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The Business Post – Judging where we now stand

Future judicial appointments: Whitaker Institute member, Dr Eoin Daly of the Conflict Humanitarianism and Security Cluster spoke to the Business Post about future judicial appointments and the damage to the court system after the Justice Séamus Woulfe debacle. Read the article here.

COVID-19 and the Organization of Anthropocentricism

On 27 November, the Whitaker was delighted to host the live webinar COVID-19 and the Organization of Anthropocentricism. Recently there has been a lot of talk about the pandemic in academia. A compelling question not being asked, however, is ‘how on earth did we get here?’  More importantly, how can we stop ourselves from returning to such… | Read on »

RTÉ Brainstorm – What are Irish farmers’ views on climate change?

Whitaker Institute member Dr Edel Doherty has co-authored a new piece for RTÉ Brainstorm. The article looks at research as part of the RiskAquaSoil project on Irish farmer’s views on Climate Change. Read more about RiskAquaSoil here. What are Irish farmers’ views on climate change? Analysis: nearly half of Irish farmers along the Atlantic coast… | Read on »

Women, work and Covid-19: the beginning of the end for gender equality?

On 19 November, the Whitaker Institute hosted a live webinar Women, work and Covid-19: the beginning of the end for gender equality? As Covid-19 continues to affect the world of work, it is evident that the pandemic and its economic effects disproportionately affect women. Much of the pandemic’s unequal impact stems from the unequal distribution of… | Read on »

Sustainable Marine Tourism Trail Development – An Irish Perspective

On 17 November, the Whitaker Institute hosted a live webinar Sustainable Marine Tourism Trail Development – An Irish Perspective. The webinar discussed the Wild Atlantic Way (WAW), Ireland’s first long-distance coastal touring route, covering over 2,500 km along the West coast of Ireland. Launched in 2014 by Fáilte Ireland, the goal of the WAW is to further… | Read on »

Adaptation of Agricultural and Rural Areas in the Atlantic Area to Climate Change

On 12 November the Whitaker Institute was delighted to host a live webinar, Adaptation of Agricultural and Rural Areas in the Atlantic Area to Climate Change. The webinar discussed findings from the recently launched report Farmers’ attitudes and preferences for climate change adaptation: An Irish Perspective as part of the RISKAQUASOIL project. The event included four presentations… | Read on »