Whitaker Institute member Dr Easkey Britton, of the Applied Systems Thinking cluster, spoke to the Irish Independent about the health and mental benefits of engaging with water environments, especially the sea. Read the full piece here.
Whitaker Institute member Professor Ray Murphy, of the Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security cluster, has written a new article for RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece explores the effectiveness of the UN’s Security Council amid Ireland’s bid for a seat. Why does Ireland want a seat on ‘dysfunctional’ UN Security Council? A seat at the big table: members… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute members Dr Gerard Turley & Stephen McNena, of the Performance Management cluster, have written a new article for the Business Post. The piece proposes radical changes to the motor and property tax systems to benefit local authorities which could help businesses recover from the Covid-19 pandemic by reducing their annual rates liability. Read… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Easkey Britton, of the Applied Systems Thinking cluster, has written a new piece for Looking Sideways Podcast which offers five things we can do for the ocean. Read the piece and listen to the podcast here.
Whitaker Institute member Dr Su-Ming Khoo, Environment, Development and Sustainability cluster leader, has written a new piece for Policy & Practice – A Development Education Review. The piece looks at the pandemic through a lens of development education and global citizenship. Read the piece here (page 8).
Whitaker Institute member Dr Eoin Whelan, of the Agile and Open Innovation (LERO) cluster, has released a new study in conjunction with the University of Turku, Finland. The research examines the triggers which lead people to share COVID-19 misinformation through social media. To read the full article, click here. Read the press reaction to the… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Professor Alma McCarthy, of the Work, Organizations and Society cluster, discussed the results of the recent Remote Working survey with The Irish Times and Business Post and the impact COVID-19 will have on the traditional way of working after the pandemic. To find out more about the survey, read the full report and… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Shane Conway, of the Environment, Development and Sustainability cluster, has written a post for International Farm Transition Network, which highlights his research on the social and emotional issues affecting the farming community in later life. Read the piece here.
Whitaker Institute member Dr John Cullinan, of the Population and Migration research cluster, and Dr Margaret Hodgins’ have released a new study on workplace bullying, the findings of which have been published in the journal of Occupational Medicine. The research describes the range of impacts of workplace bullying on individuals and organisations. Using statistical methods,… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Prof Molly Byrne, of the Health and Well-being cluster, spoke to The Irish Times about her research on health behaviour and discussed the International Covid-19 Awareness and Responses Evaluation (I-CARE) Study, also with The Irish Times.