Women in STEM: Patching up the ‘leaky pipeline’

September 29, 2021

Known as STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), disciplines in this field have traditionally been male-dominated, with women comprising just 25 per cent of STEM-related roles in Ireland, according to the Central Statistics Office.


Brexit set to cause science to suffer in the UK

October 31, 2018

UK’ Immigration system is “not up to scratch” as scientists are being denied access to the country fir research. The current problem with Visa requests is set to intensify with a Hard Brexit.

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Taoiseach Launches Four New World-Class Research Centres

September 27, 2017

The Taoiseach has announced the launch of four new Science Foundation Ireland Research Centres which will have close collaborations with Dublin City University. The new research centres will receive an investment of €74 million from

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DCU Physicists lead Science Bus

September 27, 2017

Four physicists from DCU were chosen to captain a bus tour around Europe over the summer to make science more accessible to citizens. The European initiative ‘Doing It Together Science’ was set up in order


The benefit of STEM courses

March 22, 2017

It was November 2016 and the graduation ceremonies in DCU were well underway. One graduate, Sarah Gilgunn, had to fly back from London in order to attend. Despite graduating from her PhD in April 2016,

DCU News

DCU PhD graduate awarded Chancellor’s Medal

November 30, 2016

Dr.Sarah Gilgunn has been awarded the Dublin City University Chancellor’s Medal for achieving outstanding academic success which is linked to her significant industrial experience.

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Science research to receive €300m investment

March 6, 2013

More than 800 scientists will benefit from a €300 million investment in seven world-class research facilities across the country. The money which will be invested over a six year period, has been hailed as a

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The Science Behind: Genius

March 6, 2013

Imagine having your brain stolen. It happened once before. Einstein was his name. You know the guy with the mad hair and the brilliant mind. He died in 1955 from an aneurysm. And then Thomas

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The science behind…stress

February 20, 2013

As hard as we might try to forget the bad times, our brain doesn’t have a built-in delete feature. There are a special set of structures in the brain for emotions and memories.  Here, a part

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DCU News

Convenors could face impeachment

November 28, 2012

Two Students’ Union Convenors accused of breaching SU rules will find out on Wednesday evening if they could be removed from their positions. Science & Health Convenor Sarah ‘Flano’ Flanagan and Business Convenor Neil Mulhern