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Agri Careers: lack of accommodation directly impacting academic performance
Sarah McIntosh
In part one of our accommodation crisis series, Sarah McIntosh gives an overview of the current rent price’s students are paying and speaks to agriculture science students who have been affected.
2 December 2023 Education
Postdoctoral research opportunity with Met Éireann
Met Éireann is searching for a three-year research and infrastructure support for the newly established Irish Soil Moisture Observation Network, writes Sarah McIntosh.
29 November 2023 Education
Agri Careers: Meath student’s poem scoops 'From Foal to Race' prize
Ruth Shanley has been named the winner of Agri Aware’s transition year equine programme for her writing about the impact horses had on her growing up, writes Sarah McIntosh.
Agri Careers: course shows dairy farmers are keen to build knowledge
A group of Tirlán milk suppliers has completed the Sustainable Farming Academy at University College Cork, which focuses on environmental management and sustainable development, writes Sarah McIntosh.
29 November 2023 Careers
Strong labour market reported for recent graduates
The national analysis of higher education graduate outcomes in Ireland shows a strong labour market for recent graduates, writes Sarah McIntosh.
25 November 2023 Education
Dairy diversions: the different careers paths in the sector
To mark Dairy Day, run by the Irish Farmers Journal, Sarah McIntosh outlines the different career pathways and opportunities available in the sector.
24 November 2023 Careers
Industry movers and shakers
In this new series, Sarah McIntosh outlines new appointments in the agri-food industry, highlighting working professionals making moves and shaking things up.
22 November 2023 News
Young global innovators win James Dyson Award
The international design award has announced three global winners who will each receive €34,000 to support the next stages of their innovations, writes Sarah McIntosh.
18 November 2023 Education
Agri Careers: first ag Science students graduate from UCC
The first cohort of agriculture science students graduated from University College Cork last week, obtaining a BAgrSc (Hons) level eight degree, writes Sarah McIntosh.
15 November 2023 Careers
Education in crisis with teachers shortages in rural schools
At both primary and secondary school levels, principals are struggling with teacher shortages. Sarah McIntosh speaks with several representatives on the issues they are facing.
15 November 2023 News
Agri Careers: overcoming challenges and improving water quality
Aoife Feeney is one of the 2022 Nuffield Scholars, who has been travelling around the world identifying key methods to improve water quality at farm level, writes Sarah McIntosh.
8 November 2023 Careers
Agri Careers: the importance of promoting science in education
Ahead of Science Week 2023, Sarah McIntosh talks to Dr Ciaran Seoighe, Deputy Director General of the Science Foundation Ireland on the importance of getting young people involved in science.
8 November 2023 Education