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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
    William Johnston and Martin O'Reilly, won the best student paper award at icSPORT 2016 conference in Porto, Portugal this week
    Awarding Body
    icSPORT
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
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    Rob Argent based at Insight and The Beacon Hospital won 1st prize for his video entry as part of his work in the CHESS EU funded project at the first virtual CHESS Plenary session (8/2/17). 
    Awarding Body
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
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    Barry Smyth has won the ACM Intelligent User Interfaces inaugural ‘Most Influential Paper Award’. The paper ‘Trust in Recommender Systems (co-author John O’Donovan), has been one of the conference’s most highly influential/cited papers in the last 23 years.
    Awarding Body
    ACM
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Insight at UCD scored a double victory at the International Body Sensor Networks Conference held in the Netherlands this week. Cillian Buckley won best paper/oral presentation. The paper authors also included Martin O’Reilly, Darragh Whelan and Brian Caulfield. In addition to that Martin O’Reilly also picked up the 'student colloquium' prize! Well done all.
    Awarding Body
    International Body Sensor Networks
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
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    Matthew Flood was awarded a Fulbright - NUI Visiting Researcher Scholarship to complete part of his PhD at the Motion Analysis Lab in the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA. Matthew’s work in Spaulding will use remote wireless sensing technology to assess motor control in individuals with Parkinson's disease in their home environments.
    Awarding Body
    Fulbright Commission Ireland
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Matthew Flood
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    Andrew Donohoe was awarded the Best Poster Prize at the 2017 Analytical Research Forum for his poster -Cost Effective Detection of Heavy Metals in natural waters
    Awarding Body
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Andrew Donohoe
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    David will spend 10 months at Arizona State University (ASU), USA, researching the differences in learner behaviour in Computer Science between Ireland and the U.S., and how student collaboration with a university comprising such a large student body as ASU can be enabled.
    Awarding Body
    Fulbright
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    David Azcona
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Aishling Dunne won the Best Poster, “Bipedal Hydrogels Walking in the Light”
    Awarding Body
    School of Chemical Sciences
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Aishling Dunne
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    The Niwa-Takayanagi Best Paper Prize is awarded by the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers (ITE) in Japan to those who have made outstanding achievements in the field of video information media and in promoting basic research in this field.he 57th Niwa-Takayanagi award is given to George Awad (Dakota Consulting, Inc; NIST), Cees G.M Snoek (University of Amsterdam), Alan F. Smeaton (Insight, Dublin City University) and Georges Quénot (Univ. Grenoble Alpes) for their paper entitled "TRECVid Semantic Indexing: a 6-Year Retrospective”, published in 2016.
    Awarding Body
    Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Alan Smeaton
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Danielle Bruen was awarded a travel bursary grant from the European Biophysics Association to attend the 4th International Conference on Analytical and Nanoanalytical Methods for Biomedical and Environmental Sciences (IC-ANMBES) 2016. The conference was held in the Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania and her oral presentation was entitled “Two-Component Fluorescence Sensing of Saccharides”.
    Awarding Body
    European Biophysics Association
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Danielle Bruen
  • Awarding Body
    DCU Faculty of Engineering and Computing
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Suzanne McCarthy
  • 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
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    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
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    Awarded Chartered Statistician status
    Awarding Body
    Royal Statistical Society
    Year
    2014
    Awardee
    Andrew Parnell
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    Distinguished Paper Award "Personalized Opinion-Based Recommendation" ICCBR 2016
    Awarding Body
    ICCBR
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Barry Smyth
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    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

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