Kevin Rooney

Kevin teaches politics and is head of social science at Queen’s School, near Watford. He is a member of the IoI Education Forum and the Battle of Ideas committee. He speaks regularly in panel debates and has contributed articles to a range of publications on education, politics, Irish current affairs, civil liberties and football. He has written chapters for several books on Ireland and education on topics such as ‘Education for Mutual Understanding’ in relation to solving conflict in Northern Ireland and on citizenship lessons in UK schools.

Kevin’s other great passion in life is Celtic Football Club of which he is a season-ticket holder and shareholder.

Related Sessions
Sunday 18 October 2015, 10.00 Pit Theatre
Sunday 18 October 2015, 12.00 Conservatory

Feeding the world: can we engineer away hunger?

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Exeter University student

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