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01 December 2021
Irish scientists discover tap water protects against microplastics

Prof John Boland, who co-led the AMBER study, said that the dark brown colour in kettles is ‘a good thing’.

Irish scientists discover tap water protects against microplastics

Prof John Boland, who co-led the AMBER study, said that the dark brown colour in kettles is ‘a good thing’.

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01 December 2021
Limerick facility gets €1.9m funding boost for medical device manufacturing

US-headquartered ITW, which acquired the Limerick Filtertek facility in 2007, plans to develop new medical device products there.

Limerick facility gets €1.9m funding boost for medical device manufacturing

US-headquartered ITW, which acquired the Limerick Filtertek facility in 2007, plans to develop new medical device products there.

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01 December 2021
UCD researchers are investigating hydrogen as a way to heat Irish homes

UCD’s Energy Institute and Gas Networks Ireland are collaborating on a project that could see Irish homes embrace hydrogen energy.

UCD researchers are investigating hydrogen as a way to heat Irish homes

UCD’s Energy Institute and Gas Networks Ireland are collaborating on a project that could see Irish homes embrace hydrogen energy.

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02 November 2021
NUI Galway scientists use DNA analysis to crack squid mystery

Researchers used genome skimming to find unexpected relationships between seemingly distant groups of oceanic squid, solving an age-old puzzle.

NUI Galway scientists use DNA analysis to crack squid mystery

Researchers used genome skimming to find unexpected relationships between seemingly distant groups of oceanic squid, solving an age-old puzzle.

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02 November 2021
Limerick dairy research gets €14m funding to boost sustainability

This is the second phase of funding to support Ireland’s dairy industry researchers.

Limerick dairy research gets €14m funding to boost sustainability

This is the second phase of funding to support Ireland’s dairy industry researchers.

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02 November 2021
DCU researchers’ discovery could make cancer drugs more effective

Dr Andrew Kellett, who led the DCU team, said the discovery yielded ‘promising’ results for the future of difficult-to-treat cancers.

DCU researchers’ discovery could make cancer drugs more effective

Dr Andrew Kellett, who led the DCU team, said the discovery yielded ‘promising’ results for the future of difficult-to-treat cancers.

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01 October 2021
Wiggly roboworms can sense own position and movement in space

Scientists used magnets, sensors and a graphite paste to work towards the ‘infinite directions of movement that nature has created’ in worms.
 

Wiggly roboworms can sense own position and movement in space

Scientists used magnets, sensors and a graphite paste to work towards the ‘infinite directions of movement that nature has created’ in worms.
 

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01 October 2021
New UL research centre to drive next generation of cancer treatment

The Limerick Digital Cancer Research Centre will explore how new technologies can help tackle cancer in Ireland’s rapidly ageing population.

New UL research centre to drive next generation of cancer treatment

The Limerick Digital Cancer Research Centre will explore how new technologies can help tackle cancer in Ireland’s rapidly ageing population.

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29 September 2021
Irish students are winners at European young scientist contest

Three young Irish students have taken home top prizes from the European Union Contest for Young Scientists.

Irish students are winners at European young scientist contest

Three young Irish students have taken home top prizes from the European Union Contest for Young Scientists.

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30 August 2021
Study finds volcanoes play central role in atmospheric CO2

Using machine learning to model Earth’s systems, research found continental volcanic arcs to be the most important driving force of weathering intensity.

Study finds volcanoes play central role in atmospheric CO2

Using machine learning to model Earth’s systems, research found continental volcanic arcs to be the most important driving force of weathering intensity.

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30 August 2021
€7.9m to fund 80 research projects for enterprise and employers

The funding will enable early-career researchers to work with organisations on projects ranging from lymphoma cells to maternity care for CF patients.

€7.9m to fund 80 research projects for enterprise and employers

The funding will enable early-career researchers to work with organisations on projects ranging from lymphoma cells to maternity care for CF patients.

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30 August 2021
‘World first for squash coaching’ as researchers develop robot instructor

The National Robotarium in Edinburgh is creating the world’s first robot squash coach to make one-on-one sessions more affordable and accessible.

‘World first for squash coaching’ as researchers develop robot instructor

The National Robotarium in Edinburgh is creating the world’s first robot squash coach to make one-on-one sessions more affordable and accessible.

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27 May 2021
Irish-invented material shows fastest magnetic switching ever recorded

The record-breaking magnetic material could pave the way for a new generation of ultra-fast computers and data storage systems.

Irish-invented material shows fastest magnetic switching ever recorded

The record-breaking magnetic material could pave the way for a new generation of ultra-fast computers and data storage systems.

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27 May 2021
Galway company Xerotech to develop battery safety tech for ESA

The technology design the ESA will use from the battery manufacturer is a critical safety requirement for future space missions.

Galway company Xerotech to develop battery safety tech for ESA

The technology design the ESA will use from the battery manufacturer is a critical safety requirement for future space missions.

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27 May 2021
Atlantic Bridge launches €80m fund for university spin-outs

The new fund will support the scaling of research spin-outs into the next generation of international deep-tech companies.

Atlantic Bridge launches €80m fund for university spin-outs

The new fund will support the scaling of research spin-outs into the next generation of international deep-tech companies.

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04 May 2021

Oomnitza, the leader in technology asset orchestration solutions, has announced the establishment of a new development office in Galway that will create more than 25 new regional jobs over the next three years. 

Oomnitza to Create 25-Plus Jobs with New Development Office in Galway

Oomnitza, the leader in technology asset orchestration solutions, has announced the establishment of a new development office in Galway that will create more than 25 new regional jobs over the next three years. 

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28 April 2021
€1.4m project to measure carbon-harvesting potential of Irish soil

New research at VistaMilk aims to point the way towards ‘climate-smart farming’ in Ireland.

€1.4m project to measure carbon-harvesting potential of Irish soil

New research at VistaMilk aims to point the way towards ‘climate-smart farming’ in Ireland.

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28 April 2021
29 projects awarded €95m in funding for disruptive technologies

The Government has awarded funding to groundbreaking projects in areas such as life sciences, medical devices, AI and manufacturing.

29 projects awarded €95m in funding for disruptive technologies

The Government has awarded funding to groundbreaking projects in areas such as life sciences, medical devices, AI and manufacturing.

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28 April 2021
Four researchers in Ireland win grants from €500m ERC fund

The European Research Council awarded grants to more than 200 researchers across Europe as part of its 2020 Advanced Grants competition.

Four researchers in Ireland win grants from €500m ERC fund

The European Research Council awarded grants to more than 200 researchers across Europe as part of its 2020 Advanced Grants competition.

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30 March 2021
Trinity researchers shed light on the ‘spiders from Mars’

New research has provided physical evidence that unique spider-like features on the Martian surface can be formed by the sublimation of CO2 ice.

Trinity researchers shed light on the ‘spiders from Mars’

New research has provided physical evidence that unique spider-like features on the Martian surface can be formed by the sublimation of CO2 ice.

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