Improving Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences integration to address global challenges
An interview discussing the current practices at the European level, the skills necessary for successful interdisciplinary research and how to improve integration pathways.
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Who was Red Hugh O’Donnell? The ‘fiery’ symbol of Gaelic resistance
The discovery of his remains could shed light on a tumultuous chapter of Irish history.
Spanish dig closes in on burial site of Irish lord Red Hugh O’Donnell
Valladolid archaeologists find human skull in chapel where Christopher Columbus was also buried.
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Mid-Pandemic, a Trinity Curriculum Unpicks New Dangers to Democracy
Trinity has launched a new online curriculum on democracy – based on an 18-month project with colleges around the world – at a timely moment.
What is on the horizon for European research funding?
The EU’s next framework programme, Horizon Europe, is due to start in just over a year. But while its broad shape is settled, political wrangling over budget and participation rights means researchers are still unclear over their future funding prospects.
Read the article here: The Times Higher Education
Trinity voices Brexit fears with Financial Times open letter
Trinity College Dublin has voiced its concerns about the impact of Brexit on Ireland-UK research links, in a free ad in the Financial Times.
Read the article here: The Irish Examiner
Jane Ohlmeyer is an Academic Unafraid of Trinity’s Political Tightrope
She’s a master of the arts, the face of Irish research and her friends call her a visionary. Is there any stopping Jane Ohlmeyer?
NI students face huge rise in fees at colleges in Republic
A leading academic has said she is “filled with horror” at the prospect of students from Northern Ireland having to pay three to five times more in college fees as they will be categorised as non-EU students after Brexit.
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Irish research faces challenges and opportunities in the year ahead
Irish research needs balance, funding and an interdisciplinary approach to flourish and attract the world’s greatest research talent, says IRC chair Prof. Jane Ohlmeyer.
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Brexit presents major opportunities for researchers – but are we ready to grasp them?
The Stem obsession does a disservice to arts and humanities
Opinion: Creativity and strategic thinking will help graduates compete with robotic and automated work practices.
The research into Ireland’s greatest challenges
Jane Ohlmeyer, as chairwoman of the Irish Research Council, will oversee its vital new role in support of scientific research.