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WORLD RENOWNED ENGINEERING RESEARCHER AND SUCCESSFUL INNOVATOR JOINS UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN

€5 Million funding through SFI research professorship programme will increase Ireland’s capability as a global centre for the “Internet of

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MINISTER ENGLISH ANNOUNCES SENIOR FOOTBALL ALL IRELAND WINNER DR ANTHONY MAHER AS WINNER OF SFI RESEARCH IMAGE OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

  MINISTER ENGLISH ANNOUNCES SENIOR FOOTBALL ALL IRELAND WINNER DR ANTHONY MAHER AS WINNER OF SFI RESEARCH IMAGE OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

Athlone, 3rd November – Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation Damien English TD, today unveiled Dr. Anthony Maher, former researcher at the

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MINISTER ENGLISH NAMES UCD PROFESSOR BARRY SMYTH AS SFI RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 2014

  MINISTER ENGLISH NAMES UCD PROFESSOR BARRY SMYTH AS SFI RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 2014

Athlone, 3rd November – Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English TD, this evening announced Prof Barry Smyth as the Science

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UCD professor’s paper makes the10 most cited papers of all time

  UCD professor’s paper makes the10 most cited papers of all time

Irish professor Des Higgins and his work on bioinformatics has placed him in the journal Nature’s top 10 most cited

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Airlines could have windowless airplanes within 10 years

  Airlines could have windowless airplanes within 10 years

Future aircraft could be entirely windowless with the interior cabin covered entirely in LED screens to reduce weight and costs

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The number of companies seeking Irish research increased 15pc in 2013

  The number of companies seeking Irish research increased 15pc in 2013

Companies are turning to Irish research organisations to tap their knowledge for commercial endeavours at a rate 15pc higher in

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Polio vaccine discoverer Dr Jonas Salk’s 100th birthday marked by Google

  Polio vaccine discoverer Dr Jonas Salk’s 100th birthday marked by Google

Google has marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dr Jonas Salk, an American virologist who discovered and developed

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US start-up crowdfunds hoverboards to support R&D for levitating buildings

  US start-up crowdfunds hoverboards to support R&D for levitating buildings

The technology to build hoverboards is here, and it could potentially be put to use to secure items – or

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IRC to award €16.8m in scholarships to post-grad students

  IRC to award €16.8m in scholarships to post-grad students

The Irish Research Council (IRC) will offer €16.8m over four years to post-graduate students as part of this year’s post-graduate

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Irish Industry and Govt to invest €245m in five new SFI research centres

  Irish Industry and Govt to invest €245m in five new SFI research centres

A €245m investment commitment – comprising €155m from the State and €90m from industry – is to be invested in

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Australian Physicists build ‘Holy Grail’ tractor beam

  Australian Physicists build ‘Holy Grail’ tractor beam

Star Trek fans are rejoicing as researchers at the Australian National University revealed the development of a tractor beam dubbed

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Students in Australia break electric vehicle world speed record

  Students in Australia break electric vehicle world speed record

Students from the University of New South Wales in Australia have broken the electric vehicle world speed record over 500

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Air umbrella surpasses kickstarter fund target

  Air umbrella surpasses kickstarter fund target

An ‘invisible umbrella’ that uses a jet of air to deflect raindrops has surpassed its fundraising goal of US$10,000 to

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MIT report warns Mars One hopefuls that death would come quickly

  MIT report warns Mars One hopefuls that death would come quickly

For the 1,058 remaining Mars hopefuls, worrying news came for their chances of short-term survival after MIT published a detailed

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Frozen faecal matter no longer a tough pill to swallow

  Frozen faecal matter no longer a tough pill to swallow

Often used as a treatment for bacterial infections in the intestines, faecal matter, or poo to you and me, is

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Cork students make Time’s most influential teenager list

  Cork students make Time’s most influential teenager list

Three Irish students from Cork have made it onto Time magazine’s annual list of most influential teenagers, alongside Nobel Peace

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Irish botanist Matilda Knowles honoured after 150 years

  Irish botanist Matilda Knowles honoured after 150 years

One of the world’s great lichen experts of the 20th century, Irishwoman Matilda Knowles, has been honoured with a commemorative

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World’s first dissolvable microchip created by researchers

  World’s first dissolvable microchip created by researchers

A team of researchers has developed a series of silicon chips and sensors that can be dissolved in water after

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Scientists are closer than ever to curing type 1 diabetes

  Scientists are closer than ever to curing type 1 diabetes

A team of researchers from the Harvard Stem Cell Institute have made a giant leap towards establishing effective treatment for

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Amputees get sensation from prosthetic hand

  Amputees get sensation from prosthetic hand

Even before he lost his right hand to an industrial accident 4 years ago, Igor Spetic had family open his

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