Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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Researcher Contact Details

Research Title: Mr.

Contact First Name: Shaun

Contact Surname: Gavigan

Contact Address:

Insight Centre for Data Analytics School of Computer Science & Information Technology University College Cork, Western Road, Cork, Ireland

Telephone Contact Number: +353 21 420 5961

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Organisation Details

Organisation Type: Higher Education Organisation

Higher Education Organisation Name: University College Cork

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Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Insight Centre for Data Analytics is Ireland’s leading research centre for the study of Data Analytics. It is a joint initiative between University College Dublin, Dublin City University, NUI Galway and University College Cork. Insight Centre counts more than 350 researchers, 8 Institutions, 30 industrial partners and 88M Funding (http://insight‐ The centre performs fundamental and applied research in a range of research areas, including data analytics, recommender systems, real-time analytics, data streams and sensor networks, knowledge discovery, natural language processing, social network analysis, among others. Insight’s academics have been awarded about 67 FP7 projects under different funding instruments of which 11% as coordinator. Under the New H2020 Framework, Insight has already secured 11 awards of which 6 as coordinator. Research outcomes are applied in use cases in a range of domains, including eBusiness, eHealth, Green & Sustainable IT, Smart Cities, Smart Buildings, and Life Sciences. Institute members actively participate in standardization activities (W3C, OASIS). Insight use cases have been implemented with more than 100 industry and public partners

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National Research Funding

EPA Research Programme

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas:

 Sustainable Environment Research
 Green Enterprise Research

Involvement in Relevant National Expert Groups

EU Research Partnerships

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas of EU Research Partnerships:

Relevant information in relation to Participation relevant experts groups

No information specified

Details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

No information specified

Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 website

Challenge 5 (Climate Action, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials)

This researcher or research organisation has outlined their interests in Challenge 5 as follows:

Sustainably managing natural resources and ecosystems

 Provide knowledge and tools for effective decision making and public engagement policies

Sustainable supply of non-energy and non-agricultural raw materials

 Improve the knowledge base on the availability of raw materials

 Promote the sustainable supply and use of raw materials, including mineral resources, from land and sea, covering exploration, extraction, processing, re-use, recycling and recovery

 Improve societal awareness and skills on raw materials

Transition towards a green economy through eco-innovation

 Foster resource efficiency through digital systems

Global environmental observation and information systems

Interest indicated in this area

Focus Areas

 Personalising health and care

 Smart cities and communities

→ Competitive low-carbon energy

 Energy Efficiency

 Mobility for growth

 Digital security

Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas

This researcher/organisation has interest(s) in Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas as outlined as follows

None specified.

Expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting Areas

This researcher has indicated interest(s) and expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting areas as follows:

No cross-cutting areas specified

Details of Participation in European Innovation Partnerships and European Technology Platforms:

The details of any ETPs or EIP this researcher/organisation have participated in or are currently participating in is outlined as follows.

No participation information provided.

Relevant EU Research Experience

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LIFE and COST Actions

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