In 2015, University College Cork celebrates the bicentenary of George Boole, a mathematical genius who was largely self-taught. The first Professor of Mathematics at this college, Boole's invention of Boolean algebra and symbolic logic pioneered a new mathematics. His legacy surrounds us everywhere, in the computers, information storage and retrieval, electronic circuits and controls that support life, learning and communications in the 21st century.
UCC is the top performing higher education institution internationally according to the EU sponsored U-Multirank. UCC scored the highest number of A grades - 21 out of a possible 28 - in the survey of the 1,200 higher education institutions from 83 countries adjudicated over the past two years.
The closing date for submissions to Doctoral Showcase 2015 is April 1st - with cash prizes of €2,000 and categories for doctoral students aross three different years, make sure to get your application in on time!