Being demoted to Higher Education is working in Harris´ favour

October 28, 2020

Though it feels like a lifetime has passed, Harris was facing a motion of no confidence in his job as health minister just nine months ago. Now, he will receive an award from the Trinity Law Society for his “admirable work” in his previous position. Higher education is the perfect place for him to preserve this newfound likability.


DCU to receive almost €3 million in research funding

October 28, 2020

DCU will receive almost €3 million in funding towards academic research that was hindered by Covid-19 as part of a €47.7 million package distributed to 19 Irish colleges from the Higher Education Authority (HEA).


DCU granted €20 million under Human Capital Initiative

October 14, 2020

Minister for Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD has announced that €197 million in funding will be allocated to projects in higher level institutions under the Human Capital Initiative, including €20 million for DCU.

Clubs and Socs

Minister for Health makes an appearance at Clubs and Socs

October 4, 2017

Politicians inspected the future of their parties as they visited DCU’s ‘Clubs and Socs’ signups on Monday.  Among the familiar faces was Fine Gael Minister for Health Simon Harris who made his way around to