On Trinity Monday, 24th April 2023, Trinity College Dublin Provost, Professor Linda Hogan, announced the election of a new cohort of Fellows and Scholars. Traditionally, scholarship or prestigious research achievement is the primary qualification for Fellowship, along with evidence of the candidate’s contribution to the academic life of the College and an efficient record in teaching. In total, 62 new Scholars, 37 new Fellows, seven new Professorial Fellows and two Honorary Fellows were announced across a range of disciplines.
Among the cohort of newly elected Fellows were several ADAPT Academics:
Prof. Gregory O’Hare (Professor)
Gregory O’Hare is a Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Head of School of Computer Science & Statistics at Trinity College Dublin and an Academic Collaborator within ADAPT. Professor O’Hare is an established researcher of international repute. His research interests are in the areas of Multi-Agent Systems (MAS), Intelligent Systems, Ubiquitous Computing and Wireless Sensor Networks.
Prof. Marcus Collier (Associate Professor)
Marcus Collier is an Associate Professor of Sustainability Science in the Discipline of Botany in the School of Natural Sciences and a Principal Investigator at the Science Foundation Ireland ADAPT Centre. In 2020, Marcus was awarded a European Research Council Consolidator grant for NovelEco. NovelEco is a citizen science project that will measure for the first time the societal attitudes to urban wild spaces by asking citizens to study them. It will engage citizens in co-creating an online instrument to enable ecological data collection within urban novel ecosystems.
Prof. Jennifer Edmond (Associate Professor)
Jennifer Edmond is Associate Professor of Digital Humanities at Trinity College Dublin where she is co-director of the Trinity Centre for Digital Humanities, Director of the MPhil in Digital Humanities and Culture, and a Funded Investigator within ADAPT. Her research explores interdisciplinary, humanistic and hybrid research processes, and the emergence of critical digital humanities as a contributor to both research and technology development.
Dr Claire Gillan (Associate Professor)
Claire Gillan is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology and a Funded Investigator within ADAPT. Dr Gillan runs a lab that focuses on using data science to understand, predict and treat mental health conditions. Her lab runs the neureka project (www.neureka.ie), a smartphone app developed with support from ADAPT. Neureka has over 10,000 registered citizen science users all contributing to our understanding of how the brain works.