News for: Social Innovation And Policy

Ocean Focus – Global Action Plan Required To Protect the Oceans

An interdisciplinary European collaboration, the Seas Oceans and Public Health In Europe (SOPHIE) Project, which NUI Galway is part of, has outlined the initial steps that a wide range of organisations could take to work together to protect the largest connected ecosystem on Earth. The paper, co-authored by Whitaker Institute member Dr Easkey Britton and… | Read on »

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 »