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John Drennan: Trinity upgrades staff to 'professors'

Published 11/09/2011 | 05:00

The world rankings of Irish universities may be plummeting -- but it hasn't dented the self-importance of the academic elite.

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In spite of falling 13 places to 65th in the QS world rankings of universities, Trinity College Dublin has upgraded the titles of all its academic staff.

A grandiosely titled 'Working Party on the Internationalisation of Academic Titles' has decided that from now on there shall be no more mere lecturers in the college.

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