Associate Professor in Computational Linguistics
Director, Trinity Centre for Computing and Language Studies
Academic staff: School of Computer Science and Statistics
Affiliated academic staff: Center for Language and Communication Studies, School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences
Defamatory and toxic text analytics, with Caliber.
The MULTISIMO project on multimodal interaction. The EC counts this project among its success stories.
Investigator within the SFI Research Centre, CNGL and its successor, ADAPT.
A new book on Internet Research Methods has been published by SAGE (written by Claire Hewson, Carl Vogel and Dianna Laurent).
Member (founding Chair) of the (SCSS Research Ethics Committee).
Teaching in the new academic year starts on September 9, 2019.
Director of Research in the School of Computer Science and Statistics (2010-2012, 2012-2014, 2014-2015) for two full terms, and an extra half term beyond the two-term limit suggested by Trinity College governance guidelines, the exception made to ensure continuity among the SCSS directors, with the Director of Research position continuing for the first year of service of the then incoming Director of Undergraduate Teaching and Learning and Director of Postgraduate Teaching and Learning.
During my tenure as Director of Research for the School of Computer Science and Statistics (2010-2015), I served as Acting Head of School during the Annual Leave periods of the Head of School.
I served as Acting Director of Postgraduate Teaching and Learning in the School of Computer Science and Statistics (2008-2009).
I was Chair of the Local Organizing Committee for the 19th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information
Collaboration inside CaraHealth, the new home of the Patient Journey Record project
Outlook analysis in health care with CaraHealth, the new home of the Patient Journey Record project on patient outlook analysis in health care, once located at the National Digital Research Centre.
Management Committee membership of WebDataNet, a COST Action (IS1004), which attends to eScience and collection and analysis of data via the web for the human sciences. Management Committee membership of TextLink -- Structuring Discourse in Multilingual Europe, a COST Action (IS1312), which addresses discourse relations.
WebDataNet has recently launched an MSc in WebDataMetrics -- see here:
Trinity Centre for Computing and Language Studies, School of Computer Science and Statistics, Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland.
I have also looked after TCD's provisions within the HEA Labour Market Activation program. One is called the Postgraduate Diploma in Computing with Advanced Interdisciplinary Outlook, and the other is called Computing (Conversion) with Interdisciplinary Outlook.