It is with great pleasure that we extend our sincere congratulations to ARCH Principal Investigator, Ita Richardson, who has recently been appointed Associate Professor.

Ita has been a Principal Investigator with ARCH since its inception, leading up the Data research theme. She is based in Lero – the Irish Research Centre at the University of Limerick – and has undertaken projects on Hospital Quality Assurance, Connected Health in the Community, e-Pharmacy and Healthcare Pathway modelling. She has Connected Health publications in venues such as IEEE Software, Software Quality Journal, international Conference on Health Informatics, International Conference on Healthcare Informatics and Healthcare Software Process Improvement Conference.

We look forward to continue working closely with Ita and strengthening the existing research links between our academic institutions.