Dr Julien Mercille has published a new book on The Political Economy and Media Coverage of the European Economic Crisis: The Case of Ireland. The book covers the housing bubble that led to the crash, the rescue of financial institutions by the state, the role of the European institutions and the International Monetary Fund, austerity, and the possibility of leaving the eurozone for Europe’s peripheral countries. It has just been published by Routledge and is available via the following link: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/978041572109
Dr. Enda Murphy has published a new book on environmental noise with Prof. Eoin King, University of Hartford. The book is the first coherent work on this major environmental stressor and is a new benchmark reference across disciplinary, policy and national boundaries. It is just been published by Elsevier and is available via the following link: http://store.elsevier.com/Environmental-Noise-Pollution/Enda-Murphy/isbn-9780124115958
We seek students who are interested in pursuing doctoral studies in geography. Four Geography Teaching Assistantships are available in the GPEP, and we are now accepting applications. The Teaching Assistantships will offer an annual fee waiver (at the EU rate of 5,400 Euro) and an annual stipend of 2,500 Euro for four years.