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Today let's have a look at the winners of #Famelab Cork regional heat! We had 16 strong presenters that night - tough call for the judges to make!

And if you're worried you'll miss the virtual Final - make sure you're registered to get a reminder: https://bit.ly/3hPc6e0

💡Five INFANT Researchers Contribute to @JENS_Congress

🗣️Professor Geraldine Boylan, Professor @demurray and Dr Sean Mathieson, all took part in the #jENScongress this week, alongside INFANT PhD candidates @SoniaMarieMayo and @maryan8564.


📢INFANT @JENS_Congress 2021

🗣️Professor Geraldine Boylan will be offering her thoughts on "AI for the evaluation of HIE" during the plenary session to close the #jENScongress today between 1 - 1:20 pm CEST. #UCCResearch

Find out more - https://www.mcascientificevents.eu/jens/scientific-information/#scientific-programme

📢INFANT @JENS_Congress 2021

🗣️@IrishResearch scholar, @SoniaMarieMayo, will present two posters showcasing her research on eye-tracking for the assessment of cognitive development among infants between 1-2:30 pm CEST today. #jENScongress

Find out more - https://mcascientificevents.eu/jens/scientific-information/#scientific-programme

Another interesting and informative morning @JENS_Congress great talk by @infantcentre Prof Boylan on sleep in the NICU. @Newborn_brain #jENScongress #IrishResearch

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The Irish Network for Children’s Clinical Research (In4Kids) and the INFANT Research Centre Contribute to Study on How the Pandemic Affected Paediatric Research

By |September 21st, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

INFANT and the In4Kids Network (www.in4kids.ie) contributed to a study which quantified how the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic impacted paediatric clinical research being [...]

Harnessing gaming technology to assess brain development in young children: Liltoda grows from cutting edge research in the INFANT centre, UCC.

By |September 1st, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

New technology to support non-verbal assessment of infants & young [...]