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  • Thursday, 19 March, 2015

    PHOTOCALL: 100 Teenage Girls descend on DCU for ‘Girls Hack Ireland’


    What: Teenage girls from all over the country will come to DCU’s The Hub on Saturday to learn coding and compete for prizes in a the first ever national hacking event for girls in Ireland

  • Tuesday, 3 February, 2015

    Irish delegation to propose Magna Carta for Data on the 800th anniversary of the original

    Speaking ahead of a keynote speech on data policy in Brussels tomorrow (Feb 4), Minister for European Affairs and Data Protection Dara Murphy TD has called for individual privacy and ‘citizen empowerment’ to be at the heart of research in data analytics.

  • Friday, 30 January, 2015

    DRI sweeps the board with its ‘Inspiring Ireland’ project, nabbing three awards:  ‘Promoting Ireland Overseas’, ‘Open Source’, and ‘Overall Winner’

  • Wednesday, 7 January, 2015

    Press Release

    7th January 2015

    For immediate release


    Irish journalists don’t trust social media, survey finds


  • Tuesday, 30 September, 2014
    Tuesday, 30 September, 2014: The Insight Centre for Data Analytics is delighted to announce the appointment of Oliver Daniels as CEO. Oliver Daniels will lead the €75 million SFI Research Centre as it firmly positions Ireland at the heart of global data analytics research. He joins Insight from Avaya, where he has served as R&D Leader of Research & Development for Contact Center Applications at Avaya for the last five years.
  • Tuesday, 6 May, 2014

    Startup aiming to protect people from hackers wins BT & TechHub backing

    A startup that has developed technology to protect personal online sign in details has won the chance to work with BT and TechHub for six months. The BT Infinity Lab competition was designed to find apps or services that help businesses thrive in the digital economy. 
  • Tuesday, 1 April, 2014

    4 February 2014


    New EU data privacy rules must not stifle innovation, warns Insight chief

    Irish researchers have expressed concern that imminent EU data privacy directives may have the “unintended consequence” of stifling global research in data analytics.

  • Monday, 3 February, 2014

    For Immediate Release

    3 Feb 2014

    ‘Citizen empowerment’ critical in Big Data research, says Minister

    Irish delegation to propose Magna Carta for Data on the 800th anniversary of the original

  • Thursday, 12 December, 2013

    Minister Bruton launches €88 million SFI research centre, bringing new insights to Data Analytics

    ·       Insight, the Centre for Data Analytics, will position Ireland at the heart of global Data Analytics research

    ·       The largest investment in a single research centre in the history of the state

  • Tuesday, 10 December, 2013

    In collaboration with the Alexandra Institute, Aarhus Municipality, Open Data 

    Aarhus, Smart Aarhus and Gatesense 

    We invite you to the first FP7 CityPulse Citizen Design Competition.