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Whitaker Ideas Forum

September 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - December 14, 2016 @ 2:00 pm

Location: CA110 (SAC Room), Cairnes Building, NUI Galway Galway Ireland

Organised by: Whitaker Institute

Following on from the very successful launch of The Whitaker Institute Ideas Forum last January, we are pleased to announce the details of next September’s Ideas Forum.    The objective of each seminar is to introduce the research agendas of Whitaker research clusters to the wider membership of the Whitaker Institute and other interested parties from across the University.

The next series of the Whitaker Ideas forum will run from 1:00 – 2:00pm on Wednesdays from September – December in CA110, Cairnes Building, NUI Galway.
Tea/Coffee will be available.

Date Seminar Details Discipline
14 September Time and emotion: the hunger strike as protest tactic
Dr Niall Ó Dochartaigh Political Science & Sociology
Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security
21 September Consumers’ self-congruence with a ‘Liked’ brand on Facebook: cognitive network influences and brand outcomes
Dr Elaine Wallace Marketing
Performance Management
28 September The Darkside of Enterprise Social Media – POSTPONED  
  Dr Eoin Whelan Business Information Systems
  Agile and Open Innovation (Lero)
5 October Research Selectivity and the Destruction of Authentic Scholarship? The View from the (Semi) Periphery
Dr Simon Warren  CELT
Population & Migration
12 October Just keep taking the pills? The behavioural science of treatment adherence
Dr Gerry Molloy Psychology
Health & Well-Being
19 October Subsidiary strategies for local knowledge creation and protection in high technology clusters: influencing the location choice of innovative activities by the MNE
Dr Majella Giblin Management
Innovation and Structural Change
26 October The Ethics of Algorithmic Outsourcing: An Analysis
Dr John Danaher Law
Technology and Governance
2 November

Flow-based software development: An Activity Theory Perspective 

 Dr Denis Dennehy Business Information Systems
 Agile and Open Innovation (Elro)
9 November VIBES, Valuing Ireland’s Blue Ecosystem Services  
Mr Danny Norton Economics
SEMRU
16 November What are the risks of automatic enrolment into occupational pension schemes for women? An analysis using a bounded rationality framework
Ms Maureen Maloney Management
Gender and Public Policy
23 November Healthy places, healthy people: Nature-based solutions for health and wellbeing
Dr. Caitriona Carlin, Dr. Gesche Kindermann, Dr. Easkey Britton and Dr. Christine Domegan
SIPPs
30 November Representing Development: Mediating Alternatives across Ambiguous Discourses
Dr Kathy Reilly and Natasha Keenaghan Geography
Environment, Development, and Sustainability
7 December Revising the school choice problem
Dr Conal Duddy  Economics
Group Decision Making
14 December Bearing Witness to Atrocity Crimes: Photography and International Law
 Dr Aoife Duffy Irish Centre for Human Rights
 Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security