Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 28/02/2019
Insight CEO Oliver Daniels spoke to Irish Tech News's AI in Action podcast this week. He spoke about his own career, Insight's vision and activities and what the future holds. You can listen to the piece here.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 26/02/2019
A project that uses AI and data analytics to help solve the waiting list crisis is in the running for a €1m innovation prize being offered by SFI. The team consists of Prof Barry O’Sullivan and Helmut Simonis (Insight Centre for Data Analytics, UCC), Dr Jane Bourke (UCC), and Prof Martin Curley (HSE Digital Academy) and the project is one of 12 currently under consideration for the fund which aims to create novel, disruptive technologies to potentially impact the country’s society for the better.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 25/02/2019
Former Insight researcher Suad Al Darra (pictured centre) was one of five winners at the recent Techfugees Global Challenge competition for her ‘Refugees Are’ project, a platform designed to analyse negative narratives published globally about refugees.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 18/02/2019
Professor Barry O'Sullivan has been named as an executive board member on AI4EU, a H2020 project that aims to create a collaborative AI platform for economic growth. It also aims to mobilise the entire AI community for social change. O'Sullivan spoke to Silicon Republic's Colm Gorey about AI4EU and you can read that piece here.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 01/02/2019
Current and former Insight members featured heavily on the Silicon Republic Sci-Tech 100 2019 which was published recently.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 29/01/2019
Insight's Lucas Azevedo has written an article for RTE's Brainstorm entitled, "How to beat fake news with algorithms." In the piece Azevedo discusses the challenges that journalism currently faces and explores how AI and machine learning can be deployed to find a solution to these issues. He concludes that a solution might be closer than we think. Here's hoping! The piece is currently among the most read articles on the Brainstorm platform.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 23/01/2019
The results of a research partnership between Insight@UCD and the IRFU has found that poor balance can contribute to a higher risk of concussion in rugby. The study was conducted among elite Irish rugby players and could provide valuable insights into how to decrease the incidence of concussion in the sport. Read all about it in The42.ie here
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 18/01/2019
Insight's Dr Alison Keogh was interviewed in The Irish Times about Pace Man, the fitness app she is developing with Dr Cailbhe Doherty. The app leverages big data and runner analytics to help runners achieve their race goals. You can read the article here.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 16/01/2019
Congratulations to Insight's Professor Nial Friel, who has been appointed joint editor of the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series C. This is one of the most established and prestigious journals in statistics and probability.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 14/01/2019
Is it time for an Electronic backstop for our only land border?
Insight's Niall Ó Brolcháin lays out some options for an electronic backstop in RTE's Brainstorm.