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Research Areas

HUMAN+ will recruit up to 18 experienced researchers over 2 calls, each for a duration of two years. We invite research proposals addressing one of two broad strands:

Strand 1

Questions that consider technological developments from the humanistic perspective.

Strand 2

Research for the development of computing technology with insights informed by the arts and humanities.

Research Areas

Research proposals under each strand must be positioned within a HUMAN+ Research Area. The following is an indicative list of these areas:

+  Artificial Intelligence and Health

+  Ageing and Health

+  Privacy and Ethics

+  Gender

+  Data Protection & Ethics & Semantic Data Mappings

+  Adaptive Systems; Strategies for Adaptation; Personalised Visualization of Information; Supporting Digital Humanities with innovative Knowledge and Data Solutions; Personalised eLearning/Technology Enhanced Learning; Adaptive Hypermedia

+  Inter-cultural and inter-religious ethics, social and political ethics, human rights and gender.

+  Human/Computer Interaction

+  Design of technologies for mental health

+  Artificial Intelligence; Computational Linguistics; computational stylistics; Corpus Linguistics; forensic linguistics; Linguistic analyses of contemporary literature

+  Computer graphics, character animation, virtual humans, AR/VR, and perceptually-adaptive graphics

+  Graphics and perception, Computer Animation, Crowd and Human simulation

+  Application of health psychology and behavioural science to the fields of digital health and digital integrated care

+  Speech Communication, design and application of mathematical algorithms to enhance or augment speech communication between humans and technology.


World class
research training in Dublin.

HUMAN+ will build a critical cohort of future employees who understand technology as well as humanistic principles.