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Ag science has big challenges but plenty of opportunities ahead
Damien O'Reilly
Critics of the ag-food sector often don’t realise how many talented scientists are quietly working behind the scenes to help solve our biggest problems.
14 September 2022 Careers
Careers profile: the future of agriculture and food science with Frank Monahan
Janine Kennedy speaks with Professor Frank Monahan, Dean of Agriculture and Head of the School of Agriculture and Food Science at UCD, to discuss his research and decades-long career in food science.
14 September 2022 Amii
Editorial: Deciding to not only survive but to thrive
Last week’s ASA conference addressed the many challenges facing Irish Agriculture but it was not the scientists that put a word on it, it was the man with the spinal cord injury.
Drop in agricultural science points for 2022
With a drop in the number of points required to study agricultural science at third level, Janine Kennedy has a rundown of what to look out for, plus the full points table.
8 September 2022 Education
Reflecting on the passage of time and the people you meet along the way
Although linear, each person’s perception of the passage of time is different. The last three years of COVID for some may have passed too quickly, others way too slowly. Writes Amii McKeever
31 August 2022 Features
Behind the scenes of the summer show: Shane Maher of Tullow Show
As part of our series going behind the scenes of the summer shows with the dedicated volunteers, this week we talk to Shane Maher of Tullow Agricultural Show. In conversion with Niamh Gunn.
17 August 2022 Features
Technological university series: the technological university of the Shannon
Continuing on with our technological university series, Janine Kennedy writes about Ireland's first university in the Midlands region - the technological university of the Shannon.
13 July 2022 Education
Technological university series: Atlantic Technological University
For the month of July, Janine Kennedy will be lifting the lid on each of our five new technological universities - this week, it's all about ATU - Atlantic Technological University.
29 June 2022 Education
Behind the scenes of the summer shows: Joan Widger of Clonmel Agri Show
With the return of summer shows, our new series goes behind the scenes with the dedicated volunteers; starting with Joan Widger of Clonmel Agricultural Show. In conversation with Niamh Gunn.
29 June 2022 Features
New UCD Masters programme takes a holistic approach to animal science
The tailored course is for recent grads looking to better compete in the job market for for those in the workforce looking to upskill.
22 June 2022 Education
A diverse Masters programme with Macra Agricultural Skillnet and UCD
If you work with farmers and are looking to upskill, University College Dublin (UCD) and Macra Agricultural Skillnet are offering a programme to help you do just that.
15 June 2022 Careers
Where to go for a career in the dairy sector?
A look at the options available to those looking to study for a career in the dairy sector.
25 May 2022 Education