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Have Women Made a Difference?

Women in Irish Universities, 1850–2010


Judith Harford and Claire Rush

Contents: Mary O’Dowd: Foreword – Judith Harford/Claire Rush: Introduction – Judith Harford: Women and the Irish University Question – Claire Rush: Women Who Made a Difference: The Belfast Ladies’ Institute, 1867-1897 – Susan M. Parkes: A Danger to the Men? Women in Trinity College Dublin in the First Decade, 1904-1914 – Jennifer FitzGerald: ‘The Queen’s Girl’: Helen Waddell and Women at Queen’s University Belfast, 1908-1920 – Phyllis Gaffney: ‘Assistant Something-or-Other in the New University’: Life and Letters of Mary Kate O’Kelly, 1878-1934 – Margaret Mac Curtain: The 1940s: Women Academics at University College Cork – Pat O’Connor: Gender and Organisational Culture at Senior Management Level: Limits and Possibilities for Change – Martin S. McNamara/Gerard M. Fealy: ‘A Little Nurse Running around College’: Legitimating Nursing in the Irish Academy – Martina McKnight/Myrtle Hill: ‘Doing Academia’ in Queen’s University Belfast: Gendered Experiences, Perceptions and Strategies.