News for: Health And Well-being

Watch – Dr Hannah Durand on RTÉs Primetime

Whitaker Institute member Dr Hannah Durand, of the Health and Well-Being cluster, spoke on a recent episode of RTÉ’s Primetime about the public’s weariness toward continued COVID restrictions. Watch back here. (Tuesday 16 March @3:25)

RTÉ – Lockdown Life: Teenagers Have Your Say

Whitaker Institute member Dr Caroline Heary, of the Health and Wellbeing Cluster, is leading a study with a team of psychologists from NUI Galway and Trinity College Dublin in an effort to understand how the Covid-19 pandemic and the various restrictions that are in place, are impacting on the lives of teenagers. Read more from RTÉ…. | Read on »

Understanding psychosocial determinants of adherence to physical distancing guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic

On 11 February, the Whitaker Institute was delighted to host Understanding psychosocial determinants of adherence to physical distancing guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic by Dr Hannah Durand. Physical distancing is one of the best strategies that we have to slow the spread of COVID-19. However, keeping our distance from others is perhaps the most difficult and even… | Read on »

RTÉ Drivetime – Public Health Communications

Whitaker Institute member Professor Molly Byrne, of the Health and Well-Being cluster, spoke with RTÉs Drivetime about how to communicate public health messages effectively during a pandemic. Listen back below.