Category Archives: Science

Dublin Business School: FREE Postgraduate Higher Diploma in Science

FREE Postgraduate Higher Diploma in Science with guaranteed work placement*. There are thousands of job vacancies in the ICT sector in Ireland. The ICT industry needs talented and skilled graduates to fill these positions. Dublin Business School (DBS) in conjunction with … Continue reading

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Science Foundation Ireland make €1.7 million fund available to academic-industrial partnerships

Even the largest and most successful companies would probably agree that without new ideas, they would quickly stagnate and perish. By the same token, those generating the new ideas would likely consent to the fact that without funding and a … Continue reading

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Raising the bar: Research at NUI Galway

Researchers at NUI Galway have been having a busy time of it lately, and an extremely positive one at that too, going by the several high-profile announcements the college has made recently. First Human Stem Cell Manufacturing Facility Perhaps the … Continue reading

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Science research in Ireland – what’s new?

It seems that research in Ireland has been enjoying something of an upward trajectory for the past while. This is especially true when it comes to the sciences. Consider, for instance, the launch of the Bernal Project at the University … Continue reading

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Researchers to receive funding of 16.8 million euro

Ambitions of establishing Ireland as a hub of world-class research have been given a welcome boost with the announcement that the Irish Research Council is to provide a significant cash injection to a number of postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers. Competition … Continue reading

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Adaptability is key to Ireland’s international research reputation

When it comes to high-level research, Ireland has been named as one of the top 5 locations in the world to watch for. This is according to the highly reputed international science journal Nature, which compiles its lists based on the … Continue reading

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Moving forward – connecting the arts and sciences

Over the past few years a noticeably lopsided level of attention has been lavished upon the STEM subject areas (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). This is perfectly understandable, of course, given that current economic trends point towards significant growth in … Continue reading

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Getting the most from students: Universities, organisations and government must lead by example

Once upon a time, there was somewhat pervasive yet tentative belief that having a doctorate could be as much a burden as a boon, with some graduates worried about the danger of being ‘over-qualified’. This time now seems to have … Continue reading

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Food science, nutrition, and healthy living

We could all hang about a few years longer if we knew a bit more about what we were putting into our bodies (and had the determination to make changes for the better). This is where trained nutritionists enter the … Continue reading

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Nanoscience: Thinking Big

There are 86,400 seconds in a single day. Naturally enough, we don’t notice each one as it passes us by – mainly because a second is an incredibly small measurement of time. Yet in the realm of nanophysics, a second … Continue reading

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