The global population is urbanising rapidly. Each year, cities around the world host tens of millions of new inhabitants, particularly in low and middle income countries. While traditionally urbanisation has been associated with a process of structural change and economic development, today many poor countries are urbanising faster and at a much earlier stage of… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Professor Esther Tippmann has co-authored a new article for MIT Sloan Management Review together with Adjunct Professor Mark Gantly and Professor Pamela Sharkey Scott of DCU, who have published research on supporting innovation across remote teams in the MIT Sloan Management Review. To read more click here.
Whitaker Institute member Professor Ray Murphy, of the Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security cluster, spoke to RTÉ Radio 1’s Morning Ireland about what an Oireachtas Committee on Children and Equality will hear today in relation to draft legislation on the Mother and Baby homes. Listen back below.
Ireland’s health care system is a unique mix of a publicly-funded health service and a fee-based private system. The distinctive and complex structure of the sector, which involves both public and private financing and delivery of services, has important implications for the allocation of resources and for sustainability. In addition, though Ireland currently has a… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Professor Ray Murphy, of the Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security cluster, spoke to Scope on Indus News, a Pakistani TV news channel, about the Iran nuclear deal. Watch the interview here @11.23
Whitaker Institute member Professor Kate Kenny, co-leader of the Work, Organizations and Society cluster, has been featured in a recent article from Broadsheet.ie. Excerpts from Professor Kenny’s book Whistleblowing: Towards a New Theory were cited the article which looks at Whistleblowing. Read more here.
Whitaker Institute member Professor Molly Byrne, of the Health and Well-Being Cluster, has written a new article for The Irish Times. The piece discusses how behavioural measures should remain a cornerstone of our public health response to Covid-19. Read the article here.
Ireland’s first free tax clinic has been set up in NUI Galway to educate students about their entitlements, obligations and how to manage their tax affairs. The pioneering initiative sees tax students in the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics work in partnership with teaching staff and professional tax advisors in providing an online and… | Read on »
On March 31, the Whitaker Institute was delighted to host a live webinar titled Health workers and extending working life policy in Ireland: evidence from the DAISIE project. The DAISIE (Dynamics of Accumulated Inequalities for Seniors in Employment) project investigates the gender-differentiated work-life experiences, health and financial outcomes of workers in three occupations aged 50 and… | Read on »
Across the island of Ireland, domestic consumption levels have increased dramatically in the past three decades, making sustainable consumption a key challenge for policy makers. To date, public discourse has focused primarily on minimum levels of consumption but there has been a complete dearth of discussion around the concept of maximum levels of consumption. Our… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Professor Brian Hughes, of the Creative, Liveable, Sustainable Communities cluster, was recently cited in The New York Times on the subject of emotional resilience. Read more here.