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The Whitaker Institute Podcast Channel features a series of interviews and seminars on Innovation and Societal Change.

Panel Discussion in Response to Patrick Honohan’s Speech on the Banking Crisis at the ’10 Years On’ Conference

A panel of experts reacts to Patrick Honohan’s speech, including: Angela Knight CBE, former Chief Executive, British Bankers’ Association; Professor John McHale, Dean, College of Business, Public Policy & Law, NUI Galway; Frances Ruane, former Director, Economic and Social Research Institute. The panel is chaired by NUI Galway President, Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh.  

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Robert Watt Addresses the ‘How (Not) To Do Public Policy’ Conference

Robert Watt, Secretary General of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, gives his insight into policy-making, as part of a conference hosted by the Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway, entitled ‘How (Not) To Do Public Policy’, with reference to the failed implementation of water charges. He is introduced by Whitaker Institute Director, Dave O’Connell,… | Read on »

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Panel Discussion in Response to Jim O’Leary ‘How (Not) To Do Public Policy’

Expert speakers respond to Jim O’Leary’s talk and report: Josephine Feehily, Chairperson, Policing Authority and former Chairman, Revenue Commissioners; Maria Graham, Assistant Secretary, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government; Eamon Ryan TD, Leader of the Green Party; Don Thornhill, former Secretary General, Department of Education and Science.  

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Dr. Stephen Hynes – The Relevancy of Marine and Environmental Economics in a World of Ever Increasing Natural Resource Constraints

In this podcast Dr. Stephen Hynes, scientific director in the Whitaker Institute, discusses his own area of research in marine and environmental economics and policy and the broader work of the Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit in the Whitaker Institute. He reflects on why he first developed a passion for this area of research and why… | Read on »

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