Save Castlebar GMIT: Public Meeting, 10 March 2017

Posted in Governance and administration on March 6th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“Former GMIT student’s return to show their support. Martin Corcoran and Celine King will both attend the Save Castlebar GMIT meeting. Martin graduated with a BA (Hon) in Business while Celine graduated with a first class honours degree in B.A (Hons) in Outdoor Education …” (more)

[Facebook, 3 March]

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Debunking a report on left wing groupthink using left wing groupthink

Posted in Governance and administration on March 6th, 2017 by steve

“A new report from the Adam Smith Institute on so-called left-wing bias in academia has been making waves over the past week. It has already largely been written off in the sector as lazy, unevidenced, ideological puff, but I thought that it was necessary to look a little bit deeper at the report, and what it is trying to say …” (more)

[Aidan Byrne, Wonkhe, 5 March]

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Sexual harassment ‘at epidemic levels’ in UK universities

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on March 6th, 2017 by steve

“Sexual harassment, misconduct and gender violence by university staff are at epidemic levels in the UK, a Guardian investigation suggests. Freedom of information (FoI) requests sent to 120 universities found that students made at least 169 such allegations against academic and non-academic staff from 2011-12 to 2016-17 …” (more)

[David Batty, Sally Weale and Caroline Bannock, Guardian, 5 March]

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