University News

Tech-literate students most in-demand in next half-decade

February 2, 2022

The pandemic has accelerated the demand for tech-savvy students in the language, business, health, science and engineering sectors. The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) outlined how young people with competent technology skills in


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.


Journalist and Entrepreneur Anne-Marie Tomchak on sharing her joy

March 24, 2021

The faces behind the fashion are Irish women who have leveraged conversations around mental health, fashion and sustainability. From women such as Roz Purcell, Louise McSharry, Dr Doireann O’Leary and IamIrish founder Lorraine Maher, each woman has a positive, powerful contribution to make that extends far beyond a piece of clothing.


Helpful tips for online learning

October 14, 2020

Online learning is becoming the “new normal” for students across the country as they start a new academic year.  

National News

Irish businesses falling behind in AI

October 31, 2018

Humans are crucial in the development in AI, with research indicating that companies that put an emphasis on emotional intelligence have better success in adopting AI.

DCU News

New lab-on-a-chip centre to be built in DCU

March 22, 2017

A new lab-on-a-chip centre at Dublin City University will be known as the Fraunhofer Project Centre (FPC). The centre is to be co-funded by the German research institution and Science Foundation Ireland (SFI).


DCU signs partnership agreement with Intel

January 26, 2017

DCU and Intel have signed an agreement this week which will see the two organisations collaborate on talent development and advanced technologies, strengthening their long-standing partnership.


Descent to Digital Dystopia

February 25, 2015

Cian Roche weighs out the pros and cons of digital media against its traditional print counterpart.

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Volunteering for the future

November 14, 2014

” Over 22,000 attendees from six continents descended on Ballsbridge and claimed the RDS as their own for three days to see what the plucky start-ups have to offer.”