Indirect Comparison: a fundamental breakthrough in evidence synthesis But how valid is it?

By Laure Ngouanfo To decide, on the benefits/harms of an intervention or the validity of a clinical hypothesis, based on a single study alone is unrealistic. Results often vary from one study to the next. A meta-analytic approach is used to synthesize the body of evidence gathered from a systematic […]

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Volunteering to help build science in Africa

By Jean Rizk Volunteering to help African postgraduates with their dissertations is one of the best life decisions I’ve made. What a tremendous and humbling experience! I’m a 3rd year PhD student in Statistics at University of Limerick, Ireland.  I’m currently writing this piece from Cameroon, a tropical country in […]

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€21M Centre for Research Training in Mathematical Sciences

Dr Norma Bargary  In partnership with University College Dublin and Maynooth University, the University of Limerick is to lead a new €21million SFI Centre for Research Training (CRT) in Foundations of Data Science, with industry partners coordinated by Skillnet Ireland. The Centre has been awarded funding of €13.6 million by Science Foundation […]

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€21million Centre for Research Training in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Machine Learning Announced

€21million Centre for Research Training in Foundations of Data Science Announced In partnership with University College Dublin and Maynooth University, University of Limerick is to lead a new €21million SFI Centre for Research Training in Foundations of Data Science, with industry partners coordinated by Skillnet Ireland. Announced by Minister Heather […]

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Student Modelling Weeks

By Niall McInerney Study groups with industry can be an intimidating environment for early stage researchers. The unstructured nature of solving a real world problem in the company of Professors can be incredibly daunting, and often an MSc or early PhD student is not yet equipped with the skills necessary […]

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Anisotropic meshes: challenging, but very practical

By Natalia Kopteva http://www.staff.ul.ie/natalia/ Being a theoretical numerical analyst, I’d like to think that our theoretical findings may be practical. After all, according to Ludwig Boltzmann, “nothing is more practical than a good theory”, so there is hope. Being a theoretical numerical analyst within the MACSI group, I manage to […]

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Open position: MACSI Research Manager

TITLE OF POST: MACSI Research Manager LOCATION: University of Limerick REPORTS TO: Project Leader CONTRACT TYPE: Specific Purpose SALARY: A salary commensurate with experience and expertise will be offered to the successful candidate SALARY SCALE : €35,407 – €52,087 p.a. or the salary scale €47,347 – €65,000 p.a.     […]

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