Anticipated start date: September 2021
As an ADAPT funded PhD researcher you will have access to a network of 85 global experts and over 250 staff as well as a wide multi-disciplinary ecosystem across 8 leading Irish universities. We can influence and inform your work, share our networks and collaborate with you to increase your impact, and accelerate your career opportunities. Specifically we offer:
Health information is recorded about a wide range of real world entities, including patients, healthcare professionals, medical products, healthcare organisations and rooms. Less tangible entities such as orders, appointments, visits, plans, guidelines and standards are also part of health information.
To maximise the efficacy of AI reasoning about health information, reliable ‘digital twins’ of health-related identities need to be created. For reasons of data privacy, some of these identities may need to be anonymised before they are accessed by an AI.
In order to assist a learning system to effectively integrate information from multiple sources, this work will create a format and metadata resources that
The proposed PhD research will enable the successful applicant to become an expert in an area that is pivotal for the application of artificial intelligence and data analytics to the healthcare domain. Upon completion of the research, the candidate will be in a position to work in ICT organisations that seek to use large datasets in healthcare and other sectors to make new discoveries and improve healthcare outcomes
The successful candidate can avail of the opportunity to undertake their research as part of an interdisciplinary team of eHealth experts across the ADAPT institutions.
The student will be co-supervised by Prof Damon Berry (TU Dublin), Prof Gaye Stephens (TCD) and Prof Lucy Hederman (TCD).
Informal queries may be directed to Damon Barry email@example.com, Gaye Stephens Gaye.Stephens@tcd.ie & Lucy Hederman firstname.lastname@example.org.
As part of your application you will be required to submit
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