Uses and Abuses of Economics in the Debate on Universities

Posted in Governance and administration on February 5th, 2017 by steve

“Last night, Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator at the Financial Times, delivered a splendid lecture with the title ‘Uses and Abuses of Economics in the Debate on Universities’. It is not possible to do this justice in a brief report, but I aim here to give a synopsis of the main arguments …” (more)

[The lecture itself is here]
[Dorothy Bishop, CDBU, 27 January]

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Trinity Scientist Opens Lab to Scientists Stranded by Trump’s Ban on Immigration

Posted in Governance and administration on February 5th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“A number of labs in Ireland, one in Trinity, are offering positions to scientists affected by President Trump’s executive order banning citizens from seven, largely muslim countries, from entering the US. Many individuals enroute to the US were left stranded in the wake of the sudden and immediate executive order banning citizens from these countries …” (more)

[Jamie Sugrue, University Times, 3 February]

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