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Dr Su-Ming Khoo – Researching in the Age of COVID-19

Whitaker Institute member Dr Su-Ming Khoo, Environment, Development and Sustainability cluster leader, has co-edited three rapid response books entitled Researching in the Age of COVID-19. Volume 1 showcases new methods and emerging approaches. Focusing on Response and Reassessment, it has three parts: the first looks at the turn to digital methods; the second reviews methods in hand… | Read on »

Irish Sun – Impact of COVID-19 on information management

Whitaker Institute members Dr Noel Carroll and Professor Kieran Conboy, both of the Agile and Open Innovation cluster (LERO), have been featured in an article by Irish Sun for their contribution to an international webinar on the pandemic’s impact on information management research and practice. The contribution was based on a recent article written by Dr Carroll and Prof… | Read on »

The Times – Johnny Ronan drops hotel plan for Tara Street tower

Recent findings from the Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commissions Remote Working Survey has been featured in an article by the Times. The piece looks at the plans for Ireland’s tallest building to be used as premium office space. Read the article here. To find out more about the findings from the Remote Working Survey… | Read on »

PIER Project call for swimmers and surfers to take part in project

A team of researchers at the Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Ecology Research Group is calling on swimmers and surfers to take part in a project to find out if recreational water users are more at risk of picking up superbugs. The PIER (Public Health Impact of Exposure to antibiotic Resistance in recreational waters) study is… | Read on »

Bridge 47 – Lifting the Floor: An interview with Dr. Su-Ming Khoo

Dr Su-Ming Khoo, cluster leader of the Environment Development and Sustainability cluster, has been featured in a new article by Bridge 47. The article is an interview with Dr Khoo following her presentation at the Bridge 47 Knowledge Exchange Partnership event. Read the piece here.

Remote Working Survey in the Irish Times and Irish Tech News

Recent findings from the Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commission’s remote working survey has been featured in a number of articles. The Irish Times looks at the future of the office market as remote working becomes a new normal. Read the article here. A piece in Irish Tech News details the reopening of the RDI… | Read on »

Ireland is Europe’s Island in the “Goldilocks” Zone for Rich Marine Resources

Reports by the Whitaker Institute’s Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit (SEMRU) which inform the government’s Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth strategy, show growth in the marine sector and economic potential for coastal regions in relation to domestic tourism. Read more in marine.ie and afloat.ie To read the report, click here.