Fri, 28 Aug, 2020
Almost two-thirds of young women say they do not know enough about science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM) to pursue a career in those fields, despite growing investment in the sector.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2019
A returned east Cork emigrant is to open an innovative Lego-driven STEM education centre in his home town.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
That frequently over-used phrase — ‘the chance of a lifetime’ — will have genuine credibility for a pair of lucky Irish girls this summer.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2019
Firms are missing out on key ingredients to maximising business by not employing more women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), a leading firm in Cork has said.
Fri, 08 Feb, 2019
An impressive line up of women in the STEM field will share their experiences at this year’s iWish conference, writes
Fri, 01 Feb, 2019
Now in its fourth year, the annual iWish conference inspires young women to pursue careers in STEM, writes
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018
Most girls in secondary school are not aware of the career opportunities available to them from choosing science and technology subjects, according to a new study.
Wed, 24 Oct, 2018
Recent research conducted among undergraduates in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) at the University of Limerick has revealed that almost one third are not aware of the types of jobs they could apply for once they graduate.
Thu, 04 Oct, 2018
The Government is to invest €24 million towards a science, technology, engineering and mathematics facility at Dublin City University.
Fri, 14 Sep, 2018
It’s easy to get your kids engaged with STEM – they won’t even know they are doing it, writes
Thu, 23 Aug, 2018
A major new science institute is to be developed in Trinity College Dublin, after the largest ever donation by an Irish family.
Fri, 25 May, 2018
New research shows young girls need role models to remain interested in subjects like science and technology.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2018
There has been a significant drop in the number of students choosing third-level courses in computing, maths and physics-based sciences this year.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2018
The Irish Girl Guides and Engineers Ireland have teamed up to develop a new education initiative that allows Guides and Brownies to earn engineering badges for the first time.
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
Girls have been inspired to take up science, tech, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects and consider careers in the sector thanks to the largest showcase of its kind in Ireland.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2018
The ability to gain college entry points in other subjects without the same time and effort is a big factor in girls avoiding higher-level Leaving Certificate maths, writes.
Wed, 17 Jan, 2018
Education Minister Richard Bruton expects plans being launched today to make Ireland’s teaching of science and technology the best in Europe.
Mon, 27 Nov, 2017
The initiative will provide female students with basic knowledge of computer languages and development programmes, with the aim of building a website upon completion.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
Engineering and science programmes have been struggling to cope with funding shortfalls, the acting president of Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) has said.
Fri, 20 Oct, 2017
How do we encourage young girls to pursue careers in STEM?meets the women who think they’ve found the answer.
Tue, 03 Oct, 2017
Girls studying science subjects took greater advantage than boys of changes to the college entry system that rewards average students for sitting higher level exams.
Fri, 18 Aug, 2017
THERE are two ways that children can be taught science, technology, engineering, and maths: They can be pointed to text books and bored senseless or they can engage with the co-called Stem technologies in an exciting, hands-on manner.
Thu, 06 Jul, 2017
Managing director of BT Ireland Shay Walsh thinks nurturing an interest from primary level is important: “The earlier you can get young minds involved and interested in science the better”.
Wed, 26 Apr, 2017
The ‘you can do anything you want’ message is not hitting home as research shows girls still believe boys are more intelligent than them in STEM subjects, says .
Fri, 10 Mar, 2017
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Fri, 03 Feb, 2017
Fri, 03 Feb, 2017
Over 1,300 school-children go head-to-head at biggest ever Dell EMC VEX Robotics competition final in Cork at the Nexus Centre in CIT.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2017
Ever wondered what a management position in the sciences might be like? Well, we spent a day with, a medical science liaison manager at GlaxoSmithKline.
Fri, 23 Dec, 2016
Dublin-based diversified healthcare services group UDG Healthcare has started putting the money it raised from last year’s sale of its legacy Irish businesses to work by acquiring international auditing firm STEM Marketing for a total consideration of £84m (€94.2m).
Sat, 22 Oct, 2016