If the UK wants beneficial reform of the EU then let it be as a fully committed club member, observing the collective rules of that club, says Professor of Economics John O’Hagan.
Professor John Horne on why the Gallipoli campaign, which became a foundation myth in Australia and the Turkish ,was eventually forgotten in France.
Professor in Botany, Dr Jane Stout, believes a paradigm shift is needed in agricultural pest control to safeguard bees and other pollinators that provide an incredibly valuable ecosystem service.
As long as grandparents are doing the job ‘for free’ the State avoids the significant investment required for good-quality childcare, says Dr Virpi Timonen, Professor of Social Policy and Ageing at the School of Social Work and Social Policy.
The zoologists are using GPS systems to better understand how badgers live their lives in Ireland, so as to develop a highly effective TB vaccination programme.
Professor in Computer Science at Trinity, Donal O’Mahony, believes the crypto-currency genie is now well and truly out of the bottle.
Media attention has focussed on homelessness among families and adults, but if we’re really serious about tackling this crisis, then we have to start talking about youth homelessness as this is where the problem often begins argues Paula Mayock, Assistant Professor in Youth Research in the School of Social Work and Social Policy.
Associate Professor in Geography in the School of Natural Sciences at Trinity College Dublin, Padraig Carmody, says: “Much of Africa has made substantial socio-economic progress in the last decade in particular, but for the continent to truly “rise”, a new relationship with the international system and a new state-citizen bargain is required.”
If we are to plan for a sustainable future, it is vital that we assess material and energy flows in and out of cities and plan for some flexibility in their changes, says Dr Ainhoa Gonzáles Del Campo, Teaching Fellow in Trinity’s School of Natural Sciences.
Obesity is affecting a growing proportion of older Irish adults and Dr Siobhan Leahy, TILDA Research Fellow and lead author of the July 2014 TILDA report: ‘Obesity in an Ageing Society” discusses what is needed now and in the future to address this national epidemic.