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Cois Coiribe – How Domestic Violence Fuels Wider Conflict

Whitaker Institute member Dr Nata Duvvury, of the Gender and Public Policy Cluster, has written a new piece for Cois Coiribe, which looks at the strong links between domestic violence and manifestations of public violence. The article is available to read here.

Disparities in Psychological Distress Among Higher Education Students in Ireland

Psychological distress among higher education students is a growing concern, both in Ireland and internationally. As well as the personal consequences for students themselves, which can include diminished wellbeing, unhappiness, social isolation, and decreased enjoyment of life, the high prevalence of mental ill-health amongst students also has implications for the higher education sector. Poor mental… | Read on »

RTÉ Brainstorm – How Ireland can play a role in prosecuting aggression in Ukraine

Whitaker Institute member Dr Shane Darcy, co-leader of the Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security cluster, has authored a new piece for RTÉ Brainstorm. The article looks at the role Ireland can play in prosecuting aggression in Ukraine. How Ireland can play a role in prosecuting aggression in Ukraine Analysis: the State’s support for the International Criminal… | Read on »

2022 National Remote Working Survey

On 25 April, the Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commission launched the 2022 National Remote Working Survey, which will gather data on employees’ experiences and preferences for remote working and assess how remote working is impacting their career choices. The launch of the survey garnered significant national and local media attention, which is available to… | Read on »

Professor Emer Mulligan Presents at the EU Parliament’s tax sub-committee (FISC)

Professor  Emer Mulligan, participated as an expert panellist at the recent public hearing of the EU Parliament’s tax sub-committee (FISC).  The hearing addressed “How to reinforce the regulation of intermediaries to create an intermediary sector that ensures a fair and user-friendly tax system?”. Professor Mulligan emphasised the need to examine the extent to which existing… | Read on »

Watch – Reconstructing the Economy of Ukraine

The scale of the human and economic devastation in Ukraine is staggering. Thousands of civilians have been killed; millions of people have been displaced, including around 5 million people who have been forced to leave Ukraine. The basic inputs of any economy and society – factories, offices, transport infrastructure, schools, universities and healthcare facilities –… | Read on »

Watch: IS Seminar Series – Building a culture of cybersecurity and other research from MIT Sloan Research Group CAMS

Dr. Keri Pearlson is the Executive Director of the research group Cybersecurity at MIT Sloan (CAMS). Dr. Pearlson has held positions in academia and industry including Babson College, UTexas-Austin, Gartner’s Research Board, CSC, Hughes Aircraft Company, and AT&T. She was the CIO for a $10M non-profit. Her research career focuses on the intersection of information… | Read on »

2022 National Remote Working Survey Launched

Survey led by NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission is seeking participants to give their experience and preferences for remote working and insights on how remote working is impacting career choices. Researchers from the Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission are seeking participants for the annual national remote working in… | Read on »