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  • Best paper awards have been presented to Dr Fergal McCaffery and Dr Silvana Togneri MacMahon from Lero @ DkIT for papers presented at The First International Conference on Fundamentals and Advances in Software Systems Integration (FASSI) Conference 2015. Dr McCaffery’s paper was entitled 'Medical De Read more..
  • At its General Assembly, 9 October 2015 in Daejeon, Korea, IFIP (the International Federation for Information Processing) elected Prof. Mike Hinchey as its 18th President.   Hinchey will serve as President-Elect until the next General Assembly (San Jose, Costa Rica, September 2016) follo Read more..
  • Professor Mike Hinchey, director of Lero – the Irish Software Research Centre, has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society.   Limerick born Professor Hinchey, who is the first non-Brazilian to be appointed to the role, continues as head of Lero. Read more..
  • Lero backs computers in schools following mixed OECD report findings Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre, has stated that international media coverage of this week’s OECD report distorts the value of computers in schools. “The danger is that Irish policy makers, parents and teachers misinterp Read more..
  • Estimated 1,500 delegates to generate up to €2m to local economy Limerick headquartered Lero - the Irish Software Research Centre, has helped Ireland win a prestigious international technology conference. Ireland beat off stiff competition to host the 37th International Conference on Infor Read more..
  • Software chief urges changes in teaching to address gender gap in computing Girls turned off at early age by overly masculine, nerdy image Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre publishes annual report Limerick: Wednesday, 5th August, 2015: Early teaching of mathematics and techno Read more..
  • €85,000 research project to help small firms diversify into health and medical software development   A Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) research grant has resulted in an unexpected technology learning bonus for the pupils of north Cork primary school, Rockchapel. Lero, the Irish So Read more..
  • Lero was one of the winners of the 2015 Google RISE Awards. The Google RISE programme is designed to support organisations that encourage girls and underrepresented students in extracurricular computer science programmes.  During June and July summer camps for girls will be hosted by Lero. The Read more..
  • Software engineering groups from Lero@UL and The Open University (OU), UK, met in Limerick on 14-17 June 2015 for a joint workshop on adaptive security, privacy and digital forensics. The group met to consolidate existing collaborations and to build new ones across the two sites. The workshop ended Read more..
  • Following a thorough preliminary evaluation, ACM and AIS (the Association for Information Systems) have decided to launch a joint process to review and revise MSIS 2006, the master’s-level curriculum recommendation for Information Systems. The process will be led by a task force consisting of two co Read more..