Posts by Aoife Murphy
My name is Aoife Murphy, and I am currently undertaking a master’s degree in Global Environmental Economics at the University of Galway. I am a recent graduate of UCD where I studied Sociology and Social Justice with a focus on socioeconomic disparity and climate justice. During my undergraduate degree, I interned at the Nevin Economic Research Institute where I produced a report aimed at mapping some of the many challenges associated with implementing a just transition across the Irish and Northern Irish Agricultural sector. I hope to pursue a career in social and economic research, particularly that which focuses on climate related issues, upon completing my master’s degree in the coming year.
Aoife Murphy 14/11/2023
Introduction: During the final year of my bachelor’s degree at UCD, I was given the opportunity to research any matter of social injustice in depth for my capstone essay. I decided to explore the impact climate change can have on individuals within their day-to-day lives and how that can be compounded by existing inequalities within society. In …
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