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Young Scientist winners take top prize at EU contest
Top marks for Irish pupils as they score highest across the EU in maths
Ireland has talent, but when it comes to tech and science it needs to tackle gender imbalances
This project by Westmeath students aims to help parents know when a smart toy has been hacked
'A gender equality paradox': Countries with more gender equality have fewer female STEM grads
Science, maths and languages: The plan to make Ireland's education the best in Europe
'During the boom, it felt like my company won the lottery. I knew it couldn't last'
The CAO points are out - but remember, don't panic
It's 'too difficult': Why 40% of students say they didn't study science in college
Computer Science is going to be a Leaving Cert subject
We're getting children excited about outer space at an earlier age
Carla Hayes
'If a woman comes out and criticises the gaming industry, all of a sudden we're censors'
Why science and space exploration needs more than those with a degree
Could coding in schools help solve a major problem in the sector?
More fascinating than fiction: The women codebreakers of WWII
Kerry Howard
Just how much bacteria is in Ireland's holy water fonts?
Stereotypes could be holding students back from embracing STEM courses
Women now have 1.7 million more reasons to get involved in science
Opinion: Will the push to encourage more science and technology graduates be worth it?
Tanya Duncan
Opinion: The gender gap remains in tech and science – and it's hurting companies
Ann O’Dea
Opinion: Have a positive impact on Ireland’s society and economy – choose a STEM career
Dr Ruth Freeman
42,000 people to take part in first Tech Week Ireland event
Column: Unlike many of my peers, I was given the amazing opportunity to work at CERN
James Casey
Want €175k? Good news if you're a woman scientist
Column: Can girls STEM the tide of emigration?
Dr Kirsten Foy
Old fashioned parents failing to encourage daughters to study science and tech
Stem controllers brings wireless motion tracking to gaming
Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there
CAO offers: the main points