Jane Grimson

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Prof John Byrne, known as the ‘father of computing’ in Ireland. The school of computer science and statistics at Trinity College Dublin, which he set up,  this year marks its 50th anniversary

TK Whitaker may be known as the man who made modern Ireland, but the highly respected civil servant wasn’t the only person who helped make the State w(...)

The review will be brought to Cabinet by Minister for Health Simon Harris. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The State should not take over the direct operation of health services currently run by voluntary hospitals and agencies, but there should be signific(...)

The agreement includes compensation of an undisclosed sum.

One of five female academics who initiated action against NUI Galway over lack of promotion has reached an agreement after an initial Labour Court hea(...)

Medical and scientific researchers are closely watching the new EU General Data Protection Regulation  and what it might mean for  their work after it takes effect next May

Almost four and a half years ago, then minister for health Dr James Reilly ordered the Health Service Executive not to destroy more than one million b(...)

Catherine Day: Heading a new review of the role of voluntary hospitals in the publicly funded health service. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The Government has appointed former secretary general of the European Commission Catherine Day to head a new review of the role of voluntary hospitals(...)

Galway businessman John McNamara (Doctor of Laws), Fintan O’Toole of the Irish Times (Doctor of Laws), Dr Kristina M. Johnson and Prof Jane Grimson. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

THE work of Irish Times journalist Fintan O’Toole has long demonstrated how power functions through the creation of “alternative facts” and how art a(...)

Irene Fogarty was selected as the winner of the inaugural Mary Mulvihill Memorial Award for science journalism.

UCD student Irene Fogarty has won the inaugural Mary Mulvihill Memorial Award which honours the role of women in scientific research. An MSc student (...)

Dr Micheline Sheehy-Skeffington: “This case was never just about me.” Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Are women in academia about to get a fair crack of the whip? Today, a national review of gender equality in Ireland’s third-level institutions, chair(...)

Third-level institutions will be required to ensure more women are promoted to senior academic posts as part of a major report on gender equality to (...)

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 (...)

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