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RESEARCH FOCUS


Dr. Gault’s primary research is computational modelling of sensory systems. In particular, creating and analyzing tinnitus compatible models to improve understanding of the biological basis for tinnitus and the modelling of visual encoding by the retina for applications in smart retinal prostheses. This includes related topics of neural imaging, spike sorting and receptive field identification. Member of the EEECS Education Cluster, interested in the development of e-Assessment and e-Learning tools to support learning of mathematical and theoretical computing concepts.

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Open to PhD applications in the field of 

  • Computational neuroscience
  • Also open to collaboration to develop and implement multidisciplinary research proposals, particularly in the areas surrounding sensory systems
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PUBLIC OUTREACH AND KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Board member for World Tinnitus Congress and International Tinnitus Seminar [2017]
  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) [2015-pres]
  • Member of Computing at Schools NI [2015-pres]
  • Invited speaker Computing at Schools NI annual conference (2015, 2018)
  • Best Oral Presentation at Annual Translational Medicine (TMED7) Conference [2015]
  • Best Poster Presentation: Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference [2014]

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