Archive for Teagasc

Staff levels at colleges now at a ‘critical point’

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 14 September 2010 by Steve

“Teagasc third level agricultural colleges must be allowed to replace staff who are on maternity leave, retiring or absent due to long-term illness, Macra na Feirme has insisted …” (more)

[Declan O’Brien, Independent, 14 September]

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Scientists identify antidote to hospital superbug

Posted in research with tags , on 29 June 2010 by Steve

“Scientists from University College Cork and Teagasc have, together with Canadian colleagues, identified a new antibiotic which combats the potentially fatal hospital-acquired superbug, Clostridium difficile …” (more)

[Barry Roche, Irish Times, 29 June]

UCC and Teagasc announce food research agreement

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

“The announcement of a strategic alliance between UCC and Teagasc has paved the way for a single food research programme in Ireland. The agreement will enhance collaboration between the university and the agriculture development body through the sharing of resources and working on a joint programme …” (more)

[Sean Mac Connell, Irish Times, 31 May]

Strategic Alliance Bids To Develop Single Food Research Programme

Posted in research with tags , , on 28 May 2010 by Steve

“A major step towards establishing a single food research programme in Ireland to support innovation and development in the food industry was taken today with the launch of the UCC/Teagasc Strategic Alliance in Food Research …” (more)

[Mike Fanning, Clare Herald, 28 May]

Teagasc extension for college grants

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 23 February 2010 by Steve

“Some of the country’s agricultural colleges have been granted a reprieve following a review of Teagasc financing. Under a revision of its support for colleges, the Teagasc subvention paid to the agricultural colleges had been extended to the end of the 2010/11 academic year …” (more)

[Independent, 23 February]