An RTÉ Brainstorm article by Dr Niall Ó Dochartaigh—of the Whitaker Institute’s Technology & Governance and Conflict, Humanitarianism & Security research clusters—looks at the secrets behind a peace process. Bogotá celebrations to mark the signing of the historic agreement between the Colombian government and FARC rebels ending 52 years of conflict Opinion: There are many similarities in… | Read on »
The 2017-18 Whitaker Ideas Forum series begins on 13 September and takes place weekly on Wednesdays from 1:00pm – 2:00pm through 22nd November. The Whitaker Ideas Forum seminars have, to-date, showcased the diverse range of research being conducted across the Institute. The forum represents a great opportunity for early career researchers to present to their… | Read on »
Dr Niall Ó Dochartaigh, Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security research cluster at the Whitaker Institute, spoke on RTÉ Prime Time about the political context for the 1977 killing of British Officer Robert Nairac, one of Northern Ireland’s ‘disappeared’ whose remains have never been located. This programme was aired on Tuesday 2nd May 2017.
Dr Niall O Dochartaigh, Senior Lecturer in Political Science and Sociology and leader of the Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security Research Cluster, Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway discusses the origins of his research interests with Angela Sice and describes the key questions on power, conflict and territory that drive his research agenda. He details his work… | Read on »
Dr Niall Ó Dochartaigh leader of the Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security research cluster spoke on the BBC World Service’s Witness programme aired on Friday 6 February about the role of intermediary Brendan Duddy in the Northern Ireland peace process. Dr Ó Dochartaigh worked with Brendan Duddy between 2006 and 2010 arranging the deposit and cataloguing of… | Read on »
The Neil Smith Graduate Research Award was launched by the MA in Environment, Society and Development Programme Director, Dr John Morrissey, in conjunction with the Dean of Arts, Dr Edward Herring, and Distinguished Professor of Geography and Anthropology from City University of New York (CUNY), Prof. David Harvey at the 45th Conference of Irish Geographers…. | Read on »
The ways in which information and communications technology can be used to support environmental regulation was the subject of an international exploratory workshop in NUI Galway on 20-21 June. The workshop, ’Information and Communications Technology for Environmental Regulation: Developing a Research Agenda’, attracted over fifty international experts from Europe, the United States of America and… | Read on »
The University of Ulster hosted speakers from across Britain and Ireland on Friday 19th April to debate the legacy of the Good Friday Agreement / Belfast Agreement. The all-day symposium was a joint event of the Institute for Research in Social Sciences (IRiSS) at the University of Ulster, the Whitaker Institute and the Peace and Conflict… | Read on »