Professor Alan Ahearne, Director of the Whitaker Institute, has warned the recovery of the economy will be slow as long as social distancing measures are in place. Read more in the Connacht Tribune.
Whitaker Institute member Dr Su-Ming Khoo, Environment, Development and Sustainability cluster leader, has co-authored a new article for Discover Society which looks at coronavirus in Brazil through the lens of a family medicine resident. Read the piece here.
Whitaker Institute member Professor Kate Kenny, Work, Organizations and Society cluster leader, has a new piece on RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece looks at whistleblowing in the healthcare sector and the difficulties faced for those who speak out. Who’s going to speak up for Irish healthcare staff? … | Read on »
Professor Alan Ahearne, Director of the Whitaker Institute, has spoken with the Irish Examiner about the need for State backed ultra-cheap bank loans to ensure the survival of small businesses in Ireland. Read the full piece here.
Professor Alan Ahearne, Director of the Whitaker Institute, spoke with the media about the potential of a monetary supplement on food and drink in pubs and restaurants to assist in the recovery of the tourism sector post Covid19. Read more in the Irish Examiner, BreakingNews.ie, and TheJournal.ie.
Submissions are now open for the Journal of Social Marketing Special Issue on “Social Marketing and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: I, We, and All of Us” Deadline: September 30, 2020. Click here for submission information. Guest Editors: Dr. Dao Truong and Dr. Stephen Saunders This Journal of Social Marketing Special Issue focuses on… | Read on »
The Whitaker Institute, along with other research institutes at NUI Galway, have created a Covid19 Response Group. The group, which is comprised of Whitaker members from a variety of research backgrounds, are working to contribute their expertise to the local, national and global Covid-19 response efforts. Read more about the group in Professor Alan Ahearne’s… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Rónán Kennedy, Technology and Governance cluster leader, has written a new article for RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece explores the courts delayed response to moving online during the Covid19 Pandemic. Why have Irish courts been slow to move online during the crisis? … | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Jane Walsh, Health and Wellbeing cluster leader, has written a new article for Run Ireland. The article offers ways to find fitness motivation during the Covid19. Read the piece here.
Whitaker Institute member Dr Rónán Kennedy, Technology and Governance cluster leader, spoke with the Irish Independent about the “contradiction” between the list of essential retail outlets published by the Government last month and the list of new regulations signed into law this week. Read the article here.