Mary Sharp
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Mary Sharp and Declan O'Sullivan, Mobile Medical Apps and mHealth devices: A Framework to Build Medical Apps and mHealth devices in an Ethical manner to Promote Safer Use - a literature review, Informatics for Health 2017, Manchester, UK, 24 - 26 April , 2017 Conference Paper, 2017 URL

O'Donnell, E., Lawless, S., Sharp, M., & Wade, V. , A review of personalised e-learning: Towards supporting learner diversity, International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015, p22 - 47 Journal Article, 2015 URL DOI TARA - Full Text

Learning theories: e-pedagogical strategies for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in higher education in, editor(s)Associate Professor Elspeth McKay (RMIT University, Australia) Dr. John Lenarcic (RMIT University, Australia) , Macro-Level Learning Through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS): Strategies and Predictions for the Future, Hershey, New York, Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global), 2015, pp92 - 118, [O'Donnell, E., Lawless, S., Sharp, M., & O'Donnell, L.] Book Chapter, 2015 DOI URL

Personalised E-Learning: The assessment of students' prior knowledge in Higher Education in, editor(s)Wang, V. , Handbook of Research on Education and Technology in a Changing Society (2 Volumes), IGI Global, 2014, pp744 - 755, [O'Donnell, E., Sharp, M., Wade, V., and O'Donnell, L. ] Book Chapter, 2014 DOI URL TARA - Full Text

Challenges encountered in creating personalised learning activities to suit students learning preferences in, editor(s)Yefim Kats, Chestnut Hill College, USA , Learning Management Systems and Instructional Design: Best Practices in Online Education, United States of America, Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global), 2013, pp263 - 287, [Eileen O'Donnell, Mary Sharp, Vincent Wade and Liam O'Donnell] Book Chapter, 2013 URL TARA - Full Text DOI

Web-mediated education and training environments: A review of personalised interactive e-learning resources in, editor(s)Elspeth McKay, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia , ePedagogy in Online Learning: New Developments in Web Mediated Human Computer Interaction, Hershey, New York, Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global), 2013, pp188 - 207, [Eileen O'Donnell, Catherine Mulwa, Mary Sharp and Vincent Wade] Book Chapter, 2013 TARA - Full Text URL DOI

Students' views of E-Learning: The impact of technology on learning in higher education in Ireland in, editor(s)Kathryn Moyle and Guus Wijngaards, University of Canberra, Australia, and INHolland University, The Netherlands. , Student Reactions to Learning with Technologies: Perceptions and Outcomes, Hershey, New York, Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global) , 2012, pp204 - 226, [Eileen O'Donnell and Mary Sharp] Book Chapter, 2012 URL TARA - Full Text DOI

Eileen O'Donnell, Victoria Macarthur and Mary Sharp, Personalised E-Learning: Facilitating students' understanding and mastery of new concepts, 4th Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference in 2012, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 27 - 29 June, 2012 Poster, 2012 TARA - Full Text

Eileen O'Donnell, Mary Sharp, Vincent Wade and Liam O'Donnell, Academics' views on Personalised e-Learning in Higher Education, International Conference on Engaging Pedagogy, Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland, December 6, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012 URL TARA - Full Text

Catherine Mulwa, Luca Longo, Séamus Lawless, Mary Sharp and Vincent Wade, An Online Framework for Supporting the Evaluation of Personalised Information Retrieval Systems, iUBICOM '11: The 6th International Workshop on Ubiquitous and Collaborative Computing, Northumbria University, 4 July 2011, BCS, 2011, pp75-85 Conference Paper, 2011 URL TARA - Full Text

Catherine Mulwa, Séamus Lawless, Mary Sharp and Vincent Wade, An Evaluation Framework for End-User Experience in Adaptive Systems, User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization Conference, UMAP 2011, Girona, Spain, 11th-15th July, 2011 Poster, 2011 TARA - Full Text

Catherine Mulwa, Séamus Lawless, M. Rami Ghorab, Eileen O'Donnell, Mary Sharp and Vincent Wade, A Framework for the Evaluation of Adaptive IR Systems through Implicit Recommendation, International Workshop on Task Specific Information Retrieval, TSIR 2011, at the 19th International Conference on Conceptual Structures for Discovering Knowledge, University of Derby, England, 25th-29th July, edited by Simon Andrews, Simon Polovina, Richard Hill and Babak Akhgar , 6828, (6828), Springer-Verlag LNCS, 2011, pp366 - 374 Conference Paper, 2011 URL URL TARA - Full Text DOI

Catherine Mulwa, Mary Sharp, Vincent Wade and Séamus Lawless, A Web-based Framework for the Evaluation of End-User Experience in Adaptive and Personalised eLearning Systems, International Workshop on Web Personalisation, Reputation and Recommender Systems, WPRRS 2011, at the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology, Campus Scientifique de la Doua, Lyon, France, 22nd-27th August, IEEE, 2011, pp351 - 356 Conference Paper, 2011 TARA - Full Text URL URL

Catherine Mulwa, Séamus Lawless, Mary Sharp and Vincent Wade, An Evaluation Framework for End-User Experience in Adaptive Systems, User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization Conference, UMAP 2011, Girona, Spain, July 11th-15th, 6787, LNCS, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011 URL URL TARA - Full Text

Eileen O'Donnell and Mary Sharp, Personalised Role Playing Simulations, NAIRTL's 5th Annual Conference (Engaging Minds) and Galway Symposium on Higher Education, National University of Ireland, Galway, 9-10 June 2011, 2011 Poster, 2011 TARA - Full Text URL

Eileen O'Donnell and Mary Sharp(ed.), Technology Enhanced Learning: Students' Views, International Conference on Engaging Pedagogy, National College of Ireland, Dublin, December 16, 2011 Proceedings of a Conference, 2011 URL TARA - Full Text

Catherine Mulwa, Séamus Lawless, Mary Sharp and Vincent Wade, The Evaluation of Adaptive and User-Adaptive Systems: A Review, International Journal of Knowledge and Web Intelligence, 2, (2/3), 2011, p138 - 156 Journal Article, 2011 URL TARA - Full Text URL

Eileen O'Donnell, Catherine Mulwa, Mary Sharp and Vincent Wade, The Human Computer Interaction issues associated with the creation of personalized role playing simulations, Irish Human Computer Interaction Conference 2011 Integrated Practice Inclusive Design, Cork Institute of Technology, 8th - 9th September, 2011, pp1 - 5 Conference Paper, 2011 TARA - Full Text URL

Catherine Mulwa, Mary Sharp and Vincent Wade, Online System for Studies on Evaluation of Systems (OSSES), ED-MEDIA 2010, Toronto, Canada, Jun 29 - Jul 2, 2010, edited by Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference , 2010 Conference Paper, 2010

Catherine Mulwa, Séamus Lawless, Mary Sharp, Vincent Wade, and Inmaculada Arnedillo Sanchez, User-centred Evaluations of Adaptive Systems, Human Computer Interaction, HCI 2010 , University of Abertay Dundee, Scotland, September 6th-10th, BCS, 2010, pp1-7 Conference Paper, 2010 URL URL TARA - Full Text

Eileen O'Donnell and Mary Sharp, Students' Overview: The impact of technology on learning in higher education, NAIRTL / LIN Annual Conference, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 6-7 October, 2010 Poster, 2010 URL TARA - Full Text

Catherine Mulwa, Wei Li, Séamus Lawless, and Gareth Jones, A Proposal for the Evaluation of Adaptive Information Retrieval Systems using Simulated Interaction, Workshop on the Simulation of Interaction in Automated Evaluation of Interactive Information Retrieval, SimInt 2010, at the 33rd Annual ACM SIGIR Conference, SIGIR, Geneva, Switzerland., July 19th-23rd , ACM, 2010, pp5 - 6 Conference Paper, 2010 TARA - Full Text URL URL

Catherine Mulwa, Séamus Lawless, Mary Sharp, Vincent Wade & Inmaculada Arnedillo-Sanchez, Adaptive Educational Hypermedia Systems in Technology Enhanced Learning: A Literature Review, ACM Special Interest Group for Information Technology Education Conference, SIGITE, Central Michigan University, Midland, MI, USA, October 7th-9th, ACM, 2010, pp73 - 84 Conference Paper, 2010 URL DOI URL TARA - Full Text

Catherine Mulwa, Mary Sharp, Vincent Wade and Séamus Lawless, OSSES: An Online System for Studies on Evaluation of Systems, World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, ED-MEDIA 2010, Toronto, Canada, June 29th - July 2nd, AACE, 2010, pp3210 - 3219 Conference Paper, 2010 URL URL

Mulwa, C., Sharp, M.,, User-centred Evaluations of Adaptive Systems, CNGL Scientific Committee Meeting, 2009 Poster, 2009

Mary Sharp, Ethics and ethical evaluation in FP7 projects , Dissemination and Ethics workshop, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin 2, 7th September, 2009, HRB/Enterprise Ireland/FP7 Ireland Invited Talk, 2009

Collier, C., Sharp, M, A NATIONAL RENAL REGISTRY - AN IRISH PERSPECTIVE, Health Informatics Confeence of Ireland, Dublin, November 2008, 2008 Conference Paper, 2008

M.Flood, M.Sharp , Developing and evaluating a minimal set of guidelines for Web Site Design for All , World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, Washington, DC, USA, November 1-5, 2004, 2004 Conference Paper, 2004

Quinlan J., Sharp M., Hurson B., Clinical Examination of the knee - a dying art?, Irish American Orthopaedic Association, Galway, June, 2003, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

Quinlan J., Sharp M., Hurson B., Clinical Examination of the knee - a dying art?, Irish American Orthopaedic Association, 2002, 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

Quinlan J., Sharp M., Hurson B., Clinical examination of the knee - a dying art?, ACL Study Group, Big Sky, Montana, March, 2002, 2002 Conference Paper, 2002 URL

Lennon O., Sharp M., Is there a role for a database in stroke outcome measures in physiotherapy in Ireland? , Health Informatics Society of Ireland meeting, Dublin, 13-14 November 2002, 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

Sharp M., Application of data mining techniques to a small data set - a primary malignant bone tumour database, MIE, May, 2002, 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

Byrne F., Sharp M., Hurson B., Cavanagh M., Dervan P., Application of data mining techniques to a primary malignant tumour database, Health Informatics Society of Ireland meeting, Dublin, 13-14 November 2002, 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

Sharp. M., Clarke, L., Using mathematical modeling to investigate the prevalence of HIV and AIDS, Health Informatics Society of Ireland meeting, Dublin, 13-14 November 2002, 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

Sharp M., Ganly P., Gaffney, P., A software component for a centralised clinical analyser maintenance and watchdog service, Health Informatics Society of Ireland meeting, Dublin, 15 November, 2001, 2001 Conference Paper, 2001

Sharp M., Ganly P., Gaffney, P., Design of a workflow-based laboratory information system for centralised and distributed clinical laboratories, Health Informatics Society of Ireland meeting, Dublin, 15 November, 2001, 2001 Poster, 2001

Berry D., Gaffney P., Grimson W., Knox F., Sharp M., Stephens G., Wu B.. , INCA: The Development of an Integrated Network Clinical Analyser , Health Informatics Society of Ireland meeting, Dublin, November 1999, 1999 Conference Paper, 1999

Murphy PG, Sharp M, Dervan P, Cavanagh M, Hurson B., The incidence and geographical location of primary malignant bone tumours in Ireland - a twelve-year study, Journal of bone and joint surgery (British volume), 1998 Journal Article, 1998

Murphy, P.G., Sharp, M., Hurson, B., Cavanagh, M , A study of primary malignant bone tumours in Ireland over ten years, Bi-annual meeting of the orthopaedic surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, 1998, 1998 Conference Paper, 1998

Murphy, P.G., Sharp, M., Hurson, B., Cavanagh, M , The incidence and geographical location of primary malignant bone tumours in Ireland, 3rd Congress of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT). , Barcelona, 24-27 April, 1997, 1997 Conference Paper, 1997

Murphy, P.G., Sharp, M., Hurson, B., Cavanagh, M , A study of the demographics of primary malignant bone tumours in Ireland over ten years, Freyer surgical research meeting, 1997, 1997 Conference Paper, 1997

Murphy, P.G., Sharp, M., Hurson, B., Cavanagh, M, Categories of primary malignant bone tumours in Ireland, Proceedings of the European Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons , Barcelona, 1997, 1997 Conference Paper, 1997

Murphy PG, Sharp M, Cavanagh M, Dervan P, Hurson B, The incidence of primary malignant bone tumours in Ireland, 21st Sir Peter Freyer Surgical Symposium, Galway, September, 1996, 1996 Conference Paper, 1996

Murphy, P.G., Sharp, M., Hurson, B., Cavanagh, M , The incidence and geographical location of primary malignant bone tumours in Ireland, Irish Orthopaedic Association meeting, Newcastle, 1996, 1996 Conference Paper, 1996

Shering S.G., Duffy M.J., Zbar A., Sherry F, Sharp M., McDermott E.W.M., O'Higgins N.J. , Thyroid gland volume in breast cancer patients, Irish journal of medical science, 165, 1996, p29 - 30 Journal Article, 1996

Murphy PG, Sharp M, Cavanagh M, Dervan P, Hurson H, The incidence of primary malignant bone tumours in Ireland, European journal of surgical oncology, 8th Congress of the European Society of Surgical Oncology, University College Dublin, 4-7 September 1996, 22, (4), Elsevier, 1996, pp423 - 423 Meeting Abstract, 1996 DOI

Murphy PG, Sharp M, Cavanagh M, Dervan P, Hurson B, Primary malignant skeletal tumours of the upper limb, Irish Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Newcastle, October, 1996, 1996 Conference Paper, 1996

Murphy PG, Sharp M, Cavanagh M, Dervan P, Hurson H, The incidence of primary malignant bone tumours in Ireland, Irish journal of medical science, 1996 Journal Article, 1996

Murphy, P.G., Sharp, M., Hurson, B., Cavanagh, , Primary malignant bone tumours in Ireland, Proceedings of the European Society for Surgical Oncology , Dublin, Ireland, 1996, 1996 Conference Paper, 1996

Miller A., Keaveny T.V., Sharp M., O'Higgins N.J. , Blood loss through polyethylene terephalate (Dacron) knitted graphed in the shocked dog, Surgical research communications, 19, (3), 1990, p233- Journal Article, 1990

Conway W., Flanagan E.V., Naughton P.M., Sharp M., Murray M., O'Higgins N.J., The clinical biochemical hormonal features of breast cysts, Irish medical journal, 80, (6), 1987, p164 - 166 Journal Article, 1987

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Murphy PG, Sharp M, Cavanagh M, Dervan P, Hurson B. , The incidence and geographical location of primary malignant bone tumours in Ireland, Cappagh Registrar's Prize Presentation, November 1996, 1996 Conference Paper, 1996

Research Expertise

Description

Database Systems, Health Informatics, Skill Accreditation Systems in Mathematics, Tools for Reusable, Integrated, Adaptable Learning, Evaluation of eLearniing, Medical Database Analysis and Security using Cryptographic Techniques, Ethics in IT. RESEARCH GROUPS: (KDEG) Knowledge and Data Engineering Group, (CHI) Centre for Health Informatics

Recognition

Representations

Chair of the Ethics and Disciplinary Board, Engineers Ireland. Member of the Board of Examiners, Engineers Ireland. Member of Health Information Security Group for National Standards Association of Ireland. Reviewer for EU proposals and projects. Member of teh Council of the Irish Computer Society. Member of International Medical Informatics Association.

Memberships

Member Health Informatics Society of Ireland 1992 – Present

Fellow Irish Computer Society 1992 – Present

Fellow Institution of Engineers of Ireland

Fellow Royal Academy Medicine of Ireland