Higher Education Institutions Staff – Post-Graduate Scholars

Posted in Governance and administration on July 22nd, 2016 by steve

IrelandJohn Lahart (Dublin South West, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he plans to take decisive action to ensure that postgraduate students who are hired as academic staff are afforded the necessary working conditions, incorporating pay and duration of contract, to deliver high quality education to students; if not, if he will put plans in place; and if he will make a statement on the matter…” (more)

[Dail written answers, 20 July]

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Irish Research Council funding applications in chaos

Posted in Research on April 3rd, 2013 by steve

“The new Irish Research Council’s (IRC) online application system for postgraduate funding has seen numerous complaints from applicants, who saw their work repeatedly deleted and made inaccessible to them …” (more)

[Emer Sugrue, University Observer, 3 April]

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Postgraduate Scholarships

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

Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Education and Skills the income limits he has set under the new scholarship scheme for post graduate education that he announced recently; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 24 April]

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NUI Maynooth to spend €2m to support post-grads

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on April 27th, 2011 by steve

“NUI Maynooth has announced €2 million a year in post-graduate student support. The university is to begin 12 new fully funded doctoral teaching scholarships worth around €84,000 each in September …” (more)

[Kerrie Kennedy, Irish Examiner, 27 April]

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