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Paper Accepted to SWDM’15

A paper by Slándáil collaborators has been accepted into the SWDM’15 Workshop, co-located with the WWW’15 conference (May 2015, Florence, Italy). The paper, entitled ‘Trust-building through Social Media Communications in Disaster Management’ was co-authored by Maria Grazia Busa, Maria Teresa Musacchio (both UNIPD), Shane Finan (TCD) and Cilian Fennell (Stilllwater). This collaborative paper expands on […]

Presentation at COSMIC’15

Slándáil were represented at COSMIC Final Conference, the last event to be held by COSMIC FP7 Project. The conference was held in Hotel NH Brussels Du Grand Sablon, Brussels, Belgium. Shane Finan (TCD) spoke at the conference, giving a presentation on how trust and communications influence research in Slándáil. The presentation was given as part […]

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As you may know, Slándáil (Empowering Emergency Services through Social Media) is an EU-funded project that will use social media information in times of natural disasters to better inform emergency services of the worst affected areas. The project also provides – better ethical guidance and support with which to make use of such data during […]

Legal Meeting on Ethics and Data Protection at TCD

On February 20th 2015 Trinity College Dublin organised a legal round-table meeting with the Usability Sub-committee, hosted in The Irish School of Ecumenics, TCD. The sub-committee invited two legal experts to attend and take part in a discussion about the legal and ethical implications of using social media as a tool in disaster response: Rob […]

The 3rd International Workshop on Social Web for Disaster Management (SWDM’15)

The 3rd International Workshop on Social Web for Disaster Management (SWDM’15) will be co-located with the WWW’15 conference (May 2015, Florence, Italy). This workshop, now in its 3rd edition, provides a venue for research on disaster management as it relates to the real-time social web. Social Media in Emergency Management (SMEM) is an area that attracts […]

Slándáil to present workshop at UCAml Belfast

Xin Wei, Hui Wang, Gongde Guo and Huan Wan will present their paper “Recognition by Enhanced Bag of Words Model via Topographic ICA” at the Video Soft Sensing (VSS) Workshop Program as part of UCAml Belfast next month. To read more about the paper, follow this link to Slándáil’s new “Related Publications” page. This page will […]

University of Padua Research Update

Slándáil partner University of Padua have published an update to their current research projects under the FP7 Framework, including the work being undertaken as part of Slándáil. The full text is available to read online – click here to read. “I remain firmly convinced of the importance of participation in international research and I am […]

Plenary Meeting, Belfast, 09-10-2014

The Slándáil project had its first 6-month plenary meeting at the Titanic Centre in Belfast on 9th October, 2014. The meeting was organised by members of the PSNI who are involved in the project. Members from all twelve partners attended, and the Strategic Advisory Board were also in attendance for a Q&A session. The day […]

DIMPLE Workshop Presentations Available

The DIMPLE – DIsaster Management and Principled Large-scale information Extraction – workshop took place on 31st May 2014 in the Harpa Conference Centre, Reykjavik, Iceland. Presentations from the workshop are now publicly available here.     Workshop Abstract: The aim of this workshop is to explore the intrinsic connection between civil protection, information gathering and analysis, and societal […]