Science teachers call for Ireland to join Cern

Posted in Research on September 2nd, 2017 by steve

Ireland“It is ‘high time’ Ireland joins the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern), a body representing science teachers in Ireland has said. The Irish Science Teachers Association (ISTA) said Ireland’s presence in Cern would allow researchers to achieve similar discoveries that had changed the face of science and medicine …” (more)

[Pádraig Hoare, Irish Examiner, 2 Setpember]


Equal opportunities for female academics requires social and structural change

Posted in Governance and administration on September 2nd, 2017 by steve

Ireland“My attention was caught recently by two apparently unrelated news stories, one a March 2017 Eurostat report on EU demographics and the other a Higher Education Authority (HEA) report on unequal rates of promotion between men and women in our third-level educational institutions …” (more)

[William Reville, Irish Times, 1 September]