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Originally posted on Brian M. Lucey:
Research metrics are fraught with danger. Usually they are dangerous when they are abused. We can measure the citation history of a paper but that tells us little beyond its citation history. We can measure…
The DCU SIPTU Section Committee, representing all grades of staff at the University, has voted to express its support for colleagues at the Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork, in their dispute over the status of their employment.
Measuring academics’ work by means of publication in top scientific journals is part of a “tyranny” that must be broken, according to a Nobel prize winner.
Staff from DCU, Trinity College and UCD, along with students, were among a strong attendance at the first Defend the University event on October 23rd.
Not all economists are of the opinion that the role of the university is solely to serve the interests of employers in the so-called knowledge economy. Here, Brian M. Lucey and Charles Larkin write about the takeover of Irish universities … Continue reading