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A slow hard Brexit

Political columnist for the Financial Times Janan Ganesh talks to David Whelan and shares his projection for the impact a hard Brexit could have on the UK economy and his concerns around...

Brexit, health and Northern Ireland

Several authors of the ‘Brexit and the NHS, UK in a Changing Europe Report’ published in March, Mark Flear and Katy Hayward of Queen’s University Belfast and Tamara Hervey, University of Sheffield,...

Infinite links

Infused with his own maps and photography, Garrett Carr’s The Rule of the Land: Walking Ireland’s Border details journeys by foot and canoe along the entirety of the 499 km-long border on...

European Parliament shakeup

In June, MEPs voted to give consent to the European Council’s draft decision to redistribute the UK’s seats in the European Parliament after Brexit, in time for the upcoming elections in May...

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...