Micheline Sheehy Skeffington won a landmark Equality Tribunal case in 2014 over her failure to be granted promotion. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

NUI Galway (NUIG) has defended its decision to threaten legal action over the removal of a blog run by supporters of a former academic at the centre (...)

A taskforce report has made 24 recommendations aimed at promoting gender equality at NUI Galway.

Mandatory gender quotas will be introduced in NUI Galway to ensure more women are promoted to senior academic posts. The move follows a decision by t(...)

A task force led by Prof Jane Grimson, former vice-provost of Trinity College Dublin, was set up by the university early last year, after a landmark Equality Tribunal case was won by botanist Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington.

A proposal to introduce mandatory gender quotas at NUI Galway (NUIG) will not resolve an “underlying problem” of institutional discrimination at the u(...)

Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

An academic who was at the centre of a major gender discrimination battle with NUI Galway has welcomed proposals to introduce mandatory gender quotas(...)

The quadrangle at NUI Galway: Gender equality taskforce set up in 2015 after Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington  won a landmark Equality Tribunal case against the university

Mandatory gender quotas should be introduced in NUI Galway to increase the number of female academics in senior posts, a major inquiry set up after it(...)

‘The recent row about discrimination by landlords between the Workplace Relations Commission and the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission  suggested both institutions might be in dereliction of their duties.’ File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The recent row about discrimination by landlords between the Workplace Relations Commission and the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission came an(...)

An NUIG open day. The authors state that of the 146 comments regarding workplace culture the majority were critical, saying “the culture was generally regarded as not being supportive of equality of opportunity”

NUI Galway staff described the culture in their workplace as being “toxic”, “misogynist” and “bullying” when responding to an internal survey which fo(...)

Prof Micheline Sheehy Skeffington: equality and diversity appointment made after it was found she had been discriminated against in being passed over for promotion by NUIG. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

NUI Galway (NUIG) has appointed a vice-president for equality and diversity, saying it is the first appointment of its kind in an Irish university. P(...)

 Bernie  Marron told the Equality Tribunal she was looking for an acknowledgment that what had happened to her was wrong and sought no financial compensation.

A primary school has been ordered to compensate a teacher after the Equality Tribunal found she had been harassed on religious grounds and discriminat(...)

The conference on gender inequality heard that OECD research indicated gender initiatives were significant in increasing economic growth. Photograph: Getty Images

Gender equality should be incorporated in world university rankings, leading specialist Prof Pat O’Connor has said. Prof O’Connor, who is a member (...)

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