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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

Higher Education Sector

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

Higher Education Sector

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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The Economist’s Special Report on Universities

In its print edition released on March 28th, 2015, The Economist included a 19-page special report on universities, in which a wide range of issues were covered. 984 more words

Higher Education Sector

The Question of a University for the South-East

The Question of a University for the South-East

Beside the fantastic St Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin on Tuesday, I also enjoyed reading the book by John Walshe over the past long weekend. 1,000 more words

Higher Education Sector

Hereford University - new model co-operative university?

An article appeared in the Times Higher Education this week, about proposals for a new university in Hereford. George Osborne has been tweeting about it and the University of Bristol is apparently involved in the project, as is Sir John Hood. 338 more words

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