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Awards

The following is a list of research projects funded by various national and international bodies, secured by Insight
researchers through the leveraging of the SFI Centres funding. On this page current projects are listed exclusively.

  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Best poster: Lampros Bouranis (PhD student MLStats, Insight@UCD) Limerick - "Bayesian inference for Gibbs random fields using composite likelihoods"
    Awarding Body
    Conference on Applied Statistics in Ireland
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Lampros Bouranis
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Best Student Paper Award Winner - 4th International Congresss on Sport Sciences Research and Technology Suport (icSPORTS) - "Objective Classification of Dynamic Balance Using a Single Wearable Sensor"
    Awarding Body
    icSPORTS
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Martin O'Reilly
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Inclusion in the Business & Finance list of the top movers and shakers in Ireland - See more at: http://businessandfinance.com/ones-watch-runtech/#sthash.YQAGmMcS.dpuf
    Awarding Body
    Business & Finance
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Martin O'Reilly
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Won the audience award in the Thesis in 3 2015 finals competition
    Awarding Body
    SFI
    Year
    2015
    Awardee
    Darragh Whelan
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Winners of the UCD Nova Sprint Competition, held to assist and highlight research with string commercial potential.
    Awarding Body
    UCD NOVA
    Year
    2015
    Awardee
    Martin O'Reilly
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Awarded Chartered Statistician status
    Awarding Body
    Royal Statistical Society
    Year
    2014
    Awardee
    Andrew Parnell
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Distinguished Paper Award "Personalized Opinion-Based Recommendation" ICCBR 2016
    Awarding Body
    ICCBR
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Barry Smyth
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Best Presentation Award "Personalized Opinion-Based Recommendation" ICCBR 2016
    Awarding Body
    ICCBR
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Ruhai Dong
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    35th Annual International Conference of the BCS the Chartered Insitute for IT Speacialist Group on Artificial Intelligence - Best Paper "Opinionated Explanations for Recommendation Systems
    Awarding Body
    The Chartered Institute for IT
    Year
    2015
    Awardee
    Aonghus Lawlor
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Conference Ambassador Recognition Awards: Ingrattitude for outstanding individual contribution to and participation in the Failte Ireland Conference Ambassador Programme
    Awarding Body
    Failte Ireland
    Year
    2015
    Awardee
    Derek Greene
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Shaun Gavigan, EU Grants Manager at UCC, has been selected to participate in the China High-Tech Forum and Brokerage Event during the China Hi-Tech Fair 2016 in Shenzhen, China. The tour, organized by the DragonStar Plus project, takes place from 16-21 November 2016
    Awarding Body
    Eu-Funded project Dragon Star Plus
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Shaun Gavigan
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Professor O’Sullivan has been appointed Vice Chair of the EARTO Working Group on the Industrial Data Space, a Fraunhofer initiative on IOT and data analytics supporting smart manufacturing and Manufacturing 4.0. Insight has been accepted as a member of Industrial Data Space e.V., an association established to develop the Industrial Data Space concept in collaboration with major European industrial partners. EARTO is the European Association of Research and Technology Organisation.
    Awarding Body
    EARTO Working Group
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Barry O'Sullivan
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Professor Barry O’Sullivan was elected Deputy President of the European Association for Artificial Intelligence, formerly ECCAI, at its General Assembly in The Hague last week. EurAI is the largest AI association in the world with over 4500 members across more than 30 countries. Barry was the first Irish person elected to the EurAI board in 2014.
    Awarding Body
    EurAI
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Barry O'Sullivan
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Honourable Mention for the EurAI Distinguished Dissertation Award 2015
    Awarding Body
    The European Association for Artificial Intelligence (EurAI)
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Mohamed Siala
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Professor Alan Smeaton was awarded the Royal Irish Academy Gold Medal 2015.
    Awarding Body
    Royal Irish Academy
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Alan Smeaton
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Professor Barry O'Sullivan was awarded the Science Foundation Ireland Researcher of the Year Award for 2016.
    Awarding Body
    Science Foundation Ireland
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Barry O'Sullivan
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Travel Award/RDA EU Early Career support Programme. Insight Researchers: Mervyn O Luing, Steven Prestwich. External Researcher: Armagan Tarim. Area of Research: Optimising Survey Design
    Awarding Body
    Research Data Alliance
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Mervyn O Luing
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Best Student Paper Award
    Awarding Body
    International Congress on Sport Scienes Research and Technology Support
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    William Johnston
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has awarded Prof Smeaton a fellowship, the highest grade of membership which is conferred upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishment in any of the IEEE fields of interest. Professor Smeaton joins only fourteen IEEE Fellows in Ireland to date.
    Awarding Body
    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Alan Smeaton
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Best Student Paper Award - Begum Genc - Insight UCC
    Awarding Body
    IEEE Computer Society
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Begum Genc

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