Organisation: University of London
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
As TK Whitaker celebrates his 100th birthday this week,examines his phenomenal contribution to Irish life and politics
Wed, 07 Dec, 2016
Sat, 05 Nov, 2016
In this month of commemoration and celebration it is appropriate to recognise the achievements of John Pius Boland.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
A new smartphone app that measures mood and brain power can show if you are a lark or an owl.
Mon, 24 Aug, 2015
Artists and writers struggling for inspiration may soon be able to use an imagination app. British psychologists are developing methods to test and improve the imagination. They also hope to produce an iPhone app to strengthen imagination through daily creativity exercises.
Mon, 27 Jul, 2015
Wondering how to keep your teenager busy this summer when summer jobs are thin on the ground? Fancy tipping your toe back into education?is raving about MOOCs, short online courses, many of which are free.
Mon, 01 Jun, 2015
Paid paternity leave could be provided for the first time under new laws being drafted by the Justice Minister, Frances Fitzgerald, who said fathers need more support in sharing duties to care for children.
Fri, 26 Sep, 2014
Ireland compares poorly with the rest of Europe on maternity leave, paternity leave and work/life balance policies, an international family leave expert has said.
Thu, 25 Sep, 2014
Healthy people should be encouraged to take a daily dose of aspirin to ward off cancer, according to the leader of a new study highlighting the drug’s benefits.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2014
Tune in to BBC 1 at 10.30pm as Graham Norton is joined on the sofa by Hollywood stars Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Charlize Theron and Family Guy creator Seth McFarlane, plus Coldplay perform A Sky Full of Stars.
Fri, 30 May, 2014
One Vernal Equinox later and we can be fresher, tidier, slimmer and happier, says Kya deLongchamps.
Sun, 23 Feb, 2014
A debut novelist has won a €12,000 prize for her book nine years after it was first rejected by publishers.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2013
The chairman of the West Regional Health Forum has called for ‘no more delays’ in the publication of the report into the death of Savita Halappanavar last October.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2013
Will the real David Bowie please stand up?
Sat, 27 Oct, 2012
You’ve heard of dirty money, but this is ridiculous.
Wed, 17 Oct, 2012
Plans for a Formula One circuit in and around the Olympic Stadium are officially now under consideration.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2012
IF EVER Florence Welch creates her own fragrance, it should be called Vintage, and for authenticity its top note would be the musty tang of second-hand clothes.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2012
Penicillin doses for children need to be reviewed to take account of the fact youngsters are getting heavier, experts have said.
Fri, 16 Dec, 2011
THERE is substantial research in the US and Canada around the effects of alcohol consumption in pregnancy, many of which will manifest only when the child has any combination of attention deficit, autistic, learning and behavioural problems.
Wed, 01 Dec, 2010
RESEARCHERS today announced proof that reptiles were the first vertebrates to conquer dry land with the discovery of 318-million-year-old footprints.
Fri, 30 Jul, 2010
Babies given solid foods before they are four months old are more likely to become overweight toddlers.
Wed, 17 Feb, 2010
UCC’s decision to permit experimentation on human embryos is utterly incredible in light of the fact that there are real alternatives.
Mon, 10 Nov, 2008
TESTS for the Clostridium difficile infection are missing up to 20% of cases and falsely diagnosing thousands of others, researchers have claimed.
Sat, 01 Nov, 2008
CHEMICALS used in everything from plastic bottles to cosmetics are contributing to the huge increase in breast cancer in women, according to a scientific report discussed in the European Parliament.
Thu, 03 Apr, 2008
Scientists claimed a significant breakthrough today in their research into the spread of tuberculosis.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2008
RARELY has bird life in Ireland been receiving such publicity. Eagles, kites and hen harriers are all making headlines and attention could now be turning to the plight of songbirds which are facing a relatively new threat.
Mon, 10 Sep, 2007
The housing market is likely to bust within the next few years, a prominent economist and former advisor to Gordon Brown will warn today.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2006
Bolivia’s Evo Morales and Hugo Chavez of Venezuela were heading today to a European summit amid criticism of recent moves making it tougher for foreign energy firms to do business in their countries.
Thu, 11 May, 2006
JUST one in 200 people working in the childcare sector in Ireland are men, a conference heard yesterday.
Fri, 28 Oct, 2005
EXACTLY 30 minutes after the first bomb blast at Edgware Road, a bomb tore the roof off a red number 30 double decker bus packed with commuters forced above ground after the Tube network had been shut down.
Fri, 08 Jul, 2005
GUILT-RIDDEN parents who agonise about sending their children to nursery should take heart from new research showing pre-school pupils perform better at primary school, according to Britain’s children’s minister Margaret Hodge.
Fri, 26 Nov, 2004
A spacecraft almost a billion miles from Earth has successfully made the closest encounter ever of Saturn’s mysterious smog-bound moon Titan, scientists revealed today.
Wed, 27 Oct, 2004
Olympic champion Tim Foster has retired from international competition to concentrate on coaching.
Wed, 05 Dec, 2001