International research: if you’re not in you can’t win

Posted in Research on April 20th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“The International Research Organisation review panel is considering if Ireland should stump up cash to join research bodies. Most times a deal too good to be true really is and can be dismissed. But every now and then a good deal genuinely is a good deal and should be grabbed with both hand …” (more)

[Dick Ahlstrom, Irish Times, 20 April]

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Budget 2014 Breakdown: Science

Posted in Research on October 15th, 2013 by steve

“Since the overall budget figure for Science Foundation Ireland and Enterprise Ireland are combined for the purpose of Budget 2014, it is difficult to compare exact figures with last year’s budget …” (more)

[Maria Delaney, Science Calling!, 15 October]

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Enbio blooms after relocation to NovaUCD

Posted in Research on September 16th, 2013 by steve

“John O’Donoghue, founder of surface technology company Enbio, is candid about the many challenges of getting a tech start-up off the ground …” (more)

[Olive Keogh, Irish Times, 16 September]

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Major investment by Ireland in European Space

Posted in Research on November 24th, 2012 by steve

“The European Space Agency (ESA) is an intergovernmental organisation that promotes co-operation among European States in space research and technology, and in their space applications for scientific purposes and for operational space application systems …” (more)

[Education Matters, 24 November]

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Education body delay could cost millions

Posted in Governance and administration on July 10th, 2012 by steve

“Failure to set up the long-delayed Education and Skills Authority, which was due to start in April, will cost the public purse millions, it has been warned …” (more)

[Noel McAdam, Belfast Telegraph, 10 July]

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