Session 1 – First Year presentations
(10 min presentation, 5 min discussion)
Chairperson: Daragh Clancy
Geraldine Murphy (RERC/NUIG)
Farmer Participation in the Rural Environment Protection
Pamela Murphy (Ashtown/TCD)
Empirical Analysis of Demand and Demographics for Healthy
Eating in Ireland categorised using the Food Pyramid.
A Censored Regression Approach.
David Loughran (RERC/UCD)
Economics of GM Potato Crop Production: An Irish Case Study.
Ana Corina Miller (RERC/TCD)
Social Accounting Matrix with focus on the Agri-Food sectors
– The Case of Ireland.
Ronan Waters (RERC/NUIG)
Micro-Economics of Beef.
Aksana Chyzheuskaya (RERC/NUIG)
Water Framework Directive
Erin Smith-Mininhan (RERC/QUB)
and Environmental Impacts of Changing Energy Prices on the
Food Supply Chain in Northern Ireland.
Mary Delaney (UCC)
qualitative study examining food choice in older Irish
adults using the life course perspective.
Grainne Kavanagh (Ashtown/UCC/DIT)
A study of the
factors that influence investment in novel technologies by
Paul Naughton (Ashtown/UCC)
Eating and Consumers’ Food Related Beliefs.
Cathal Murphy (Ashtown/UCC/DIT)
Cloning and the Food Chain: Irish Stakeholders’
12:45 – 13:30
– Served in the Canteen
Session 2 – Second/Third/Fourth Years
(20 min presentation, 5 min discussion)
Chairperson: Dr. Peter Howley
Aisling Moroney (UCC)
Examination of Effective Structures for Farmers’ Markets in
Stephen O’Neill (RERC/NUIG)
Exploring the land market participation decisions of Irish
Edel Doherty (RERC/NUIG)
Discrete Choice Experiments to elicit preferences for
walking trails on farmland in Ireland.
Dois Läpple (RERC/NUIG)
Identifying and understanding factors influencing the
intention to convert to organic drystock farming.
Santosh Joshi (RERC/NUIG)
sensitivity of pattern of trade to functional form choice.
Paul Smyth (RERC/UCD)
Examining the relationship between production costs and
managerial ability using Irish dairy farm data.