Philosophy to be taught for the Junior CertTuesday, 6 January 2015
WHAT’S THE MEANING of life? Is our universe real? Do we have free will? These are just some of the questions that Irish teenagers could be contemplating in 2017, when a philosophy course is set to be introduced into the...
Work begins on DIFP XThursday, 25 December 2014
In preparation for work on DIFP X, which will run from 1951 to 1957, Kate and Michael reviewed Cabinet minutes for the period and began to set the forthcoming research year for the volume in motion.
Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks (1920) The Lobster Fisherman by Paul HenrySaturday, 6 December 2014
In this week’s article Yvonne Scott discusses Paul Henry’s calm portrait which ‘captures the challenge Irish artists faced in combining modernism and nationalism.’
DIFP IX is launched by Minister for Foreign Affairs and TradeTuesday, 25 November 2014
On 5 November we received the first copies of DIFP IX and through the month we set in place and rolled out a major publicity campaign on the new volume.
Brian MacCraith: It’s Time to Get Serious About STEM Education in Ireland!Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Brian MacCraith is President of Dublin City University and Chair of the STEM Education Review Group (established by Minister Seán Sherlock, Minister for Science and Innovation). Professor MacCraith holds a Personal...
Jane Grimson: Women in EngineeringMonday, 17 November 2014
Jane Grimson was the first woman to graduate in engineering from the University of Dublin, Trinity College. She holds a Masters and Doctorate in Computer Science from the Universities of Toronto and Edinburgh,...
Time to Celebrate our ArtSunday, 16 November 2014
Art and Architecture of Ireland reviewed in the Irish Independent.
Sandra Collins: STEM and MobilityFriday, 14 November 2014
Dr Sandra Collins is the director of the Digital Repository of Ireland, the national trusted digital repository for humanities and social sciences data headquartered in the Royal Irish Academy. She is also a funded...
Donald Fitzmaurice: Time to Build Home-Grown Businesses that Can Compete GloballyWednesday, 12 November 2014
Donald Fitzmaurice is a founder and chief executive officer of Brandtone, a mobile marketing company headquartered in Ireland that conducts campaigns in emerging markets for brands, including Unilever, Syngenta,...
Alan Smeaton: Why Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is Essential for Good STEM EducationMonday, 10 November 2014
As a research scientist, it is my duty to keep abreast of developments in my field and I do this by reading newspapers and books, attending and presenting at conferences and other events, and by dialogue and interaction...
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