News for: Social Innovation And Policy

New Book – 50 Things to Do by the Sea

  Whitaker Institute member Dr Easkey Britton has published a new book ’50 Things to Do by the Sea’. The book is available to purchase here. The book will be launched at a webinar hosted by Marine Social Science network at 1pm on 13 May. To register, click here. About the Book: A beautifully presented,… | Read on »

Watch – Social Marketing: A Behavioural Change Rebel turning 50

On 26 March, 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… | Read on »

Irish Examiner – NUI Galway to lead €10m climate action peatlands project

The European Commission has announced the funding of €10million towards a project to highlight the power of peatlands to effect significant climate action wins. The seven-year EU LIFE Peatlands and People project is co-ordinated by Board na Móna, together with NUI Galway, the National Parks and Wildlife Service (of the Department of Housing, Local Government… | Read on »

Social Marketing; A Behavioural Change Rebel turning 50

On February 19, 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 so… | Read on »

Peatlands and People

The European Commission funded project Peatlands and People is a major national initiative that will contribute to the long-term implementation of Irelands Climate Action Plan. The plan aims to engage people in Ireland and across the European Union with the benefits of peatlands restoration, in particular to realise the power of peatlands to effect positive climate… | Read on »

Irish Peatlands central to a new EU-funded Climate Action Initiative

NUI Galway is the leading academic partner for the EU LIFE Peatlands and People Project Tuesday, 2 February, 2021: The European Commission has announced the funding of €10million towards a project to highlight the power of peatlands to effect significant climate action wins. The EU LIFE Peatlands and People project is co-ordinated by Board na… | Read on »

Guidance Matters – Green Guidance Counselling: Working with Nature in Mind

A recent issue of Guidance Matters the newsletter from the National Centre for Guidance in Education has featured research from the Whitaker Institute’s NEAR Health Project. The article, by John O’Donohoe, supports Green Guidance and encourages guidance counsellors to utilise nature for their clients wellbeing as well as encouraging green, sustainable and environmentally conscious careers…. | Read on »