IT Tralee and CIT not rowing over posts in new university

Posted in Governance and administration on May 20th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“There is no row between IT Tralee and Cork Institute of Technology over senior roles in the new joint university. That’s according to the new interim president of IT Tralee, Brendan O’Donnell …” (more)

[Radio Kerry News, 20 May]

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Cork IT and IT Tralee row over senior roles in joint university

Posted in Governance and administration on May 20th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“A row has broken out between Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and IT Tralee on the eve of the arrival of an international panel that is due to assess its joint bid to become a technological university. IT Tralee, which would make up about 20% of the merged institution, believes a signed agreement dating from 2014 entitles it to half of senior management and academic roles if the bid is successful …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 20 May]

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Third level grant in honour of Irish Nobel prize winner

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on May 20th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“The Department of Education has established a third level scholarship to honour Irish scientist and nobel prize winner Professor William C Campbell. Professor Campbell was awarded the Nobel prize in Medicine in 2015 for his development of a cure for River Blindness, which is a disease found in Africa, South America and Yemen …” (more)

[Emma O Kelly, RTÉ News, 20 May]

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