Archive for Ciarán Ó Catháin

AIT chief won’t rule out possible merger

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , on 14 January 2011 by Steve

“AIT head Prof Ciarán Ó Catháin has not ruled out a possible merger this week with another institute or university to bring the institute up to a newly-proposed Technological University status in the years ahead …” (more)

[Westmeath Independent, 12 January]

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Back to Education Allowance Storm Brewing (or not?)

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 31 March 2010 by Steve

“Anyone caring to take a walk around the campuses of Ireland’s third level institutions would be struck by the number of what is quaintly called ‘mature students’. ‘Matures’, as they’re often referred to, are those students who are over the age of 23. In the past number of years they have been signing up for higher education programmes in droves …” (more)

[Ciarán Ó Catháin, A President’s Notebook, 30 March]

Innovation Vouchers – A Valuable Opportunity for Small Companies

Posted in research with tags , , on 31 March 2010 by Steve

“Enterprise Ireland launch their latest call for innovation vouchers tomorrow, 1 April. Each voucher is worth €5,000 and allows small companies to contract a third level institution to undertake research to solve a business problem or identify new opportunities …” (more)

[Ciarán Ó Catháin, A President’s Notebook, 30 March]