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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Development of an analysis program and a simulator for a company

My name is Bernardo Amaral and I am currently taking my Master degree in Mathematics, specialization in Applied Analysis and Computation with the ECMI’s model in Tecnomathematics at the University of Coimbra. I chose this route because I found interesting the requirements of spending one semester abroad and also the […]

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Modern Variable Selection

By Meadhbh O’Neill  We are in an era where valuable information and data are being collected continuously around us. High-dimensional data is a current “hot” research area. The quantity of data available to us continues to increase persistently. This explains the necessary study of modern variable selection methods. These techniques […]

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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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€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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PhD opportunities at MACSI, University of Limerick Ireland

The Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry (MACSI), is Ireland’s foremost applied and industrial mathematical science research group and is based at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Limerick. Our aim is to foster new collaborative research, on problems that arise in science, engineering, and industry. […]

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3 Lecturer Positions available at Limerick

Industrial and Applied Mathematics: Lecturer or Lecturer below the bar.Please see the MACSI website for more information. Statistics & Data Analytics: Lecturer and Lecturer below the bar.Please see the MACSI website for more information.   SALARY SCALE: Lecturer €52,187 – €83,038 p.a. SALARY SCALE: Lecturer below the bar €39,118 – €53,782 p.a. The Mathematics […]

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MACSI wins a Knowledge Transfer Ireland Research Impact Award for a Second Year in a Row!

A Project led by MACSI PhD Student Kevin Brosnan with Drs David O’Sullivan and Kevin Burke was awarded the 2018 Knowledge Transfer Ireland Research Consultancy Impact Award. The judges found that  Consultancy Impact Award winners, ‘University of Limerick and Xtract 360 Ltd’ were a compelling case for how a company can achieve value through accessing […]

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