A new book published this week by Harvard psychologist, Steven Pinker, argues that the use of reason when making decisions is “non-negotiable”. Unfortunately, trying to tell people they must do something can backfire, says Simon McCarthy-Jones, Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology
A gloom has settled on Northern Ireland. After 13 months of negotiations to restore a power-sharing government, there is still no prospect of agreement, but there are still reasons to be optimistic, says David Mitchell, Assistant Professor in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation, writing for The Conversation.
Writing for The Conversation, Assistant Professor of Ethical Business, Tanusree Jain, explains why flexible regulation and healthy competition is needed.
Professor Balz Kamber and Dr Teresa Ubide explain how eruption histories are ‘recorded’ in crystals within magma in each and every volcano.
Politicians should talk with the local communities who will be most affected when drawing up plans, says Sheila Cannon, Assistant Professor of Social Entrepreneurship.
Dealing with damaging harassment culture means changing the way we treat men, too, says Aneta St?pie?, Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies
Lab-grown meat is being hailed as the solution to the factory farming of animals. There is, however, a major problem with lab-grown meat: a moral problem, according to Ben Bramble, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
As the war of words between Washington and Pyongyang gets ever more lurid, it’s easy to forget that North and South Korea have made serious efforts to defrost their relationship before, explains Dong Jin Kim, Research Fellow, Irish School of Ecumenics.
Even when the question at hand is beyond the everyday governance of Northern Ireland, identity politics and ethno-national tribalism continue to rear their unhelpful heads, according to Dr Brendan Browne, Assistant Professor, Irish School of Ecumenics.
Research Fellow at Trinity, Andreja Pegan, with a co-authored opinion piece published by The Conversation, in which she argues that pressure from foreign parliaments on Myanmar is vital.