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The Business Post – When the whistle falls of deaf ears

Work, Organizations and Society cluster leader, Professor Kate Kenny has written an article for the Business Post about her new book Whistleblowing: Toward a new theory. The article highlights the interviews conducted by Professor Kenney with Whisteblowers around the world to further understand the fallout that accompanies the act of speaking out.   Read the… | Read on »

Whitaker Research Day 2019

The Whitaker Institute held its fourth annual Whitaker Research Day on 10 April. More than 70 staff and students registered for the event which took place in the Hardiman Research Building at NUI Galway. The theme of the day was Brexit where three panels discussed different affects Brexit could have on Ireland. The first panel… | Read on »

How to publish in top academic journals: Second seminar

We were delighted to welcome Professor Becky Reuber (University of Toronto) to the NUI Galway on Friday 5th April. Becky drew on her editorial experience at the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), Academy of Management Perspectives, Journal of Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, to provide frank and insightful advice on publishing qualitative… | Read on »

The Irish Times – Why do we treat whistleblowers so horribly?

The Irish Times has written an article around the findings in Whitaker Institute member Professor Kate Kenny’s new book ‘Whistleblowing; Towards a New Theory.’ The article recounts interviews Professor Kenny conducted in the book as well as exploring whistleblowing in Ireland.   Read the piece here.

RTÉ Brainstorm: Here are 9 reasons why geography matters

A new RTÉ Brainstorm article, co-authored by Whitaker Institute member Dr Frances Fahy, looks the importance of Geography and why it should remain as a core subject in the Junior Cycle. Here are 9 reasons why geography matters   Opinion: the decision to make geography an optional Junior Cycle subject risks impoverishing Ireland’s future (1)… | Read on »

RTÉ Brainstorm: 70 years on, is NATO past its sell-by date?

A new RTÉ Brainstorm article by Whitaker Institute member Prof Ray Murphy, looks at the functionality of NATO 70 years after its inception. 70 years on, is NATO past its sell-by date? Opinion: NATO has moved far from a core mission “to keep the Russians out, the Americans in and the Germans down.” Former NATO… | Read on »

Irish Examiner – Trauma for Gay Fathers in Straight Marriages

The Irish Examiner has written an article based on research undertaken by NUI Galway, including Whitaker Institute member Dr Kiran Sarma. The article presents the study conducted by researchers, which looks at nine men’s “experiences of experiences of marriage and separation, assuming a gay identity, and social and family relationships.” Read the piece here.

New Report on Valuing Marine Ecosystems

Whitaker Institute Scientific Director, Stephen Hynes, has co-authored a new report on ‘Valuing Marine Ecosystems’ in the European Marine Board. Executive Summary This publication highlights current thinking in ecosystem service valuation for the marine environment. Valuation of the direct and indirect benefits (for either societal welfare, health and economic activities) stemming from marine ecosystem services,… | Read on »