Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 25/07/2017
Insight@UCD's Andrew Parnell (left) has made another big international splash with his research into tsunamis and sea levels having just been published in Nature Communications here.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 20/07/2017
Girls Hack Ireland was out in force on the final day of Inspirefest 2017, young and not-so-young sci-tech enthusiasts gathered at The Dock, Accenture’s creative new office space in Dublin’s Silicon Docks, for a free Family Fringe event. Silicon Republic was there and you can read about the event and watch a video about it here. Keep an eye out for Insight's Dr Suzanne Little!
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 19/07/2017
Insight EPE Manager Brendan Smith is in Beirut at the moment teaching advanced Scratch coding classes for Refugee Coding Week. This is just the latest trip for Smith who has been teaching coding in Tanzania already this year. He has travelled all over the world from Jordan to Rwanda and many places in between as part of an EPE collaboration with multinational software giant SAP.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 18/07/2017
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.
Since 1961, the award is given annually to a paper published in the ITE Transactions on Media Technology and Applications.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 17/07/2017
The finalists for the 2017 DatSci Awards were announced last week. Now in their second year, the DatSci Awards are celebrating the very best of data science in Ireland. The DatSci Awards were created in an effort to celebrate the very best of data science talent in Ireland as well as to bring the Irish and international data science community closer together.
We need to talk about the Irish 'digital age of consent," Prof Barry O'Sullivan and Mary Aiken write in The Irish TimesPublication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 14/07/2017
Prof Barry O'Sullivan has teamed up with world-renowned cyberpsychologist Mary Aiken to write an opinion piece in The Irish Times about Ireland's proposed 'digital age of consent.' The special rapporteur for children in Ireland recently recommended that Ireland set the age of consent at 13, the lowest possible age under the European Union's soon-to-be introduced General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
2,000+ children across 4 provinces and 10,000 km: Moving Well - Being Well is making a serious impactPublication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 09/07/2017
The Insight, DCU, Dublin GAA and GAA research project Moving Well - Being Well has been underway for a number of months and researchers have been criss-crossing the country, assessing more than 2,000 children in 40 schools scattered across 12 counties in all four provinces. This is only the beginning.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 05/07/2017
Insight researcher Dr Martin Serrano has edited a book about future internet research and experimentation, “Building the Future through FIRE.” The book is about the research challenges for next generation internet research and experimentation. A chapter about collected information compiled in collaboration with other institutions in Europe that have served as input for the research roadmap in the research agenda for the European Commission.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 03/07/2017
The growth of different cyber attacks internationally is providing a growing impetus for developing a national research initiative in cyber security in Ireland, which is being led by Dr Michael Madden of Insight@NUI Galway. This initiative, called S4 (Scientific Solutions for Secure Society), involves Insight, the LERO Software Engineering Research Centre, and the Connect Centre for future research on networks and communications.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 28/06/2017
Prof Brian Caulfield spoke to The Irish Times recently about how his career has progressed and his current research. You can read the article here.