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In the final episode of this series, Professor of Immunology Christine Loscher discusses the vaccine rollout and answers questions on vaccines for teens, booster shots and more.
UCD PhD student recognised for his transformative work developing vaccines against a major human pathogen
In episode 7 behavioural economist, Professor Pete Lunn shares expert insights on how our behaviour impacts the spread of COVID-19 and what drives this behaviour.
For our second computer science profile, we spoke to Olga Minguett, a National College of Ireland graduate working on voice recognition technology at Optum while studying for her MSc in AI at University of Limerick, to...
In episode six Dick chats to Dr Siobhán O’Sullivan, Chief Bioethic Officer at the Department of Health about the difficult decisions officials and individuals must grapple with in this pandemic and the values and...
In the fifth in this series of Climate Conversations, Dr Florence Renou-Wilson discussed the role Irish peatlands can play in climate mitigation.
In episode five Dick chats to Professor Jane Suiter, Director of the Institute for Future Media, Democracy and Society at DCU about what drives the spread of disinformation and how it can undermine vaccination...
Availability of a secure supply of clean water is a necessity that comes at a high cost, but has an as yet unrealised value. Find out more in this blog by Professor Fiona Regan, DCU.
The role of Irish Bioethics: (re)building trust and reasonable discourse in medicine, science and technologyThursday, 22 April 2021
If you missed our RIA Life and Medical Sciences Symposium on the need for a sustainable framework in Ireland for deliberating on bioethical responses you can watch it now.
Emer Cooke, Head of the EMA explains its role in assessing and authorising COVID19 vaccines, and Dick asks why should we trust the EMA to ensure that all the vaccines we receive are safe and reliable?