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.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 27/06/2017
Insight@DCU's Dr Suzanne Little spoke to TechCentral editor Niall Kitson about her research recently. In the interview she spoke about the problems and opportunities presented by self-driving cars, the benefits of working with a stadium test bed and how to get more young people involved in STEM. You can read the full article here.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 26/06/2017
Insight's Sebastian Ruder spoke to New Scientist's Matt Reynolds about Google's new multitasking neural net, MultiModel. The article is currently on New Scientist's homepage and you can read the full thing here.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 23/06/2017
Insight@DCU Research Fellow Dr. Margaret McCaul recently wrote about her research as part of the Royal Irish Academy "Uncharted Territories" Blog series. Read how she describes her sensing work and her experiences deploying "in the field".