Andrew Deeks

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Two-thirds of third-level teachers in Ireland are not in full-time or permanent jobs. Photograph: iStock/Getty Images

This article forms part of a new series for Irish Times Abroad on the opportunities worldwide for Irish teachers. Already teaching abroad? Tell (...)

The planned three-story “temple-style” Confucius Centre is being built for UCD’s Confucius Institute, and is being financed by UCD and the Irish and Chinese governments. Image: Architect’s computer generated impression

The Government rejected a plea from University College Dublin for an extra €2.5 million needed to build a Chinese government-backed building on its c(...)

On paper, it is a golden opportunity for the State’s universities. The Republic’s soon to materialise status as the biggest English-speaking member o(...)

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(...)

Lt Tom Kettle, in an image from his book The Ways of War. The MP and academic  was one of the most high-profile Irish casualties of the  Battle of the Somme.

One hundred years to the day after he was killed at the Battle of Ginchy in France during the first World War, Lt Tom Kettle has been remembered in Du(...)

Trinity College Dublin:  the only Irish university ranked in the top 100 international universities.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A decade of higher educational cutbacks means nearly all of Ireland’s universities are continuing to fall in international rankings and the decline w(...)

UCD campus in Belfield: the university has increased its rents by 7 per cent this year.  Photograph: Frank Miller

University College Dublin, the State’s largest university, plans to spend more than €300 million to build on-campus accommodation for 3,000 more stud(...)

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. Special(...)

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 (...)

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