The Applied Intelligence Research Centre has a diverse team.

Annye Braca’s research spans the fields of computational persuasion, she has a degree in Systems Engineering and an MSc in Data Analytics and, prior to her current role, worked as a Data Analyst in the Aon Centre for Innovation and Analytics. Her research focuses on psychological experiments relating to influence and persuasion, incorporating deep learning and machine learning-based approaches. Annye is currently exploring the link between persuasive language style and user engagement. Her research is supported by the Science Foundation Ireland (Grant 13/RC/2106) and the ADAPT Centre ( at Trinity College Dublin ( and Technological University Dublin (