Comment & Analysis

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Editorial

Women-Only Posts Could Right an Old Wrong – But They Need Long-Term State Funding

It’s not clear how long government funding for new – and expensive – women-only professorships will last.
By The Editorial Board
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Editorial

TEP’s Benefits Won’t be Immediate. But Students Shouldn’t be its Guinea Pigs

Amid increased exam sittings, current students could be forgiven for wondering how the Trinity Education Project is benefiting them.
By The Editorial Board
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Editorial

When the Government Ignores the Arts, Trinity Must Fill in the Gap

This week’s investment in business and science subjects shows that the government has little interest in the arts.
By The Editorial Board
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Column

For this Government, ‘Looking to Tomorrow’ Means Serving Today’s Corporations

On higher education, the government's priority is not building a better future – it's creating a workforce to cement the status quo, writes Cormac Watson.
By Cormac Watson
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Editorial

Has College Learned Any Lessons From Last Year’s Exam Fiasco?

Hectic cloakrooms and exam paper mix-ups were another staple of this year’s exam period.
By The Editorial Board
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Editorial

A Withering Critique of Direct Provision – Which Ignores Third-Level Entirely

An Oireachtas report on direct provision made no recommendations for how to improve access to third-level for asylum seekers.
By The Editorial Board
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Profile

Jo Murphy-Lawless is Telling Stories of a Better World

Despite all the odds, former Trinity lecturer Jo Murphy-Lawless still has hope for the future.
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Editorial

For Creative Arts, a Set of Complex Problems With a Simple Solution: Funding

It’s not clear what the future holds for Trinity’s School of Creative Arts.
By The Editorial Board
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Editorial

A Timely Reminder of Higher Education’s Profound Inequalities

Figures showing that students from private schools have a huge advantage on higher education shouldn’t surprise anyone.
By The Editorial Board
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Contribution

It’s Time to Re-Evaluate Ireland’s Role in the Colonial World Order

Outside of academia, the role of Irish people in the colonial world isn't as widely discussed as it should be, writes Aoibh Ní Chroimín.
By Aoibh Ní Chroimín