Education and consent

Posted in Governance and administration, Teaching on March 25th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Sir, – Carl O’Brien’s article rightly highlights the need for safer and more respectful campuses (‘Consent on campus: UCC says it is building zero tolerance to sexual harassment’, Analysis, March 19th) …” (more)

[Malachi O’Sullivan, Irish Times, 25 March]

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Trinity’s library system is confusing, convoluted, and inadequate

Posted in Research, Teaching on March 25th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“As I write this in the library, I suddenly hear the dreaded tones of the librarian’s bell begin to echo through the various floors of the Ussher. I wonder, has my time come? Do I need to start hiding my books? Thankfully, it turns out that the bell is only meant for Ussher 1, so I’m safe …” (more)

[Hugh Whelan, Trinity News, 24 March]

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TCD newspaper’s future to be put to referendum following bugging controversy

Posted in Governance and administration on March 25th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Students at Trinity College Dublin are to vote in an upcoming referendum on whether to dramatically cut funding for a campus newspaper following controversy over its reporting methods in a recent news story. The referendum was triggered on foot of a petition signed by more than 500 students, a measure contained in Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union constitution …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 24 March]

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USI’s Protest Needed to Capture Significant Public Attention. But It Didn’t

Posted in Governance and administration on March 25th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Last week, this Editorial Board wrote that it was incumbent on the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) to prove the worth of its new ‘Fund the Future’ campaign, after a year in which higher education funding has often seemed far removed from the union’s list of priorities …” (more)

[University Times, 24 March]

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