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Irish Farmers Journal – Financial incentives required for climate mitigation measures – report

A new report from NUI Galway examines farmers’ attitudes and preferences for climate change adaptation. The report by Whitaker Institute member Edel Doherty is part of the RiskAquaSoil project, and aims to present findings on farmers’ beliefs regarding climate change, the drivers and barriers of climate change adaptation and the willingness of Irish farmers to engage in… | Read on »

New Report Examines Drivers and Barriers of Climate Change Adaptation Faced by Farmers

A new report from Whitaker Institute members examines farmers’ attitudes and preferences for climate change adaptation. The overarching aims of the report are to present findings on farmers’ beliefs regarding climate change, the drivers and barriers of climate change adaptation and the willingness of Irish farmers to engage in specific adaptation measures related to insurance… | Read on »

RTÉ Brainstorm – What could Europe look like 30 years from now?

Whitaker Institute member Dr Marie Mahon, of the Environment, Development and Sustainability cluster, has written a new piece for RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece looks at the IMAJINE project, which is using scenario planning to look at various futures which could await Europe and the EU. Read more about the IMAJINE project here. What could Europe look… | Read on »

Algorithms, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in the Irish Legal Services Market

Whitaker Institute member Dr Rónán Kennedy, leader of the Technology and Governance Cluster, will be hosted by the Oireachtas library and research service for his research project, ‘Algorithms, big data and artificial intelligence in the Irish legal services market’ which is funded by Science Foundation Ireland. The project examines how information technology is enabling new approaches… | Read on »

Phase II of the Remote Working Survey

The findings from Phase II of the Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commissions Remote Working Survey has been featured in a number of new articles from the press. The survey found 94% of people who have been working remotely would like to continue to do so all or some of the time. Read the some… | Read on »

Phase II of the Remote Working Survey

Earlier this week, the findings from the second phase of the Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commission’s Remote Working Survey were released, which showed 94% in favour of working remotely some or all of the time and 23% of respondents would consider relocating, while 7% have already moved. Researchers from the Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway… | Read on »