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# researchers - Monday 16 November, 2020

Working but no workers' rights: the plight of the PhD revealed
# Academic Uncertainty
# Academic Uncertainty

Working but no workers' rights: the plight of the PhD revealed

Nov 16th 2020, 9:30 AM 28,845 Views 15 Comments

Unpaid ‘teaching contributions’ expected in most universities and ITs but PhD candidates can’t get ‘a liveable wage’.

# researchers - Sunday 15 November, 2020

'Doing the housework of academia': Women and minorities hardest hit by third-level working conditions
# Academic Uncertainty
# Academic Uncertainty

'Doing the housework of academia': Women and minorities hardest hit by third-level working conditions

Nov 15th 2020, 7:00 PM 24,205 Views 2 Comments

We look at the impact of insecure work on women, people with disabilities and vulnerable groups in the sector.

# researchers - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Galway mathematicians have found a way of making Batman's cape
# No Joke(r)
# No Joke(r)

Galway mathematicians have found a way of making Batman's cape

Feb 19th 2017, 5:00 PM 21,613 Views 10 Comments

NUI Galway mathematicians’ research makes Batman that bit more real.

# researchers - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Here's how much it would cost to build a real Jurassic Park
# Cloning
# Cloning

Here's how much it would cost to build a real Jurassic Park

Jun 16th 2015, 10:00 PM 19,292 Views 19 Comments

How much for one raptor?

# researchers - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Your daily dose of Barry's or Lyons could stop you developing diabetes
# Pop The Kettle On
# Pop The Kettle On

Your daily dose of Barry's or Lyons could stop you developing diabetes

Mar 1st 2015, 3:31 PM 13,883 Views 15 Comments

Tea-lovers everywhere will rejoice at the news from this latest study.

# researchers - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Debris revives hope of finding Amelia Earhart plane - 77 years after she went missing
# Without A Trace
# Without A Trace

Debris revives hope of finding Amelia Earhart plane - 77 years after she went missing

Oct 30th 2014, 2:43 PM 18,711 Views 27 Comments

A sixth expedition will take place to look for the wreckage next year.

# researchers - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Here are the countries where Ebola is most likely to show up next
# Spread
# Spread

Here are the countries where Ebola is most likely to show up next

Oct 15th 2014, 8:15 AM 26,430 Views 48 Comments

Researchers calculated which countries are most at risk for imported cases of Ebola.

# researchers - Monday 7 July, 2014

Europe wants to spend €1.2 billion on brains (but scientists are angry about it)
# Brainzzzzzzzz
# Brainzzzzzzzz

Europe wants to spend €1.2 billion on brains (but scientists are angry about it)

Jul 7th 2014, 6:22 PM 8,374 Views 5 Comments

Neuroscientists have warned it could be a waste of money.

# researchers - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Lack of hate crime legislation creates "permission to hate" in Irish society
# Transgender
# Transgender

Lack of hate crime legislation creates "permission to hate" in Irish society

Jun 18th 2014, 6:31 PM 5,306 Views 95 Comments

The warning comes as Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) launches a new report documenting 32 incidents of violence or discrimination.

# researchers - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

How effective are online treatments for depression and anxiety?
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

How effective are online treatments for depression and anxiety?

Feb 4th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,510 Views 38 Comments

A new study being undertaken by researchers in Trinity College is trying to find out…

# researchers - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Irish researchers help develop test for dangerous pre-eclampsia
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Irish researchers help develop test for dangerous pre-eclampsia

Jul 2nd 2013, 2:45 PM 5,411 Views 14 Comments

A team received €6 million in EU funding and will conduct a trial of their prototype for spotting the signs of the condition, which can occur during pregnancy.

# researchers - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Walnuts 'improve sperm health' in men, say researchers
# Walnuts
# Walnuts

Walnuts 'improve sperm health' in men, say researchers

Aug 16th 2012, 5:56 PM 5,554 Views 16 Comments

A study on men consuming a ‘Western-style’ diet showed that eating 75gm of walnuts a day improved sperm vitality.

# researchers - Monday 23 April, 2012

Irish University lecturers 'work longer hours' than European counterparts
# Lecturers
# Lecturers

Irish University lecturers 'work longer hours' than European counterparts

Apr 23rd 2012, 2:31 PM 4,196 Views 25 Comments

New research shows that senior academics in Ireland work 50 hours a week in contrast to the European average of 48 hours, the IFUT says.

# researchers - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

UCD 'spin-out' companies plan more than 50 jobs by end of 2013
# UCD
# UCD

UCD 'spin-out' companies plan more than 50 jobs by end of 2013

Feb 22nd 2012, 12:17 PM 1,872 Views 0 Comments

The new companies have come about from research undertaken at the Dublin university.

# researchers - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

New test predicts possible success of drug counselling
# Drugs
# Drugs

New test predicts possible success of drug counselling

Jan 24th 2012, 1:04 PM 1,880 Views 2 Comments

The research, which was conducted by a team that including researchers in NUI Maynooth, helps to predict how successful addicts will be in treatment for their drug use.

# researchers - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Galway team pinpoints part of brain which produces "marijuana-like substances" to dull pain
# Discovery
# Discovery

Galway team pinpoints part of brain which produces "marijuana-like substances" to dull pain

Oct 11th 2011, 2:55 PM 1,226 Views 12 Comments

They discovered that the hippocampus of the brain, which is usually associated with memory, helps to suppress pain during times of stress.

# researchers - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Galway scientists develop new and improved heart valves
# Big-Hearted
# Big-Hearted

Galway scientists develop new and improved heart valves

Sep 20th 2011, 4:42 PM 868 Views 3 Comments

Patients with prosthetic heart valves could see an improvement in their daily lives if the research leads to better medical devices.

# researchers - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Superdrug could cure all viral infections
# INFECTIONS
# INFECTIONS

Superdrug could cure all viral infections

Aug 11th 2011, 2:07 PM 1,392 Views 11 Comments

US researchers say they’ve developed a drug that could cure the common cold, ‘flu and other ailments not affected by antibiotics.

# researchers - Saturday 16 April, 2011

Government's recruitment policy for researchers is illegal, lecturers' union says
Live Apr 16th 2011, 7:16 PM

Government's recruitment policy for researchers is illegal, lecturers' union says

# researchers - Friday 25 March, 2011

Scientists grow sperm in laboratory
# Fertility
# Fertility

Scientists grow sperm in laboratory

Mar 25th 2011, 10:13 AM 1,116 Views 0 Comments

Japanese researchers have cultivated sperm from the testes of baby mice.