A New Regime

Posted in Governance and administration on September 30th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“With the departure of Professor Philip Nolan (whose last day at Maynooth is today) there will soon be a new regime in place at the University. Nobody knows what changes will take place, but there will undoubtedly be some. On a more personal note some things will change less than I originally planned …” (more)

[In the Dark, 30 September]

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NUI Galway subject of attempted cyber attack

Posted in Governance and administration on September 30th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“NUI Galway has been subject to an attempted cyber attack on the university’s IT systems. In a statement today, the university said its IT, cyber security and data protection specialists were monitoring and investigating the incident closely …” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 30 September]

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Professor Philip Nolan retires as Maynooth University president after 10-year term

Posted in Governance and administration on September 30th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“Professor Philip Nolan is retiring as president of Maynooth University today, after a 10-year term. Prof Nolan has also played a critical role in controlling the spread of Covid in Ireland as chair of Nphet’s Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group …” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 30 September]

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Trinity College’s ‘wildflower meadow’: What it was trying to achieve

Posted in Governance and administration on September 30th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“The world is undergoing a biodiversity crisis. The past few decades have seen unprecedented loss of species and habitats, with more than a million species now threatened with extinction worldwide …” (more)

[Jane Stout, Irish Times, 30 September]

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Ministers O’Brien and Collins welcome student accommodation circular

Posted in Governance and administration on September 30th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien, and Minister with responsibility for Skills and Further Education, Niall Collins, have confirmed a Department of Housing circular has issued in relation to student accommodation …” (more)

[DFHERIS, 29 September]

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