Latest News Articles
Vaccine Questions Ep6: Vaccine solidarity with Dr Siobhán O'SullivanMonday, 14 June 2021
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...
Watch Peatlands: a climate solutionThursday, 10 June 2021
In the fifth in this series of Climate Conversations, Dr Florence Renou-Wilson discussed the role Irish peatlands can play in climate mitigation.
Vaccine Questions Ep5: Inoculation against misinformation with Professor Jane SuiterFriday, 21 May 2021
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...
Water is a public health issueThursday, 13 May 2021
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
Read the report from the Royal Irish Academy symposium held on 15 April 2021 and watch the video.
Vaccine Questions Ep4: Trust and reliability with Emer CookeWednesday, 21 April 2021
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?
Watch Achieving Ireland's climate action ambitionsMonday, 12 April 2021
The RIA Engineering and Computer Sciences committee hosted a conference entitled ‘Achieving Ireland’s Climate Action Ambitions’ online on 25 February 2021.
Watch Climate Change and Land in IrelandMonday, 12 April 2021
In the fourth in this series of Climate Conversations, Dr Eamon Haughey discussed the challenges in the land system and the role land can play in climate mitigation and adaptation in Ireland.
Vaccine Questions Ep3: Getting the jab with Dr Lucy JessopMonday, 29 March 2021
Join Dr Lucy Jessop, Director of Public Health at the National Immunisation Office as she explains when, where and how people will get their vaccination shots.
Watch keynote and policy outlook from Achieving Ireland's Climate Action Ambitions conferenceTuesday, 2 March 2021
If you missed Mr Eamon Ryan T.D., Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications, and Transport keynote at the RIA conference 'Achieving Ireland's Climate Action Ambitions' on 25 February 2021 you can watch it now.