- PUTTING COVID-19 INFECTIONS ON THE MAP IN IRELAND 20 July 2020
Funding has been granted for a project to track Covid-19 clusters based on geo-referenced data to more accurately predict future outbreaks and influence future interventions. The funding was awarded as part of a rapid research response funding call published jointly by Science Foundation Ireland, Enterprise Ireland and the IDA (SFI-EI-IDA). Prof Brian O’Neill, Director, Research, Enterprise ... Continue Reading →
- NEW APP TAPS INTO TRACING IRELAND’S POPULATION 10 July 2020
As privacy concerns grow over contact-tracing technology, a new monitoring system funded under the European Open Science Cloud initiative, will allow users with strong symptoms of coronavirus to take full ownership of their personal data while participating in their national track-and-trace scheme. The EOSC Secretariat – an initiative that has approved €1,235,000 in emergency funding for ... Continue Reading →
- ‘RESPOND 2020’ DEFERRED UNTIL 6 MARCH 2021 1 July 2020
CFR Ireland has taken the decision to defer this year’s conference and exhibition for community first responders until Saturday 6 March 2021, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. In a statement issued following their decision to cancel Respond 2020, CFR Ireland’s Organising Committee said it was very disappointing, adding that nobody is sure what the ... Continue Reading →
‘Shadow Warriors: The Irish Army Ranger Wing’ is the first and only authoritative account of this special forces unit that looks at their inception, advanced training and operations at home and overseas, without breaching operational procedures or tactics, writes co-author Sgt Wayne Fitzgerald.