Comment & Analysis

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Ba Cheart go mBeadh an Tosaíocht ar Fheabhsú Aschuir Taighde, agus i bhfad ó Mhéadú Iomaíochta Inmheánaí

Ní gá go nglacfaimis le córas a churfeadh comhghleacaithe in iomaíocht i gcoinne a chéile agus a dhéanann neamhaird ar an obair a dhéanann acadóirí.
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Editorial

Stephen Donnelly’s Switch to Fianna Fáil will not Endear Disillusioned Young People

Stephen Donnelly seems to have shocked the country, perhaps because his enthusiasm and passion for his cause had captured attention beyond his constituency.
By The Editorial Board
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Editorial

Improving Research Output Should be Prioritised. Increasing Internal Competition Should Not

A system that would cause colleagues to directly compete and that ignores much of what academics do is not one that we should adopt.
By The Editorial Board
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Analysis

For Welfare Candidates, Compassion in the Role is Key

In one of the two contested races, the five candidates speak to The University Times on the need for empathy and their very personal reasons for running.
By Kathleen McNamee
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Column

Inequality is Rising and More Needs to be Done to Tackle It

Seán Barret argues that inequality is rising, and the education system needs to be the one that tackles it.
By Seán Barrett
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Column

Students’ Hostility Towards Free Speech Has Gone Too Far

In an age when rightwing populism is on the rise, the answer is not to censor it but to counter it with better arguments.
By Simon Foy
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Analysis

An Education Race Focused on Experience and the Challenges Facing Trinity

In an interview with The University Times, this year's candidate discusses representing students and the academic challenges in College.
By Patrick Lavelle
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Contribution

With Research and Funding, Greater Attention Should be Given to Minority Illnesses

Yasmine Tadjine argues that more research funding and charitable donations should be given to less well-known illnesses.
By Yasmine Tadjine
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Analysis

Presidential Candidates Focus on Representation, Empowerment and Access to Education Ahead of Race

In interviews with The University Times, candidates discuss balancing College issues with national ones and engaging with students.
By John Conway
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Profile

The Ambitious Scientific Leader Embracing Art and Creating New Perspectives

Director of the CONNECT research centre and Professor of Engineering and the Arts, Linda Doyle, on combining her passion for science and the arts.
By Kathleen McNamee