Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 05/11/2019
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 04/11/2019
Insight@ NUI Galway's Joana Barros has been making waves in the national media recently. Her research on the validity of Google Trends for suicide forecasting in Ireland featured on RTE 2Fm, the Irish Mail on Sunday and in the Irish Examiner.
Barros examined how certain internet search terms related to monthly suicide deaths reported by the Central Statistics office from the 11-year period from 2004 to 2015. Her work has just been published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
Publication Date:Created by Louise Holden on 30/10/2019
Alice Perry ‘Open Data’ Hackathon
The Alice Perry Open Data Hackathon will take place from 11am-4pm on Saturday November 16th at the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics at NUI Galway (Dangan Business Park).
All full/part time third level students across Ireland are invited to take part. Teams must have a minimum of three and a maximum of four.
Register at https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/alice-perry-open-data-hackathon-galway-tickets-77114636955
Publication Date:Created by Louise Holden on 24/10/2019
Dr Úna Newell is an Irish Research Council awardee who has a PhD in history from University College Dublin and published her first peer-reviewed book with Manchester University Press in 2015.
In that same year, she joined the sports and data science company Orreco, where she is now its managing editor.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 22/10/2019
Last week, Insight's Dr John McCrae was awarded the NUI Galway President's Award for Research Excellence as an Early Career Researcher. Dr McCrae leads the Linguistics Data Unit in Insight@NUI Galway. You can learn more about him and his research in this video about the awards. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2XauTP8aTk
Publication Date:Created by Louise Holden on 16/10/2019
Professor Eugene C. Freuder receives UCC's Career Achievement Research Award
Inisght researchers feature strongly in this year's awards
At a ceremony at UCC on Thursday 10th of October, Professor Eugene Freuder received UCC’s top research recognition: its Career Achievement Research Award.
Publication Date:Created by Louise Holden on 14/10/2019
Insight@UCC doubles its computer power courtesy of Verizon
Insight UCC has received a large hardware donation from Verizon Media. Mark Cuddihy (Datacenter Engineer) and Michael Creamer (Senior Data Centre Manager) visited UCC campus to officially hand over the equipment, including 40 servers, to Peter MacHale (High Performance Lead) and Prof. Barry O'Sullivan (Director). This donation will effectively double the amount of computer power available to the centre in UCC. UCC would also like to thank Prof. John McInerney (Physics) for paving the way.
Publication Date:Created by Louise Holden on 02/10/2019
Minister Humphreys launches €4.2m driverless vehicle collaboration between Lero, Insight and CONNECT
Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation, today launched a Science Foundation Ireland backed €4.2m research collaboration on driverless vehicles led by Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre, in partnership with Insight and CONNECT.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 01/10/2019
Professor Alan Smeaton spoke to Newstalk's Jonathan Healy about a wearable sensor that can read and translate the Irish Sign Language (ISL) alphabet in real time. The device, worn on the arm, reads electrical signals in the muscles that are activated when the wearer is spelling words using the ISL alphabet, in a technique known as electromyography.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 30/09/2019
Insight researchers, do you have an idea for a flagship citizen science project that will leverage and enhance Insight’s existing research capacity? If so, we would love to hear about it. Proposals are solicited from Insight researchers with a view to choosing the most exciting and robust proposal that may be awarded seed funding of up to €25,000.
What is Citizen Science?