Mixed views expressed as development on North Main Street gets the green light

Posted in Governance and administration on November 4th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“The news that a mixed-use development on North Main Street has been given the green light has been met with some ambivalence. The street is set for an influx of students in the coming years as a large mixed-use development, which includes student apartments, has been given the green-light …” (more)

[Amy Nolan and Sarah O’Dwyer, EchoLive, 4 November]

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The Government Must Ensure Students Coming From Rural Areas Aren’t Left Behind

Posted in Governance and administration on November 4th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Coronavirus has caused an immense amount of disruption across all sectors of society and the third-level sector was no different. Within a matter of days, our campuses went from bustling hives of activity to students being instructed to stay at home and to adapt as best as possible to an attempt at moving all learning online …” (more)

[Annie Hoey, University Times, 3 November]

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Harris announces €53m for 71 scientific research projects

Posted in Research on November 4th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“A broad range of Irish scientific research is to be supported by the latest round of Science Foundation Ireland’s Frontiers for the Future programme – 71 research grants totalling €53 million have been allocated for work to be carried out in 12 higher education institutions …” (more)

[Kevin O’Sullivan, Irish Times, 4 November]

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