Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris said the move represents the ‘opening of a conversation’  with students and staff of our higher education institutions. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

All staff and students in higher education are to be surveyed on their experiences of sexual violence and sexual harassment during the coming weeks as(...)

Rebel Wilson: her dramatic weight loss was the subject of an opinion piece by Jennifer O’Connell, at number 19 on the list

Nothing says Christmas quite like the arrival of your year in music from Spotify, announcing perhaps your secret penchant for K-pop that you have had (...)

Prominent mathematics education lecturer Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin (assistant professor at UCD School of Mathematics & Statistics) has been honoured as the recipient of the 2020 Maths Week Ireland Award for her contribution to raising public awareness of maths, pictured with Dr Sheila Donegan, and Eoin Gill, co-founders of Maths Week. Photograph: John Ohle Photography

Prominent maths educator Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin has been honoured as this year’s recipient of the Maths Week Ireland Award for raising public aw(...)

Melissa Plunkett was welfare officer at UCD for the academic year 2018- 2019. Photograph: The Irish Times

A students’ union welfare officer at University College Dublin (UCD) received some 350 disclosures of harassment and assault in one academic year at t(...)

 ‘Why are women still required to prove the existence of a phenomenon that we all know is endemic?’ File photograph: Getty Images

This is another article about sexual harassment. You know by now how it will go. I will share the details of my small degradations in order to convinc(...)

Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin’s harrowing account of two years of harassment by a colleague, and in particular her criticism of UCD for its lack of support, described an organisation that has yet to make the cultural adjustment required to confront the problem. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A week of bad publicity over its handling of sexual harassment has pushed University College Dublin (UCD) into a belated reckoning. Academic Aoibhinn (...)

I was horrified to read of what my young colleague, Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, had endured. Photograph:   Dara Mac Dónaill

I woke early last Saturday morning, ready for coffee and newspapers to gently ease into the day. I have not been the same since. Dumbfounded reading (...)

UCD president Prof Andrew Deeks: put under pressure at meeting of governing authority,  especially by the Lord Mayor of Dublin Hazel Chu. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

University College Dublin’s president, Prof Andrew Deeks, has faced strong criticism of the university’s handling of the Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin sex(...)

The UCD campus. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

University College Dublin president Prof Andrew Deeks was told last year by a professor who quit a gender equality group at the university that she sa(...)

Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin revealed how she had been subject to regular harassment by a professor at the university. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/ The Irish Times

President of UCD, Professor Andrew Deeks, has confirmed he contacted lecturer and broadcaster Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin on Sunday evening, to perso(...)

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