News for: Social Sciences Research Centre

Prof Grimes Discusses Apple’s Global Value Chains in Asia

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 anything meaningful about multinational technology… | Read on »

2017-18 Whitaker Ideas Forum

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 »

Article on Political Reform in Costa Rica Highlights the Irish Experience

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 »

Galway: Today and Tomorrow

On Thursday 20th October 2016 the Social Sciences Research Centre (SRRC) held its annual conference on the topic of Galway: Today and Tomorrow. The conference was open to the general public to (re)connect researchers from the SSRC with the wider community. The conference provided a platform for the SSRC’s continuing programme of social science research… | Read on »