Whitaker Institute member Dr Eoin Whelan, of the Agile and Open Innovation cluster, spoke to The Irish Times about a recent international study which showed that misinformation about COVID-19 remains a threat to public health guidance. Read the full article here.
Congratulations to Whitaker Institute members Professor Kieran Conboy and Mairead O’Connor on their Lero Director’s prize win. Professor Conboy was awarded the Professor Rory O’Connor Prize for Outstanding Service to Lero, while Mairead O’Connor was presented with Lero Director’s Prizes for Diversity and Inclusion. Read more in Silicon Republic and Tech Central.
The Galway Advertiser has featured Whitaker Institute member Dr Noel Carroll, of the Agile and Open Innovation cluster (Lero), for his work as programme director of the MSc in Information Systems Management. The piece highlights the major project component of the course which will be to “extended to support organisations experiencing challenges”. Read more here.
Whitaker Institute members Dr Noel Carroll and Professor Kieran Conboy, both of the Agile and Open Innovation cluster (LERO), have been featured in an article by Irish Sun for their contribution to an international webinar on the pandemic’s impact on information management research and practice. The contribution was based on a recent article written by Dr Carroll and Prof… | Read on »
Responsible AI and Analytics for an Ethical and Inclusive Digitised Society 1st – 3rd September 2021 National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland AI, analytics, and ICT in general, create opportunities and unintended or negative consequences for individuals and society. These opportunities and consequences have not been evenly distributed. Despite the many personal, economic, and… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Eoin Whelan, of the Agile and Open Innovation (LERO) cluster, has released a new study in conjunction with the University of Turku, Finland. The research examines the triggers which lead people to share COVID-19 misinformation through social media. To read the full article, click here. Read the press reaction to the… | Read on »
A new study by Whitaker Institute member Dr Eoin Whelan, of the Agile and Open Thinking research cluster, has examined the problem of social media overload – the feeling of being overwhelmed with the amount of communication and information a person is exposed to while using social media. The research, which was published in Internet… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Ronan Doyle, PhD student with the Agile and Open Innovation cluster, has written a new piece in Village which explores electoral fickleness in liquid modernity. Read the piece here.
Research by Whitaker Institute member, Dr Eoin Whelan, of the Agile and Open Innovation Cluster, has highlighted the benefits of apps such as Strava and RunKeeper for people in rural areas by providing motivation to sustain exercise programmes. Read more in the Irish Farmers Journal.
Dr Eoin Whelan, of the Agile and Open Innovation cluster, has led a new study which examines how fitness apps can affect the wellbeing of users, both positively and negatively. Read more: RTÉ Today FM Irish Health News Irish Tech News Run Ireland Listen: RTÉ Radio 1 Drivetime (@ 2.26.40)