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Following the establishment of a major investigation into renewable energy at South West College, 12 PhD researcher positions are to be filled.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Ireland has issued its annual call to researchers in the hope of finding solutions to emerging and complex environmental problems.
One of Ireland’s largest sci-tech events is nearly here, with some big names to descend on Dublin for Inspirefest 2017 this July.
DCU and the ESA have teamed up to create a new maker space for IoT developers, for creating and rapidly prototyping satellite communications technology.
Four offices – University College Cork (UCC), Cork IT, Teagasc Cork and IT Tralee – have joined forces to create what they claim is Ireland’s largest technology transfer consortium, entitled the Bridge Network.
A team of researchers from Trinity College Dublin believes it has unlocked the hidden secrets of how Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s form in the brain.
At Cork’s RebelBio accelerator, 15 breakthrough biotech start-ups from around the world are gearing up to push the boundaries of science and entrepreneurship.
Eight research projects underway at NUI Galway have been awarded funding to commercialise their ideas, ranging from renewable energy to treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
Dublin-based researcher Deirdre Robertson impressed the FameLab Ireland judges enough to be named this year’s national winner for her technique of ‘unfreezing our brains’.
An international NASA study led by UCD has observed one of nature’s greatest spectacles from space: gamma-ray flashes from tropical storms.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has revealed that 41 Irish researchers were approved for a total of €12.9m for climate-related studies on a variety of related projects
Tech platform Treemetrics has won a €1m deal with Ireland’s national forestry company Coillte to deploy a world first for forestry.
Sligo’s star is rising, becoming a go-to location for local entrepreneurs and overseas firms to start up and scale up.
In the past year alone, researchers at the AMBER centre in Trinity have identified not one, but 22 new magnets.
A ‘renewable engine’ project is underway at Northern Ireland’s South West College thanks to a bumper funding allowance from the SEUPB.
ResearchFest returns to Inspirefest this summer to showcase the best of Irish research, from science and engineering to humanities and social science.
The first steps in establishing the Irish Biotech Cluster
Inspirefest returns to Dublin this year, with robotics, infosec and the future of work just some of the themes on show.
Waterford virtual reality (VR) start-up Immersive VR Education, which has recreated historic experiences from Apollo 11 to the Titanic, has raised €1m.
IBM and Dublin City University (DCU) are joining forces in a collaborative R&D pilot to leverage the internet of things (IoT) to help protect the most precious natural resource of them all: water.
Expect far more transatlantic research partnerships as Lero and the FraunhoferCenter at the University of Maryland agree on a long-term collaboration.
This year’s St Patrick’s Day Science Medal has gone to Dr Pearse Lyons and Prof Adrian E Raftery.
A partnership between Irish and Welsh universities is set to improve the water quality of both countries’ beaches.
Five Irish SMEs have a bright future thanks to the H2020 research programme and its latest tranche of funding.
A new investigation into the creation of carbon fibre could make the material cheaper, and cleaner, for future manufacturing.
Female founders are in high demand as DCU Ryan Academy continues its female-led start-up accelerator programme.
Atlantic Therapeutics has raised €15m in funding through Seroba Life Sciences and Earlybird Venture Capital, as well as loan capital from Silicon Valley Bank.
Physicists at Trinity have made a major breakthrough with molecular magnets that could bring us one step closer to quantum computers.
Two Irish tech firms, north and south, hold the AI-based future of networks in their hands.
Researchers from NUI Galway are the first in the world to lead a clinical trial of a new blood cancer drug that could greatly improve chemotherapy treatment.