Using machine learning to produce a very high resolution land-cover map for Ireland

Eoin Walsh CRT student In order to make forecasts about the weather, meteorologists make use of Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) models. These models require real world data as inputs in order to make inferences about the near future weather. One such input is a land-cover map. Land-cover maps, in the […]

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Estimating Residential Property Values in Dublin: What is the impact of a postcode?

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Aoife Hurley CRT student The fascination with postcodes and the popularity of certain postcodes is nothing new in Dublin. There is a long-standing theory that purchasers will pay more for a specific postcode – historically postcodes have been used as a wealth indicator and class status symbol, perhaps this belief […]

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Current and Upcoming Vacancies at MACSI

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PhD Prof Michael Vynnycky is recruiting for a PhD student in the area of solvent infiltration and swelling in granule and tablet dissolution More info here The SFI Centre for Research Training is currently open to applications  for PhDs in the area of statistics, applied mathematics and machine learning. […]

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PhD Vacancy: Solvent infiltration and swelling in granule and tablet dissolution

Project Title: Solvent infiltration and swelling in granule and tablet dissolution Project Supervisor: Professor Michael Vynnycky, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Limerick Project location: MACSI, University of Limerick Start date: before 1st June 2021 The objective of the project is to derive and validate novel, first-principles mathematical models which […]

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Irish Numerical Analysis Forum seminar series

 The Irish Numerical Analysis Forum (INAF) is a new initiative where experts from various countries give talks on their subject areas that are suitable for a general numerical analysis audience— not just those who already have some familiarity with the topic of the talk.  The series starts on 21-Jan-2021; more […]

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PhD Vacancy: Game Theory Optimisation modelling applied to climate change questions

To answer research questions surrounding climate change, effective modelling of future energy markets is required. Such models provide insights from planning, operations and regulatory perspectives. Profit-maximising generators use them to gain insights on possible trading strategies while policy-makers use them to analyse consumer costs and carbon emissions for different proposed […]

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VACANCY: Post Doctoral Researcher in Mathematical Modelling of Lithium ion Batteries

LOCATION: University of Limerick REPORTS TO: Professor Michael Vynnycky CONTRACT TYPE: Specific Purpose SALARY SCALE: €37,874- €49,048 p.a. pro rata Further information for applicants and application material is available online from: JOB DESCRIPTION QUALIFICATIONS: Doctoral degree (level 10 NFQ) in mathematical modelling or related discipline with significant modelling and computational content. OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE […]

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The maths of fantasy football

Joseph O’Brien Analysis: can strategic use of the Bench Boost, Free Hit and Triple Captain chips really increase your points total? The Premier League is back. The season kicked off in August with last season’s runners-up Liverpool giving newly promoted Norwich City a tough introductory lesson in the form of a 4-1 defeat. The Reds’ talisman Mo Salah scored their second […]

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