May 14, 2019

Check out my interview on the CMATS plan for Cork on Morning Ireland here 

April 26, 2019

My piece from the excellent special edition on #Corkontherise in the Irish Examiner. Building sprawling , congested mini-Dublin's is the wrong direction our provincial cities should be taking. A lack of autonomy is constraining their potential to be more liveable, inno...

April 19, 2019

Looking forward to presenting at the Credit union Summer School this June on 'Local embeddeness and Innovation: Relevance for Credit Union Development'

For more info visit web page here here 

April 19, 2019

The recent Future Forms project by the Glucksman at UCC, in collaboration with Cork Chamber, asked over 1,000 young people from across the wider community to imagine what Cork would look like in 200 years time and to think of ways we can shape our urban environment. Th...

April 9, 2019

New Spatial and Regional Economics research Working paper by @frankgcrowley  and @decjordan on 'The trade-off between absorptive capacity and appropriability of the returns to #innovation effort ' can be read here . Abstract Below: 

March 26, 2019

 I was on the Ivan Yates discussing a new ESRI report on Brexit and its potential impact. You can listen back by searching here 

March 5, 2019

My class made a visit to the Crawford Art gallery

to learn about the importance of local cultural institutions for local development and in particular the importance of

the Crawford Art Gallery for #cork! #urbanism #culture #art #social #innovation

February 23, 2019

A robot maker in Edgeworthstown woke up on Friday morning to headlines suggesting the town in which he makes his machines is the one which will suffer most at their cold and lifeless hands in the years ahead.

“I’m just waiting for the lynch mob to arrive now,” says Rich...

February 22, 2019

Today we held the CUBS/SRERC creative rural economy workshop. 120 academics, business practitioners and social entrepreneurs attended the workshop. Delegates attended from Enterprise Ireland, Government Departments, the Regional Assemblies, Local Development Agencies,...

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