Thursday, August 13, 2009

In the bleak midwinter..oh no hang on it's summer...

As the recruitment moratorium begins to bite in Irish Higher Education, with no new contracts allowed and potential staffing shortfalls in academic and support posts looming; the news from across the water in the UK (particularly England in the devolved structures) is also gloomy. The recent edition of the Times Higher warns of impending bankruptcy of some institutions as well as detailing the crassness of someone's approach to dealing with staff dismissals at Imperial College.

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