Comment & Analysis

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Contribution

Diary of an Academic: What Your Lecturers Actually do All Year

Prof Patrick Geoghegan breaks down how an academic spends their year, from the summer months to preparing for term to that elusive free time.
By Patrick Geoghegan
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Column

Student Groups Move Towards Lobbying in an Attempt to Effect Greater Change

Simon Foy examines the shift away from protesting and towards lobbying that has taken place across the student movement in recent years.
By Simon Foy
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Tógann Cur Chun Cinn Forbairtí Eolaíocha go hInrochtana Coláiste na Tríonóide as an Saol Acadúil go Saolta na nDaoine

Chun ollscoileanna a chomhcheangal i saol an phobail, tá sé riachtanach dul i dteagmháil le muintir na tíre agus iarrachtaí taighdeoirí a aithint.
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Editorial

Promotion of Scientific Advances in an Accessible Format Propels Trinity out of Academics and into People’s Lives

Engaging the public and recognising researchers’ efforts are essential means of integrating universities into public life.
By The Editorial Board
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In Éirinn agus sa Ríocht Aontaithe, Is Gá bheith Cúramach i dtreo Leasuithe Ardoideachais

Níl sé cinnte go bhfuil reachtaíocht d’ardoideachas millteach, ach is gá nasc ar bith idir maoiniú agus spriocanna a dhiúltú.
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Editorial

In the UK and Ireland, Higher Education Reforms Need to be Treated with Caution

Legislation for higher education isn’t inherently insidious, but any links between targets and funding should be resisted.
By The Editorial Board
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Column

Míthuiscint agus Mearbhall ar an dá thaobh de Chás Uí Bhruic

Cuireann Christopher McMahon an díospóireacht chonspóideach faoi Ghaeilgeoir a chaill a phost in ord is in eagar.
By Christopher McMahon
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Profile

Ireland’s First Full Professor of Neurology, Leading in Research and Guidance

Academic Director of the Trinity Biomedical and Science Institute, Prof Orla Hardiman is a pioneer in research who strives to create opportunities for those around her.
By Kathleen McNamee
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Column

Reimagining the Education we get in Trinity: A Vice-Provost’s Journal

Vice-Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Chris Morash, discusses the new Trinity Education Project and outlines the effect it will have on Trinity’s approach to education in the first of a series of columns
By Chris Morash
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Column

Trinity’s Attractiveness to Some Foreign Students is Largely Dependent on Forces Beyond Its Control

Loic Delorme discusses the benefits and pitfalls of the CAO application system and how it could be improved to attract foreign students to Ireland.
By Loic Delorme