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Innovation and intrapreneurship: Part 1January 27, 2020

In this two-part series, Liam Fennelly looks at how companies can create a culture of innovation and implement a system for fostering it within the organisation
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Zeroing in on decarbonisationJanuary 27, 2020

Wielding complex algorithms, nuclear science and engineering doctoral candidate Nestor Sepulveda spins out scenarios for combating climate change

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My Engineering life Q&A: Barry HylandJanuary 13, 2020

Barry Hyland, chair of the North East Region, Engineers Ireland, spent many hours in the career guidance counsellor’s office, where he struggled to analyse his type, interests and where his future career path lay - but he did know that he enjoyed the challenge of dismantling
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How to read the climate history of a bogJanuary 13, 2020

Bogs have survived warmer, colder, wetter, drier, stormier and calmer periods and these climate changes have left their mark on the surface, writes Maynooth University's Dr Lisa Orme

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The second coming of the electric carDecember 16, 2019

The government’s Climate Action Plan envisages a large role for electric transport, and John Hayes — a senior lecturer at University College Cork and an expert in the area — guides us through its origins and whether the technology can replace our petrol engines
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Heating by coolingDecember 16, 2019

Pablo Rodriguez-Fernandez resolves a fusion paradox to receive Del Favero Prize
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Why a focus on transport and mobility is keyDecember 2, 2019

The world around us is constantly changing and as we move through our lives, our needs change; what does not change is our fundamental need to be mobile – to get to the places we want to go, to see those that we want to see and to do the things we want or need to do, writes Dr Lorraine D'Arcy
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Four visions for the future of public transportNovember 18, 2019

The way people get around is starting to change, and as a professor of transport strategy I do rather wonder if the modes of transport we use today will still be around by the turn of the next century, writes Marcus Enoch
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Brexit, housing, environment – the key changes within Budget 2020November 18, 2019

The government's tax and fiscal policy for 2020 had, at its core, a priority to safeguard the continued economic growth of Ireland from the dangers of the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal, especially within the agrifood sector, the tourism industry and for vulnerable but viable businesses, writes Gerard Nagle