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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
    Noel O'Connor, Johann Issartel, Sarahjane Belton, Cathal Gurrin, Stephen Behan, Cameron Peers and Moohamed Hinbarji were awarded a DCU Invent 2016 Commercialisation award for their project: Moving Well .... Being Well
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Noel O'Connor
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Noel O'Connor, Graham Healy, Feiyan Hu and Owen Corrigan were awarded a DCU Invent 2016 Commercialisation award for their project: Machine Learning Solution for Calf Weaning for the Beef Cattle Industry
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Noel O'Connor
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Ray Walshe, Patrick McNally, Faizan Ahmad, Zaher Hinbarji were awarded a DCU Invent 2016 Commercialisation award for their project: Intelligent Power Analysis Systems for FPGAs
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Ray Walshe
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Andrew McCarren and Mark Roantree were awarded a DCU Invent 2016 Commercialisation award for their Agri-Analytics Start-up
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Andrew McCarren
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Noel O'Connor, Suzanne Little, Dian Zhang, Kevin McGuinness, Mark Marsden and Camille Ballas were awarded a DCU Invent 2016 Commercialisation award for their project: Smart Stadium Croke Park National Test-bed
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Noel O'Connor
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Alan Smeaton and team were awarded a 2014 Invent Commercialisation Award for multiple sponsored PhD research projects in the area of sensor and social semantic data, statistical computing and decision making leveraging HANA
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2014
    Awardee
    Alan Smeaton
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Ray Walshe, Kevin Casey and Moohamad Hinbarji were awarded a 2014 Invent Commercialisation Award for their project: Smartphone based app which records nutrition, heart-rate and exercise to determine best course to achieve target fitness level
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2014
    Awardee
    Ray Walshe
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Kevin Collins, Noel O'Connor and Kevin McGuinness were awarded a 2014 Invent Commercialisation Award for their project Xtremepush - a mobile analytics and app engagement solution with indoor location technology based on WiFi and Bluetooth
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2014
    Awardee
    Kevin Collins
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Kieran Moran, Noel O'Connor, Catherine Woods, Noel McCaffrey, Niall Moyna, David Monaghan, Deirdre Walsh were awarded a 2014 DCU Invent Commercialisation Award for their project Smartphone enabled sensor-based exercise and physical activity platform allowing remote participation in CR exercise & PA programmes
    Awarding Body
    Invent DCU
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Kieran Moran
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Marc Assens Reina, Dr Kevin McGuinness and Professor Noel O’Connor along with Dr Xavier Giró-i-Nieto won the award for Best Scan Path Prediction & Best Scan Path Prediction Student Prize at the Salient 360 IEEE ICME Grand Challenge 2017 in Hong Kong.
    Awarding Body
    Salient 360 IEEE ICME Grand Challenge 2017
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Noel O'Connor
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Keana de Guzman was awarded one of two best poster awards at the 2017 Insight Students' conference for her poster "Smart Tattoos for Non-Invasive Skin Diagnostics"
    Awarding Body
    Insight
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Keana De Guzman
  • Awarding Body
    Year
    2017
    Awardee
    Nic Wilson
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Emer Duffy, who is supervised by Dr. Aoife Morrin, wont best SPIM poster 2016 last week at the Skin Physiology International Meeting in Vichy, France. Her poster was entitled " Non-Invasive Analytical Tools for Monitoring Epidermal Hyration and Volatile Skin Emissions".
    Awarding Body
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Emer Duffy
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    UCD Best Paper: UCD Insight PhD student Siobhan Grayson won the Best Paper Award at the 2nd International Workshop on Computational History and Data- Driven Humanities, for her work on creating character social networks from literature. 
    Awarding Body
    International Workshop on Computational History and Data- Driven Humanities
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Siobhan Grayson
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Awarding Body
    UCD
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
    Michael Fop
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Neil Hurley and Jacek Wasilewski got best short paper nomination at ACM RecSys 2016 for their paper entitled ‘Intent-Aware Diversification Using a Constrained PLSA’ http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2959177.
    Awarding Body
    ACM
    Year
    2016
    Awardee
  • 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
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    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
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    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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