment technology at Arrabawn Dairies in Kilconnell, Co Galway.

The 2017 Irish Times Innovation Awards category winner NVP Energy has just won a highly prestigious national Energy Globe award for its unique carbon-(...)

Michael Murray, NVP Energy managing director. Photograph: Conor McCabe

NVP Energy’s technology turns the wastewater from industrial and other processes into an asset by cleaning it and creating gas for use in combined hea(...)

Agriculture accounts for one third of Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions. Photograph:  Getty

More than 250 delegates from across Europe and around the world will gather in Wexford next month to discuss a range of scientific research topics wit(...)

Dr Ruairi Friel, CEO of Westway Health, the NUI Galway spin-out which is taking on the global challenge of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Photograph: Aengus McMahon

Researchers based in Galway are working with a substance they believe may become a game changer in the fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria. It(...)