News for: Work, Society And Governance

Whistleblowers After Disclosure: Financial Impacts, Career Paths, and Survival Strategies

On 19 January, the Whitaker Institute was delighted to host Whistleblowers After Disclosure: Financial Impacts, Career Paths, and Survival Strategies.  Whistleblowers perform a vital role in society, alerting the public to financial fraud, abuse in institutions and potential environmental disasters. But many genuine whistleblowers find themselves without a source of income and with little prospect of sourcing… | Read on »

Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment – Making Remote Work: National Remote Work Strategy

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment have launched their National Remote Work Strategy report. The report references the findings from the Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commissions National Remote Working Survey (Phase I and Phase II). To read more and download the full report click here. Click here to read more about the findings… | Read on »

Remote Working in Ireland

An expert group, building on the findings of the National Remote Work Surveys and stakeholder consultations, has called on the Government to introduce a range of measures to support continued remote working. The Group made up of representatives from the NUI Galway’s Whitaker Institute, the Western Development Commission (WDC), and industry met with various companies,… | Read on »

COVID-19 and the Organization of Anthropocentricism

On 27 November, the Whitaker was delighted to host the live webinar COVID-19 and the Organization of Anthropocentricism. Recently there has been a lot of talk about the pandemic in academia. A compelling question not being asked, however, is ‘how on earth did we get here?’  More importantly, how can we stop ourselves from returning to such… | Read on »

21st Century Work Life Podcast – Remote Work Survey in Ireland

Whitaker Institute member Dr Katerina Bohle Carbonell, of the Work, Organizations and Society cluster, spoke about the Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commissions Remote Working Survey on a recent episode of the 21st Century Work Life podcast. To listen to the podcast, click here. To read more about Phase I and Phase II of the… | Read on »

Women, work and Covid-19: the beginning of the end for gender equality?

On 19 November, the Whitaker Institute hosted a live webinar Women, work and Covid-19: the beginning of the end for gender equality? As Covid-19 continues to affect the world of work, it is evident that the pandemic and its economic effects disproportionately affect women. Much of the pandemic’s unequal impact stems from the unequal distribution of… | Read on »