Data is changing our world. The Insight Centre is at the forefront.
The field of data analytics is progressing at a rate beyond anything we have ever experienced. It is a whole new frontier. Data analytics is a massive global research effort aimed at taking the guesswork out of decision making in society. It has the potential to improve our approach to everything from hospital waiting lists to energy use to advertising.
The Insight Centre take this deluge of data and they make sense of it. Then they come up with ways about how best to use it for the benefit of society. Making good decisions for citizens is dependent on having the best and most accurate information at your fingertips. Insight process and use information to enable better decision making for individuals, society and industry.
Insight are also acutely aware of the need for trust and respect when it comes to people’s data. Privacy concerns cannot be allayed without handing control of data back to the originators of that data. Their Magna Carta for Data project is an ongoing process and a demonstration of Insight’s commitment to furthering the field of data ethics.
Insight at NUI Galway
Insight Centre at NUI Galway covers a vast range of topics including Biomedical Data Analytics, Sustainable IT< Internet of Things, eGovernment, Social Semantics and more.