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ESOF 2014: What to expect

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By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent @willgoodbody Robotic warfare. Big data. The Arctic. Drugs. Mining the Moon. Smart pills. Antibiotic resistance. Just a tiny handful of the weighty topics that will be grappled with in Copenhagen over the coming … Continue reading

Plenty of research funding on the Horizon

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By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent @willgoodbody After all the planning, politicking, voting and spinning, this week finally saw the Irish launch of Horizon 2020, and the announcement of details of the first call for funding. The seven- year … Continue reading

Why INFANT research centre is far from premature

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By Will Goodbody, Science and Technology Correspondent @willgoodbody In theory journalists and correspondents aren’t supposed to be emotionally attached to or involved in the stories they cover. But in reality, that of course isn’t always possible. For all of our … Continue reading

Ireland and Innovation – a tale of two studies

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By Will Goodbody, Science and Technology Correspondent @willgoodbody It’s strange how sometimes two studies, on the same topic, can be published within hours of one another; but with markedly differing conclusions. That was the case last week and the topic … Continue reading

The business and politics of Climate Change

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By Will Goodbody, Science and Technology Correspondent @willgoodbody Amid the hullabaloo surrounding penalty-point-gate this week, another event in Leinster House, with arguably far greater long term consequences for our future, and the future of our children, got overshadowed. On the … Continue reading