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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

Universities Ireland delegation visits Uganda from 19 – 26 November 2005

See the report [272 kb] A four person Universities Ireland delegation visited Uganda between 19 and 26 November to explore the potential for greater co-operation between universities in Ireland, North and South, and higher education institutions in Uganda (a second leg to Ethiopia had to be cancelled because of the political situation in that country).Continue reading Universities Ireland delegation visits Uganda from 19 – 26 November 2005

Eleven action points from Purser Study on harmonising regulations, awarding joint degrees and integrating credit transfer arrangement between universities on the island of Ireland

Study on harmonising regulations, awarding joint degrees and integrating credit transfer arrangements between the nine universities on the island of Ireland Action Points for Universities Ireland Introduction The objective of harmonising regulations, awarding joint degrees and providing integrated credit transfer systems across all universities on the island of Ireland is to encourage the optimal useContinue reading Eleven action points from Purser Study on harmonising regulations, awarding joint degrees and integrating credit transfer arrangement between universities on the island of Ireland

Dublin Fireman and Bangor Law Student Get First North-South Scholarships

Neal O’Grady, a Dublin firefighter, and Stephanie Switzer, a law student from Bangor, Co Down, were presented with Universities Ireland’s first North-South Masters scholarships. Neal, from Firhouse, will do an MSc in Fire Safety Engineering at University of Ulster, while Stephanie will do a Masters in Commercial Law at University College Dublin. Universities Ireland wasContinue reading Dublin Fireman and Bangor Law Student Get First North-South Scholarships

Heads of British and Irish Business Confederations meet Irish University Presidents for the first time in Belfast

The Director General of the Confederation of British Industry, Sir Digby Jones, and the Director General of the Irish Business and Employers Confederation, Mr Turlough O’Sullivan, met the Presidents and Vice-Chancellors of the nine Irish universities for a historic, first ever meeting in Belfast on Thursday 1 September 2005. The meeting took place in theContinue reading Heads of British and Irish Business Confederations meet Irish University Presidents for the first time in Belfast

Inception meeting of steering group for feasibility study into establishment of an all-island Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer service (with Conference of Heads of Irish Universities and InterTradeIreland) – study to be carried out by Technol

Inception Meeting 1 July 2005 InterTradeIreland, Newry Attendees: Marion McAneney – InterTradeIreland Trevor Newsom – Queens University Belfast Tony Glynn – Dublin City University Andy Pollak – Universities Ireland Conor O’Carroll – C.H.I.U. Gillian McFadzean – TRS Mike Cox – TRS Antonia White – True North Innovation Apologies: Aidan Gough – InterTradeIreland Eugene Kennedy –Continue reading Inception meeting of steering group for feasibility study into establishment of an all-island Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer service (with Conference of Heads of Irish Universities and InterTradeIreland) – study to be carried out by Technol