Spotlight on Research

Why Twitter is an unfit arena for democratic debate

Social media led to the rule of opinion over knowledge - and it leads to echo chambers where people share the same opinion

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

The strange case of Brexit and British sovereignty

A mug's game? "Even now, averting Brexit would leave British self-mastery intact

Tuesday, 06 March 2018

Sociology - Rebecca King O'Riain - Maynooth University

It's music not missiles which is shaping the worldview of Korea

Opinion: for young people worldwide, Korea now means Kpop acts like BTS rather than a stand-off over missiles between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Adult Education - Derek Barter - Maynooth University

How the Communiversity introduces people to higher education

The Communiversity programme gives men and women of all ages the chance to learn together and build confidence as they do so

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Can reliving the past change our memories?

Opinion: engaging in structured reminiscence may affect autobiographical memory, both in healthy older adults as well as people with dementia and depression

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

A short history of deadly potions and poisons

Analysis: the recent high profile poisoning case involving Bosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak has highlighted our dark fascination with death by poisoning

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Love Across Borders

Dr Rebecca Chiyoko King-O’Riain from the Dept of Sociology is looking at the globalisation of love in an Irish context.

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

The first ten minutes of terror: how we respond

Dr Mark Maguire, social anthropologist, is carrying out research into how people respond in the first ten minutes of a terror attack.

Monday, 15 January 2018

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