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 »
Data used to model decision-making behaviour commonly comes from one of two sources, subjective data or objective data. Subjective data is generally based on users experience of a good, whereas objective data may come from a range of source including scientific measures and management/expert opinion. The use of either source of data requires a trade-off;… | Read on »
An angler’s decision on which site to fish at can be a complex system of arithmetic calculations, weighing up the attractions and detractions of every feasible site they could visit. One site may have good access but poor fish quality, another may be teeming with fish but overcrowded with anglers. On any given choice occasion… | Read on »
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 »
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The Irish Times has released an article featuring a seminar by Dr Micheál Ó Cinnéide, which was took place at SEMRU’s recent Marine Economics and Policy Symposium. To read the piece, click here.
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.
Whitaker’s Easkey Britton was recently featured in an article published by The Independent. Read it here.
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
High blood pressure (hypertension) is a chronic condition in which the blood vessels have persistently raised pressure. It is one of the leading risk factors for heart attack and stroke and is one of the most common chronic conditions seen today. According to the TILDA study, approximately 65% of Irish adults over the age of… | Read on »