Dublin, 11 December 2020: Congratulations to Dr. Jane Suiter who has recently been announced as the Irish Research Council Researcher of the Year. Dr. Suiter was awarded the 2020 Researcher of the Year award for her research on the public sphere and the information environment in referendums and elections. 

Dr Suiter’s research includes analysing populist messaging and the political communication characteristics and systems that support or hinder it, as well as the impacts of citizen’s participation and deliberation and the role of citizens in renewing democracy. To learn more visit the Irish Research Council website HERE.