Whitaker Institute member Dr Hannah Durand, of the Health and Well-Being cluster, spoke to The Irish Times about the effectiveness of lockdowns and whether the Government is at risk of ‘losing the room’ in the fight against Covid-19. Read more here.
Whitaker Institute member Professor Kate Kenny, co-leader of the Work, Organizations and Society cluster, has co-authored a new piece for RTÉ Brainstorm. The article looks at what protections whistleblowers have under Irish and EU law. What protections do whistleblowers have under Irish and EU law? Analysis: Ireland has one of the strongest whistleblower protection legislations in the… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr John Danaher, of the Technology and Governance cluster, spoke to Analytics India Magazine about his research which focuses on the ethical, legal and social implications of new technologies. Read more here.
Whitaker Institute member Professor Molly Byrne, of the Health and Well-Being cluster, discussed Ireland’s extended lockdown on RTÉ Radio 1’s Morning Ireland. Listen back below.
New research carried out by Whitaker Institute member Professor Cathal O’Donoghue, of the Social Sciences Research Cluster, has shown that public trust in Government soared in 2020 as a result of policies to improve income protection during the Covid-19 crisis. Read more from the Business Post and Irish Examiner. Read the full press release here. Find out… | Read on »
On 30 March, the Whitaker Institute was delighted to welcome Sharon Donnery, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland. The visit was comprised of three events, the first of which was a meeting between Deputy Governor Donnery, NUI Galway President Ciarán Ó’hÓgartaigh & the Whitaker team. Following this, Deputy Governor Donnery delivered a lecture to… | Read on »
On 24-25 March, the Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit (SEMRU), were delighted to host the 5th International Symposium on the Oceans in National Income Accounts. As well as showcasing the work of MOSES the 2 day symposium involved representatives from government, industry, academia and international organisations who shared their national and international perspectives on progress made in measuring… | Read on »
On 26 March, the Whitaker Institute was delighted to host Social Marketing; A Behavioural Change Rebel turning 50. Most of us recognise that everyday life today is not the same as it was a few months ago let alone a few years ago what with climate change, the pandemic, social inequalities, digital technologies, global markets… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Seán Crosson, of the Creative, Liveable and Sustainable Communities cluster, spoke to The Irish Times about the movie ‘Rooney’ and the impact it had in the country. Read more here.
Whitaker Institute member Dr Hannah Durand, of the Health and Well-Being cluster, spoke on a recent episode of RTÉ’s Primetime about the public’s weariness toward continued COVID restrictions. Watch back here. (Tuesday 16 March @3:25)