Professor Ray Murphy, of the Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security cluster, has written a new article for the Business Post. The article argues the UN’s list sends a clear message of the risks of doing business in occupied territories. Read the article here.
Dr Deirdre Curran, of the Work, Organizations and Society Cluster, has written a new article for Drinks Industry Ireland. The article explores Dr Curran’s research on the working conditions in the hospitality industry. Read the piece here.
Whitaker member Prof Ray Murphy, of the Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security cluster, has a new piece on RTÉ Brainstorm. The article looks at the Irish government’s decision to send soldiers from the special forces unit to participate in the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali. What are Ireland’s Army Ranger Wing doing in Mali? Members… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Shane Conway, of the Environment, Development and Sustainability cluster, was recently featured on RTÉ’s Ear to the Ground where he discussed the benefits of part time farming. Watch the clip here.
Professor Alan Ahearne, Director of the Whitaker Institute, speaking at the launch of a €320 million planned development for Galway City, estimated the development would bring over 2700 jobs to the area and boost the economy. Read more in the Irish Times and breakingnews.ie
The Whitaker Institute and Applied Systems Thinking cluster were delighted to host Professor Juan Rey-Pino from Universidad de Granada during the the week of February 10-14. On 12 February, Professor Rey-Pino presented his work on social marketing in the Whitaker Ideas Forum. The presentation offered examples from the work developed to generate evidence of the effects of… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Ronan Doyle, PhD student with the Agile and Open Innovation cluster, has written a new piece in Village which explores electoral fickleness in liquid modernity. Read the piece here.
Whitaker Institute member Dr Eoin Daly, of the Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security cluster, spoke with thejounal.ie about the concept of a ‘rotating taoiseach’ Read the piece here.
Research by Whitaker Institute member, Dr Eoin Whelan, of the Agile and Open Innovation Cluster, has highlighted the benefits of apps such as Strava and RunKeeper for people in rural areas by providing motivation to sustain exercise programmes. Read more in the Irish Farmers Journal.
Whitaker Institute member Dr Easkey Britton, of the Applied Systems Thinking cluster, was recently featured on TG4’s Bloc. In the segment, she discusses her love of surfing and the positive influence of the sea on humans. Watch it here.