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Improving assessment in Irish education

US-based testing company Prometric committed almost €1 million to support assessment research at DCU which led to the appointment of Professor Michael O’Leary as Prometric Chair of Assessment and director of DCU’s new Centre for Assessment Research, Policy and Practice in Education (CARPE) in 2016. Under his guidance, the Centre has made a strong start...
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All Ireland Citizen Science Water Project

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), just 53% of rivers, and 50% of Irish lakes are in satisfactory ecological health. This poor water quality has serious consequences, fuelling a biodiversity crisis and damaging ecosystems upon which our food supply, health, livelihoods and economies depend. The All Ireland Citizen Science Water Project seeks to build...
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