Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 26/03/2018
Insight's Dr Larisa Florea (pictured on the right) has been awarded a prestigious Irish Research Council Laureate Award. The awards are part of a move by the Government to to substantially increase “frontier research” by allocating €30 million to third level institutions in 36 projects approved by the Irish Research Council.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 22/03/2018
Sharing Irish data insights with US universities - Insight's David Azcona is Ireland's latest Fulbright success
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 21/03/2018
Insight's Professor Alan Smeaton has been talking to RTE about the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica controversy. He spoke specifically about the microtargeting of individuals that took place. You can see his contribution to RTE's Six One News here. (Scroll to 6 minutes in) You can also listen to his contribution to this morning's Morning Ireland here.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 20/03/2018
Insight's new partnershop with the International Energy Research Centre (IERC), Enerport was widely reported over the weekend. EnerPort is a new project that was launched this week at the IERC annual conference in Cork and it envisages a future where Irish consumers will be able to gift or sell their solar power across their neighbourhood.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 09/03/2018
The European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases will take place in the Croke Park Conference Centre from the 10th to the 14th of September 2018.
This year’s conference is being organised by Insight’s Neil Hurley and IBM’s Michelle Berlingerio.
This event is the premier European machine learning and data mining conference and builds upon over 16 years of successful events and conferences held across Europe.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 08/03/2018
Insight's Suzanne Little, Aoibhéann Bird and Ruth Kenealy have been named on Silicon Republic's Women Invent 100 list for their leadership in Girls Hack Ireland. The list, published today on International Women's Day recognises trailblazers who are lighting the way for more women and greater equality of access and opportunity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. You can read the full article here.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 06/03/2018
Insight's Smart Stadium project has been nominated for a 2018 US-Ireland Research Innovation Award.
Now in their fourth year, The US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards recognise excellence in research innovation, creation and invention by an organisation, as a result of US foreign direct investment (FDI) in Ireland.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 21/02/2018
Insight's Professor Alan Smeaton was discussing a report by 26 experts on the threat of AI falling into the wrong hands. The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence Report is a major publication with institutions such as the EFF, the University of Oxford and the Future of Humanity Institute taking part. RTE and Silicon Republic asked Prof Smeaton for his views.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 14/02/2018
Professor Barry O'Sullivan teamed up with cyber psychologist Mary Aiken yesterday to warn the members of the Government Committee for Children and Youth Affairs that Ireland's digital age of consent is too low. The General Data Protection Regulation states that the digital age of consent should be set by individual member states but it gives a range of 13 years to 16 years. Ireland has agreed to set the age at 13. Aiken and O'Sullivan believe this is a risky approach.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 12/02/2018
Insight welcomes the launch of the ‘SHEER’ (Socio-economic, Health, Environmental Research) project, an Irish case study designed to integrate three broad strands of environmental, health and socio-economic data to investigate the complex and all important links between our environment, our health and wellbeing and our socio-economic status in Ireland.