Archive for John Travers

Science funding remains central to recovery

Posted in research with tags , on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“According to the director general of Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), John Travers, a change of government will not mean any significant change in approach to State investment in research, and that there is an acceptance across all parties that investment in research will help rebuild the economy when recovery comes …” (more)

[Dick Ahlstrom, Irish Times, 17 February]

Irish science funding hangs in electoral balance

Posted in research with tags , on 15 February 2011 by Steve

“In December last year, John Travers took over as director-general of the research-funding body Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). Appointed on an interim basis for six months while a permanent replacement is found, the former head of the government advisory board Forfás takes over at a difficult time …” (more)

[Dick Ahlstrom, Nature, 15 February]