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# science-foundation-ireland - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Varadkar presents Irish physicist and technology innovator with St Patrick's Day science medals

The medal is awarded annually to a distinguished Irish scientist, engineer or technology leader living and working in the US.

# science-foundation-ireland - Thursday 9 November, 2017

RTÉ is going to be airing a three-day live television event ...all about the weather

The live event is part of RTÉ’s upcoming Science Week.

# science-foundation-ireland - Sunday 19 July, 2015

We're getting children excited about outer space at an earlier age

My inner space nerd was delighted to be accepted onto the European Space Agency’s workshop for primary school teachers.

# science-foundation-ireland - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

A group of Chinese school children were very happy to see the President

Michael D Higgins is in China as part of a week-long State visit

# science-foundation-ireland - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Women now have 1.7 million more reasons to get involved in science

Ten women have been awarded funding by Science Foundation Ireland.

# science-foundation-ireland - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Opinion: Have a positive impact on Ireland’s society and economy – choose a STEM career

Leaving Cert students: consider courses in science, technology, engineering and maths. They’ll give you transferable, mobile skills that are needed in almost every sector.

# science-foundation-ireland - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Scientists get €47m for research in cancer detection, epilepsy and sustainable food

The €47 million in funding will support 200 researcher positions and 36 research projects.

# science-foundation-ireland - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

The Irish Cancer Society and Science Foundation Ireland are joining forces to battle the disease

A new €7.5 million fund has been announced to bring higher education institutions and teaching hospitals closer together.

# science-foundation-ireland - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Want €175k? Good news if you're a woman scientist

Currently only 26 per cent of researchers in science, technology, engineering or maths subjects are women – and SFI is trying to change this.

# science-foundation-ireland - Monday 27 May, 2013

Column: Small and mighty – why nanoscience is booming in Ireland

Ten years ago, the global market for nano-enabled materials was €420 million. In 2015, it will be $2.5 trillion. Nanoscience is the future and Ireland is very much part of it, writes John Boland.

# science-foundation-ireland - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Criminal records, job creation and childhood poverty

All of that, and the Seanad gets to reform the Dáil… here’s what’s happening today in Leinster House.

# science-foundation-ireland - Monday 25 February, 2013

€300m to be invested in research centres in 'unprecedented' move

The largest ever co-funded investment in Ireland will see €200 million coming from Irish Exchequer funding, with a further €100 million coming from industry.

# science-foundation-ireland - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Amid Savita death concerns, Minister bids to attract Indian students to Ireland

Department of Education and Skills says the week-long mission to India headed up by Junior Minister Ciarán Cannon was planned months in advance of the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar in Galway.

# science-foundation-ireland - Monday 19 November, 2012

Nanoscience institute secures funding and creates 50 new jobs

The non-Government funding of €8 million has resulted in 50 full time jobs.

# science-foundation-ireland - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Scientists warn of potential conflict of interest at Government science body

The Government has announced plans for the head of Science Foundation Ireland to also become the Chief Scientific Adviser – but scientists say this will be a conflict of interest.

# science-foundation-ireland - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

NASA-funded Maynooth research project makes evolution breakthough

International research team headed by an NUI Maynooth scientist says the potential for subsequent research using these findings is ‘endless’.

# science-foundation-ireland - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Irish research may lead to Alzheimer's breakthrough

Irish scientists believe they have made a breakthrough in developing drugs to help block the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.