‘Turf war’ over funds for college research

“The allocation of more than €300 million in research funding for Irish universities and college is being held up by a bitter ‘turf war’ involving Government departments and State agencies. The Department of Education and the Higher Education Authority (HEA) have expressed unease about new arrangements in which they will lose control of the 10-year-old Programme for Research in Third-Level Institutions (PRTLI) …” (more)

[Seán Flynn, Irish Times, 28 May]

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