26. September 2022
Elif, Rob and Dúalta will be presenting the lab’s work on using the LOFAR and NenuFAR radiotelescopes to search for planetary lightning at the 9th International Workshop on ‘Planetary, Solar and Heliospheric Radio Emissions’, 26-28 September 2022 in Dublin.

25. September 2022
Dúalta will be coordinating observations on 25th September of the AU Mic system using both the Giant Metre Radio Telescope in India and the new MeerKAT radio telescope in South Africa to study the space weather environment around the exoplanet AU Mic b

3. September 2022
Aaron spoke about an an astronomer’s take on the ‘Stories of the Air’/Spéirscéalta as part of the Samhail Collective’s contribution to SFI’s Human Lab at the Electric Picnic Festival, held in Stradbally, Co. Laois.

18. August 2022
Parisa presented her research today on the PET/CT radiogenomics of non-small cell lung cancers at the IAPM Young Investigator session of the 4th European Congress on Medical Physics, 17-20 August 2022 in Dublin.

13. August 2022
‘Exploring breast and prostate cancer RNA-seq derived radiosensitivity with the Genomic Adjusted Radiation Dose (GARD) model’ - a paper co-authored by Aaron & former MSc students Ben Nolan and Brian O’Sullivan - has been accepted by Clinical and Translational Radiation Oncology

12. August 2022
Sai’s observations of pulsars in the ecliptic plane are being conducted by the core stations of the International LOFAR radio telescope today. Here’s hoping everything works to plan!

10. August 2022
Dúalta presented his work today on exploring scenarios for coronal mass ejections & radio bursts on Epsilon Eridani at IAU Symposium 370: Winds of stars and exoplanets, part of the International Astronomical Union General Assembly in Busan, Korea.

5. July 2022
Former PhD student Sal is presenting results from this work on brown dwarfs at (the rescheduled) Cool Stars 2021 in Toulouse, France. Good luck Sal!

21. June 2022
Sumaira is presenting her poster entitled ‘LncRNA based antigen load enables prediction of patient’s survival and immunotherapy outcomes in Melanoma’ at the 28th Congress of the European Association for Cancer Research in Seville, Spain today. Good luck Sumaira!

20. June 2022
Aaron gave a presentation on monitoring space weather using radar and radiotelescope instrumentation to the summer meeting of the Network of Arctic Researchers in Ireland (NARI) at the Hodson Bay Hotel in Athlone

13. June 2022
Congratulations to Dúalta on being elected a member of the International Astronomical Union!

04. June 2022
Welcome to Elif Adıgüzel, an Electrical Engineering & Physics student from Koç University, Istanbul. Elif’s Erasmus+ internship will involve working with the I-LOFAR radiotelescope here in Galway

30. May 2022
‘Loss of MMR and TGFBR2 increases the susceptibility to microbiota-dependent inflammation-associated colon cancer’ - a paper co-authored by Aaron - has been accepted by Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology

26. May 2022
Aaron co-chaired session C1.04 AI4EO applications for Land and Water, part of the AI and Data Analytics programme at ESA’s Living Planet Symposium held in the World Conference Center Bonn

05. May 2022
Dúalta has been invited to present at the International Astronomical Union General Assembly to be held in Busan Korea from August 2-11 2022

30. April 2022
Lydia’s second first-author paper GNOSIS: an R Shiny app supporting cancer genomics survival analysis with cBioPortal has passed peer review in HRB Open Research

20. April 2022
Congratulations to 3rd year Biomedical Science student Nina Kulczycka on being awarded a School of Maths Summer Internship. Nina will work on analysing phenotypic responses of cancer cell lines to epigenetic modifying drugs.

03. April 2022
Parisa is attending the Advanced Skills in Radiotherapy Course organised by the European Society Radiation Oncology (ESTRO) in Seville, Spain from 3-8 April 2022

01. April 2022
Jemima just submitted her Final Year Project based on an analysis of CHIMERA observations of the globular cluster M22 using the 5m Hale Telescope at Mount Palomar

25. March 2022
Dúalta was just awarded 12 hours time on the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) to observe the nearby active star AU Mic to probe the interactions between the stellar wind and the sub-Jupiter exoplanet recently detected within the star’s debris disk.

23. March 2022
Sai will be attending the next scheduled European Pulsar Timing Array meeting hosted by the Max Planck Institute at Schloss Ringberg in Germany from 23-26 March.

24. February 2022
Katie just started her 13 night run observing binary brown dwarf systems using the Galway Ultra Fast Imager (GUFI!) on the Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope on Mount Graham International Observatory, Arizona.

4. January 2022
Welcome to Jorinde Kleverlaan and Sai Chaitanya Susarla! Both Sai and Jorinde will be working on pulsars for their PhDs, and will be jointly supervised by myself and TCD’s Evan Keane.

10. December 2021
Dúalta was just awarded 18 hours time on the European Very Long Baseline Interferometer Network (EVN) to observe the stellar wind environment of the nearby binary star system Lambda Andromedae.

3. December 2021
Deadline extended for abstract submissions to session ‘AI4EO applications for Land and Water’ we’re helping to coordinate at ESA’s Living Planet Symposium (23-27 May 2022, Bonn, Germany.

1. December 2021
Dúalta started coordinating observations of the planet Uranus using the LOFAR radio telescope arrays in Ireland (Birr), Sweden (Onsala) and France (Nançay).

15. November 2021
Aaron talked about the use of cubesat earth observation satellites to survey and monitor Irish kelp forests on RTE1’s 10 Things to Know About programme.

14. November 2021
Aaron was interviewed by about how living and dealing with climate changes in our everyday lives.

12. November 2021
The lab has been invited to join the Irish Clinical Academic Training Programme, which supports the postgraduate research training of clinicians working in Irish hospitals.

10. November 2021
Aaron talked about the TAPAS project, winner of SFI’s Future Innovator Prize ‘AI for Societal Good Challenge’, on RTE1’s Science to the Rescue programme, as part of ScienceWeek.

05. November 2021
Aaron was invited onto the Blindboy podcast to talk about climate change & AI.

03. November 2021
Dúalta’s manuscript `Coronal mass ejections and type II radio emission variability during a magnetic cycle on the solar-type star ε Eridani’ was accepted by the Astrophysical Journal! (link here).

13. October 2021
Aaron participated in Ecobot’s Webinar Series co-presenting ‘Wetland Fringe: Sea Kelp Forest Monitoring & Remote Sensing’

29. September 2021
Aaron has been elected to the Institute of Physics Environmental Physics Group Committee for a 4 year term.

24. September 2021
Welcome to Katie Pighini! Katie will be working on the kinematic properties of the nearby tight brown dwarf binary system LP 349-25AB using the GUFI high-speed optical photometer at the Mount Graham Observatory for her M.Sc.

26. August 2021
Welcome to Rob Ferguson! Rob will be using the I-LOFAR radiotelescope in Birr, Co. Offaly to study the radio emission from several pulsars for his M.Sc.

17. August 2021
The US Patent Office just issued a patent for our application ‘Host and intestinal microbiota derived metabolomic blood plasma signature for prior radiation injury’ link here.

29. July 2021
WE WON! Our project, TAPAS (Tracking Adaptation Progress in Agriculture and Food Security Using an AI-powered Satellite Remote Sensing Platform) announced as the winner of the Winner of SFI Future Innovator Prize AI for Societal Good Challenge.

29. June 2021
Welcome to Amy Ferguson! Amy, who will be based in Professor Charlie Spillane’s lab, will be working on using remote sensing data towards the development of a biomass-based climate adaptation index for agricultural systems - her work is funded by our SFI funded TAPAS project

30. May 2021
We were awarded 8.9 hours Tier 1 time on the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope to study circumpulsar debris disks! 😃

12. May 2021
Deirdre presented a poster on her high speed photometric study of PSR B0540-69 at the School of Maths Research Day