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Inspiring Innovation

Inspiring Innovation

09 March 2017

Inspiring Innovation in the next generation of entrepreneurs, Roisin Lyons, Lecturer of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Dublin City University What is your background? Originally from Macroom, Co. Cork I went to...

A joined-up approach to academic-industry collaboration

A joined-up approach to academic-industry collaboration

03 March 2017

LIFE SCIENCES Academic and research institutions are increasingly collaborating with industry say senior staff at Dublin City University (DCU) — but the trick is doing so effectively. “There'...

What is it like to work at the cutting edge of cancer research?

What is it like to work at the cutting edge of cancer research?

28 February 2017

Dr Denis Collins, National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology, Dublin City University. Image: Dublin City University   Scientific research is the driving force behind humankind’s advancement, but how much...

Two fresh start-up funds revealed, with €1m up for grabs by Gordon Hunt

Two fresh start-up funds revealed, with €1m up for grabs by Gordon Hunt

27 February 2017

Enterprise Ireland is pouring €1m into two start-up funds that will see 20 separate investments into business ideas, from both home and abroad. International entrepreneurs and recent graduates in Ireland...

100 Irish high-value research jobs to be created after €10m funding

100 Irish high-value research jobs to be created after €10m funding

24 February 2017

The latest results published by the EU for MSCA revealed that Irish researchers have been awarded €10m to create 100 high-value research jobs. These jobs will be in major...

Finding the best user experience for rich media over wireless networks

Finding the best user experience for rich media over wireless networks

16 February 2017

Smartphone users demand a seamless rich media experience over wireless networks. Image: pixelrain/Shutterstock Dr Gabriel-Miro Muntean writes about his research into improving our experience of receiving complex multimedia over...

New water quality test delivers positive results

New water quality test delivers positive results

15 February 2017

THE council has found that an experiment it has been running in conjunction with DCU to speed up water quality testing on Fingal beaches, have proven to be over 96% successful...

Disease will pose a bigger scourge in future

Disease will pose a bigger scourge in future

15 February 2017

Pancreatic cancer poses challenges for cancer researchers Stock photo: PA News The report of the charity Pancreatic Cancer UK provides a sobering reminder of the toll of this disease, and...

Will photonic integration technology power future data centres?

Will photonic integration technology power future data centres?

15 February 2017

Dr Prince Anandarajah takes a look at the factors putting pressure on data centres and introduces a possible solution to power them into the future. We live in a highly...

€1m investigation into sensors for barley and potato disease begins

€1m investigation into sensors for barley and potato disease begins

06 February 2017

From left: Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed, TD, with Dr Alan O’Riordan, research fellow at Tyndall National Institute. Image: Gerard McCarthy Tyndall National Institute,...