Budget must support research – UCC president

Ireland“The reputation and capacity of Irish universities to earn research income will plummet internationally if the Government fails to continue supporting research in the December Budget, University College Cork president Dr Michael Murphy has warned. Dr Murphy said it was critical that the Government continues to back universities in winning research income through funding the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and other agencies if Ireland is to maintain its reputation …” (more)

[Barry Roche, Irish Times, 30 October]

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