Andrew Deeks

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Oxford University: Academics are highly mobile in pursuit of the environment in which they can best realise their research ambitions. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

Against a backdrop of angst in the UK universities caused by Brexit, the long awaited Cassells report on the future funding of the Irish higher educat(...)

Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Trinity College Dublin and UCD have put their rivalry aside to collaborate on a new €60 million investment fund for high-potential start-ups. Speci(...)

AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne: “We believe behavioural economics can help provide insight to solving key problems facing the economy and society.” Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

AIB is to fund the first Irish chair in behavioural economics in partnership with University College Dublin. This will involve the appointment of a (...)

Photograph: Eric Luke

PROBLEM: My son is in his final year of A-levels here in Northern Ireland and is applying for medicine. He has three interviews this month in England(...)

President Michael D Higgins, his wife Sabina and other mourners at the UCD memorial Mass for those who died at Berkeley. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Hundreds of people have attended a special Memorial service in UCD for the six Irish students who died in Berkeley. UCD students, friends of those wh(...)

Niccolai Schuster (21), a history and politics student at UCD, who died in the Berkeley tragedy.

UCD arts student Niccolai Schuster (21) was a grand-nephew of the writer and playwright John B. Keane. From Terenure in Dublin, he was studying histor(...)

 One of the many messages left near the scene of a fourth-floor balcony collapse in Berkeley on  June 16th which killed  six Irish students and seriously injured seven others.

Two of the seven Irish students injured in the Berkeley balcony collapse, which killed six of their friends, remain in a critical condition in Highlan(...)

 Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Over 1,500 staff at University College Dublin gave an average of 14 days each towards unpaid public service activities in the last academic year, acco(...)

It has become unfashionable to speak of higher education as a public service, as vacuous business jargon infiltrates university life. Illustration: Thinkstock

With a widely recognised funding crisis, and the recent appointment of an expert working group on university financing, we face a decisive juncture(...)

The proposed design for the “model” UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

University College Dublin (UCD) has agreed with the Chinese government to jointly operate a controversial new Confucius Institute on the Belfield camp(...)

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