Government should commit to joining CERN and ESO – Lawless

Posted in Research on October 5th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Science, Technology, Research and Development James Lawless TD has called on the Government to commit to joining the European Organization for Nuclear Research and European Southern Observatory. Deputy Lawless pointed out that membership of these organisations offers enormous benefits to Ireland …” (more)

[Fianna Fáil, 4 October]

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Greater participation in science projects is crucial

Posted in Research on February 15th, 2016 by steve

Ireland“The scientific world is all aflutter with the announcement last week of the discovery of something called a ‘gravitational wave’. There are lots of reasons why this is huge for those who want to know more about the Big Bang and what happened after …” (more)

[Dick Ahlstrom, Irish Times, 15 February]

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International research: if you’re not in you can’t win

Posted in Research on April 20th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“The International Research Organisation review panel is considering if Ireland should stump up cash to join research bodies. Most times a deal too good to be true really is and can be dismissed. But every now and then a good deal genuinely is a good deal and should be grabbed with both hand …” (more)

[Dick Ahlstrom, Irish Times, 20 April]

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