Date Speaker Title
15th Sept 2015 Dr Lisa-Christine Girard, UCD Geary Institute Modeling the longitudinal associations between prosocial behaviours and communication ability in the toddler years
22th Sept 2015 Dr Cesar Alonso-Borrego, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid The impact of public research contracts on scientific productivity
29th Sept 2015 Dr Yuanyuan Ma, TILDA, TCD Public Healthcare Eligibility and Healthcare Utilisation among the Older Population in Ireland
6th Oct 2015 Dr Delma Byrne, Department of Sociology and Education, Maynooth University Childcare arrangements and child wellbeing from infancy to middle childhood
13th Oct 2015 Dr Kevin Denny, School of Economics, UCD and Mairead Cirillo (CSO) An econometric model of the number of visits to GPs by young children in Ireland
21th Oct 2015 Dr Catherine Darker Trinity College Centre for Health Sciences,
Tallaght Hospital
Evidence-based healthcare: Health Assets and Needs Management (HANA), Tallaght 2001-2014
27th Oct 2015 Dr. Christopher Kissane, Department of a Economic History, LSE Comparing Irish emigration: the 1950s, 1980s and 2010s
10th Nov 2015 Aisling Ni Chonaire, Behavioural Insights Team (In Partnership with Cabinet Office) What Works in Government: Implement & evaluate behavioural insights in policy
24th Nov 2015 Dr Aedin Doris, Department of Economics, Finance and Accountancy, Maynooth University Income-Contingent Student Loans for Ireland: What Can Irish Data Tell Us?
27th Nov 2015 Dr. Elena Moore, Department of Sociology, University of Cape Town Divorce and Families in Ireland
1st Dec 2015 Dr Sarah Gibney, Healthy and Positive Ageing Initiative, Department of Health A consensus approach to developing positive ageing indicators in Ireland
26th Jan 2016 Dr Cathal Guiomard, DCU Business School The employment impacts of liberalising utility sectors
9th Feb 2016 Dr Eoin O'Malley, Department of Law and Government, DCU The Politics of Policy Over-Reaction: Privatisation and Taxation policy in Ireland
16th Feb 2016 Dr Niamh Hourigan, Department of Sociology, UCC Rules, Relationships and Lay Normativity in Post-Bailout Ireland: An Ethnographic Analysis
23th Feb 2016 Dr Cal Muckley, College of Business, UCD Is firm-level clean innovation valued?
1st Mar 2016 Dr Rory Hearne, TASC Housing Crisis in Ireland: the need for a radically different approach?
8th Mar 2016 Dr Caitriona Ni Laoire, School of Applied Social Studies, UCC Home-to-work? A critical analysis of socio-political discourses of return migration in Ireland
5th April 2016 Dr John Cullinan, School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway A School-Level Gravity Model of Student Transitions to Higher Education Institutions
12th Apr 2016 Professor Jim Ziliak,
Carol Martin Gatton Endowed Chair in Microeconomics and Director, Center for Poverty Research, University of Kentucky
Welfare Reform and the Intergenerational Transmission of Dependence
19th Apr 2016 Professor Ian Crawford, Department of Economics, University of Oxford and Senior Research Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford Homo Æqualis: A Cross-Society Experimental Analysis of Three Bargaining Games
26th April 2016 Professor Suzanne Kingston and Dr Geraldine Murphy, UCD Sutherland School of Law The influence of law on environmental compliance
3rd May 2016 Dr Aileen O'Carroll, Policy Manager, Digital Repository Ireland, DRI and Irish Qualitative Data Archive, IQDA, Maynooth University Working Time, Knowledge Work and Post Industrial Society:  Unpredictable Work
10th May 2016 Dr Irene Mosca Research Fellow in Economics (Interdisciplinary Capacity Enhancement Program) and The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) Use it to lose it? Evidence from Ireland on the effect of retirement on cognition