Investigating how information is created, organised, searched, and shared within and across communities, organisations and societies.
We are UCD Information and Communication Studies, members of the iSchool consortium. The School of Information and Communication Studies is the only academic institution in Ireland to provide undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes leading to research and professionally accredited qualifications in Information and Library Studies. We are also the only iSchool in Ireland offering students an international education with a unique Irish experience.
Walk1916 an augmented-reality mobile walking tour app, by UCD researchers Dr Amber Cushing and Dr Benjamin Cowan, are part of The Irish Research Council €144,000 in funding for 1916-themed research projects. Professor Jane Ohlmeyer, Chair of the Council, announced details of the projects (19.04.16). In total, 17 projects from higher education institutions nationwide are receiving €144,210.
Dr Crystal Fulton's report, Playing Social Roulette: The Impact of Gambling on Individuals & Society in Ireland, is featured on The Pat Kenny radio show on Newstalk106.
Online advertising have made gambling addiction harder to escape than ever. "There's nearly nothing in the country to support families and the families are reeling. They're the ones who are in sudden shock, and trying to recover from that heart stopping shock and they have nowhere to go." -Dr Crystal Fulton
*Vacancy* Professor/Associate Professor of Information and Communication Studies, UCD School of Information and Communication Studies (Permanent)
University College Dublin is seeking to fill the Professorship/Associate Professorship of Information and Communication Studies to offer leadership to the School in its goal to grow its research, teaching, and international engagement. The successful candidate will be offered a permanent full-time Professorship in the UCD School of Information and Communication Studies. It is envisaged interviews will take place late June 2016. The appointed Professor/Associate Professor will ideally commence in post on 1 September 2016.
The Creative Technologies Network (CTN) is a partnership between UCD and NCAD that aims to bring together leading academics, designers and practitioners in all creative and academic disciplines relevant to the areas of interaction design, multimedia design and human‐computer interaction so as to facilitate cutting edge collaborations, research and design that will drive our digital future.