Archive for DCU

GAA – DCU claim O’Connor Cup again

Posted in Life with tags , , , on 20 March 2011 by Steve

“Dublin City University won the prestigious O’Connor Cup for a third successive year in dramatic fashion at blustery University of Limerick on Sunday. DCU scored a 3-08 to 1-11 victory against University of Ulster, Jordanstown in an entertaining final …” (more)

[RTÉ Sport, 20 March]

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DCU’s illegal disciplinary statute, still not replaced

Posted in Legal issues with tags on 20 March 2011 by Steve

“Incredibly, the illegal disciplinary statute that caused this ruckus and ruined many of our lives is still on the web, 4 years after being ruled illegal by the High court and 9 years after the Labour court demanded revisions ‘within two months’ …” (more)

[University Blog on Academic Tenure in Ireland, 20 March]

Tenure; a political, not a legal or IR issue

Posted in Legal issues with tags , on 13 March 2011 by Steve

“With the recent change of government, we are finally in the endgame. The 1997 act required university admin to cater for the ‘tenure’ of officers, without saying what that is; likewise, the supreme court’s Susan Denham, when pressed on the issue by DCU’s barrister Sreenan, refused to define it on the grounds that she would then be ‘legislating’ …” (more)

[University Blog on Academic Tenure in Ireland, 12 March]

I went to Tripoli just to give a lecture – and flew into a seven-day nightmare

Posted in Life with tags , on 5 March 2011 by Steve

“Dubliner Helena Sheehan, a 66-year-old philosopher, Marxist and Professor Emeritus at Dublin City University, is a well-known figure to many students and graduates, having taught at the university since 1982 …” (more)

[Independent, 5 March]

DCU students embrace next generation of Wi-Fi technology

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 25 February 2011 by Steve

“Students and staff at Dublin City University are to be among the first users in the world of the next generation of Wi-Fi technologies – namely WiNG 5 WLAN – from Motorola …” (more)

[DCU News, 25 February]

Stranded DCU professor arrives back in Dublin

Posted in Life with tags on 25 February 2011 by Steve

“A DCU professor who was caught up in the unrest in Libya arrived safely in Dublin airport yesterday …” (more)

[Fiona Gartland, Irish Times, 25 February]

DCU professor speaks of her sense of terror

Posted in Life with tags on 23 February 2011 by Steve

“A DCU professor caught up in the upheaval in Libya has spoken of her mounting sense of terror as the situation there deteriorates …” (more)

[Mary Fitzgerald, Irish Times, 23 February]