‘Powerful’ Ted talk from Irish spinal cord activists Simone George and Mark Pollock
- September 7, 2018, 16:00
A Ted Talk by an Irish couple – explorer Mark Pollock and human rights lawyer Simone George – about using acceptance and hope to deal with grief, from(...)
Seaweed: the next big step for Irish food and farming?
- Food & Drink
- November 19, 2016, 09:00
Once regarded merely as the stinking gunge one steps over on the way for a swim, seaweed these days is having a renaissance. The excitement surroundi(...)
Why do we still teach as if all students are the same?
- March 16, 2015, 05:00
As the dropout rate for third-level creeps higher, we might solve the problem by applying the lessons of architecture and good design. Good des(...)
Games, flat-pack furniture and cakes: how behavioural economics could help
- November 24, 2014, 01:50
In the 1950s General Mills ran into problems selling its Betty Crocker instant cake mix. Nobody wanted it. The cake tasted good but the “just add wate(...)
Talk hears of ‘lack of thoughtfulness’ in modern discourse
- June 12, 2013, 15:17
Is the lack of evidence-based thinking the greatest problem afflicting the modern world? According to senator and professor John Crown, it’s the singl(...)