Jim Browne

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The Mary Robinson Centre is in Ballina, Co Mayo, the former president’s home town.  Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus.

The Mary Robinson Centre in the former president’s home town of Ballina, Co Mayo, is no vanity project as some, including UCD history professor Diarma(...)

Cúram centre in NUIG: Research approach is designed to facilitate a move from basic research to clinical application as efficiently and quickly as possible.  Photograph: Andrew Downes/xposure

A new centre for medical device research representing a unique partnership between Irish universities and industry is opening in NUI Galway. The Cúr(...)

Trinity College Dublin was omitted from the rankings as it supplied incorrect data. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Irish universities have failed to rank in the top-200 for the first time in the latest set of influential global rankings. Trinity College Dublin (TC(...)

First-year students gather in the quad at NUI Galway for a group photograph, in a new tradition for the college. Photograph: Patrick Heneghan, NUIG

Universities are “not Premier League football clubs, who invest in star players to deliver a ‘quick bounce’ ”. When NUI Galway president Dr Jim Bro(...)

Prof Aongus Curran (51) lost his life in a boating incident on Lough Corrib at the weekend.

Further tributes have been paid to leading cancer surgeon Prof Aongus Curran (51), who lost his life in a boating incident on Lough Corrib at the week(...)

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 (...)

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(...)

The Secret Cartoonist Exhibition on display at NUI Galway. Photograph: Michelinesthreeconditions.wordpress.com

An exhibition of cartoons satirising gender inequality in colleges will go on display on Tuesday at NUI Galway after the university reversed its decis(...)

Fresh eyes can offer new perspectives and innovations

Why do you do things a particular way? Is it because you have always done them that way? Fresh eyes can offer new perspectives and innovations, and t(...)

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(...)

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