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2021 / 2022

Geary Seminar Series 2021/22

Seminars are 1-2pm. Please register for our mailing list or follow us on Twitter for further information. Videos for this series are available on our YouTube channel here

Date Speaker Title
14th Sept 2021 Michael McGann, Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute The impact of marketisation on frontline employment services delivery in Ireland
21st Sept 2021 John Cullinan, School of Business and Economics, NUIG Is Mammography Screening an Effective Public Health Intervention?  Evidence from a Natural Experiment
28th Sept 2021 Alistair Nichol, School of Medicine, UCD  Pandemic preparedness and global collaboration to increase survival 
5th Oct 2021 Nuala Whelan, Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute  Challenging times? Governance and practice of activation and employment guidance in Ireland. 
12th Oct 2021 Massimiliano Mascherini, Head of Social Policies, Eurofound  The Impact of Covid19 on Youth in Europe 
19th Oct 2021 Alexander Farnell, Maynooth University Covid-19 Infections and Short-Run Worker Performance: Evidence from European Football
2nd Nov 2021 Leila Eisner, University of Zurich A Longitudinal Assessment of the Impact of Democratic Outcomes on Individuals: An application to LGBTQI+ individuals in Switzerland
9th Nov 2021 Ben Elsner, UCD Air Pollution Affects Decision-Making: Evidence from the Ballot Box
16th Nov 2021 Michelle Norris UCD, Eoin O'Sullivan TCD, Anna Visser, Department of Children and Youth Affairs The micro-politics of Traveller housing and accommodation provision:  sites of conflict, ambiguous implementation and symbolic policy-making
 23nd Nov 2021 Claire Keane, Karina Doorley and Dora Tuda, ESRI Covid-19 and the Irish Welfare System
30th Nov 2021 Tabea Hassler, University of Zurich The Zurich Intergroup Project: Intergroup Contact and Support for Social Change Towards Greater Equity
18th Jan 2022 Emma Howard, Technological University Dublin Risk Perception and Vaccine Incentives in the context of Covid 19
25th Jan 2022 Laura Taylor, School of Psychology, UCD Developmental Peacebuilding Model: Predictors and Impact of Youth Peacebuilding
1st Feb 2022 Laura Jernström, University of Helsinki Grandparental Health Shocks and Adult Children's Fertility Choices
8th Feb 2022 Veruska Oppedisano, School of Economics, University of Westmister The effect of higher attaining peers on youth custody
15th Feb 2022 Valesca Lima, School of Law and Government, DCU Pandemic Housing Policies: Mitigation Strategies and Protection of Rights
22nd Feb 2022 Bryan Fanning, UCD and Tony Fahey, School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice, UCD Three Roads to the Welfare State
1st Mar 2022 Jos Elkink, School of Politics and International Relations, UCD The international diffusion of same-sex marriage: A network analysis
22nd Mar 2022 Francis Green, UCL Institute of Education Perceived Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Educational Progress and the Learning of Job Skills: New Evidence on Young Adults in the United Kingdom
29th Mar 2022 Muiris MacCarthaigh QUB and Niamh Hardiman, UCD Ministerial Departments and Public Policy Accumulation in Ireland
5th Apr 2022 Gary Pollock, Policy and Research Evaluation Unit, Manchester Metropolitan University GUIDE: Building the largest social science research infrastructure in Europe
19th Apr 2022 Paul Devereux, School of Economics, UCD The (Un)Importance of Inheritance
26th Apr 2022 Kate Fraser and Thilo Kroll, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, UCD Wicked problems - wicked solutions

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