These are contributions to the RTE Brainstorm progamme by staff from the Technological University Dublin

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Submissions from 2019

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The Vinyl Countdown: What's Behind the Vinyl Revival?, Daragh Black Hynes

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Why are Russia's Middle-classes Backing Putin?, Ruth Casey

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How Children and Older Adults Can Learn From One Another, Carmel Gallagher and Anne Fitzpatrick

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Goodbye Dry January, Hello Hangover, Vanesa Martinez

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What Do Older Women Want From Fashion?, Amanda Ratcliffe

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The Art of Documenting War and Conflict, Ellen Thornton

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Is It Time for Ireland to Develop a National Soccer Museum?, Connell Vaughan

Submissions from 2018

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Why the Process of Appointing Judges Really Matters, Brian Barry

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What Makes a Good Judge, Brian M. Barry

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Turning Dirty Dublin Into Smart Dublin, Fran Behan

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Breaking: the Next Mass Extinction Event Is Already Underway, Ken Boyle

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Is the North Pole Set to Become a Tourism Hotspot, Ken Boyle

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An Architect's View on Ireland's Broken Housing Market, Noel Brady

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How Architectural Festivals Tell the History of Our Cities, Noel Brady

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The Push and Pull Factors Behind Migration to Europe, Sean Byrne

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Why Has There Been a Global Increase in Food Allergies?, Orla Cahill

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Why Declaring Peace is Such a Big Deal, Gene Carolan

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How Peer Mentoring is Reducing Student Dropout Rates, Aidan Carthy and Katherine Slattery

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All You Ever Wanted to Know About Natural Wines, Diarmuid Cawley

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What Science Fiction Tells Us About the Future of Food, Diarmuid Cawley

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How To Create More Disability Entrepreneurs, Thomas Cooney

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Whats Behind the Huge Rise in Oral Cancers?, Amuthachelvi Daniel

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Can We Talk About Masculinity Without It Being Toxic, Dee Duffy

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Getting the Measure of Irish Fashion's Early Radicals, Dee Duffy

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How Spatial Ability Is a Barrier to Girls Suceeding in STEM, Gavin Duffy

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Does Fashion Have a Mental Health Problem?, Katriona Flynn

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How Streetwear Moved Beyond the Streets, Katriona Flynn

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Dear Santa, Can I Have Brand X?, Edel Foley

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How the Shopping Trolley Changed the World, Edel Foley

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The A to Z of FOI, Ken Foxe

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The Currency of Likes: How and Why Teens Use Social Media, Olivia Freeman

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Where Are All the New Students Going to Live?, Brian Gormley

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What's the Main Reason For the Gender Pay Gap in STEM careers?, Rachel Harding

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What Does the Pope's Visit Mean for Ordinary Irish Catholics?, Alan Hilliard

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The Physics of Martial Arts, Robert Howard

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Why Are Irish Composers Ignored?, Una Hunt

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How Alcohol Advertising Influences Drinking Behaviour, Patrick Kenny

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Eat Your Vegetables and Reduce Your Blood Pressure, Conor Kerley

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Why Football Is So Important For Croatia, Filip Klubicka

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Why the Leaving Cert System Is Wrong, Tim Kovar

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Are You a Convenience Seeker Or Enforced Worker?, Jennifer Lawlor

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Are You Being Served? How Self-Service Machines Cause Anxiety, Jennifer Lawlor

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A History of the Michelin Guide and Ireland, Máirtín Mac Con Iomaire

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A Table for Two, Máirtín Mac Con Iomaire

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Can We Tell the Difference Between Sane and Insane, Vanesa Martinez

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How DNA Tells a Story About Vikings and Human Trafficking, Vanesa Martinez

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The First Rule of Alchemy: You Do Not Talk About Alchemy, Vanesa Martinez

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Unsure What To Get For Dinner? Let Your Gut Decide For You, Vanesa Martinez

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Why Losing Our Microbes Is Making Us Sick, Vanesa Martinez

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The High Cost of Fast Fashion, Alacoque McAlpine

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Small Screen, Big Problem: What Tech is Doing to Your Eyesight, Saoirse McCrann

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Why Technology Alone Can't Block Offensive Social Media Content, Susan McKeever

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How Normcore Took Over Your Wardrobe, Kerry Meakin

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What Do Window Displays and the Wizard of Oz Have in Common?, Kerry Meakin

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How Waking the Feminists Set an Equality Agenda for Irish Theatre, Mary Moynihan

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The Winners (and Losers) From Irish Presidential Elections, Brian Murphy

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Let There Be Light: How LEDS Are Lighting Up a Brighter Future, Kevin Murphy

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The Future of Holograms, Kevin Murphy

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There's a Grand Stretch in the Evenings, Brian Norton

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John Updike: a Kind of Field Guide to American Society, Sue Norton

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Gobble Gobble: Why Ireland Goes Mad for Turkey at Christmas, Kieran O'Connell

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Hot Cows: a Summer of Sunscreen for Cattle, Kieran O'Connell

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The Secret Life of Cows, Kieran O'Connell

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What is the Ploughing All About?, Kieran O'Connell

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Will Cow Poo Be More Valuable Than Milk in 2030, Kieran O'Connell

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How To Ensure Good Governance at Charities and Non-Profits, Maeve O'Connell

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What Motivates a Whistleblower, Maeve O'Connell

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Are You Suffering From Workplace Burnout?, Ashley O'Donoghue

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The Psychology of Pricing, Damian O'Reilly

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Why Are So Many Shops Going Out of Business, Amanda Ratcliffe

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How Neuroscience Motivates You to Walk 10,000 Steps, Mariana Rocha

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How Do You Create a Pageant for the St. Patrick's Day Parade, Barry Sheehan

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Are Potholes About to Become a Thing of the Past, Amir Tabakovic

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A Philosopher's Guide to Beauty, Connell Vaughan

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How Irish Sports Fans are Omnivores When It Comes to Football, Connell Vaughan

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How To Make a World Heritage Site, Connell Vaughan

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If You Don't Rate Me, Shame On You, Connell Vaughan

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Is England's World Cup Progress a Dilemma for Irish Fans?, Connell Vaughan

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The Changing Nature of the Cultural Cringe, Connell Vaughan

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The Street Theatre of Joe Caslin's Art, Connell Vaughan

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How Do We Explain Our Likes and Dislikes Around Food, Dietmar Weiss

Submissions from 2017

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Open House: Getting the Stories Behind the Buildings, Noel Brady

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The Future of Television May Be a Lot Like Its Past, Eddie Brennan

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Measuring What To Do in the Fiscal Space, Sean Byrne

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Why Failure Is One of the First Steps to Success, Thomas M. Cooney

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Ireland's Role in the Global Discussion Around Food and Migration, Jesus Maria Frias

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The Future of Retail: 15 Innovations Coming to a Shop Near You, Órla Keane

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All You Ever Wanted To Know About Artificial Intelligence, John Kelleher

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Why the Future Means Design and Creativity, Con Kennedy

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Why You Should Send Your Kid to Art College, Tim Kovar

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Work It: How Mental Overload Affects Design, Luca Longo

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Why Hasn't E-learning Transformed Education, Claire McAvinia

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Helping the Construction Industry to Build Again, Roisin Murphy

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The Art of Good Writing, Sue Norton

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Women in Engineering: an Alternative Viewpoint, Emma Robinson

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Can Ryanair Survive This Nosedive?, Tara Rooney

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How to Design a Better Office, John Walsh