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Trinity College Dublin to establish ‘creative quarter’ for entrepreneurship

Posted in Governance and administration on November 28th, 2013 by steve

“Trinity College Dublin has unveiled a new strategy for innovation and entrepreneurship that will see more than 160 start-up companies emerge from the university before the end of 2016 …” (more)

[Pamela Newenham, Irish Times, 28 November]

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TCD to establish ‘creative quarter’ and generate 161 start-ups over three years

Posted in Governance and administration on November 27th, 2013 by steve

“Trinity College Dublin (TCD) has unveiled a new strategy for entrepreneurship that will see 161 start-ups emerge from the university in the first three years. It will also kick-start a €70m building programme that will result in a creative quarter in Dublin …” (more)

[John Kennedy, Silicon Republic, 27 November]

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Talks of Privatisation at Trinity Global Graduate Forum

Posted in Governance and administration on November 19th, 2013 by steve

“Reports presented to attendees of the Trinity Global Graduates Forum (TGGF) on November 9th and 10th reveal that Trinity College Dublin is considering a degree of privatisation …” (more)

[Sinéad Baker, University Times, 19 November]

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Provost’s privatisation agenda rejected by students

Posted in Governance and administration on November 19th, 2013 by steve

“An overwhelming majority of students would oppose the privatisation of Trinity College, Dublin, according to a new survey conducted last week by Trinity News. Just under 81% of the 500 TCD students that were polled by this paper indicated that they would not support the privatisation agenda …” (more)

[Catherine Healy, Trinity News, 19 November]

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Trinity withdraws legal threat over war memorial website

Posted in Legal issues on November 12th, 2013 by steve

“Trinity College Dublin has withdrawn a threatened legal action against campaigners who were planning to honour those associated with the university who died during the second World War …” (more)

[Carl O'Brien, Irish Times, 12 November]

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Trinity Provost in legal row over war memorial website

Posted in Legal issues on November 10th, 2013 by steve

“The Provost of Ireland’s oldest university, Trinity College Dublin, has threatened legal action against a campaign for the remembrance of college alumni who fought and died in the Second World War in a row over the alleged use of the college trademarks …” (more)

[Independent, 10 November]

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Trinity announces €70m business school

Posted in Governance and administration on November 9th, 2013 by steve

“The sod is due to be turned next summer on a €70 million business school at Trinity College Dublin, which is to be co-located with an innovation and entrepreneurship hub …” (more)

[Pamela Duncan, Irish Times, 9 November]

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Chalk Talk

Posted in Governance and administration on October 1st, 2013 by steve

“… There were rumblings of disquiet at Trinity College Dublin this week as provost Paddy Prendergast flagged a rebranding of the 400-year-old university. A staff consultation is planned to get ideas on the venture …” (more)

[Irish Times, 1 October]

["Chalk Talk"?! How many teachers use chalk these days?]

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Meehan named Ireland Professor of Poetry

Posted in Life on September 13th, 2013 by steve

“Dublin’s ‘informal poet laureate’ Paula Meehan has been named Ireland Professor of Poetry. The poet and playwright is the second woman to be awarded the prestigious post, set up in 1998 after the late Seamus Heaney won the Nobel prize for literature …” (more)

[Ed Carty, Independent, 13 September]

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Institutes blame staff and funds cuts for ranking fall

Posted in Governance and administration on September 10th, 2013 by steve

“However, Trinity College Dublin climbed six places to 61st, and there was a slight upward move by NUI Galway in the 2013/2014 QS World University Rankings …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 10 September]

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Ireland ‘at risk of getting left behind’

Posted in Governance and administration on August 12th, 2013 by steve

“The Provost of Trinity College Dublin has warned that Ireland risks ‘getting left behind’ unless the university sector keeps up with the rapid changes in global education. Dr Patrick Prendergast, speaking at the official launch of the Parnell Summer School in Avondale, Co Wicklow, said that radical responses were required …” (more)

[Independent, 12 August]

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USI and TCDSU respond to Provost call for fees

Posted in Fees and access on July 29th, 2013 by steve

“Union of Students in Ireland and Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union condemn Trinity head’s fees claim …” (more)

[Union of Students in Ireland, 29 July]

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Provost Calls For Fees To Maintain High Standards Of Third Level Education

Posted in Fees and access on July 29th, 2013 by steve

“Provost of Trinity College Dublin, Patrick Prendergast, has called for the reintroduction of third level fees on the RTÉ Radio 1 show Aoibhinn & Company yesterday. He believes that this system should be supported by graduate loans or a graduate tax to help students fund their third level education …” (more)

[Leanna Byrne, University Times, 29 July]

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Michelle receives family genealogy at Trinity

Posted in Life on June 17th, 2013 by steve

“The US First Lady and her two daughters have been given a presentation on their family genealogy and connections to Ireland when they visited Trinity College …” (more)

[Nicola Anderson, Independent, 17 June]

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‘Academic freedom: a provocation?’

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on June 11th, 2013 by steve

“… When Lizbeth asked me to speak, she said I could give a ‘provocation’ as much as a talk and I’ve taken her at her word – so my title today is ‘Academic freedom: a provocation?’ – and rather than delivering a sustained argument, my intention is to make a number of provoking comments which, I hope, can stimulate debate afterwards …” (more)

[Trinity College Dublin, 10 June]

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Irish universities ‘intimately engaged’ with non-democratic regimes

Posted in Governance and administration on June 11th, 2013 by steve

“Irish third-level institutions are ‘intimately engaged with regimes that have human rights questions to answer’, the former head of the Bahrain campus of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) has said …” (more)

[Joe Humphreys, Irish Times, 11 June]

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Trinity lecturers to lose €3,000 ‘student aid’ allowance

Posted in Governance and administration on April 9th, 2013 by steve

“Lecturers at Trinity College are set to lose a lucrative allowance worth up to €3,000 from September following pressure from Education Minister Ruairi Quinn …” (more)

[Breda Heffernan, Independent, 9 April]

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Disrupting Higher Education – I

Posted in Teaching on February 19th, 2013 by steve

“Trinity College Dublin today hosted a symposium in the Science Gallery on Online Higher Education – Disrupting Higher Education – to stimulate discussion about technology-enhanced learning …” (more)

[Eoin O'Dell, Cearta, 19 February]

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Royal Irish Academy of Music Officially Becomes TCD Affiliate

Posted in Governance and administration on February 13th, 2013 by steve

“The Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM) and Trinity College Dublin (TCD) have entered a new partnership, with the aim of ‘fostering academic links for the benefit of performing arts education and creative arts practice in Ireland’ …” (more)

[Owen Bennett, University Times, 13 February]

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We have a terrific bunch of writers in Ireland, says Nobel laureate Heaney

Posted in Governance and administration on December 15th, 2012 by steve

“Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney has insisted that the profile and quality of Irish writing still stands very high on the international stage. He was speaking at Trinity College Dublin, where the new ‘Seamus Heaney professorship in Irish writing’ was announced …” (more)

[Laura Butler, Independent, 15 December]

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