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The Whitaker Institute Podcast Channel features a series of interviews and seminars on Innovation and Societal Change.

RTÉ Morning Ireland – NUI Galway: Words of Comfort

First and third year Bachelor of Arts in Modern Irish Culture Studies students, led by Whitaker Institute member Dr Nessa Cronin, have been writing open letters to residents in nursing homes across the county. The initiative, Comfort Words, is a partnership between the Centre for Irish Studies, NUI Galway, and Nursing Homes Ireland to help… | Read on »

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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 »

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Today FM – Why Threatening People With Fines Won’t Stop Covid Spreading

Whitaker Institute member Dr Hannah Durand, of the Health and Well-Being cluster, spoke to Today FM’s Dermot and Dave about the recent International COVID-19 Awareness and Responses Evaluation (iCARE) research, carried out in collaboration with the Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre in Canada, to understand the socio-demographic, behavioural and economic determinants of adherence to physical distancing guidance…. | Read on »

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Today with Claire Byrne – Covid 19: Targeted Messaging

Research from NUI Galway, co-ordinated by Whitaker Institute member Dr Hannah Durand, of the Health and Well-Being cluster, as part of a global study of attitudes towards COVID-19 public health guidelines shows that threats of arrest, fines or quarantine do not help encourage people to behave in line with the advice. The International COVID-19 Awareness… | Read on »

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