‘Judicial Conduct in Ireland: A Framework Fit for Purpose?’ Online Seminar Friday 22 October 2021 Irish Council for Civil Liberties Whitaker Institute and School of Law, National University of Ireland Galway School of Law, University of Limerick Papers are invited from scholars and practitioners for a seminar on Judicial Conduct in Ireland and the reforms… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Professor John Morrissey, of the Social Sciences Research Cluster (SSRC), has written a new article for RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece looks at how the pandemic has helped highlight young people’s strengths. How the pandemic helped highlight young people’s strengths Opinion: Covid-19 has added huge anxieties on students but they are far more engaged and… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Professor Niall Ó Dochartaigh, co-leader of the Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security cluster, has written a new article for the Irish Independent. The piece looks at how how stalled concessions on hunger strike prolonged the Troubles for years. Read more here.
Whitaker Institute member Dr John Cullinan has written a new article for RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece looks at the similarities between long Covid and chronic fatigue syndrome. The similarities between long Covid and chronic fatigue syndrome Analysis: Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) has been routinely dismissed and misdiagnosed by medical professionals, and the similarities between it and… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Jane Walsh, co-leader of the Health and Well-Being cluster, spoke to RTÉ about a new initiative at University Hospital Galway. Dave the Robot will promote hand hygiene to passersby as part of new research looking at the use of technology in healthcare. Read the full article and watch the segment, here.
Whitaker Institute member Dr Jane Walsh, co-leader of the Health and Well-Being cluster, spoke to RTÉ Radio 1s Drivetime about her recent study which found women aged under 30 are less likely to accept a Covid-19 vaccine. Listen back below. To find out more about the study, click here.
Young women least likely to say Yes to a Covid-19 vaccine Young women are significantly less likely to say they would accept a Covid-19 vaccine, a new joint Irish-UK research project has revealed. The vaccine hesitancy study carried out by NUI Galway, in collaboration with University of Huddersfield, England, canvassed the views of 1,000 people… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Professor Brian Hughes, of the Creative, Liveable and Sustainable Communities cluster, spoke to The Irish Times about the psychology behind why, given the small risk of developing these abnormal clots after receiving the vaccines, people are still afraid of getting the vaccine. Read more here.
Research from the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics in collaboration with Dublin City University has been published in the prestigious US publication, MIT Sloan Management Review. The research ‘Driving Remote Innovation Through Conflict and Collaboration’ examined how business leaders can promote innovation in remote teams. The study was led by Whitaker Institute member… | Read on »
On 30 April the Whitaker Institute was delighted to host Social Marketing; A Behavioural Change Rebel turning 50. Most of us recognise that everyday life today is not the same as it was a few months ago let alone a few years ago what with climate change, the pandemic, social inequalities, digital technologies, global markets and… | Read on »