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#Academic uncertainty

# academic-uncertainty - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

PhD rights have been ignored in new employment framework, says SIPTU
# Academic Uncertainty
# Academic Uncertainty

PhD rights have been ignored in new employment framework, says SIPTU

Dec 29th 2020, 9:00 AM 26,469 Views 13 Comments

PhD researchers are not entitled to sick leave, annual leave, maternity leave or other workers’ rights.

# academic-uncertainty - Monday 16 November, 2020

Working but no workers' rights: the plight of the PhD revealed
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# Academic Uncertainty

Working but no workers' rights: the plight of the PhD revealed

Nov 16th 2020, 9:30 AM 31,329 Views 15 Comments

Unpaid ‘teaching contributions’ expected in most universities and ITs but PhD candidates can’t get ‘a liveable wage’.

# academic-uncertainty - Sunday 15 November, 2020

'Doing the housework of academia': Women and minorities hardest hit by third-level working conditions
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# Academic Uncertainty

'Doing the housework of academia': Women and minorities hardest hit by third-level working conditions

Nov 15th 2020, 7:00 PM 24,533 Views 2 Comments

We look at the impact of insecure work on women, people with disabilities and vulnerable groups in the sector.

On social welfare, unable to buy a house: The reality facing Ireland's academics
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# Academic Uncertainty

On social welfare, unable to buy a house: The reality facing Ireland's academics

Nov 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 85,053 Views 96 Comments

Analysis reveals an average of over 11,200 lecturers working in temporary and casual contracts.

# academic-uncertainty - Monday 3 February, 2020

Postgrad researchers are vulnerable to abuse, campaigners warn
# Bullying In Academia
# Bullying In Academia

Postgrad researchers are vulnerable to abuse, campaigners warn

Feb 3rd 2020, 8:30 PM 15,978 Views 5 Comments

Student reps say there is an “abusable culture” in academia and those suffering bullying are afraid to speak out.

# academic-uncertainty - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Strikes over pay and conditions to hit a number of third-level institutions
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# University Pay

Strikes over pay and conditions to hit a number of third-level institutions

Dec 1st 2019, 6:30 AM 10,536 Views 3 Comments

Lecturers in Irish third levels to picket in February, while those in Northern Ireland are in the middle of an eight-day dispute.

# academic-uncertainty - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Column: 'I had to give up hope of finding a permanent job in an Irish university'
# Impossible Search
# Impossible Search

Column: 'I had to give up hope of finding a permanent job in an Irish university'

Oct 20th 2019, 1:00 PM 28,942 Views 22 Comments

Ilaina Khairulzaman had the choice of leaving Ireland or leaving academia.