‘Runners should  benefit from reduced muscle pain, damage, and inflammation’

For all the undoubted joys and health benefits it confers, running can be a double-edged sword – the more you train and race, the greater your risk of(...)

The biggest killers of elderly Irish people are cancer and cardiovascular illness. They account for more than two-thirds of those who died.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Many elderly Irish people experience unnecessary suffering in their final year of life, new research suggests. The problems of falls, pain and depre(...)

Guo Ping of Huawei and Dr Patrick Prendergast, provost of Trinity College. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the company’s expanding Irish operations are a “strong endorsement of Ireland’s tech credentials”. Photograph: iStock

Chinese phone provider Huawei has partnered with Trinity College Dublin as it aims to grow its research and development (R&D) output in Ireland. (...)

Guo Ping, a deputy chairman of Chinese communicaitons giant Huawei and one of its rotating chief executives, who will  will sign a research collaboration accord with Trinity College  on Monday.

Monday December 11th Indicators: Irish construction PMI (Nov); US consumer inflation expectations (Nov). Meetings: Trinity and Huawei sign researc(...)

 Journalist and broadcaster Olivia O’Leary and Brian O’Driscoll, the most capped Irish rugby player and Olivia O’Leary,  before the honorary doctorate ceremony in Trinity College on Friday

Brian O’Driscoll was presented with an honorary doctorate at Trinity College Dublin on Friday for his “herculean” feats on the rugby pitch. The most(...)

 Up to 300 staff and students attended the  SolidariTEA support event for four academics pursuing legal action over lack of promotion at NUI Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The chair of NUI Galway women’s staff network has called on the outgoing university president to resolve the situation of four academics taking legal (...)

Queen Maeve of Connacht is one of the Irish kings and queens whose lives you can follow around Ireland. Illustration: Expedia

The history of Ireland, with our tales of battles and intrigue, kidnappings and murders, plus our strong women who ruled the land, would offer a rich (...)

For centuries, citizens have been actively contributing to advancing scientific knowledge in some way. Photograph: iStock

In 2015, more than three thousand students buried tea bags in the Swedish countryside. By measuring how the weight of the tea bags changed after they (...)

‘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(...)

On average, and all things being equal, girls generally outperform boys in Leaving Cert subjects, whether or not they have boys sitting beside them in the classroom.

Boys and girls About a third of Ireland’s post-primary school are single-sex. By international standards, this is unusual. Today’s feeder school lis(...)

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