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The developing crisis, 1907–14

F. S. L. LYONS

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the developing crisis in Ireland during the period from 1907 to 1914. It explains that while the watershed period of 1903–07 was deeply inimical to the solution of Ireland's ... More


Higher education in Ireland, 1908–84

John Coolahan

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0025
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In Ireland, the history of higher education in the twentieth century falls into a number of distinct periods. The first period corresponds to the years following the passing of the Irish Universities ... More


Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920s: Origins, Education and Careers

Laura Kelly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719088353
eISBN:
9781781704622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088353.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is the first comprehensive history of Irish women in medicine in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It focuses on the debates surrounding women's admission to Irish medical ... More


Women's experiences of Irish medical education

Laura Kelly

in Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920s: Origins, Education and Careers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719088353
eISBN:
9781781704622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088353.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that the authorities of Irish medical schools and hospitals possessed a distinctive attitude towards their women medical students, with women and men being educated together for ... More


Becoming a medical student

Laura Kelly

in Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920s: Origins, Education and Careers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719088353
eISBN:
9781781704622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088353.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the women who decided to matriculate in medicine at Irish institutions in the period 1885–1922. It reveals that women medical students tended to come from well-to-do backgrounds ... More


Universities Scottish, Irish, and European: Lyon Playfair (1818–98) and University Reform

Robert Anderson

in History of Universities: Volume XXXIII/1

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198865421
eISBN:
9780191897771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865421.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter assesses Lyon Playfair's views on universities. Playfair was a Scottish scientist who became an administrator, a university professor, and a politician. He has been praised as ‘one of ... More


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