Dr Eoin Whelan, of the Agile and Open Innovation cluster, has led a new study which examines how fitness apps can affect the wellbeing of users, both positively and negatively. Read more: RTÉ Today FM Irish Health News Irish Tech News Run Ireland Listen: RTÉ Radio 1 Drivetime (@ 2.26.40)
Whitaker Institute member Dr Tom McDermott, of the Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit, has a new piece on RTÉ Brainstorm. The article explores rising sea levels and increased flood risk due to climate change. How can we deal with rising sea levels and increased flood risk? Is this a post-flooding future for Dublin? Opinion: delivering timely… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Professor Ray Murphy, of the Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security cluster, has written a new article for the Business Post. The article looks at Myanmar’s leader’s decision to appear at the International Court of Justice where there is a three day hearing to consider genocide charges against her country. Read more here.
Whitaker Institute members Professor Esther Tippmann and Professor Jonathan Levie have teamed up with the Galway Technology Centre to offer emerging tech companies a masterclass in scaling. Read more about it in Silicon Republic.
The 10th Annual Marine Economics and Policy Research Symposium was held on Thursday and Friday the 28th and 29th of November at the Marine Institute in Oranmore. Organised each year by the Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit (SEMRU) of the Whitaker Institute, NUI Galway, with the support of the Marine Institute, the one and a half… | Read on »
Work, Organizations and Society leader, Professor Kate Kenny has participated in a number of events recently showcasing the research she has undertaken on Whistleblowing. On 21st November, Professor Kenny was invited to be a panellist at the Transparency International Ireland Conference on Integrity at Work in Dublin. Transparency International Ireland’s Integrity at Work Conference 2019 brought… | Read on »
The Whitaker Writers’ Retreat ran from 2-4 December this year. Over twenty staff from the Whitaker and Moore Institutes signed up to spend some protected time away from the office working on a publication. Most who were on the retreat were working on journal articles and substantial progress was made with many people reporting completed… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Professor Ray Murphy, of the Conflict, Humanitarianism, and Security cluster, has a new piece on RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece looks at the U.S. policy on Israel and Palestine and the changes to it under the current administration. US policy change on Israeli settlements makes peace more remote Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu… | Read on »
On 25 November, the Whitaker Institute was delighted to host a seminar with Professor Richard Bowen from the University of Texas at Dallas. Professor Bowen was a business chief underwriter at Citigroup who discovered that billions of dollars annually of defective mortgages were being sold to investors in securitizations as quality mortgages. He provided evidence to… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Srinivasan Raghavendran, of the Macroeconomics and Finance research cluster, has penned a new article for The Wire. The article explores negative developments in the Indian economy and the need for change. Read more here.