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Seminar talk Adapt - Prof Mikel Forcada - 12/06/18

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Seminar: One-parameter models for sentence-level post-editing effort estimation

PhD candidate Fiona Dermody wins Women in Science PhD Poster Competition

Fiona Dermody L'Oreal24th May 2018 - Fiona Dermody, PhD student at the School of Computing, was one of the two winners at the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science PhD Poster Competition in the Royal Society last night.

The For Women In Science Fellowship recognises the achievements and contributions of exceptional females across the globe, by awarding promising scientists with Fellowships to help further their research. The poster competition was open to female PhD Students in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science and Maths.

Fiona is pictured with Jeff Bridges Chief Executive and Secretary-General  UK National Commission for UNESCO, Zamila Bunglawala UK National Commission for UNESCO Director and Geoff Skingsley Chairman L’Oréal UK and Ireland.

Fiona Dermody L'Oreal

Fiona Dermody L'Oreal

School of Computing collect two awards at President’s Award for ​Innovation 2018

Student Innovation Winners 2018DCU School of Computing collects two awards at this year's President’s Award for ​Innovation. Two third year CA groups where joint winners in the Student Category and the Adapt team who put together DCU Fuse won a special award for Innovation.

In the student category, Russell Brady and Cathal Hughes from Computer Applications 3rd Year where joint winners for their Skin Condition Classifier App. This app uses image analysis, deep learning and artificial intelligence to develop an app for diagnosis of common skin conditions.

James Gallagher, also from Computer Applications 3rd Year was the other joint winner of the student category with his GiveBack.ie project. This project is an online platform that enables Irish consumers to help society's most vulnerable simply by shopping onli​ne.​

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