This page is an evolving document collecting links to scattered published fragments of the on-going science funding debate in Ireland. Please post links to other articles, blog posts, radio interviews, videos, etc. that we have missed.
In letters to the Irish Times
Below is a list of letters to the Irish Times debating the issue of science funding:
The Irish Times – Tuesday, July 3, 2012 – Funding for science
Dr PETER GALLAGHER, School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin;
Dr EMMA TEELING, School of Biology and Environmental Science, University College Dublin.
The Irish Times – Friday, July 6, 2012 – Funding science
LIAM MADDEN, Arbor Road, Menlo Park, California.
The Irish Times – Tuesday, July 10, 2012 – Funding for science
SEÁN SHERLOCK, TD, Minister of State for Research and Innovation, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
The Irish Times – Wednesday, August 22, 2012 – An Irish slice of EU science funding
Prof PETER T GALLAGHER, School of Physics, TCD; Prof LUKE O’NEILL, ERC Advanced Grant Panel Chair for Immunology, Director, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, TCD; Prof PAUL CALLANAN, School of Physics, UCC; Prof DAVID McCONNELL, Smurfit Institute of Genetics, TCD; Dr EMMA TEELING, ERC Starting Investigator, School of Biology and Environment Science, UCD; Dr EAMONN CASHELL, Dean of Graduate Studies, CIT; Prof JAMES LUNNEY, Head of Physics, TCD; Prof JAMES McINERNEY, Department of Biology, NUIM; Prof RICHARD TIMONEY, School of Mathematics, TCD; Prof KEN WOLFE, ERC Advanced Investigator, Smurfit Institute of Genetics, TCD; Prof LORRAINE HANLON, School of Physics, UCD; Prof PATRICK DUFFY, Department of Geography, NUIM; Prof SINEAD RYAN, School of Mathematics, TCD; Prof WERNER NAHM, FRS, Director, School of Theoretical Physics, DIAS; Prof MIKE PEARDON, School of Mathematics, TCD; Dr MARY O’CONNELL, School of Biotechnology, DCU Prof GERALDINE BUTLER, Conway Institute of Biomolecular Biomedical Research, UCD, C/o Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2.
The Irish Times – Tuesday, October 9, 2012 – Neglect of basic research ‘damaging’
GEORGE MILEY, Professor of Astronomy, Leiden Observatory, The Netherlands.
The Irish Times – Tuesday, October 23, 2012 – Funding science for EU’s future
Nobel Prize and Fields Medal Winners: SIDNEY ALTMAN, WERNER ARBER, ROBERT J AUMANN, FRANÇOISE BARRÉ-SINOUSSI, GÜNTER BLOBEL, MARIO CAPECCHI, AARON CIECHANOVER, CLAUDE COHEN-TANNOUDJI, JOHANN DEISENHOFER, RICHARD RERNST, GERHART ERTL, Sir MARTIN EVANS, ALBERT FERT, ANDRE GEIM, SERGE HAROCHE, AVRAM HERSHKO, JULES A HOFFMANN, ROALD HOFFMANN, ROBERT HUBER, Sir TIM HUNT, ERIC R KANDEL, KLAUS VON KLITZING, SIR HAROLD KROTO, FINN KYDLAND, JEAN-MARIE LEHN, ERIC S. MASKIN, DALE T MORTENSEN, ERWIN NEHER, KONSTANTIN NOVOSELOV, Sir PAUL NURSE, CHRISTIANE NÜSSLEIN-VOLHARD, VENKATRAMAN RAMAKRISHNAN, Sir RICHARD J ROBERTS, HEINRICH ROHRER, BERT SAKMANN, BENGT I SAMUELSSON, JOHN E SULSTON, JACK W SZOSTAK, Sir JOHN E WALKER, ADA E YONATH, ROLF ZINKERNAGEL, HARALD ZUR HAUSEN; PIERRE DELIGNE, TIMOTHY GOWERS, MAXIM KONTSEVICH, STANISLAV SMIRNOV CEDRIC VILLANI, C/o South Mimms, Hertfordshire, England.
The Irish Times – Wednesday, October 24, 2012 – Neglect of basic research
ANTHONY QUINN, Associate Professor Electronic and Electrical Engineering, School of Engineering, Trinity College Dublin.
Science Calling! – Maria Delaney
RTE – Radio 1 – Morning Ireland