Launch: RIA Advice Paper: Does Ireland need a Minister for Higher Education and Research?25 February 2016
DownloadsRoyal Irish Academy Advice Paper No. 9 - Does Ireland Need a MInister for Higher Education and Research?
Academy Advice Paper No 9.
This paper has been informed by the Academy’s workshop ‘Does Ireland need a Minister for Higher Education and Research?’ which was held in Academy House, Dawson Street on 3 July 2015, and by the Academy’s Steering Group on Governmental Structures for Higher Education and Research, chaired by Professor Brigid Laffan, MRIA.
It is the recommendation of this paper that a minister for higher education and research be established following the 2016 general election. This new Cabinet-level ministry of HE and research would enhance the standing of HE as well as generating synergies between HE and research.
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