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

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

Dec 29th 2020, 9:00 AM 26,027 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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# Academic Uncertainty

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

Nov 16th 2020, 9:30 AM 28,654 Views 15 Comments

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

‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’
# Homophobia
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# Homophobia

‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’

Aug 23rd 2020, 9:00 AM 11,534 Views 1 Comment

Dr Linda Greene on elite lesbian athletes in Ireland and the invisibility they have historically endured.

'Mystery' donor gives €260,000 to Trinity College Dublin PhD students impacted by pandemic
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# Good News

'Mystery' donor gives €260,000 to Trinity College Dublin PhD students impacted by pandemic

Aug 6th 2020, 1:52 PM 25,891 Views 15 Comments

The money has been provided to students whose lab work was interrupted by the Covid-19 crisis.

The pros and cons of talent development in Irish football
# Interview
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# Interview

The pros and cons of talent development in Irish football

Jul 20th 2019, 7:15 AM 5,999 Views 0 Comments

Laura Finnegan chats to The42 about the issue.

University of Limerick student becomes first Traveller in Ireland to graduate with a PhD
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# Dr Sindy Joyce

University of Limerick student becomes first Traveller in Ireland to graduate with a PhD

Jan 15th 2019, 3:30 PM 106,395 Views 83 Comments

Dr Sindy Joyce is a doctoral graduate of UL’s Department of Sociology.

JK Rowling asked people to help a Dublin student find an important bag - and it worked
# PH PLEA
# PH PLEA

JK Rowling asked people to help a Dublin student find an important bag - and it worked

May 12th 2017, 4:20 PM 15,003 Views 12 Comments

Thank you, JK Rowling!

Tributes paid to "incredible person" Grace McDermott after tragic death in house fire
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Tributes paid to "incredible person" Grace McDermott after tragic death in house fire

May 2nd 2017, 11:03 PM 59,467 Views 14 Comments

Renowned blogger and PhD student Grace died in a house fire at Annacotty, Co Limerick, early yesterday morning.

Ever lied on your CV? This NHS executive on £100k a year said he had two PhDs (he hadn't)
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# Chancer

Ever lied on your CV? This NHS executive on £100k a year said he had two PhDs (he hadn't)

Mar 6th 2017, 6:25 PM 27,484 Views 49 Comments

Jon Andrewes was sentenced to two years in jail at Exeter Crown Court today.

Woman (91) gets PhD after taking 30 years to finish thesis
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# France

Woman (91) gets PhD after taking 30 years to finish thesis

Mar 16th 2016, 9:44 AM 15,894 Views 8 Comments

Colette Bourlier was awarded the mark of “high distinction” for her thesis on immigrant workers.

Italian student found dead in a ditch after disappearing in Cairo
# Giulio Regeni
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# Giulio Regeni

Italian student found dead in a ditch after disappearing in Cairo

Feb 4th 2016, 11:47 AM 12,596 Views 11 Comments

He was last seen when he left his home to meet a friend.

Maynooth student has PhD revoked for making up data
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# Maynooth

Maynooth student has PhD revoked for making up data

Nov 24th 2015, 4:08 PM 54,592 Views 63 Comments

UCD have said that they are investigating the student’s later work following the revelation

Two Irish students are spending their summer with Nasa
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# Summer

Two Irish students are spending their summer with Nasa

Jun 5th 2015, 6:17 PM 12,770 Views 19 Comments

They’re off on an exclusive research programme.

This event wants to bring Irish research to you while you're having a pint
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# Keeping An Ion It

This event wants to bring Irish research to you while you're having a pint

May 16th 2015, 5:30 PM 10,568 Views 7 Comments

Pint of Science is in its second year where ti tries to bridge the gap between the general public and Irish researchers.

Juggling life as a Waterford hurler with a PhD on club leadership within the GAA
# Hitting The Books
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# Hitting The Books

Juggling life as a Waterford hurler with a PhD on club leadership within the GAA

Apr 16th 2015, 7:00 PM 7,919 Views 4 Comments

It’s GAA on and off the pitch for Noel Connors.

These Amazon reviews of a 'Women's Sexy PhD Costume' are the greatest
# Doctor Doctor
# Doctor Doctor

These Amazon reviews of a 'Women's Sexy PhD Costume' are the greatest

Nov 3rd 2014, 8:14 PM 7,132 Views 1 Comment

“This is a sexy BA at best.”

Column: Criminal justice policy should be shaped by our heads, not our hearts
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Column: Criminal justice policy should be shaped by our heads, not our hearts

Feb 1st 2013, 1:00 PM 481 Views 50 Comments

While outrage is understandably high when particularly heinous crimes are committed, we are doing victims no service by letting emotions rule out rational debate on how to reform the justice system, writes Alan Greene.

Hungarian president accused of plagiarising doctoral thesis
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Hungarian president accused of plagiarising doctoral thesis

Jan 14th 2012, 4:15 PM 3,912 Views 13 Comments

Hungary’s leading economic weekly has accused the president of copying almost all of his PhD thesis.

Former German defence minister exposed as a cheat
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# Cheater

Former German defence minister exposed as a cheat

May 10th 2011, 12:27 PM 928 Views 0 Comments

The former golden boy of Angela Merkel’s cabinet has been found to have copied the work of others word for word. Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg resigned in March.