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We’ve moved!

Posted in Governance and administration on 16 March 2012 by Steve

9th Level Ireland is now at 9thlevel.ie.

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TUI backs Croke Park second ballot endorses deal

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 24 March 2011 by Steve

“The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has voted to back the Croke Park deal in a reballot. Overall, 76% of TUI second-level members endorsed the deal. As expected, the vote was tighter at third-level where 55% backed the deal …” (more)

[Seán Flynn, Irish Times, 24 March]

College president denies Maynooth seminary to close

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 24 March 2011 by Steve

“The President of St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Msgr Hugh Connolly, yesterday denied media speculation the college may shortly be closed …” (more)

[Paddy Agnew, Irish Times, 24 March]

Identity check: Vice-chancellors’ education and pay revealed

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 24 March 2011 by Steve

“In a time of unprecedented change for the UK’s academy, its leaders are under the spotlight as never before. Accordingly, Times Higher Education has augmented its annual survey of pay in the sector with an investigation into our v-cs’ educational backgrounds. John Morgan asks: who are these people and what do they earn? …” (more)

[Times Higher Education, 24 March]

Employment Control Framework – what it might mean for me

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 23 March 2011 by Steve

“I run a research group of somewhere between a half dozen and a dozen people. They are mostly post-graduate level students, but usually with a couple of post-doctoral researchers included in the group. The funding for post-docs has come both from national funding sources – HEA PRTLI, Science Foundation Ireland, etc. – and from international sources such as the EU ‘Marie Curie’ programme …” (more)

[Science, society, stuff …, 23 March]

Maynooth seminary responds to closure claim

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 23 March 2011 by Steve

“A report in the Irish Catholic newspaper saying St Patrick’s Seminary in Maynooth could be closed was based on unfounded speculation, a spokesman has said …” (more)

[RTÉ News, 23 March]

Glasgow University students resume Hetherington sit-in

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 23 March 2011 by Steve

“Students have re-occupied a Glasgow University building which was cleared on Tuesday amid unprecedented scenes of unrest on campus …” (more)

[BBC News, 23 March]