Season 2 Episode 8 - Powering Up: Solving Ireland's Energy Woes

Klair Neenan| Energy

17th January 2022. With Ireland facing one of its biggest energy crises in recent history, UCD alumna and Airtricity Director Klair Neenan discusses how green power can help solve our energy dilemma, concerns over energy prices and how to be a smarter energy consumer.



Season 2 Episode 7 - Business News in Review: Looking back at the biggest business stories of 2021

Laura Slattery & Donal O'Donovan| Business Journalists

21st December 2021. Laura Slattery, journalist at the Irish Times, and Donal O’Donovan, Business Editor at the Irish Independent and Chairman of the Business Journalists Association of Ireland, look back over the leading business stories in 2021.



Season 2 Episode 6 - The Great Energy Trilemma

Dr Paula Carroll | Energy Systems

7th December 2021. On the back of COP26 and with a record number of Amber Alerts on the national electricity grid, energy consumption is at the forefront of minds for both business and home owners alike. Dr Paula Carroll, UCD Centre for Business Analytics and UCD Energy Institute, discusses both the challenges and many opportunities facing the energy sector as we aim for a more sustainable energy future.  



Season 2 Episode 5 - The Science of Social Media

Molly O'Dwyer | Social Media and Data Lead, RTÉ

23rd November 2021. UCD Quinn School alumna Molly O'Dwyer discusses the importance of listening to what your audience wants, finding your authentic voice and the importance of wading through the sea of social media analytics to find tangible KPIs that tell your story and help you to hit your digital goals. 



Season 2 Episode 4 - Life in the Alibaba Family

Robert Kiely | Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff of Lazada Group

9th November 2021. UCD Business alumnus Robert Kiely discusses his leadership role in Lazada, Southeast Asia’s leading eCommerce platform, and the growth of the eCommerce revolution in a fast-paced, dynamic part of the world. 



Season 2 Episode 3 - Era of Uncertainty

Professor Niamh Brennan | Corporate Governance

26th October 2021. In April 2020 Professor Niamh Brennan launched our podcast, offering an expert assessment of the economic impact after Ireland entered its first lockdown. Fifty episodes on, we welcome Niamh back again and she explains how the pandemic has changed our world forever—discussing climate change, business adaptation and what lies ahead for society. 



Season 2 Episode 2 - The Retail Store of Tomorrow

Breege O’Donoghue | Primark Brand Ambassador, UCD Smurfit School Advisory Board Member

12th October 2021. Legendary Penney's/Primark retailer and UCD Business alumna Breege O'Donoghue reveals what it takes to rise to the top of the Irish and global retail scene, the importance of evolving with your customer and what the future of retail looks like. 



Season 2 Episode 1 - The Business of Education

Professor Anthony Brabazon | Dean of UCD College of Business

30th September 2021.  Ahead of a series of milestone anniversaries, Professor Anthony Brabazon explores the global history of the UCD College of Business and looks ahead to the future of business education and developing business leaders of tomorrow.


Episode 47 - The Great Crypto Debate

Assistant Professor Paul Dylan-Ennis | Cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ethereum

20th July 2021. Assistant Professor Paul Dylan-Ennis delves into the hidden realms of the subculture that drives the volatile world of cryptocurrencies and discusses whether the currencies are good for the economy and society.


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