Al Maktoum ‘Gift’ Raises Urgent Questions About Who Trinity Does Business With

Posted in Governance and administration on July 8th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Earlier this week, when the College announced the receipt of a ‘generous gift’ of an undisclosed amount from the Al Maktoum Foundation – a charity established by the deputy ruler of Dubai – to create a Centre for Middle Eastern Studies, headlines were made around Ireland. It was hardly a surprise that newspapers were interested …” (more)

[University Times, 7 July]

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UCD’s SU can no longer confirm the availability of cost free PrEP

Posted in Governance and administration on July 8th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Talks to provide UCD students with free pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) are still ongoing, despite confirmation of cost-free availability of the drug on July 1st. A press statement released on Monday July 1st by UCD Student Union announced that PrEP medication would be available from the UCD on-campus pharmacy, free of cost to any student with a prescription, come September …” (more)

[Sally Madden, The College View, 7 July]

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New Vice-Provost Faces the Unenviable Task of Rescuing TEP’s Reputation

Posted in Governance and administration, Teaching on July 8th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“This week, Prof Jurgen Barkhoff officially took over as the College’s Vice-Provost, following Prof Chris Morash’s resignation in April after a turbulent three-year tenure. In some ways, Barkhoff’s position is not an enviable one …” (more)

[University Times, 7 July]

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