Spotlight on Research

Why schools need resources to support traumatised children

The pandemic has increased the economic, social and psychological pressures on children, writes Dr Catriona O'Toole, Department of Education

Monday, 12 April 2021

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Will we have a say in Ireland's artificial intelligence strategy?

Public accessibility and transparency of the process behind Ireland's AI policies and practices has been very poor to date, writes Dr Maria Murphy, Department of Law

Friday, 09 April 2021

Why global access to vaccines is essential to end the pandemic

Failure to provide global access to Covid vaccines risks fresh outbreaks through travel or the emergence of new variants, writes Dr Aisling McMahon, Department of Law

Wednesday, 07 April 2021

Would you meet a person who committed a crime against you?

Restorative justice benefits victims, offenders and communities and must be available to everyone, writes Dr Ian Marder, Department of Law.

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

What can we learn from the COVID-19 drug and vaccine development?

The pandemic saw a rapid development of new drugs and vaccines but also highlighted the need for globally coordinated research, writes Dr Bastian Rake, School of Business.

Monday, 22 March 2021

Bean i gclub na mbuachaillí: Caitilín Dubh agus filíocht na mban

Cé nár fhág an file ón 17ú haois Caitilín Dubh ach cúig dhán ina diaidh, léiríonn na dánta seo go bhfuil traidisiún fada agus domhain ag filíocht na mban sa Ghaeilge, le Dr Deirdre Nic Chárthaigh, Roinn an Bhéarla

Monday, 15 March 2021

How 42% of us have abandoned the alarm clock during lockdown

New research shows that the pandemic has had some major impacts on our sleep patterns. By Sudha Raman and Prof Andrew Coogan, Department of Psychology

Monday, 08 March 2021

How visual art gives us rich insights into how our brains work

Just like listening to music, viewing works of art can have a profound effect on our mental health, writes Dr Richard Roche, Department of Psychology

Wednesday, 03 March 2021

How to make homeschooling work for parents

The best way to manage homeschooling is to prioritise family care over the curriculum, writes Dr Katriona O’Sullivan, Department of Psychology

Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Why the dryrobe wars shouldn't put you off outdoor swimming

Irish swimming places have always welcomed people regardless of body shape, size, skin or what you're wearing, writes Dr Ronan Foley, Department of Geography

Tuesday, 16 February 2021