Organisation: Oxford University
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Sun, 19 Apr, 2020
The drive to find a vaccine to combat the coronavirus is well underway. Several large pharmaceutical and smaller biotech companies are working on making new antibodies, drugs and vaccines to combat the coronavirus disease but lack of funds may yet get in the way, writes
Sun, 22 Mar, 2020
The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) is working on scenarios that take account of significant hits to the Irish economy should the coronavirus crisis lead to the Government imposing long periods of quarantine.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2020
We are at the precipice of a global ecological catastrophe and the window of opportunity to act is closing worryingly fast, the President has warned.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2019
talks to author and maths expert Kit Yates, who makes a fact-based argument for vaccine programmes, including the HPV jab
Sat, 19 Oct, 2019
Seiji Hirao played in three World Cups and saw a fourth as Japan's head coach. He was also a superstar in his home country.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2019
Low-income earners, who are the losers when carbon taxes are increased, will need to be compensated in the budget to win support for climate action, writes
Mon, 30 Sep, 2019
Pace and shape of life may be two of the key indicators to how different species get by in the world according to a new study, writes
Wed, 10 Jul, 2019
HALF of Europe has been slammed by a massive heat wave in recent weeks, with many regions experiencing temperatures never before seen in June. But it may just be the beginning, says.
Fri, 05 Jul, 2019
A breast cancer survivor, who became a mother shortly after leaving school at the age of 17 without sitting her Leaving Cert, believes that a return to education changed her life.
Fri, 14 Jun, 2019
The annual conference of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the representative body for HR professionals, took place recently at the conference centre in Croke Park.
Mon, 03 Jun, 2019
Ruby Wax is back on the road – and her live show sees her share the stage with a monk and a neuroscientist. Intrigued? So was Pat Fitzpatrick...
Sat, 13 Apr, 2019
The use of smartphones and other screens has little impact on the wellbeing of teenagers, even if it occurs directly before bedtime, according to a study of thousands of teens in Ireland and worldwide.
Sat, 06 Apr, 2019
A man who threw himself in front of a car and then claimed damages against the driver has been jailed for a year.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2019
Mario Draghi steps down as head of the ECB at the end of October and the field of candidates to replace him has narrowed. Here are the leading contenders to take over from “Super Mario”
Thu, 07 Mar, 2019
Elderly and vulnerable people whose homes are in poor condition can get their walls insulated and their windows replaced free of charge.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2018
Great strides are being made to close the tech sector’s gender gap, but, as with many other industries, parity remains a long way off.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2018
You know something is starting to bite when it rattles the right-wing media.
Mon, 08 Jan, 2018
When farmer Joe O’Connell first saw a piece of land in Kilkenny 12 years ago, he knew it was special.
Wed, 20 Dec, 2017
Human civilisation is lucky to have escaped a volcanic super-eruption powerful enough to blast it back to the Stone Age, say scientists.
Wed, 29 Nov, 2017
An Oxford graduate's failure to get a top degree cost him the chance of a lucrative legal career, the High Court has heard.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
looks at the legacy of the great reformer, Martin Luther, who, on October 31, 1517, nailed his 95 theses to the door of a church in Germany
Tue, 31 Oct, 2017
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017
THE announcement yesterday that University College Cork is to embark on the biggest investment programme in its 182-year history must be welcomed. That €350m declaration reflects worthwhile ambition in many areas. It looks the future in the eye in the most positive way.
Wed, 27 Sep, 2017
Despite a worldwide economic crisis, the left showed few gains in the last decade as the centre right reacted quicker to the shift in the electoral base, writes
Wed, 27 Sep, 2017
A British man has died in Sri Lanka after reportedly being dragged into a river by a crocodile.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
An Oxford University employee has been denied bail after appearing in court in San Francisco accused of murdering a 26-year-old hair stylist.
Sat, 12 Aug, 2017
Two university employees wanted over the stabbing death of a Chicago man have surrendered peacefully in California and will be returned to Chicago for interrogation, authorities said.
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
Driving at night, you may glimpse a badger dazzled by the car headlights. Otherwise, this creature of the night is seldom seen,
Mon, 31 Jul, 2017
HAD William Faulkner been an Irish writer instead of a Nobel laureate born in Oxford, Mississippi, in 1897, he might not have left us his famous line: “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”
Tue, 04 Jul, 2017
Taking a daily low dose aspirin to prevent blood clots can be disabling or even lethal for people aged 75 and over with a history of heart attacks or strokes, scientists have warned.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
Trish Dromey learns of the Waterford virtual reality firm that started with a moon shot product, and is now aiming even higher
Mon, 12 Jun, 2017
Religious dogma in the Middle Ages helped to create the modern domestic chicken, new research suggests.
Tue, 02 May, 2017
Elderly and vulnerable people whose homes are in poor condition can get a “new deep retrofit” free of charge to improve them.
Tue, 07 Mar, 2017
President Donald Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch, a fast-rising conservative judge, to the Supreme Court, setting up a clash with Democrats.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2017
Scientists have identified a part of the brain that could be treated to improve social interaction in people with autism.
Thu, 05 Jan, 2017
Tue, 27 Dec, 2016
In this week’s column Kehlan looks at the growing influence of artificial intelligence and robotics in the workplace and how nearly half of all human jobs could be obsolete within the next few decades.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
Sat, 26 Nov, 2016
A new study from Oxford University has found that a father’s emotional attachment and strong bond with a child — as opposed to how much practical childcare they carried out — had the strongest effect on whether a child suffered problems.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2016
Both Munster and Ireland will have confidence soaring after success against All Black sides,
Wed, 16 Nov, 2016
talks to Michael Collins, who has drawn on his own experiences and those of earlier, tragic, generations of emigrant Irish to breathe life into his latest novel.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2016
The weather has improved; the butterflies are flying.
Mon, 05 Sep, 2016