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Universities and Global Rankings: Linking University Performance with National Economy

Nowadays, the launch of the global university rankings has become more like a cultural event, widely reported by mainstream media and hotly debated by academics and policy makers. 1,510 more words

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The Connected University: Ireland’s Higher Education Institutions and their Knowledge Exchange Activities

In this blog, I provide a summary of the working paper we have done on measuring the intensity and diversity of academic engagement with stakeholders in knowledge exchange activities in Ireland. 1,147 more words

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We need to take collective charge of teaching and learning in higher education

With a teaching excellence framework underway in the UK, we’re again debating how to measure teaching quality in higher education institutions. I think we can benefit from taking a close look at what has happened to the teaching profession, and take some clues from that as to how to develop a collective response towards current efforts aimed at standardising teaching and learning in higher education. 482 more words

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Towards a Technology University

Towards a Technology University:

Where the four consortia are and where they need to get to?

Last week, I had a good meeting with Dr. Brendan MacCormack and Ms. 676 more words

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Delivering Impact: A Comparison of Studies on the Economic Impact of Irish HEIs

What made the headline on the Irish Times education page this Wednesday was a report carried out by Viewforth Consulting on the economic, cultural and social impact of University College Dublin (UCD). 722 more words

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Innovative Culture in Ireland's Higher Education Institutions: An Assessment

In this blog, I provide a summary of the working paper we have done on assessing the innovativeness of organisational culture in Ireland’s higher education institutions (HEIs). 1,119 more words

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Irish HEIs and China: Unfinished Business (Part 1/2)

The most recent headline on national newspapers in Ireland which involves China seems to be controversial for many. To be specific, it is a report by Irish Times in which it was revealed that “University College Dublin (UCD) has agreed with the Chinese government to jointly operate a controversial new Confucius Institute on the Belfield campus until at least 2066, contracts between the two parties reveal.” 890 more words

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