The Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT) is calling for greater efforts to address gender discrimination against women academics in third-level institutions, following the new figures for 2014 revealing that just 29% of senior academics are women.
Professor Louise Richardson, incoming vice chancellor of Oxford and former Trinity student, who was today awarded honorary membership of the Caledonian Society, said that the low number of female academics in higher education is based on negative stereotypes that college …
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