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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,...

As the research sector expands, more exposure falls on its scientists

As the research sector expands, more exposure falls on its scientists

31 January 2017

Historically speaking, research has been an overlooked field, with only the biggest discoveries garnering any attention. Now, as funding increases, so does attention on the sector. Paul Kelly, a postdoctoral...

DCU researcher applies maths to the human behaviour of investing

DCU researcher applies maths to the human behaviour of investing

27 January 2017

Still from ‘So you want to be a scientist – Dr Andrea Meireles Rodrigues, DCU School of Mathematical Sciences’. Image: DublinCityUniversity/YouTube Dr Andrea Meireles Rodrigues is using...

DCU builds up Intel partnership

DCU builds up Intel partnership

26 January 2017

DCU builds up Intel partnership for talent and tech development The long-term collaboration between Intel and Dublin City University has been strengthened, after plans to foster talent and develop advanced...

Minister Halligan announces €34.5M in funding

Minister Halligan announces €34.5M in funding

17 January 2017

Minister Halligan announces €34.5M in funding for the Technology Transfer Strengthening Initiative New phase will strengthen the knowledge transfer system in Ireland Funding programme will simplify the process of...

Enterprise Ireland launches €750,000 fund

Enterprise Ireland launches €750,000 fund

12 January 2017

Early stage companies can apply for up to €50,000 in equity to grow their business   Enterprise Ireland has launched a €750,000 fund for entrepreneurs and start-ups. The latest...