Dispute in Ireland over academic freedom and internationalization


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

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


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

Survey finds academics in Ireland believe their working conditions have deteriorated

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

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.


Academics in Ireland hope to create an online education brand


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

Debate over branding at Trinity College Dublin


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

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.

Ireland moves to develop new approach to higher education

Education leaders aim to better balance the goals of promoting program quality and providing options in all regions.

Can the Humanities Save Ireland?

Academics argue that literary and artistic tradition can help rebuild the financially struggling republic.

New Plan for Irish Higher Ed

Government-commissioned report calls for more money from students and more oversight of institutions.


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