Students from affluent backgrounds are far more likely to study high-point courses, according to a recent study.
An academic publishing group has reversed their decision to charge Irish universities additional fees to access older research papers following an open letter condemning the proposal, despite claiming that the current system is “unsustainable”.
Student enrolments to DCU rose by 25 per cent between 2013 and 2016, during the same time there have been cuts in both state funding and staff levels.
An annual contest will be held in the Helix today to celebrate some of Ireland’s elite postgraduate research communicators as five finalists vie for two top prizes.
There are major concerns over the future of up to 10 of the country’s 14 institutes of technology due to financial deficits and dwindling cash reserves, according to a major review of the sector.