Ministers invite expressions of interest for a number of vacancies to governing authorities of higher education institutions

Posted in Governance and administration on January 24th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD and the Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD today invited expressions of interest for a number of vacancies to governing authorities of higher education institutions. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for consideration for nomination …” (more)

[Department of Education and Skills, 24 January]

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Minister urges scientists to pressure politicians to ‘invest in innovation’

Posted in Research on August 20th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Minister John Halligan has urged scientists to use the next general election to put pressure on politicians to commit to investing in research ahead of the ‘fourth industrial revolution’. Mr Halligan also spoke of how he wants Ireland join European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) …” (more)

[Cormac McQuinn, Independent, 19 August]

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Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies appoints new head

Posted in Governance and administration on May 30th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), an internationally-renowned institute for basic research and scholarship, has appointed Dr Eucharia Meehan as its new registrar and chief executive. She was director of the Irish Research Council since it was established in 2012 …” (more)

[Kevin O’Sullivan, Irish Times, 29 May]

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Ian Elliott – An Appreciation

Posted in Life on June 15th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“It came as a great shock to me, and I know to many of his other friends and collaborators, to read of the passing on May 10th of Ian Elliott in The Irish Times death notices. It is perhaps characteristic of a modest man that he chose not to tell people of his cancer and anticipated death …” (more)

[Charles Mollan, Irish Times, 15 June]

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Robust and competitive research will drive Ireland’s economic development – Sherlock

Posted in Research on August 24th, 2011 by steve

“The Minister for Research and Innovation, Mr Seán Sherlock TD, today (Wednesday) announced Government funding of €15 million to be provided over the next four years for 79 research projects as part of Science Foundation Ireland’s 2011 Research Frontiers Programme …” (more, list of awards)

[Science Foundation Ireland, 24 August]

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