Members
Dr. Caroline Brophy
Dr. Niamh Cahill
Dr. Rafael de Andrade Moral
Dr. Katarina Domijan
Dr. Catherine Hurley
Dr. David Malone
Dr. Keefe Murphy
Professor Andrew Parnell
Dr. Tríona Ryan
Dr Danilo Sarti
Amit Chinwan
Hannah Comiskey
Blake Corrigan
Bharvi Dhall
Alessandra Dos Santos
Emma Govan
Daire Healy
Alan Inglis
Mateus Maia
Niamh Mimnagh
Estevao Prado
Amin Shoari Nejad
Maeve Upton
Bruna Wundervald
Eleni Zavrakli

Research Topics
Research topics of interest to this group include: Statistical Modelling in Environmental and Ecological Science, Bayesian Methods of Statistical Inference, Machine Learning for Complex High Dimensional Data, and Statistical Computing and Graphics.​

Postgraduate Researchers
Current

Researcher Supervisor(s) Research Topic
Mr. Amit Chinwan Dr. Catherine Hurley (PhD)
Ms. Hannah Comiskey Dr. Niamh Cahill (PhD)
Mr. Blake Corrigan Dr. Oliver Mason
Dr. Rafael de Andrade Moral
 
Ms. Bharvi Dhall Dr. Katarina Domijan
Dr. Catherine Hurley
(PhD)
Ms Alessandra Dos Santos Professor Andrew Parnell
Dr. Rafael de Andrade Moral
(PhD)
Ms Emma Govan Professor Andrew Parnell (PhD)
Mr Daire Healy Professor Andrew Parnell (PhD)
Mr. Alan Inglis Professor Andrew Parnell
Co-supervised by:
Dr. Catherine Hurley
(PhD)
Mr Mateus Maia Professor Andrew Parnell (PhD)
Mr. Niamh Mimnagh Dr. Rafael de Andrade Moral (PhD)
Mr. Estevao Prado Professor Andrew Parnell
Co-supervised by:
Dr. Rafael de Andrade Moral
(PhD)
Dr. Tríona Ryan Professor Andrew Parnell (Post-doc)
Dr Danilo Sarti Professor Andrew Parnell
Dr. Rafael de Andrade Moral
(Post-doc)
Mr Amin Shoari Nejad Professor Andrew Parnell
Dr Gerard McCarthy
(PhD)
Ms Maeve Upton Professor Andrew Parnell
Dr Niamh Cahill
(PhD)
Ms. Bruna Wundervald Professor Andrew Parnell
Co-supervised by:
Dr Katarina Domijan
(PhD)
Ms Eleni Zavrakli Professor Andrew Parnell
Professor Subhra Dey
(PhD)

Graduated

Researcher Supervisor(s) Research Topic
Dr. Jack McDonnell Dr. Caroline Brophy
Co-supervised by:
Dr Deirdre Hennessy, Teagasc
Dr Laurence Shalloo Teagasc
Predicting grass growth at farm level to allow producers to adapt to changing and volatile weather conditions (PhD)(2018)
Dr. Áine Dooley Dr. Caroline Brophy Modelling techniques for biodiversity and ecosystem multifunctionality - theoretical development and application. (PhD)(2018)
Dr. Mark O'Connell Dr. Katarina Domijan & Dr. Catherine Hurley Conditional Visualisation for Statistical Models.(PhD)(2017)
Dr. Denise Earle Dr. Catherine Hurley Combinatorial methods for Data Visualization. (PhD) (2011)

Events Organised

Recent Conference Talks

  • Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, (8th – 12th August 2011) “Climatic effects on the composition of four-species agronomic grassland systems at 30 sites over three years.” Presented by C Brophy.
  • Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, (8th – 12th August 2011) “Assessing interactions among species in high richness communities using Diversity-Interaction modelling combined with random effects.” Presented by A Dooley.