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PhD rights have been ignored in new employment framework, says SIPTU
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PhD rights have been ignored in new employment framework, says SIPTU

Dec 29th 2020, 9:00 AM 26,063 Views 13 Comments

PhD researchers are not entitled to sick leave, annual leave, maternity leave or other workers’ rights.

Working but no workers' rights: the plight of the PhD revealed
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Working but no workers' rights: the plight of the PhD revealed

Nov 16th 2020, 9:30 AM 28,813 Views 16 Comments

Unpaid ‘teaching contributions’ expected in most universities and ITs but PhD candidates can’t get ‘a liveable wage’.

'Doing the housework of academia': Women and minorities hardest hit by third-level working conditions
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'Doing the housework of academia': Women and minorities hardest hit by third-level working conditions

Nov 15th 2020, 7:00 PM 24,203 Views 2 Comments

We look at the impact of insecure work on women, people with disabilities and vulnerable groups in the sector.

On social welfare, unable to buy a house: The reality facing Ireland's academics
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On social welfare, unable to buy a house: The reality facing Ireland's academics

Nov 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 84,197 Views 96 Comments

Analysis reveals an average of over 11,200 lecturers working in temporary and casual contracts.

You were probably taught by a man in university
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You were probably taught by a man in university

Dec 3rd 2014, 2:41 PM 7,912 Views 67 Comments

New research has shown that the most senior positions in universities are dominated by men.

17 of the coolest lecturers you'll wish you had in college
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17 of the coolest lecturers you'll wish you had in college

Aug 18th 2014, 1:00 PM 46,157 Views 15 Comments

Teach us your ways.

Institute of Technology lecturers 'far from convinced' about university move
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Institute of Technology lecturers 'far from convinced' about university move

Apr 22nd 2014, 9:40 AM 16,505 Views 13 Comments

More than half of lecturers believe their institute should not merge.

University lecturers agree to enter new Croke Park talks
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University lecturers agree to enter new Croke Park talks

May 20th 2013, 1:45 PM 5,496 Views 9 Comments

The Irish Federation of University Teachers said it was up to the official side to prove that talks on a new pay deal are not just an attempt to persuade people to accept proposals that have already been rejected.

Union says science education damaged by cutbacks
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Union says science education damaged by cutbacks

Jul 14th 2012, 7:15 AM 1,899 Views 18 Comments

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland said our pool of highly skilled graduates is at risk of diminishing if the government fails to invest more in education.

Irish University lecturers 'work longer hours' than European counterparts
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Irish University lecturers 'work longer hours' than European counterparts

Apr 23rd 2012, 2:31 PM 4,196 Views 25 Comments

New research shows that senior academics in Ireland work 50 hours a week in contrast to the European average of 48 hours, the IFUT says.

Government's recruitment policy for researchers is illegal, lecturers' union says From TheJournal.ie
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Government's recruitment policy for researchers is illegal, lecturers' union says