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Security in the age of killer robots

The definition of ‘autonomy’ and the blurring of boundaries between legitimate use and abuse stand in the way of an agreed consensus on the future of lethal robots. Birgit Schippers, a visiting...

Research — Examine. Inform. Enable.

As the strategic housing authority in Northern Ireland, the Housing Executive has a statutory responsibility to regularly examine housing conditions and need, and may also conduct or promote research into any matter...

A low skills equilibrium

Senior economist at the NERI Paul Mac Flynn analyses whether a low skills equilibrium exists in Northern Ireland. On any number of measures Northern Ireland’s economy is clearly in difficulty. Productivity is...

Brexit could stymie skills supply

Brexit poses a significant challenge to the availability of skills, the competitiveness of the labour market and therefore to economic success in Northern Ireland. agendaNi outlines the context. Published in 2017, Economy...

Learning and skills in the Republic

As the 2017 update of the Northern Ireland Skills Barometer outlines its projections for skills demand, and makes recommendations in the context of Brexit and sectoral growth in the job market up...