Whitaker Institute member Dr John Cullinan, of the Population and Migration cluster, has been featured in a new article by the Irish Examiner. The piece looks at a project from Dr Cullinan and colleagues at other Universities which looks at the accessibility of home broadband for students across various institutions. Read the full piece here.
A study on workplace bullying undertaken by Whitaker Institute member Dr John Cullinan, of the Population and Migration research cluster, and Dr Margaret Hodgins has been featured in a new article by Silicon Republic. The article advises ways to recognise and deal with workplace bullying. To read the article, click here. To read more about… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr John Cullinan, of the Population and Migration cluster, has co-authored a new article for RTÉ Brainstorm with Dr Margaret Hodgins. The article looks at the results from their recent study on the costs of workplace bullying. How workplace bullying costs Ireland €239 million every year “Data we examined from before the… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr John Cullinan, of the Population and Migration research cluster, and Dr Margaret Hodgins’ have released a new study on workplace bullying, the findings of which have been published in the journal of Occupational Medicine. The research describes the range of impacts of workplace bullying on individuals and organisations. Using statistical methods,… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr John Cullinan, of the population and migration research cluster, and Dr Paula Byrne had the results of a five-year study published in The British Medical Journal (BMJ) which focused on the use of statins amongst people at low risk of cardiovascular disease and the need for better data to help shared decision making. Hear… | Read on »
The Whitaker Institute is delighted that four of its members received President’s Research Excellence Awards at the annual Research and Innovation Symposium on 4 September. Dr Kieran Conboy, Lead of the Agile and Open Innovation (LERO) research cluster, received a Research Supervisor award. An Established Researcher award was presented each to Dr Frances Fahy—Lead of… | 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 »
Mary Cawley, emerita in the School of Geography and Archaeology and Whitaker Institute Adjunct-Professor of Migration and Societal Change, has been chosen as the 2017 recipient of the Geographical Society of Ireland Lifetime Achievement Award.
It is clear from research on school choice that the decision about where a student attends school is far from straightforward. Indeed, the body of work suggests that school choice is a double-edged sword, simultaneously improving educational access and outcomes for some, while undermining the quality of the educational experience for others. Much of the… | Read on »
The Whitaker Institute was delighted to host a celebration on Thursday 29th September in honour of Professor Mary Cawley who was recently appointed Whitaker Institute Adjunct Professor of Migration and Rural Societal Change. Mary is an active member of the Whitaker Institute and is joint Cluster Leader of the Population and Migration Research Cluster. Mary… | Read on »