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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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SFI Advance Award makes funding available for female science researchers

To solidify or enhance Ireland’s status as a knowledge-based economy, we must achieve a gender balance by mobilising Ireland’s pool of female researchers. This is the view put forward by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), who, in an attempt to incentivise … Continue reading

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UCC researchers to receive assistance in securing funds

The sometimes unpalatable truth of producing high-quality research over the long-term is that it requires extensive and sustained funding. The EU Horizon 2020 fund aims to address this need by making some 80 billion euro available to researchers in Europe. … 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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