Ireland

Academics call for pan-Irish higher education

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Royal academy argues that more collaboration is key to lessening tensions between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

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Irish president warns of dangers of 'market-driven' universities

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He says campuses “have suffered attrition of range and depth, loss of interdisciplinary exchange, leading in too many cases to a degradation of the very scholarship and teaching for which they were established.”

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Four of Ireland's 10 universities will be led by women

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Until last summer, no Irish university had been led by a woman. Next week, four of 10 universities will be led by women.

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Dispute in Ireland over academic freedom and internationalization

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Irish university debates whether principles of academic freedom are the same in the global context.

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Ireland considers plan to financially punish universities that don't meet gender equity goals

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Ireland considers plan for financial punishments for universities that fail to meet specified targets.

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Survey finds academics in Ireland believe their working conditions have deteriorated

Irish academics believe that their working conditions have deteriorated, study finds.

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Anger over new approach to funding science in Ireland

Researchers protest effort to limit funding to projects that reflect business priorities -- and charge that basic science is being abandoned.

 

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Academics in Ireland hope to create an online education brand

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Would a joint effort allow the universities to find a niche in digital education?

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Debate over branding at Trinity College Dublin

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Noted Irish institution -- considered to have a strong reputation -- faces opposition over a rebranding idea.

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Irish university tries to recruit voters to improve its international ranking

President of Irish university asks all academic employees to recruit peers from other institutions to join peer review survey that is key part of QS rankings.

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