These are contributions to the RTE Brainstorm progamme by staff from the Technological University Dublin. Brainstorm is an unique partnership between RTÉ (Ireland's national radio station) and Irish third level institutions. It is where the academic and research community contribute to public debate, reflect on what is happening in the work and communicate fresh thinking on a broad range of issues.

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Submissions from 2023

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Just Our Type: The Story Of Irish Handcrafted Signwriting, Dee Maher Ring

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Here Are The Space Events To Look Out For In 2023, Kevin Nolan Mr

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What Does Your Choice Of Food Say About You?, Connell Vaughan

Submissions from 2022

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One For The Road: Turning Whiskey Waste Into Renewable Biofuel, Rusaq Abolore

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How Russia Is Making 'Friends' In Africa During The Ukraine War, Isaac Antwiboasiako

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Why Doesn't Malaysia Have A Problem With Women And STEM Careers?, Alina Berry

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Is It Time For A Woolly Jumper Revival?, Kevin Berwick

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How Where You Live Influences The Severity of Covid Infection, Martin Boudou

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Do Policies Keep Women From Improving Their Financial Well-Being?, Melissa Boyle

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What Are The Best Ways To Retain Heat In Your House This Winter?, Aimee Byrne

Why Have Community Arts Fallen Out Of Favour?, Grainne Coughlan

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Why Have Community Arts Fallen Out Of Favour?, Grainne Coughlan

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When The Spirit Of The Law Meets The Letter Of The Law, Cathal Curran

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The Secrets Of The Footpaths You Walk Every Day, Kevin Delaney

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10 commemoration ideas you won't forget in a hurry, Siobhan Doyle

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8 Eurovision controversies you probably didn't know about, Siobhan Doyle

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How Visual Images Have Formed A Distorted View Of Michael Collins, Siobhan Doyle

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Meet The People Who Look After Michael Collins' Grave, Siobhan Doyle

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Why are so many GAA rules ignored on and off the pitch?, Siobhan Doyle

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Why Are So Many GAA Rules Ignored On and Off The Pitch?, Siobhan Doyle

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Why Are We So Fascinated By Michael Collins?, Siobhan Doyle

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How CAR T-Cell Therapy Is Revolutionising Cancer Treatment, Margaret Dunne

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How Brexit Has Caused Kosher Food Issues For Ireland's Jewish Community, Angela Hanratty

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5 New Protein Sources You May Not Have Come Across Before, Laura Healy

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Bees And Food Production: Chaos, Corruption And Dodgy Honey, Laura Healy

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Developing A New Treatment For "Lazy Eye" In Children, Matt Hellis

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Why People Let Their Gym Memberships Lapse, Teresa Hurley

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Do you share or hide what you know with your work colleagues?, Bhuvan Israni

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Forget FOMO and embrace JOMO, the joy of missing out, Bhuvan Israni

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The Good And Bad News About Workplace Gossip, Bhuvan Israni

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The Good and Bad News About Workplace Gossip, Bhuvan Israni

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The Growing World Of Nixers, Passion Projects And Side Hustles, Bhuvan Israni

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Why Women Prefer Male Bosses, Bhuvan Israni

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Dogs with jobs: why dogs make great employees, Catherine Kelly

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How To Say No To Overwork, Burnout And Too Many Meetings, Catherine Kelly

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Why The Pursuit Of Perfectionism Can Be A Deadly Trap, Catherine Kelly

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Why do so many organisations engage in rebranding?, Margaret-Anne Lawlor

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Hello Human, Do You Want To Talk To Me?, Na Li

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Can A New Campaign Help Garment Makers To Be Paid Fairly?, Alacoque McAlpine, Kellie Dalton, and Maeve Galvin

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Breastfeeding: 'A Safe, Sustainable, Climate-Friendly Resource', Marie McGrath and Aisling Daly

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How Much Does Your Job Title Matter?, Brian Murphy

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How The President And Taoiseach Of The Day Dealt With George VI's Funeral, Brian Murphy

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'Pride of place': GAA clubs and the community around them, Brian Murphy

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Dispelling The Myths Around Dyslexia, Keith Murphy

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Your Guide To Neurodiversity And Other Neuro Terms, Keith Murphy

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The problems with regulating abusive online content, Kenneth W. Murphy

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How Much Does Your Job Title Matter?, Brian A. Murray

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Can AI Help To Increase Access To All Languages?, Manuela Nayantara

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How AI Allows Us To Paint Pictures With Words, Manuela Nayantara

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All You Need To Know About The Artemis Mission To The Moon, Kevin Nolan Mr

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New Views Of Our Universe From The James Webb Space Telescope, Kevin Nolan Mr

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How Do Cows Deal With The Heat?, Kieran O'Connell

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What Is The Ploughing All About?, Kieran O'Connell

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What Is A Social Enterprise - And Why Do We Need Them?, Clodagh O'Reilly

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8 Reasons Why Tourists Want To Visit Ireland, Maria Perelygina and Samantha Morris

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4 Ways To Make Public Transport Easy To Use And Safe For All, Sarah Rock and David O'Connor

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Does The Feel-good Hype Of The Gig Economy Sound Better Than It Really Is?, Una Ruddock

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Do You Want To Live In An Ecovillage?, Una Ruddock

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Is It Time To Put A Stop To Tourism?, Una Ruddock

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How Pelé Was A Trailblazer For Both Brazil And The Beautiful Game, Connell Vaughan

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How Ireland and Argentina Have Dealt With Violence Against Women, Mirna Vohnsen and Deirdre Kelly

Submissions from 2021

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Where Have All The Truck Drivers Gone?, Declan Allen

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Why You Currently Can't Get The Goods You Want In The Shops, Declan Allen

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Is It Time For A Woolly Jumper Revival?, Kevin Berwick

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4 Steps To Make Dublin A Better Walking City, Ken Boyle

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What Will The Forests Of The Future Look Like?, Ken Boyle

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What Will The Forests Of The Future Look Like?, Ken Boyle

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What A Photographer Sees When He Visualises John McGahern's Work, Paul Butler

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All You Need To Know About The Johnson & Johnson Covid Vaccine, Ryan Craig

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The Ins and Outs of Constituency Polling for Political Parties, Kevin Cunningham

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What's Behind The Emergence of the Far Right in Irish politics?, Kevin Cunningham

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What's Behind The Emergence Of The Far Right In Irish politics?, Kevin Cunningham

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Will Voter Volatility See Sinn Féin Win Next General Election?, Kevin Cunningham

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How Ireland Can Rethink It's Approach To School Meals And Food Education, Michelle Darmody

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The High Cost of Outsourcing Manufacturing, Kevin Delaney

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5 Moments Which Changed Irish Olympic History, Siobhan Doyle

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'A Little Bit Superstitious': GAA Players And Pre-match Routines, Siobhan Doyle

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From Toys To Streakers, How Fans Can Disrupt Sporting Events, Siobhan Doyle

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How GAA Managers Have Changed The Landscape Of The Game, Siobhan Doyle

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How Ireland's County Boundaries Define Us, Siobhan Doyle

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How Michael D Higgins Became The Celebrity President, Siobhan Doyle

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How Should Ireland Commemorate Covid-19?, Siobhan Doyle

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Is it time to bring Gaelic games back to the Olympics?, Siobhan Doyle

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Is It Time To Bring Gaelic Games Back To The Olympics?, Siobhan Doyle

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No More Davy Fitz: Should the GAA bring in silent sidelines?, Siobhan Doyle

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The Stories Behind Four Famous GAA One-Liners, Siobhan Doyle

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The Story Behind John Lavery's Controversial Painting of Roger Casement, Siobhan Doyle

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Why All Sporting Dynasties Must Eventually Come To An End, Siobhan Doyle

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Why Are So Many GAA Teams Sporting Commemorative Jerseys?, Siobhan Doyle

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Why Are So Many GAA Teams Sporting Commemorative Jerseys?, Siobhan Doyle

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Why We Need To Forget About Ireland's 2030 World Cup Bid, Siobhan Doyle

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All You Ever Wanted to Know About Fabrics, Katriona Flynn

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What Roy Keane And Mike Tyson Can Teach Us About Emotion Management, Eoghan Guiry

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Step It Up: Is 10,000 Really The Magic Number For Steps In A Day?, Angie Hartnett

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Step It Up: Is 10,000 Really The Magic Number For Steps In A Day?, Angie Hartnett

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Why We Went Mad For Nostalgia In The Last Year, Aisling Hoban and Valerie Gannon

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68% Of Under 40s Likely To Say Yes To AstraZeneca or Janssen Jab, Emma Howard

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What TikTok Filters Tell Us About Our Pursuit of Perfection, Jill Humby and Tara Rooney

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Is Advertising Ready For A More Sustainable Era Of Consumerism?, Claire Hyland and Olivia Freeman

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Is Advertising Ready For A More Sustainable Era Of Consumerism?, Claire Hyland and Olivia Freeman