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Professor Anthony Staines appointed to Board of HEA

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Professor Anthony Staines appointed to Board of HEA

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DCU President Prof Brian MacCraith pictured with Ed Leamy, DCU Students' Union

Professor Anthony Staines of DCU's School of Nursing and Human Sciences, has recently been appointed by Government to the board of the Higher Education Authority. Six other new members were appointed, bringing the membership to 19 (see full list below).

Professor Staines has a particular interest in health information systems, the social costs of illness and the provision of health care to populations.

John Hennessy, Chairman of the HEA, said, “With the addition of the skills and experience that these new members bring, the HEA position in implementing the National Strategy on Higher Education will be further strengthened.”

Members of Higher Education Authority:
Mr. John Hennessy, Chairman, Ericsson Ireland – Chairman of the Authority
Dr. Bahram Bekhradnia, Head of the Higher Education Policy Institute, England
Cllr. Brendan Byrne, Donegal County Council
Dr. Mary Canning, former lead education specialist, World Bank
Professor Maeve Conrick, College Principal, UCD College of Arts and Celtic Studies, University College Dublin
Mr. Paddy Cosgrave, Dublin Web Summit
Mr. John Dolan, Chief Executive Officer, Disability Federation of Ireland
Mr. Eamonn Grennan, Lecturer/Researcher, Institute of Technology, Sligo
Ms. Siobhan Harkin, Research Manager, Waterford Institute of Technology
Professor Eileen Harkin-Jones, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Queen’s University Belfast
Professor Ellen Hazelkorn, Director of Research and Enterprise, Dublin Institute of Technology
Ms. Kathleen Lough, Lecturer in Chemistry, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Dr. Maria Meehan, Senior Lecturer, School of Mathematical Sciences, University College Dublin
Dr. Jim Mountjoy, founder Euristix, and Deputy Chair, Science Foundation Ireland
Mr. Gary Redmond, President, Union of Students in Ireland
Mr. Gordon Ryan, Head of Development and Business Operations, Sligo IT
Dr. Anthony Staines, Professor of Health Systems, Dublin City University
Dr. Brian Thornes, CEO, X Bolt Orthopaedics
Professor Marijk van der Wende, Amsterdam University College


15th March, 2012
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