Tag Archives: research in Ireland

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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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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Top-quality research in Ireland continues apace

A team of Irish researchers have made a discovery that could lead to new treatments for inflammatory bowel disease. Recent estimates suggest that around 15,000 people in Ireland suffer from inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD. In Europe, the number is … 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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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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