National News

Anti-LGBT+ bullying StandUp Awareness week takes to Irish secondary schools

November 25, 2020

StandUp Awareness week is running this week in a number of schools across Ireland. Organised by BeLonG To Youth Service, the charity for young LGBTI+ people, the initiative has been going on for 11 years and gives second level schools a chance to stand up against LGBTI+ related bullying.

DCU News

DCU to examine nurse-led Covid-19 interventions

October 28, 2020

DCU are leading new research to examine Covid-19 care among people who are homeless. The research is headed by Dr Briege Casey of DCU’s School, Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health, and will examine the characteristics of a number of nurse-led Covid-19 interventions.

National News

Over 263 million people use marijuana annually

April 20, 2020

Over 263 million people around the globe use marijuana annually, researchers say. As the world celebrates Weed Day (420), scientists investigate the negative effects of marijuana use.