The Whitaker Institute Podcast Channel features a series of interviews and seminars on Innovation and Societal Change. Recorded by GK Media.
Episode 09: Stephen Hynes - Research in Environmental and Marine Economics10/02/2017 Duración: 18min
In this podcast Dr. Stephen Hynes, scientific director in the Whitaker Institute, discusses his own area of research in marine and environmental economics and policy and the broader work of the Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit in the Whitaker Institute. He reflects on why he first developed a passion for this area of research and why environmental economics is now so relevant in a world of ever increasing natural resource constraints. He also outlines what the ocean economy is and why there is a new policy interest in the development of marine industries at both a national and EU level. Recorded December 2015 by GK Media.
Episode 08: Patrick Collins – The Geography of Economic Development and the role of Culture09/05/2016 Duración: 26min
Dr. Patrick Collins, School of Geography and Archaeology and co-leader of the Creative, Liveable and Sustainable Cluster, Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway chats with Angela Sice about his work on the geography of economic development with a particular focus on the role of Culture. Patrick speaks about a number of his most recent projects and draws highlights from the importance of geography in the social, economic and cultural lives of places. Patricks most recent project entitled a Creative Momentum is supported by the EU’s Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme. Recorded December 2015 by GK Media.
Episode 07: Niall O Dochartaigh - Peace negotiations and the power of territory02/05/2016 Duración: 17min
Dr. Niall Ó Dochartaigh, Senior Lecturer in Political Science and Sociology and leader of the Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security Research Cluster, discusses the origins of his research interests with Angela Sice and describes the key questions on power, conflict and territory that drive his research agenda. He details his work on the private papers of peace intermediary Brendan Duddy and discusses his forthcoming book on Negotiation in the Northern Ireland Conflict. He finishes by outlining his future plans for research on conflict, territory and new technologies. Recorded December 2015 by GK Media.
Episode 06: David Kelly – Exploration, Accessibility & Impact: Data Visualisation & Digital Tools for Enhancing Research Projects26/04/2016 Duración: 16min
David Kelly, Research Technologist at the Whitaker Institute and Moore Institute at NUI Galway, talks to Angela Sice about his work using data visualisation and digital tools to enhance a variety of research projects based at the Whitaker Institute. Further details of his work are available from http://www.davidkelly.ie Recorded December 2015 by GK Media.
Episode 04: Dr. Christine Domegan – Connecting Individual Behaviour to Far Reaching Social Change15/02/2016 Duración: 27min
Dr. Christine Domegan, Marketing Discipline and Leader of the Social Innovation and Policy cluster, Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway chats with Angela Sice about Social Innovation and how it is used to address ‘Wicked Problems’ in society. Recorded June 2015 by GK Media.
Episode 03: Dr. Valerie Ledwith – Two Tiers Emerging? Migrant Educational Experiences in Galway City.08/02/2016 Duración: 23min
Dr. Valerie Ledwith, Geography and co-leader of the Population and Migration Research Cluster, Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway chats with Angela Sice about her current research on the sub-field of the geographies of education, focusing particularly on migrant educational experiences here in Ireland. Recorded June 2015 by GK Media.
Episode 02: Jane Walsh – Behavioural Science and the use of mobile technologies for health behaviour change01/02/2016 Duración: 19min
Dr. Jane Walsh, Psychology and Leader of the Health and Wellbeing Cluster, Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway chats with Angela Sice about the use of mobile technology devices such as mobile phones, tablets, personal digital assistants and the wireless infrastructure in the practice of medicine and public health. Recorded June 2015 by GK Media.
Episode 05: Dr. Geraldine Robbins – Accounting Technologies as elements of Management Control Systems06/11/2015 Duración: 16min
Dr. Geraldine Robbins, Accountancy and Finance and co-leader of the Performance Management Cluster, Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway chats with Angela Sice about the role of accounting technologies, as elements of Management Control Systems, in supporting management in achieving organisational objectives in public and private sector organisations. Recorded June 2015 by GK Media.
Episode 01: Dr. Aidan Kane - Duanaire: A Treasury of digital data for Irish economic history04/10/2015 Duración: 28min
Dr. Aidan Kane, Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway, chats with Angela Sice about Irish economic history data, and in particular, historical fiscal and trade datasets for Ireland which he is currently making accessible online using a range of datasets in flexible forms to diverse audiences. Recorded June 2015 by GK Media.