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A management plan to protect Irish agriculture from climate change

Risk Aqua Soil, the project undertaken by Whitaker Institute members Edel Doherty and Sinead Mellett, has garnered media attention for it’s aim to alert society to the likelihood of climate disasters, and to address co-ordination for detection and risk management and recovery solutions. Read more about it here: Irish Tech News  Galway Daily Irish Examiner… | Read on »

Developing Transdisciplinary Approaches to Community Energy Transitions

Communities’ perceptions of energy are complex, place-based and situated in cultural and political contexts. Explicitly addressing the social study of energy and climate change, the research highlights how developing collaborative, fair approaches to community low carbon energy transitions poses critical questions for both technical and social scientific methods. This research argues that there is a… | Read on »

Sinead Mellett Featured in Irish Farmer’s Journal

Sinead Mellet, of the Environment, Development and Sustainability Research Cluster, was recently featured in the Irish Farmer’s Journal. In the article, a snipet from her presentation at the Climate Change Workshop in Tullamore (1/11/18) To read the piece, click here.

Christine Domegan and Patricia McHugh’s Flu Project featured by WHO Europe

The joint Whitaker and HSE project on Healthcare Worker Flu Vaccination, was recently featured by the World Health Organization Europe. Congratulations to all those involved. To read the piece released by WHO, click here. To read the original report and policy, please follow the links below. Download the full report Download the full policy