Tuesday October 20, 2020

Galway: Why education for innovation is the future

Business students at NUI Galway are developing their skills in innovation and entrepreneurship, writes Margaret O'Brien.

29th September, 2012
Dr Emer Mulligan, head of the JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics at NUI Galway.

Competition is high between Irish universities, a factor that contributes to the significant levels of innovation taking place across third-level institutions.

"As part of our ongoing efforts to address the challenges facing first year students making the transition from a secondary school environment to third level, we introduced the concept of 'learning communities' this year," said Dr Emer Mulligan, head of the JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics at NUI Galway.

"First-years can be...

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