• Kitchin, R. (2015) Achievement Award from the Association of American Geographers in recognition of his work on the media and in the media.
  • Kitchin, R. (2015) Ireland E-government award for the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI).
  • Kirchin, R., McArdle G., & Lauriault T. (2015) Regional Studies Association best paper prize for “Knowing and governing cities through urban indicators, city benchmarking and real-time dashboards”.
  • Kitchin, R. (2014) Thursday, 20th February, Taoiseach Enda Kenny presented the Royal Irish Academy Gold Medal to ERC Advanced Investigator on the Programmable City project, Professor Rob Kitchin, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Social Sciences. Professor Colin O’Dowd, NUI Galway, was also presented with a Gold Medal for the Environmental and Geosciences. (BLOG Article) (VIDEO)
  • Lauriault, T. P. (2014) Women Invent: Silicon Republic and Intel, Top 100 Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), Republic of Ireland, 2014.


  • Evans, L. and Murphy, M. H. (2014). Award of £1160 for one-day workshop on privacy and technology issues, “Privacy: gathering insights from Lawyers and Technologists”. Held on the 1st July 2015 at Maynooth University.
  • Coletta, C., Heaphy L. and Perng S-Y (2016). IRC Ulysses Award of € 4960 for a new research collaborations between Irish and French researchers on “Reshaping cities through data and experiments”, with two joint workshop in Maynooth University (29-31 May 2017) and Ecole de Mines, Paris (TBA, October 2017).