Women and third-level posts

Posted in Governance and administration on October 23rd, 2017 by steve

Ireland“Sir, – Mary Horgan is to be congratulated on becoming the first woman to be elected president of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland (RCPI). Interviewed to mark this feat, she claims that, ‘If you do your job properly I don’t think gender matters, quite frankly’ (‘First female president of Royal College of Physicians is set to take office’, News, October 16th) …” (more)

[Clare O’Halloran, Irish Times, 23 October]

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First female president of Royal College of Physicians is set to take office

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Governance and administration on October 16th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“It is time to review the HPAT aptitude test Leaving Certificate students must pass when applying for medicine at third level in Ireland, the president-elect of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland (RCPI) Prof Mary Horgan has said …” (more)

[Patsy McGarry, Irish Times, 16 Ocotber]

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New RCPI president to start role

Posted in Governance and administration on September 13th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“The first woman to be appointed President of the RCPI in the College’s 353-year history will officially take up her new role next month during the College’s annual St Luke’s Symposium. Prof Mary Horgan, Dean of Medicine at UCC and specialist in infectious diseases and internal medicine at Cork University Hospital, will take over from Prof Frank Murray to become the College’s 142nd President …” (more)

[June Shannon, Irish Medical Times, 13 September]

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UCC Dean of Medicine Prof Mary Horgan is first woman named president elect of the Royal College of Physicians

Posted in Governance and administration on December 14th, 2016 by steve

Ireland“UCC’s Dean of Medicine Professor Mary Horgan has been elected as the first female president elect of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland. Prof Horgan will become the 142nd President of RCPI in October 2017 and will serve a three-year term …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 13 December]

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