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Drinks Industry Ireland – Invisible Me?

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.

RTÉ Brainstorm – What are Ireland’s Army Ranger Wing doing in Mali?

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 »

Dr Shane Conway on RTÉ’s Ear to the Ground

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.

Prof Alan Ahearne on the Proposed Galway Development

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

Professor Juan Rey-Pino, Universidad de Granada, Social Marketing Seminar and Workshop

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 »

Dr Easkey Britton on Block TG4

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.