On 19 November the Whitaker Institute was delighted to host the last event in the year long series celebrating Social Marketing with Professors Gerard Hastings and Alan Tapp. 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… | Read on »
As part of the hospitality research project undertaken by Whitaker Institute member Dr Deirdre Curran, participants were invited to submit an audio file answering 3 questions: What do you like most about working in hospitality? What do you like least about working in hospitality? Tell me about an incident where you felt unfairly/badly treated: What… | Read on »
By Professor Jay Friedlander Chaired by Dr Majella Giblin On 16 November the Whitaker Institute was delighted to host a lecture followed by a masterclass ‘Unleashing Innovation with UN Sustainable Development Goals’ as part of InterTradeIreland’s All-Island Innovation Programme. The lecture provides senior leaders, social innovators and sustainability champions in small and medium enterprises (SMEs), a framework… | Read on »
On Thursday 4 November, Whitaker Institute member Professor Kieran Conboy, of the Agile and Open Innovation cluster (LERO), hosted a panel session on ‘Is Technology Changing the Face of Sport for the Better?’. Technology plays an increasingly pivotal role across almost all elite and amateur sports, with a growing assumption that those using the latest… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Tom Gillespie, of SEMRU, spoke to the Business Post about the unprecedented inflation in the price of used cars. Read the article here.
Whitaker Institute member Dr Gerry Molloy, co-leader of the Health and Wellbeing cluster, spoke with the Irish Independent about the messaging around Covid-19. Click here to read the piece.
Whitaker Institute member Dr Deirdre Curran, of the Work, Organizations and Society research cluster, spoke with the Irish Independent about the Government’s approval to draft new legislation aimed at better regulating tips within the hospitality industry, protecting workers’ rights to those tips and providing greater transparency for customers and staff. Read the piece here. Dr… | Read on »
A new study carried out by the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre has found that the majority of students in seven alternative education programmes for learners outside the mainstream system had significant success in progressing their education. The study, led by Whitaker Institute member Dr Cormac Forkan, found that across a three-year period, the… | Read on »
Working from home and electric vehicles could see emissions slashed by 73%, according to new research by NUI Galway and Western Development Commission. At an the recent Whitaker Institute webinar Economic and environmental impacts and opportunities of working from home experts including Professor Alma McCarthy (Work, Organizations and Society), Dr Tom McDermott (SEMRU), and Dr… | Read on »
On Thursday 11 November, the Whitaker Institute was delighted to host Would you trust a robot more than your doctor? Trust and technology terrorism in medicine by Dr Jane Walsh, co-leader of the Health and Well-Being Cluster. This talk explored recent technological innovations in healthcare and why sometimes they don’t work as expected. The psychological science… | Read on »