At Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics, we undertake high impact research in data analytics that has significant benefits for the individual, industry and society by enabling better decision making. All of our research is informed by our vision; Empowering Citizens. Smarter Societies.
Making good decisions is dependent on having the best and most accurate information at your fingertips. Our research helps to transform data into knowledge.
Who we are
Insight is one of the largest data analytics centres in Europe. It undertakes high-impact research, seeks to derive value from Big Data and provides innovative technology solutions for industry and society by enabling better decision-making.
Insight in Numbers
What we do
Insight is an SFI research centre. We support 450 researchers across areas such as the Fundamentals of Data Science, Sensing and Actuation, Scaling Algorithms, Model Building, Multi Modal Analysis, Data Engineering and Governance, Decision Making and Trustworthy AI.
Their research can be applied across four broad areas:
- Health and Human Performance
- Enterprise and Services
- Smart Communities and IoT
- Sustainability and Operations
Most of Insight’s researchers are based across four lead institutions: DCU, UCC, UCD and NUI Galway.
We also have researchers based in Maynooth University, TCD, Tyndall and UL.
For more detail on this, see our Governance section below.