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President Higgins to address second 1912-1923 conference

President Michael D. Higgins will deliver the keynote address at the second in the series of Universities Ireland-sponsored conferences on the 1912-1923 period which will take place at Liberty Hall Dublin on Saturday 15th June 2013.  The conference is entitled: ‘Reflecting on a decade of War and Revolution in Ireland 1912-1923: the Cause of Labour’. OutlineContinue reading President Higgins to address second 1912-1923 conference

2011-2012 ESB-Universities Ireland North/South postgraduate award winners announced

The winners of the ESB-Universities Ireland North/South postgraduate scholarships for the 2011-2012 academic year are: Joyce Acheson, a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, doing a Masters in Advanced Mechanical Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast Jonathan Mitchell, a graduate of Queen’s University Belfast, doing an MA in Contemporary European Philosophy at University College Dublin Marian McGrath,Continue reading 2011-2012 ESB-Universities Ireland North/South postgraduate award winners announced

Universities Ireland-Joint Business Council North/South Scholarships award ceremony

The Permanent Secretary of the NI Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, David Sterling (standing in for the Minister, Arlene Foster MLA, who was taken ill) presented the 2010 Universities Ireland/IBEC-CBI Joint Business Council North/South postgraduate scholarships to five students at a ceremony in the Stormont Hotel in Belfast on 7 December 2010 at 12.30pm.Continue reading Universities Ireland-Joint Business Council North/South Scholarships award ceremony

Mary Robinson addresses 5th Irish-African Partnership workshop in Belfast

Over 100 senior academics and researchers from Northern Ireland, Ireland, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa met for three days in Queen’s University Belfast on 29 September-1 October for the fifth workshop and conference of the Irish-African Partnership for Research Capacity Building (co-sponsored by Universities Ireland and Irish Aid). Among the keynote speakers wereContinue reading Mary Robinson addresses 5th Irish-African Partnership workshop in Belfast

Malcolm Skilbeck addresses Universities Ireland council meeting

The internationally eminent Australian educationalist, Professor Malcolm Skilbeck, will be the speaker at the autumn Universities Ireland council meeting on 17th September 2010 in Dublin. Professor Skilbeck was Professor and Dean of Education at the University of Ulster from 1971 to 1975. In 1976 he took on the leadership of the newly founded Australian Curriculum DevelopmentContinue reading Malcolm Skilbeck addresses Universities Ireland council meeting

Universities Ireland-Joint Business Council North/South Scholarships award ceremony

Four Universities Ireland/IBEC-CBI Joint Business Council North-South postgraduate scholarships for the academic year 2009-2010 have been awarded. Two of these scholarships, in subjects of interest to business, are jointly funded by Universities Ireland and two firms (Dublin Port Company and RPS Group), and two by Universities Ireland alone. They are worth €15,000 each. Bryan TContinue reading Universities Ireland-Joint Business Council North/South Scholarships award ceremony

Taoiseach gives awards to Universities Ireland-IBEC-CBI North/South Masters Bursary Winners

The Taoiseach, Mr Brian Cowen TD, with the winners of the 2008 Universities Ireland-CBI-IBEC North/South Masters bursaries at the award ceremony in Trinity College Dublin on 2 October. Seamus Carlin, a graduate of University of Ulster, is doing a PhD in the Performance Management of Sustainable Communites at the Centre for Cooperative Studies at UniversityContinue reading Taoiseach gives awards to Universities Ireland-IBEC-CBI North/South Masters Bursary Winners

President opens first Irish-African Partnership for Research Capacity Building workshop

8 April 2008 President McAleese will open the first four-day workshop of the Irish-African Partnership for Research Capacity Building (IAPRCB) at Dublin City University on 8 April 2008. This first workshop (of six) will be attended by 50-60 university and academic leaders from the nine participating Irish and Northern Irish universities and the four participatingContinue reading President opens first Irish-African Partnership for Research Capacity Building workshop