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Gut reaction: UCC researchers look at gut bacteria’s weighty role

Weight is an obsession for a lot of people, and not necessarily their own weight either. A quick glance at the shelves of your local newsagent can act as a barometer for just how much weight occupies the collective consciousness: … Continue reading

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UCD’s Student Innovation Fund encourages student entrepreneurs

It’s generally understood that entrepreneurs play an essential role in bringing new business ideas to the table, generating more job opportunities in the process, and, consequently, helping to revive our economy. All of which makes it of even greater importance … Continue reading

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CIT Risam PhD Scholarship Programme 2014

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) is now inviting applications for the Rísam PhD Scholarship Programme 2014. The aim of the Rísam Programme (Rísam is Irish for ‘to strive or achieve’) is to promote high-end research that will generate new knowledge … Continue reading

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Our hero, the computer expert

It’s an unfair stereotype, the image of the ‘computer nerd’, and now it’s a defunct one too. There was a time in the not-too-distant past when the term could not be uttered without also mentioning corollary descriptors such as ‘basement’, … Continue reading

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ICT in Schools: Getting with the Programme

The importance of knowing how to write computer code seems to be growing all the time, and, if musician Will.I.Am is to be believed, those who do have training in it can consider themselves the ‘rockstars’ of today. This is … Continue reading

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Midwifery: When the going gets tough…

Times of economic hardship have historically coincided with surging birth rates. Not only are trained gynecologists and midwives vital at all times, it seems, but they are even more so when times are tough. A recent article on the BBC … Continue reading

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Consideration and Conservation

As anyone with an interest in fishing will eagerly attest, it is coming close to that time of the year where fishing rods, rainproof gear, and wellies (or waders) will once again be released from the presses, cupboards and general … Continue reading

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Studying Biology – It’s a Natural Selection

We all know that today marks a special occasion – Pancake Tuesday! What many of us are perhaps less aware of is the fact that it also marks the birthday of the man who would bring the theory of evolutionary … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Postgrad.ie blog!

Welcome to the Postgrad.ie blog. There are thousands of postgrad courses and options available around Ireland – we’re getting ready to blog about them and the prospects they bring to your career. Best wishes The Postgrad.ie Team

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