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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

The Irish-African Partnership for Research Capacity Building (IAPRCB)

The Irish-African Partnership for Research Capacity Building (2008-2011) brings together all nine universities on the island of Ireland and four universities in Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique and Malawi* in a unique, high-level partnership to develop a coordinated approach to Research Capacity Building (RCB) in higher education institutions. The IAPRCB aims: To build the capacity for developmentContinue reading The Irish-African Partnership for Research Capacity Building (IAPRCB)

Eight students win Universities Ireland-IBEC-CBI North-South masters bursaries

  The following students have been awarded Universities Ireland-IBEC-CBI North-South Masters bursaries (business-sponsored) for the academic year 2007-2008: Ashlyn Kessopersadh, a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, doing a Master’s in Ecological Management and Biological Conservation at Queen’s University Belfast Ray Colleran, a graduate of National University of Ireland Galway, doing an MSc in Finance atContinue reading Eight students win Universities Ireland-IBEC-CBI North-South masters bursaries

Universities Ireland Triennial Report (2003-2006)

The Universities Ireland Triennial Report (July 2003-August 2006) was approved by the governing Universities Ireland Council (the presidents of the nine universities plus representatives from the Irish Department of Education and Science, the Northern Ireland Department for Employment and Learning and InterTradeIreland) at its meeting on 11 September. It provides a record of all UI’sContinue reading Universities Ireland Triennial Report (2003-2006)

Report on all-island university collaboration on technology transfer published

Universities Ireland, the Irish Universities Association and InterTradeIreland have come together to publish a new report – University Collaboration on Technology Transfer: An All-Island Feasibility Study. The study was carried out by a team from Technology and Research Services at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. The report provides some clear signposts for mutually beneficial collaborative actionContinue reading Report on all-island university collaboration on technology transfer published