Research project ID-GAMING awarded by Erasmus+ Agency for Education and Training
The ID-GAMING research project was awarded by the Erasmus+ National Agency Education and Training. The Inclusive E+ Awards ceremony will be on November 30th. This Erasmus+ international project, which principal researcher at INESC-ID is Rui Prada, expects to increase the competences of persons with intellectual…
Best Paper Award at the Human-Agent Interaction 2021
The paper “Fitting the room: Social Motivation for Context-aware Agents” by Diogo Rato, Marta Couto and Rui Prada was awarded the Best Paper Award at the Human-Agent Interaction 2021.
Science and Technology 2021 week
Between November 25th and 26th 2021, INESC-ID will develop activities for primary and secondary schools within the scope of the Semana da Ciência & Tecnologia 2021 promoted by Ciência Viva. These activities aim to disseminate the area of Computational Biology, bring scientists closer to the…
HeartGenetics recognised as the Digital Health Company of the Year – Portugal
HeartGenetics was one of the winners of the “Global Health & Pharma’s Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards 2021”. HeartGenetics, an INESC-ID startup and member of the IST Spin-off Community, was recognised as the Digital Health Company of the Year -Portugal. The Portuguese startup was one of…
Interview with Ana Paiva – “90 Segundos de Ciência”
Ana Paiva in 90 Segundos de Ciência introducing the exploratory research project AGENTS, within CMU Portugal program. Ana is an INESCID researcher, coordinating the GAIPS lab and a full professor at Instituto Superior Técnico. At “90 segundos de ciência” she explains how the project is…
INESC-ID researchers among the World’s Top 2% Scientists list
The Stanford University recently released an update of the World’s Top 2% Scientists list, which includes more than 100,000 researchers. 124 Técnico researchers were included in the ranking of the world most influential researchers in their fields, which represents a substantial increase compared to 2020. The…
Iolanda Leite: the scientist who seeks to build socially competent robots
The INESC-ID and Técnico alumna is an Assistant Professor and Researcher at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology and she is passionate about robotics. Iolanda Leite has always been interested in Tamagotchis and Furby robots, and how they worked. Nowadays, she is still fascinated by…
Leonel Sousa appointed to the ACM Distinguished Speakers Program Committee
Leonel Sousa, researcher at INESC-ID and professor at the Instituto Superior Técnico, was appointed to the ACM Distinguished Speakers Program Committee, and is among the 8 nominees who will be part of the committee responsible for the oversight of the program. “After an excellent experience,…
ESSIR 2022: 13th European Summer School in Information Retrieval
This year’s edition of ESSIR, a 5-day teaching event on Information Retrieval (IR) and related research topics, will take place between 18-23 July 2022. The event is organized by NOVA LINCS (FCT UNL), INESC ID and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid with the support of the CMU Portugal Program and BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.
The event will also incorporate the new edition of the Symposium on Future Directions in Information Access (FDIA), which will provide a forum for early researchers to present their research in a friendly environment, while among senior researchers.
The summer school is addressed to students, Master’s students, Ph.D. Researchers, Industry and Academia practitioners. No deep previous knowledge of IR or ML is required, but the attendants are assumed to have some basic computer science and mathematics background.
The Summer School will be held at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences (FCSH) of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
The early registration deadline is June the 15th 2022, and the application form is available online.
EPIA’22: EPIA Conference on Artificial Intelligence
The EPIA Conference on Artificial Intelligence is a well-established European conference. The 21st edition of the EPIA conference will take place at Instituto Superior Técnico by 2022.
As in previous editions, this international conference is hosted with the patronage of the Portuguese Association for Artificial Intelligence (APPIA).
The purpose of this conference is to promote research in all areas of AI, covering both theoretical/foundational issues and applications, and the scientific exchange among researchers, engineers and practitioners in related disciplines.
For further details please visit the EPIA’22 website.