Delay in NUI Galway Nun’s Island masterplan

Posted in Governance and administration on December 23rd, 2017 by steve

Ireland“There’s been a delay in the appointment of a team to progress NUI Galway’s major Nun’s Island masterplan. A design consultant was due to be appointed this month to start the ball rolling on the regeneration project. NUI Galway’s Education Building is located at Nuns Island, and it also owns the adjacent building …” (more)

[Galway Bay FM, 22 December]

Tags:

Oxford University accused of backing apologists of British colonialism

Posted in Research on December 23rd, 2017 by steve

“An international coalition of academics has condemned Oxford University’s support for plans to construct a balance sheet of the rights and wrongs of imperialism, with Oxford accused of backing apologists for Britain’s colonial legacy …” (more)

[Richard Adams, Guardian, 22 December]

Tags:

Two unpublished reports cost University of Limerick €133k

Posted in Governance and administration on December 23rd, 2017 by steve

Ireland“The University of Limerick (UL) spent €133,300 on two reports, which it has refused to publish, in relation to matters raised in its dealing with whistleblower controversies. The reviews were carried out earlier this year, in connection with governance, HR, and other issues around the management of the university. Most of the issues were being examined because of claims made in protected disclosures about financial matters, as well as issues reported by the media …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 23 December]

Tags: