News for: Population And Migration

Negotiating Intercultural engagement in Ireland: Irish immigration policy and its impact on the day-to-day lives of migrants

On 27 January, the Whitaker Institute was delighted to host Negotiating Intercultural engagement in Ireland: Irish immigration policy and its impact on the day-to-day lives of migrants by Dr Orla McGarry. Interculturalism has become the dominant migration policy in Europe over the past two decades. In contrast with past policies of multiculturalism which are often seen as having… | Read on »

New Book: Rural Gerontology Towards Critical Perspectives on Rural Ageing

Whitaker Institute member Dr Kieran Walsh, of the Population and Migration cluster, has co-edited a new book entitled Rural Gerontology: Towards Critical Perspectives on Rural Ageing. Whitaker Institute members Dr Nata Duvvury and Dr Áine Ni Leime, Gender and Public Policy cluster leaders, have also co-authored a chapter in the book entitled Rural women, ageing and retirement…. | Read on »

Covid-19’s impact on the young

A global UNESCO study on the impact of Covid-19 on young people’s lives is to be spearheaded by Whitaker Institute member Professor Pat Dolan, of the Population and Migration cluster. More than 100 countries have signed up and 6,000 young people applied to be researchers on the Youth As Researchers global initiative. More from The… | Read on »

Irish Examiner – Poor broadband access impacting one-in-six third level students

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.

Silicon Republic – How to handle bullying in the workplace

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 »

New study on Workplace Bullying

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 »

Millions may be taking statins unnecessarily

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 »

Whitaker Members Receive President’s Research Excellence Awards

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 »