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Royal Irish Academy Leaders in Higher Education Address 2016

15 March 2017

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PDF icon The Relationship Between the Higher Education and Research Sector and Government - Fractured but Reparable

Mr Tom Boland: The Relationship Between the Higher Education and Research Sector and Government - Fractured but Reparable

Mr Tom Boland, former Chief Executive of the Higher Education Authority delivered the annual Leaders in Higher Education Address to the Royal Irish Academy on 9 November 2016. The title of his address was: The Relationship Between the Higher Education and Research Sector and Government - Fractured but Reparable.

This was the third in the Leaders in Higher Education Address Series, which was established to acknowledge the contribution of leading figures in higher education in Ireland and abroad.

Previous Addresses

The 2014 address was delivered by the former Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn, TD, while the 2015 address was delivered by Professor Louise Richardson, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford.

  • To read a transcript of Ruairí Quinn’s Address, please click here
  • To read a transcript of Louise Richardson’s Address, please click here

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