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Logentries' Co-founders are Mining for Meaningful Data

Logentries' Co-founders are Mining for Meaningful Data

Every day businesses all over the world generate billions of log events. Sifting through this data to find key pieces of information is a vast, time-consuming task. Log management systems are typically expensive to buy and depend for their success...

Using DNA to Pick a Winner

Using DNA to Pick a Winner

It is the question that has perplexed race goers for generations. What makes one horse run faster than another? According to Dr Emmeline Hill, a leading horse genomics researcher and lecturer in the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, the answer lies in the genes...

Using DNA to Pick a Winner

Keeping Things Cool in Space

In December 2012, Irish surface technology company Enbio got the breakthrough every start- up dreams of - it landed a substantial contract with the European Space Agency. This brought international peer recognition and positioned the company as a serious player in the space arena.

Revolutionising the diagnosis of sleep disordered breathing

Revolutionising the diagnosis of sleep disordered breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing is surprisingly common and a major contributor to health problems such as high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. Sound sleepers take their undisturbed rest for granted. For those who suffer from sleep-disordered breathing, there is no such thing as a good night's sleep...


Enterprising Academic Creates Jobs

Enterprising Academic Creates Jobs

Some people find it hard to manage one job. Professor Barry Smyth juggles three - teacher, researcher and entrepreneur. Smyth holds the Digital Chair of Computer Science at UCD and he loves the lecturing and research aspects of this role. However, he also has a knack for spotting ideas with strong commercial potential...


Savouring the Taste of Success

Savouring the Taste of Success

Researchers at the UCD Institute of Food and Health have spent the last two years developing a new health food technology that delivers every snack food lover's dream - healthy, guilt-free nibbles. The research team is led by Professor Dolores O'Riordan, Director of the Institute and a leading researcher...