Category Archives: Awards & Nominations

SMARTlab sends a big shout out to Pierre Jolivet…

…who earned a 1st Class Honours Awards for his MFA with NCAD. Pierre’s page from the exhibition catalogue for his show in Dublin can be seen in here and the video of his groundbreaking new installation work is here – enjoy!

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Ms Bo Zhang, a full time second year PhD student studying in SMARTlab, School of Education, has been selected for two major international competitions:

1) Bo was nominated to the Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition in Pudong, Shanghai in November, 2014. Working with other team members: Professor Lizbeth Goodman, Nicola Herbertson (Virtual Worlds Manager) and the CEO of the Irish Zhida International company, Mr … Continue reading

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Professor Lizbeth Goodman named one of the world’s 50 Most Talented Social Innovators for her decades of work with SMARTlab and SafetyNET at World CSR Day, Mumbai 17- 18 February 2015

For SMARTlab, a social enterprise founded in the UK at the OU BBC in the early 1990s, she has worked tirelessly, leading a team of scholars and technologists working together to invent and implement innovative technology tools for ‘real social … Continue reading

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The long-awaited launch of the Duais Eagnaí (Wisdom Awards) in Memory of the Late Daniel O’Haire: 1981-2012: honouring Liz O’Haire and Steve Cooney

SMARTlab and The Inclusive Design Research Centre of Ireland @ UCD cordially invite you to attend The First Award Ceremony for the Duais Eagnaí (Wisdom Awards) in Memory of the Late Daniel O’Haire: 1981-2012 Click here to see the flyer.

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DOCTRID partner wins high profile SE Business Award

Doctrid ASSISTID associate researcher Lisa Domican has been announced as the joint winner of The IMAGE Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award for her pioneering work in developing the GRACEapp to assist communications for young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder. … Continue reading

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Two more SMARTgals through the glass ceiling…

Dr Alison Williams has won the Vice Chancellor’s Prize for Contribution to Research in the School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering (ACE) at the University of East London! The prize has been awarded in recognition of the importance of her … Continue reading

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Anita McKeown on panel for Epic Awards 2013

Anita McKeown, SMARTlab researcher and CATALYST Project Manager, recently sat on the expert judging panel to select the winners for this year’s Epic Awards. The Epic Awards 2013 showcase the very best in amateur art and craft activity across the … Continue reading

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Anita McKeown wins SPIRES award for research trip to Rutgers University

Anita McKeown, the SMARTlab at UCD’s CATALYST Manager, has been awarded one of two international funding awards from SPIRES (Supporting People who Investigate Research Environments & Spaces), to support a three-week research trip to Rutgers University, New Jersey. In addition … Continue reading

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InterFACES selected as a finalist for 2012 WISE Award

Congratulations to Professor Lizbeth Goodman and Dr Mick Donegan, co-PIs of the SMARTlab project InterFACES, in partnership with SpecialEffect, on being selected as a finalist in this year’s World Summit for Education (WISE) Awards.

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The Illusion of Intelligence short film wins Best Student Video Award at the AAAI 2012 Video Competition

The Illusion of Intelligence, a short film by SMARTlab PhD student Karolina Zawieska with Bart Kevelham, Maher Ben Moussa and Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann has won the Best Student Video Award at the AAAI 2012 Video Competition, held in conjunction with the … Continue reading

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