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Bashar Nuseibeh MRIA: Software Engineer

Friday, 1 October 2021

Professor Nuseibeh calls for a radical re-thinking of the discipline of software engineering, suggesting a perspective of ‘software without boundaries’, such that the essence of being human, being social and being...

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Derek Jackson MRIA: Coastal Geomorphologist

Thursday, 15 July 2021

Professor Jackson’s work as a geomorphologist, examining changes in physical landscapes over time and the processes that drive them, has taken him from Ireland’s coastal dunefields to the Caribbean, and more recently (...

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Ruth Barton MRIA: Film Scholar

Friday, 2 July 2021

Professor Barton believes that we need a stronger critical culture and that in creating such a culture it is the role of academicians to bridge the gap between the university and wider society.

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Michael Cronin MRIA: Linguist

Thursday, 29 April 2021

Professor Cronin suggests that in the case of the Irish language, the need for outdoors thinking is crucial. More broadly, instead of the relentless digitisation of education, what is needed in all areas is to take our...

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Frédéric Dias MRIA: Applied Mathematician

Thursday, 1 April 2021

Professor Dias's research is aimed at better understanding the power of ocean waves.

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Nuala Johnson MRIA: Geographer

Tuesday, 9 March 2021

Professor Johnson’s research explores three distinct but related areas of scholarship: place and nationalism; identity politics, memory and representation; and the spaces of scientific knowledge, gender and empire.

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Alan Smeaton MRIA: Computer Scientist

Thursday, 18 February 2021

Professor Smeaton’s current research focus is on the relationship between human memory and information finding.

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Richard English MRIA: Politics

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

Professor English’s current research focuses on terrorism, counter-terrorism and the mutually shaping relationship between them.

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Stefano Sanvito MRIA: Computational Materials Scientist

Tuesday, 5 January 2021

Professor Sanvito’s research focuses on developing computational methods for materials science, and on the use of these methods to discover new materials for specific applications.

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Richard Reilly MRIA: Neuroscientist

Monday, 7 December 2020

Professor Reilly's career has been driven by his fascination with neurology coupled with his original background in electronic engineering to the emerging field of neuroscience to explore issues of clinical...

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