Tomas Ward

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UCD assistant professor Dr David McKeown speaks at  a TEDx event at UCD. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

David, you are on a mission to stop rockets wobbling. Why do rockets wobble? When a rocket takes off from Earth you want it to travel as smoothly as p(...)

Participants in the Science Hack Day Dublin 2016.

If you fancy making something weird and interesting this weekend, then Science Hack Day Dublin is a good place to be. The annual two-day gathering t(...)

From left: Yvonne Holmes, head of customer analytics and engagement systems, AIB; Bernard Byrne, chief executive, AIB; Professor Brian MacCraith, president, DCU; Professor Tomas Ward, AIB chair in data analytics, DCU. Photograph: Shane O’Neill/SON Photographic

Dublin City University has teamed up with AIB to appoint Ireland’s first chair in data analytics, with Professor Tomas Ward taking up the role. (...)

The technology underlying brain-to-brain communication has already been used effectively in a number of clinical settings

“It was one of the weirdest sensations I have ever felt.” This is how Stephen Dunne, director of neuroscience research at Starlab in Barcelona, des(...)

José del R Millán from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and the electrode-studded hat capable of analysing brain signals which are then given to a robot as instructions to follow. These instructions are transmitted in real time over the internet

“Humans are not disabled, humans are not broken. Our built environment, our technology is disabled. We need not accept our limitations.” These were t(...)