Trinity Professor Fell After Unclipping Safety Rope on Mount Everest

Posted in Life on May 28th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Missing Trinity professor Seamus Lawless was blown off the side of Mount Everest after unclipping himself from his safety ropes to go to the toilet, according to a report in the Times Ireland edition, published this morning …” (more)

[Cormac Watson, University Times, 28 May]

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How Universities Are Working to Eliminate Period Poverty

Posted in Governance and administration on May 28th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Last August, the Scottish government announced that students in schools, colleges and universities across the country would have free access to sanitary products in a bid to ‘banish the scourge of period poverty’. This decision to tackle the problem was a world first, and was picked up by media outlets globally …” (more)

[Emma Taggart, University Times, 27 May]

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