Work, Organizations and Society cluster leader, Lucy-Ann Buckley, has written a new article for RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece looks at pre-nuptial agreements in Ireland and why they are not legally enforceable. Why aren’t prenuptial agreements legally enforceable in Ireland? “It is often argued that legally recognising prenups would respect the parties’ wishes and reduce… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Áine Ní Léime, of the Gender and Public Policy cluster, and Dr Patricia Carney spoke with the Sunday Times about the ageing population of Ireland. Read the piece here.
Dr Lucy-Ann Buckley, of the Gender and Public Policy cluster, spoke with Icelandic television about the importance of the government to pay special attention to women with disabilities. Watch the clip and read the accompanying article here. (Option to translate the article to English)
Dr Easkey Britton, of the Applied Systems Thinking research cluster, was interviewed as part of National Geographic Spain’s feature on ’50 Projects Acting Against Climate Change’. In the clip, she describes the importance of the human connection to the ocean and discusses her work on the SOPHIE project. Watch the clip here. Read the… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Emer Mulligan of the Performance Management research cluster, has co-authored a new report on the Pensions System in Ireland titled ‘Pensions in Ireland: The Perspectives of Irish Citizens and Implications for the Irish Pension System and Reforms.’ Read the press release and download the report below: NUI Galway report on the… | Read on »
Dr Emer Mulligan of the Performance Management research cluster, was featured on RTÉ Radio 1s Drivetime for her findings that the Irish Pension System is not fit for purpose. She proposes revisiting the tax relief provisions on pensions, and suggests policymakers need to begin to listen to what citizens want with respect to pensions. Listen… | Read on »
Dr Deirdre Curran of the Work, Organizations and Society research cluster, was featured on RTÉ’s ‘Prime Time’ where she discussed working conditions in the hospitality sector and survey results from her research project which explores this topic. Click here to watch the piece (15.13)
Professor Kieran Conboy, of the Agile and Open Innovation (LERO) Research Cluster, has a new article in RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece delivers a succinct history of time management. What time is it? A short history of time management “It is worth reflecting on the struggle between technology and its (in)ability to help us… | Read on »
Professor Alma McCarthy of the Work, Organizations and Society research cluster, has written a new article in the Irish Times which discusses the need for the public sector to become a more attractive workplace for the younger generation. Read the article here.
Dr Rónán Kennedy of the Technology and Governance research cluster, has a new piece on RTÉ Brainstorm. The article discusses a need for new institutional approaches to tackling climate change. Why it’s necessary to create new climate change institutions The Climate Change Advisory Council has said that ‘Ireland is completely off course in terms… | Read on »