Is it Possible to be Safe Online? - Second Annual Front Line Defenders Lecture
The Second Annual Front Line Defenders Lecture takes place on Monday, 6th October 2014 at 6.30pm in the Trinity Biomedical Science Institute. Computer expert Bruce Schneier will be the speaker. The lecture is organised in association with TCD School of Law, UCD School of Philosophy, UCD SPIRe and UCD Sutherland School of Law.
Recent Awards to SPIRe Academic Staff
Congratulations to SPIRe academic staff member Dr Alexander Dukalskis on being awarded a grant from the East Asia Institute Fellows Program on Peace, Governance and Development. Also to SPIRe's Dr James Cross on receiving an award from Enterprise Ireland for a project entitled 'A Minimum Editing Distance Approach to Tracking Political Influence in Negotiations'.
UCD School of Politics and International Relations (SPIRe)
UCD School of Politics and International Relations (SPIRe) is the oldest and the largest school of its kind in the Republic of Ireland. SPIRe is a dynamic, multi-faceted and highly-international school offering exciting and professionally-valuable programmes of study at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Our academic staff are engaged in cutting-edge research on a wide variety of political issues, including ethno-political conflict, human rights, and Ireland's role in the European Union, to name just a few. The School is also home to three research centres: the Centre for Development Studies, the Dublin European Institute, and the Institute for British-Irish Studies.