Professor Alan Ahearne, Director of the Whitaker Institute, has been featured in a blog post from InterTradeIreland. The piece outlines the opportunities for SMEs that are ready to adapt amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more here.
The European Commission funded project Peatlands and People is a major national initiative that will contribute to the long-term implementation of Irelands Climate Action Plan. The plan aims to engage people in Ireland and across the European Union with the benefits of peatlands restoration, in particular to realise the power of peatlands to effect positive climate… | Read on »
NUI Galway is the leading academic partner for the EU LIFE Peatlands and People Project Tuesday, 2 February, 2021: The European Commission has announced the funding of €10million towards a project to highlight the power of peatlands to effect significant climate action wins. The EU LIFE Peatlands and People project is co-ordinated by Board na… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Noel Carroll, of the Agile and Open Innovation Cluster (LERO), has written a new article for the Silicon Republic. The piece explains why you need to start with the ‘what’, not the ‘how’, when it comes to digital transformation. Read the full article here.
Whitaker Institute member Dr Nessa Cronin, of the SSRC, spoke to the Irish Independent about the need for an all-island approach to the suppression of Covid-19, citing the success of such an approach during the foot and mouth disease outbreak in the past. Read the article here.
Whitaker Institute member Dr Declan Coogan, of the SSRC, has been featured in an article for the Irish Times. In the piece, Dr Coogan spoke about his research and community outreach for services working with families where parents/carers live in fear of their son/daughter under the age of 18 years. To read the full article click… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Sean Crosson, of the Creative, Liveable and Sustainable Communities cluster, has written a new article for TheJournal.ie. The opinion piece looks at the treatment of historical Irish figures in film and argues dramatic effect will often be prioritized ahead of historical accuracy. Read the article here.
On 27 January, the Whitaker Institute was delighted to host Negotiating Intercultural engagement in Ireland: Irish immigration policy and its impact on the day-to-day lives of migrants by Dr Orla McGarry. Interculturalism has become the dominant migration policy in Europe over the past two decades. In contrast with past policies of multiculturalism which are often seen as having… | Read on »
The Government recently announced the publication of its national remote work strategy report. The report references the remote working surveys carried out by the University’s Whitaker Institute and the Western Development Commission last year. Read more from RTÉ and Eversheds Sutherland. Click here to read more about the findings from the Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commissions… | Read on »
Professor Alan Ahearne, Director of the Whitaker Institute, and Professor Stephen Hynes, SEMRU cluster leader, have published a new report as part of the Marine Institute funded project Challenges and Opportunities for Ireland’s Major Ocean Economy Industries. Click on the cover below to download the full report.