Horizon 2020 Strategy Funding

Posted in Research on April 15th, 2014 by steve

Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation how Ireland will be able to maximise funding for research and development under the Horizon 2020 plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann, 15 April]

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Thousands of students to protest in series of regional marches

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on November 1st, 2012 by steve

“… The first protests will take place next week. Students from UCC and CIT will gather in UCC at 1pm next Monday, November 5, and march on the constituency office of Jerry Buttimer TD (FG). On Tuesday, November 6 at 12.30pm, students from St Angela’s College in Sligo will hold a rally outside the constituency office of John Perry TD (FG) …” (more)

[USI, 1 November]

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Higher Education Grants

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on May 10th, 2012 by steve

“… We all witnessed the difficulties in the old system with delays and backlogs, particularly in recent years. All public representatives have received appeals at local level to sort out those problems. However, the reason I raise this matter today is that there is a fear among some parents and students that what was a backlog at local level will now be 66 times greater and cause a total bottleneck at national level …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Topical Issue Debate, 9 May]

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Third Level Scholarship Schemes

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on April 25th, 2012 by steve

Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh: Cuirim fáilte roimh an Aire Stáit anseo. Tá mé ag ardú ceiste a bhaineann leis an Roinn Oideachas. Tuigimid go bhfuil ciorruithe ar siúl agus go bhfuil sé tábhachtach beart a dhéanamh de réir briathar ó thaobh airgeadais de agus déileáil go cothrom ó thaobh buiséad agus mar sin de ach ag an am a bhfuil na ciorruithe seo ag tarlú, tá sé níos tábhachtaí ná riamh go mbeadh sparántachtaí agus tacaíocht ar fáil do dhaoine éagsúla le dul i mbun cúrsaí ollscoile …” (more)

[Seanad Éireann, 24 April]

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Research-commercialisation links key to success – minister

Posted in Research on October 26th, 2011 by steve

“Linking enterprise with research institutions will deliver innovative market-led products, Minister for Small Business, John Perry, TD, said, speaking at the ‘Innovative Entrepreneurship: Pulling on Both Oars’ conference in Dublin today …” (more)

[Silicon Republic, 26 October]

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