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File photograph: Members of Connolly for Kids picutred outside government buildings calling for the new National Childrens Hospital to be located on Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown, Co Dublin on June 22nd, 2016. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A campaign group has renewed its call for the current plan for the national children’s hospital at a site at St James’s Hospital to be abandoned and f(...)

The four NUI Galway lecturers who say they were discriminated against on gender grounds with Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor.

Four female lecturers who say they were discriminated against on gender grounds are set to be promoted as part of a settlement with NUI Galway which i(...)

 Up to 300 staff and students attended the  SolidariTEA support event for four academics pursuing legal action over lack of promotion at NUI Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The chair of NUI Galway women’s staff network has called on the outgoing university president to resolve the situation of four academics taking legal (...)

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(...)

The Ada Lovelace Initiative began in Dublin, but has since signed up schools in Cavan, Louth, Kildare, Donegal and elsewhere

An initiative aimed at encouraging women to enter careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) hopes to reach 5,000 secondary students(...)

Soldiers in a trench outside a dugout at Verdun in November 1916. Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

On a train journey across north-eastern France during the first week of August 1926, Joseph Probst, a German Catholic peace activist from the Baden re(...)

NUIG initiated a task force in January in response to an Equality Tribunal finding in favour of scientist Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington late last year

Four female lecturers at NUI Galway (NUIG) have secured trade union backing for two court challenges which they are pursuing over lack of promotion.Th(...)

NUI Galway

Five female academics have said they are instituting legal proceedings against NUI Galway (NUIG) over gender imbalance at the university.The five wome(...)

Micheline Sheehy Skeffington (fourth from left)  at NUI Galway yesterday with, from left: Dr Margaret Hodgins, Dr Adrienne Gorman, Dr Elizabeth Tilley, Dr Sylvie Lannegrand and Dr Roisin Healey. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Scientist Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington says she plans to use a €70,000 award ordered by the Equality Tribunal to help five other female academics w(...)