Irish Science: A Brave New World

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Junior minister for innovation Sean Sherlock (right) with Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton (centre) and and Mark Ferguson, Of Science Foundation Ireland, at the Science Gallery, Dublin, yesterday.

From the Irish Times:

The Government has embarked on a radical reform of how it invests in scientific research. It is phasing out a system that has served the country well over the past 12 years in favour of one thought more likely to deliver jobs and an economic return on the State investment.

 

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Academics Sceptical As Funding For Research Aims To Prioritise Job Creation (Dick Ahlstrom, Irish Times)

(Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)

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