Posted: 11/12/20

Dublin, 11 December 2020: Congratulations to Dr Jane Suiter who has recently been announced as the Irish Research Council Researcher of the Year. Dr. Suiter was awarded the 2020 Researcher of the Year award for her research on the public sphere and the information environment in referendums and elections. 

Dr Suiter’s research includes analysing populist messaging and the political communication characteristics and systems that support or hinder it, as well as the impacts of citizen’s participation and deliberation and the role of citizens in renewing democracy. To learn more visit the Irish Research Council website HERE.

Another congratulations to Prof. John Kelleher who has recently received the 2020 President’s Award for Research from TU Dublin. This prestigious award recognises the contribution to TU Dublin research by individual researchers. The purpose of the award scheme is to recognise, encourage and reward TU Dublin members of academic staff for their contribution to research.

The award will provide a scholarship for a full time PhD student and Prof. Kelleher has indicated the funding will be used to fund a PhD on Environmentally Sustainable Approaches to Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning. Updates on application details can be found on his twitter @johndkelleher.

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