Prof Mark Ferguson: “There are lots of different companies and organisations out there and they are all doing their bit to go out and evangelise on behalf of STEM subjects in schools.” Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) has launched a new three-year plan for its Smart Futures initiative which is aimed at delivering a 10 per cent increa(...)

Mark Ferguson, Director of of SFI Science Foundation Ireland, photographed in the Science Gallery, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Last year saw a significant change to Science Foundation Ireland’s remit. As a result of legislative changes the agency now has a greater focus on cre(...)

Small advanced nations have different policy considerations to large nations and therefore may have different areas of focus,” said Science Foundation Ireland director general Prof Mark Ferguson, who is also chief scientific adviser to the Government.

Science Foundation Ireland is hosting a working group drawn from six of the world small advanced economies to try to devise a way of measuring the imp(...)

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