Professor Alma McCarthy, Head of School

Professor Alma McCarthy, Head of School

"J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics is for the public good. Energised by our regional edge on the west coast of Ireland, we are a globally-engaged School of Business and Economics for the public good that makes a transformative impact for students, society and business. Our new strategic plan is centred around four key strategic priority areas of research and impact, teaching and learning, external engagement and internationalisation. We champion core values of respect, excellence, openness and sustainability. Our vision for the next four years is to make a global impact for the public good by addressing grand challenges through our teaching, research and influence on public policy. Our school is committed to delivering value to all of our stakeholders and especially to students, external business, industry and policy partners, community and society. We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing globally talented academic staff in areas aligned with our strategic priorities. The school is currently recruiting 16 academic positions across the five Disciplines in the School to support our strategic vision and ambitions. Our staff are our most important resource, and their skills, expertise, commitment and motivation will be the engine that will drive the achievement of the School’s 2021–2025 Strategic Plan."

Professor Geraint Howells, Executive Dean

Professor Geraint Howells, Executive Dean

"NUI Galway has been inspiring minds since 1845 as a research-led university. NUI Galway is counted among the Top 300 universities in the world according to the most prestigious rankings, positioned in the top 2% globally. We are an international university with global ambition, but with deep roots in the region and nationally. NUI Galway is at the heart of a distinct and vibrant region, renowned for its unique culture, creative industries, medical technologies, marine ecology and economy, and innovation. J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics is one of three Schools within the College of Business, Public Policy and Law at NUI Galway. The school has 2,800 students, over 120 faculty, research and professional services staff, and over 30 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The School has successfully attained AACSB and AMBA accreditation as well as EFMD programme accreditation. The School’s success over the past five years is a testament to the commitment, dedication and hard work of the staff in the School. The School’s Strategic Plan 2021–2025 will build on the strengths and success of the School and places our staff at the heart of our strategic plan."

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