Women-only professorships ‘not discriminating against men’, says Mitchell O’Connor

Posted in Governance and administration on January 5th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“The creation of female-only professorships in Irish third-level institutions is ‘not discriminating against men’, the Minister of State for Higher Education has said. 45 female-only additional professor positions were announced by Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor in November 2018 …” (more)

[TheJournal.ie, 5 January]

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20 women-only professorships to be established this year

Posted in Governance and administration on January 5th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister responsible for higher education, tells us about women-only professorships and responds to calls for greater state support for third-level colleges here …” (mp3)

[RTÉ – This Week, 5 January]

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IUA call for third level funding to be made an election issue

Posted in Governance and administration on January 5th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Jim Miley, Director General of the IUA, tells us why he has called for on students, parents and staff to make third level funding an issue on the doorsteps …” (mp3)

[RTÉ – This Week, 5 January]

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Patrick Prendergast: ‘Beacon of hope in docklands shows Ireland means business’

Posted in Governance and administration on January 5th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Last Friday’s news that the Government has endorsed plans to create a Grand Canal Innovation District in Dublin is a decisive step toward positioning Ireland as an innovation economy in the decades to come …” (more)

[Independent, 5 January]

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