Whitaker Institute member Dr Declan Coogan, of the Social Sciences Research Cluster, spoke to the Irish Examiner about Parentline’s Non-Violent Resistance programme, which helps parents deal with violent children. Read the article here. Dr. Coogan’s work was also cited multiple times, during Tuesday’s airing of Today with Claire Byrne on RTÉ Radio 1, by Aileen… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Professor Ray Murphy, of the Social Sciences Research Cluster, has written a new piece for RTÉ Brainstorm. The article looks at how elections are monitored in the United States and by whom. Who monitors the US presidential election? Research has found that voter fraud in the United States is “very rare”, but… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Nessa Cronin, of the Social Sciences Research Centre cluster, has written a new article for the Business Post. The piece argues that lessons from the pandemic must be applied to the climate crisis when considering the ‘sacrifice zones’ of COVID-19. Read more here.
Whitaker Institute member Dr Nessa Cronin, of the Social Sciences Research Centre, has written a new article for Irish Humanities Alliance which explores the need for collective thinking in combating the COVID-19 pandemic and building a better future. Read the piece here.
Whitaker Institute member Declan Coogan, of the Social Sciences Research Cluster, spoke to Pat Kenny on Newstalk about how parents can deal with their angry children. Listen to the podcast here.
A new RTÉ Brainstorm article by Whitaker Institute member Prof Ray Murphy looks at the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force mission in the Golan Heights. What’s the outlook for Irish soldiers in the Golan Heights? Opinion: as a new batch of Irish troops prepare for deployment, the possibility of military action by Israel in the Golan… | Read on »
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Prof Séamus Grimes — a member of the Whitaker Institute’s Innovation and Structural Change and Social Sciences Research Centre research clusters — recently spoke with Yves Gassot, the CEO IDATE DigiWorld Institute, about the intricacies of Apple’s global value chains in Asia. “About seven years ago, I began to realise that if I was to say… | 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 Ruth Prichard—a member of the Whitaker Institute’s Social Sciences Research Centre cluster—co-authored an article in Costa Rica’s La Nacion newspaper on 16 August that explores political reform in the Central American country with an eye on Ireland’s experience. NUI Galway is working with the University of Costa Rica’s Centre for Research and Political Studies (CIEP),… | Read on »