Gender equality in Irish universities

Previous posts in this blog – including a guest post – have pointed to the problem of gender equality in Irish universities, particularly in relation to career development and promotion.  The Higher Education Authority has now appointed a panel, to be chaired by former EU Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, to undertake a review into gender profiles and equality across the sector. The panel is due to report within a year.

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2 Comments on “Gender equality in Irish universities”

  1. Vincent Says:

    I am minded of a conversation between Sir Humphrey Appleby, GCB, KBE, MVO, MA (Oxon) and the PPS.
    ‘ One never establishes a panel of investigation unless you know the results beforehand’.

  2. anna notaro Says:

    Readers might be interested in this insightful interview with Professor Yvonne Galligan, Director of Queen’s University Belfast’s Gender Initiative with a particular focus on gender politics in the EU, the UK and Ireland.
    http://www.womanthology.co.uk/achieving-gender-pay-equality-in-universities-lets-make-it-happen-by-working-together/


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