Digital Content Technology

Producing ground-breaking digital content innovations.


  • Adaptive composition/authoring
  • Information retrieval, just-in-time visualisation
  • Multimodal analysis and interaction, HCI
  • Intelligent content discovery

Knowledge-based modelling and data governance

  • Semantic web and linked data
  • Data management
  • Data ethics
  • Data governance: integration, quality, value
  • Interoperability and federation

Content analytics

  • Stylistics, politeness, events and meaning

Technology-Enhanced Learning

  • ICT education and 21st-century teaching and learning
  • Mobile learning technologies
  • Online and blended learning environments

Sample Application Areas

  • Innovative web services for enterprises, Enterprise data management, Technology-enhanced learning in corporate and educational environments, Health and Wellness, Digital Humanities

Faculty Members

A full list of researchers in this area is available on the Artificial Intelligence Discipline page.

Staff Name,

Research Group & Centres

Research Interests Publications 
Ahmad, Khurshid Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks, terminology & Ontology, Cross-modal interactions (image-text and text-number interaction), Grid-based financial modelling and sentiment analysis, Multi-lingual (Arabic, Chinese, Celtic languages)text processing, Video annotation and surveillance
Arnedillo Sanchez, Inmaculada
Learning Technologies, in particular, Mobile Learning technologies; Other areas of interest are the use of ICT as Socio-cultural Tools for Social Integration; Enabling technologies and CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning)  
Bresnihan, Nina
Adaptive Systems; Personalised eLearning; Adaptive Hypermedia; Strategies for Adaptation; Visualisation  
Conlan, Owen
Adaptive Systems; Personalised eLearning; Adaptive Hypermedia; Strategies for Adaptation; Visualisation  
Doherty, Gavin
Human-Computer Interaction; Design of information displays; Design of mobile applications; System modelling, specification & analysis; Interaction design for speech and language based interfaces; Technology in Mental Health; Technology in Manufacturing  
Emms, Martin
Parsing Formalisms,Statistical Methods, Type Inference for Programming Languages
Fernando, Tim
Natural language semantics and knowledge representation
Hederman, Lucy
Health informatics, specifically clinical decision support; Knowledge management
Lewis, Dave
Network and Service Management; Policy Engineering; Autonomic Systems; Knowledge-driven system engineering
O'Sullivan, Declan
Information Integration, Semantic Modelling; Semantic Interoperability, Data and Semantic Mapping  
Roberts, Paula Applied Information Systems; Educational Technology  
Savage, Tim
IT in Education; Online and Blended Learning Environments (inc. Multi User Virtual Environments), Adult and Community Education and ICTs
Stephens, Gaye
Design and use of Quality Electronic Health Record Systems; Role of Quality Electronic Health Record Systems to drive patient-led transformation of patient interactions which lead to optimum, personalised outcomes.
Tangney, Brendan
Technology Enhanced Learning; 21st Century Teaching & Learning; Educational Innovation
Vogel, Carl
Computational Linguistics, Linguistic Anomaly, HPSG Syntax, Formal Semantics, Cognitive Science, Language Evolution, Artificial Intelligence and Law, Forensic Linguistics
Wade, Vincent
Personalisation, Adaptive Web Systems, Knowledge Engineering, eLearning Systems, Service Management
Wilson, Diana Critical Theory in ICT; Future planning paradigms in Information Systems; Historicism and Technology