Tue, 28 Apr, 2020
Tue, 14 Apr, 2020
Mon, 13 Apr, 2020
Dr Ali Selim sparked controversy during his appearance on Prime Time when he claimed female circumcision was acceptable in some cases.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2019
The settlement of a long- running dispute with four female academics over promotions at NUI Galway has not ended gender discrimination crisis at the university, a union has said.
Thu, 26 Jul, 2018
The Government should focus on providing more secure, well-paid careers for researchers instead of approving “exorbitant” salaries to attract small numbers of leading figures to work here, a union has said.
Sat, 11 Nov, 2017
A fully taxpayer-funded third-level system should be urgently decided on by the Government, thousands of students insisted at a national protest.
Thu, 05 Oct, 2017
National University of Ireland Galway has reached a settlement with one of five female academics who have been pursuing gender discrimination cases over a promotions process in 2009.
Fri, 22 Sep, 2017
The public service pay deal is set for overwhelming acceptance as four more unions yesterday voted to back it.
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017
The incoming president of University College Cork has no opposition to a controversial conference on Israel taking place on the campus but he supports last week’s decision that forced its postponement.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017
Tue, 13 Dec, 2016
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
University College Cork has denied that it is operating a casualisation policy for hiring staff amid claims that a third of teaching staff are not “permanent” employees, according to the Evening Echo.
Mon, 10 Oct, 2016
The casualisation of lecturing jobs at University College Cork and other universities is exploitative of staff and threatens education standards, a union claims.
Fri, 07 Oct, 2016
The urgency of solving the gap in funding of colleges requires more immediate action than awaiting the political consensus sought by Education Minister Richard Bruton, third-level figures have said.
Tue, 12 Jul, 2016
Third-level institutions risk funding penalties in the coming years for failing to address gender inequality.
Tue, 28 Jun, 2016
The commitment of NUI Galway to implement significant changes to address gender inequality in its senior academic ranks has been welcomed.
Wed, 18 May, 2016
Wed, 20 Jan, 2016
An international expert on bullying has himself claimed to be a victim of bullying in his job.
Fri, 04 Sep, 2015
Market-driven approaches to increasing income with more students and research are being used by colleges, but contributing to lower education standards, academics have claimed.
Tue, 23 Jun, 2015
Staff at University College Cork’s main campus could go on strike in September in support of colleagues at a research centre in a long-running pay equality dispute.
Thu, 21 May, 2015
Industrial action over pay parity at a UCC research centre could be extended to the main campus as the row rumbles on with no sign of resolution.
Thu, 14 May, 2015
University College Cork has secured a High Court injunction preventing planned pickets at some entrances to the college’s main campus tomorrow by employees of Tyndall National Institute in a dispute over pay.
Tue, 12 May, 2015
The High Court will rule today on whether staff at the Tyndall Research Institute at UCC can hold a picket on the college's main campus this week.
Mon, 11 May, 2015
The High Court will rule on Monday on University College Cork’s application for an injunction preventing picketing at some entrances to the main campus next week by employees of a research institute.
Sat, 09 May, 2015
With many staff on UCC’s main campus doing work directly comparable to his, Donal O’Sullivan expected a recent evaluation of his job at Tyndall National Institute to see him earn a pay rise of 10% to 15%.
Thu, 07 May, 2015
Students at University College Cork want assurances that library and other services will not be hit by a strike during exams next week.
Wed, 06 May, 2015
NUI Galway has suspended the use of a pre-employment health screening questionnaire after it was heavily criticised for querying women about their menstrual cycle.
Sat, 28 Feb, 2015
More than €1m could be added to the annual pay bill at University College Cork if a report on equalising pay at one of its biggest research centres is adopted.
Thu, 26 Feb, 2015
Measures to improve women’s representation at senior academic levels are pointless unless promotion procedures are transparent, says an activist who won a recent high-profile case.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2015
Attempts to impose wide changes to terms for new and promoted staff at University College Cork have been met with a threat of industrial action by academic staff.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2015
The chief executive of the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises association yesterday hit out at what he described as the ‘crocks of gold’ received by retiring university dons.
Tue, 23 Dec, 2014
Chocolate treats, wellies recycled as plant pots, and computer coding lessons, are among the ‘brainchildren’ of some of the country’s youngest budding innovators.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2014
Third-level lecturers and students have insisted serious funding problems in Ireland’s colleges and universities must be addressed if the system is to cope with future demand.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2014
The Irish Federation of University Teachers has expressed concern about the future of third level education here.
Sat, 10 May, 2014
Academics at three Dublin training colleges are discussing their concerns over a DCU merger today.
Wed, 09 Apr, 2014
A one-day strike which could have brought UCC to a halt today has been called off in light of agreement on how to resolve a pay dispute at one of its most prestigious research centres.
Wed, 26 Feb, 2014
Lecture cancellations and library closures could be possible next week as an industrial dispute at one of University College Cork’s and the country’s most prestigious research centres hits the main campus.
Thu, 20 Feb, 2014
Pickets are being placed on the Tyndall Institute attached to University College Cork today.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2014
Staff at the Tyndall National Institute in Cork are to mount pickets at University College Cork in an escalation of their campaign over a perceived pay inequity between themselves and their counterparts in the university.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2014
University College Cork has claimed an industrial action by staff at the Tyndall National Institute in Cork yesterday poses a “significant financial and reputational risk to what is an important regional and national asset”.
Wed, 22 Jan, 2014
Siptu will mount pickets at the Tyndall National Institute in Cork this morning over what it describes as a disparity of up to 20% in pay between its members and staff at University College Cork.
Tue, 21 Jan, 2014
A new campaign is being launched today by lecturers in some of Ireland's top colleges to 'Defend the University'.
Mon, 25 Nov, 2013
While student grants are being kept at current levels, trainees and apprentices face the loss of allowances or additional charges from next year.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2013
Universities have spent an average of nearly €2.7m a year on external legal fees since 2006 with up to two thirds going towards resolving staff disputes.
Mon, 30 Sep, 2013
Parents and students face disruption while junior cycle reforms could be under threat because of industrial action decided by the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI).
Tue, 24 Sep, 2013
The union representing third-level teachers has voted to accept the Haddington Road pay deal.
Mon, 23 Sep, 2013
Hundreds of secondary schools could be closed by strikes in a matter of weeks after one of the country’s largest teaching unions voted in favour of industrial action over cuts under government legislation.
Sat, 21 Sep, 2013
The jobs of all employees at Cork’s Tyndall Institute are to be evaluated to ensure that they are all earning the correct rate of pay.
Sat, 14 Sep, 2013
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