2012 Press Releases

Prestigious Award for Professor John Gamble
16.12.2011

Congratulations to Professor John Gamble, Department of Geology, UCC on being awarded the “Volcanics & Magmatic Studies Group (UK & Ireland) Award for 2011”.
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Technology Leadership Award for UCC Spinout Company
16.12.2011

At the 2011 IT@Cork Leaders Awards, the winner of the Green Technology Award was 3 Pro Energy Watch Ltd. Noel Dillane, IT Director, PepsiCo and chair of the Green Technology Judging panel explained: “The winner of the 2011 Green Technology Award has shown great innovation in identifying a common energy and money saving opportunity and addresses it with technical and motivational measures. Together, these provide a technical solution, that can be widely applied, and also draws the user’s attention to the wider need to consider energy use”.

 


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Busteed Awards
20.12.2011

The Busteed award winners were recently announced. The awards were made to students who achieved the highest overall Economics mark in Arts I, II and III and Commerce I, II and III.
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Government must stop micromanaging Irish Universities
20.12.2011

In a wide ranging key note address to the Christmas breakfast meeting of Cork Chamber of Commerce, UCC President, Dr. Michael Murphy stated that while Irish universities have in the past decade punched well above their weight, third level education is “at the end of a golden era – unless we face up to the challenges that await us – some inevitable, but many optional.” He called on Government to reform the 1997 Universities Act and he took issue with their increasing level of interference and micro-management of the Irish university system.
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UCC Library Donation
03.01.2012

Emeritus Professor of History, John A. Murphy recently donated his library to the University. Speaking at a reception to mark the occasion, UCC President, Dr Michael Murphy thanked John A. Murphy on behalf of the University for his kind gift. The Director of Library Services and Librarian, John FitzGerald also thanked John A. noting also his long commitment to and engagement with the Library.

 


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Deloitte UCC Executive MBA Prize
03.01.2012

Ronan Murray of Ernst & Young is the first recipient of the Deloitte UCC Executive MBA Prize as the outstanding student of the recently graduated class. Mr Murray, a native of Tralee Co. Kerry, is an Assistant Director in Ernst & Young's Cork office where he works in the Transaction Advisory Services department focusing on corporate restructuring. He is honoured as recipient of this Deloitte award in recognition of the fact that he was placed top of the 2011 Executive MBA graduating class at UCC.
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‘Confucius Institute of the Year’
04.01.2012

The UCC Confucius Institute is ‘Confucius Institute of the Year’. The award was presented at the annual Confucius Institute Global Conference held in Beijing in December 2011. Participants from 388 Confucius Institutes world-wide attended the conference and the awards ceremony. Mr Li Changchun, member of the Political Bureau of CCP Central Committee, Mrs Liu Yandong, State Councillor and Chairman of the Board of Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters and Mr Yuan Guiren, Minister of Education attended the ceremony and presented the award.

 


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Funding Boost for Renewable Gas Research Programme
05.01.2012

Ground-breaking research into the use of renewable gas at UCC’s Environmental Research Institute (ERI) has received a €0.25m boost for 2012. The initiative which involves minority funding from Bord Gáis Networks (BGN) will enable the Institute to develop its research beyond the academic sphere and into industry.

 


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SEFS Public Lecture Series 2012
05.01.2012

The popular Annual SEFS Public Lecture Series will begin its 2012 programme on Wednesday, January 11th with a lecture by Professor William Reville. The lectures will be held weekly on Wednesday evenings at 8.00pm in Boole 4 Lecture Theatre and will run until Wednesday 14th March.

 


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Biochemical Society Award for UCC Student
06.01.2012

Run Yan, PhD student in the Department of Biochemistry and Analytical and Biological Chemistry Research Facility (ABCRF), UCC has been awarded first prize for his research work presented at the Biochemical Society Irish Area Section Annual Meeting , “Protein folding and misfolding: mechanisms and consequences” hosted recently at the National University of Ireland Maynooth.
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Bruker/ABCRF Seminar launches new partnership
06.01.2012

On 17th November 2011 a seminar on Structure Solutions was held in University College Cork, organised jointly by the Analytical and Biological Chemistry Research Facility and Bruker UK. The event simultaneously marked the launch of a new partnership between Bruker and the ABCRF.



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Mary Robinson to deliver lecture at UCC on Climate Justice
09.01.2012

UCC’s Centre for Global Development will host a public lecture titled “Climate Justice Post Durban” by Mary Robinson as part of the CGD’s Global Challenges Lecture Series on Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 6.00-7.30pm, Boole IV Lecture Theatre.

 


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Launch of Cork’s World Theatre Publication
12.01.2012

The published text of Cork's World Theatre, a play about ecological apocalypse as it might manifest itself in Cork and which was performed under the direction of Peadar Donohoe (of Cyclone Repertory Company) in UCC's Aula Maxima in November/December 2010, is being launched in the university next Monday, January 16th, in the presence of the Swiss Ambassador, HE Beat Loeliger.
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Extinction of Human Species?
15.01.2012

Should the human species become extinct?  In the next lecture of the Annual College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (SEFS) Public Lecture Series on January 18th, Dr Tom Moore, Department of Biochemistry, UCC will debate this issue in a lecture titled: “Debating Benatar: Should the Human Species Pursue its own Extinction?”
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Leadership With Consciousness
17.01.2012

Mr Seamus O Tuama will launch Leadership With Consciousness at UCC today (January 17th 2012).  In Leadership With Consciousness Tony Humphreys posits that economic factors alone are not sufficient to explain the worldwide recession that started in 2008; indeed, he graphically points out that those economic processes are always enmeshed with powerful, often unconscious defensive emotional processes.
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Acquisition of lands at Curraheen
16.01.2012

University College Cork (UCC) and the Munster Agricultural Society (MAS) have jointly acquired 125 acres of land on the western outskirts of the City at Curraheen.  The site is strategically located within a short distance of the Curraheen interchange on the N25 Ballincollig by-pass with significant road frontage onto the Curraheen Road.
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Presentation of UCC Sports Scholarships 2011/12
16.01.2012

UCC Sports Stars were honoured last evening (January 16th 2012) when 100 Sports Scholarships were presented to students at the university. This year, 19 club sports are being recognised with swimming making a welcome return. This year’s ceremony was extra special as the awardees were awarded Sports Scholarships in the year that UCC is celebrating the centenary of the acquisition of the Mardyke Athletic Grounds. Awardees received a scholarship top with a specially commissioned Mardyke 101 logo, kindly sponsored by Kukri Sports.

 

 

 


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UCC is 4th in the World in Green Metric Rankings
16.01.2012

University College Cork (UCC) is truly Ireland’s green university a fact testified by being declared in 4th position in the UI World Green Metric University Rankings.  UCC beat off stiff opposition from 178 universities worldwide, renowned for their environmental credentials, to attain this outstanding achievement. The award was based on information submitted by universities around the world on criteria that demonstrates commitment to the ‘green agenda’ and sustainability, in areas such as space utilisation, energy efficiency, water use, transport, etc.

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Energy Award for UCC’s Western Gateway Building
19.01.2012

UCC’s Western Gateway Building (WGB) was among the winners at the recent Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland Awards. The WGB was selected as the winning entry under the Renewable Energy Systems category. In addition, the Project Management Group, the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering designers of the WGB won the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Sustainable Design and Research Award 2011 for a research paper on the design of the mechanical systems in the WGB.
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Nanosensors: Sensitive Little Things
19.01.2012

New sensing devices that employ nanomaterials with dimensions smaller than 100 nanometres (1000 times smaller than the thickness or a human hair) as active sensors are now entering the marketplace. Ranging from the simple pregnancy tests to complex disease diagnostics, these devices offer tremendous improvements, e.g., in sensitivity compared to current sensing technologies. For this reason, the global nanosensor market is expected to exceed $ 17.2 Billion by 2012.
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Energy Management Award for Tyndall
23.01.2012

Tyndall National Institute at UCC has recently received certification under the ISO 50001 (Energy Management System) standard thus becoming one of the first research institutes of its kind in the world to receive this award. UCC recently became the first third level institution worldwide to achieve the ISO 50001 standard.
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Prep-for-Med-School 2012
23.01.2012

Some 90 Transition Year students along with their Guidance Counsellors from Cork, Tipperary, Limerick and Kerry recently attended UCC’s second ‘Prep-For-Med-School’.  The day began with a clinical skills taster programme at UCC’s School of Medicine where students saw at first hand how clinical skills are taught to the medical students.


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Benefits of Probiotics
23.01.2012

New insights into how probiotic bacteria provide positive health benefits are published today in the prestigious international journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. The research, carried out by Saranna Fanning and Lindsay Hall and led by Professor Douwe van Sinderen and his colleagues at the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre in UCC along with collaborators at The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge, UK, showed that the outer coating surrounding the probiotic Bifidobacterium breve UCC2003 plays a key role in its survival in the gut, its evasion of the immune system and is also involved in reducing infection levels of a gut pathogen.

 



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WHO: Cork is a healthy city
24.01.2012

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has designated Cork as a ‘Healthy City’. Designated with Copenhagen (Denmark) and Nantes (France); Cork city can now present itself internationally as a city that is prioritising the health of its citizens.  Cork joins the Irish cities of Belfast, Galway and Waterford that have been designated already. UCC has played an active part in achieving the Healthy city designation.
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Oscar’s Shadow
24.01.2012

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin will launch Oscar’s Shadow: Wilde, Homosexuality and Modern Ireland by Eibhear Walshe on 24 January 2012 in Trinity College Dublin.
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Balancing Science & Technology
24.01.2012

Policy making involving science, technology and innovation can pose a dilemma for society. Technology assessment (TA) initiatives aim to address this dilemma at national, European, and global levels. One such initiative PACITA was recently outlined to the Minister for Research & Innovation, Mr Seán Sherlock when he visited UCC.

 


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Learning languages in UCC
25.01.2012

Almost every student in university education in Ireland has studied languages to Leaving Certificate level. Yet public policy and business studies are unanimous on one point: in all subject areas, Ireland needs more graduates who are competent in one or more non-native languages. In response to this demand, an increasing range of languages is now being offered in UCC in degree level programmes spanning Arts, Business and Law.
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New Book by UCC's Head of Folklore
25.01.2012

A new book by Dr Stiofán Ó Cadhla, Head of Béaloideas: Department of Folklore and Ethnology, has just been published by leading Irish language publisher Cló Iar-Chonnachta. The work was previously awarded first prize for a work in prose in the 2010 Literary Competition of the annual Irish language cultural event Oireachtas na Gaeilge. The publication in the Irish language is entitled (in translation) ‘The Honeysuckle Branch: The Arts of the Indigenous’.
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Polish Ambassador visits UCC
26.01.2012

His Excellency Mr Marcin Nawrot, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Republic of Poland, visited UCC earlier this week. This was the Ambassador’s first visit to the university. He was accompanied by his wife, Mrs Urszula Nawrot.  Following historic changes in Poland in 1989, Mr Nawrot held top posts in various Polish Ministries and also acted for some years as Poland’s Permanent Representative to the UN. He was appointed Ambassador to Ireland in October 2010.



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A passage to Cork…
27.01.2012

The Lonely Planet Guide 2012 is not the first travel guide to extol the special charms of Cork. A famous 18th century Indian travel writer described how he was attracted to the city by the beauty of its ‘gentle slopes’ and its large river which ‘resembled the Ganges’. The links between Cork and India were celebrated yesterday in UCC (Thursday 26th) at a reception to mark India’s Republic Day for its 60 Indian students and staff many of whom attended in their national dress. 

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Understanding Computer Science
27.01.2012

Computers are extremely important in modern life. Understanding how they work, how they reason, how they “think”, what are their limitations, is a fascinating subject called computer science. In the next lecture of the Annual College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (SEFS) Public Lecture Series titled: “Teaching the Principles of Computer Science to Primary-Aged Children” on February 1st, Professor Barry O’Sullivan, Computer Science Department, UCC will focus on making the fundamental ideas of computer science accessible to children from the ages of 7-12 and their families.


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Mel Mercier nominated for Irish Times Theatre Award
27.01.2012

Head of UCC School of Music and Theatre, Dr Mel Mercier has been nominated for a prestigious Irish Time Theatre Award, in the category Best Designer: Sound, for music he composed for the play Sétanta.


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UCC Lecturer honoured by Harvard
29.01.2012

Dr Eleanor Doyle, Senior Lecturer and Assistant Head, School of Economics, UCC has been elected into the ‘Hall of Fame’ of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at the Harvard Business School.  Dr Doyle is only the sixth person to receive this honour.
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Linking Science and Literature
30.01.2012

UCC Scientist, Dr Tom Moore has achieved third place in the 2012 Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Competition recently announced by the Munster Literature Centre.

 


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A Cork Alternative to Bloomsday
31.01.2012

The writer James Joyce’s Cork connections are perhaps not too well known.   Joyce’s father was brought up in Cork and later visited with his son, James, staying on one noted occasion in the Victoria Hotel. On Thursday, 2nd February, to mark the 90th anniversary of the publication of his most well-known novel, Ulysses, UCC Library and the Graduate School, College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Science will host the writer and poet Iain Sinclair who visits UCC to launch an exhibition marking the anniversary and to give a public lecture and reading. The lecture will take place in the Council Room at UCC at 6pm, following the launch of the exhibition at 5.00pm in the Boole Library. All are welcome with RSVPs to c.odoibhlin@ucc.ie.


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Matching industry needs with employment opportunities
31.01.2012

University College Cork (UCC) has welcomed the remarks by CEO IDA Ireland, Barry O’Leary when he issued advice to those students who will complete their CAO applications on where the greatest job opportunities will lie in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) companies in the future. “Ireland’s availability of skilled labour is one of the primary reasons cited by IDA clients for establishing their operations in Ireland”, he said. He referred to The Irish Management Institute/National Irish Bank Survey of Multinational Companies in Ireland 2011 which recently revealed that nearly half of all multinationals based in Ireland expect to grow employment in the next 12 months.
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UCC academic to chair International Committee
01.02.2012

The French Ministry for Higher Education and Research, Paris, has invited Professor Grace Neville to chair an international committee of senior academics, pro-vice-chancellors and OECD and former EU officials in a major French Government policy initiative designed to strengthen the focus on innovation in teaching and learning in Higher Education in France.
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2012 Chinese New Year Gala
01.02.2012

Chinese New Year was celebrated at the Annual Spring Festival Performance on Saturday last (January 28th 2012) in the Firkin Crane Theatre, Shandon, Cork City. The event was co-organised by Cork City Council, UCC Confucius Institute and sponsored by the Headquarters of Confucius Institute in Beijing and Shanghai University which is the partner university of UCC.
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Person of the Month
02.02.2012

To mark UCC’s award of The Sunday Times Irish University of the Year 2011-2012 and also being the only Irish university to achieve the unique status of Ireland’s five-star university, UCC President, Dr Michael Murphy received the January Cork Person of the Month.


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UCC Neuroscientist Attracts Key Eurpean Funding
02.02.2012

Professor John F. Cryan, Head of the Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience and PI in the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre has recently been awarded key research funding under the European Commission's Framework Programme 7 (FP7) Health initiative to understand the neural basis of compulsive behaviour. The grant “Translational Adolescent and Childhood Therapeutic Interventions in Compulsive Syndromes” (TACTICS) is worth € 6 million overall and also involves researchers at Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Utrecht University, Kings College London, University of Cambridge, UK, Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim, Germany, Tel Aviv University, Israel and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston in addition to a number of European SMEs.

 


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New era in Buddhist Studies at UCC
03.02.2012

In another ‘first’ for the pioneering Study of Religions department at UCC, a research post in Buddhist Studies has been established at the university. It is one of three fellowships awarded jointly to Oxford University, King’s College London, and UCC. To mark the award, senior Thai Buddhist monk Ven. Veera Vingvorn and eminent Buddhist Studies expert Dr Kate Crosby of London University’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) visited UCC on Friday 3rd February. During the course of their visit, they met UCC’s President Dr Michael Murphy and lectured to students.

 


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Violence in Medieval and Early Modern Ireland
03.02.2012

Violence has probably always been an integral part of human affairs. Brutal regimes of punishment have featured in many political settings. These culturally-determined acts have motivations beyond the destruction of individuals and these often centre on the maintenance and extension of power.  In the next lecture of the Annual College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (SEFS) Public Lecture Series titled: “Bodies and Souls: Performative Violence in Medieval and Early Modern Ireland”, Dr Barra O Donnabháin will review of the use of violence in medieval and early modern Ireland. He suggests that regimes of punishment also have potential to reveal changing attitudes to bodies and to souls.


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International Recognition for Cell Imaging
06.02.2012

Professor Mary McCaffrey, Department of Biochemistry, UCC and her team of researchers have achieved international recognition for cell imaging. A recent article from the group (Kelly, E., et. al., 2012) characterising Rab30 localisation and function has been awarded the ‘front cover’ image of the February 1st issue of Biology of the Cell. The image is a Confocal micrograph of a cell expressing fluorescently labelled Rab30 and the Vesicular Stomatitis Virus G protein (a cargo protein).


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International Undergraduate Case Competition
06.02.2012

A team of four of UCC’s top Bachelor of Commerce students representing the College of Business and Law have been accepted to compete in an international Undergraduate Case Competition in the John Molson Business School in Montreal, February 19th to Feb 26th 2012. Competition will take place between the top 24 Business Schools in the World. 
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Faculty of Law Annual Essay Competition
07.02.2012

The Awards Ceremony for this year’s Law Annual Essay Competition took place recently. The competition attracted an unprecedented number of entries from all over the country. The winners were presented with cheques to the value of €200 in the presence of participating schools and staff from UCC’s Department of Law.

 


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Biodiversity and Infectious Disease - Towards One Health
09.02.2012

Infectious diseases are a major world problem. They, like many invasive species, specifically pose a threat to native biodiversity. The extent that conservation of biodiversity requires disease management as well as the health benefits of such conservation is the focus of the next lecture of the Annual College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (SEFS) Public Lecture Series at UCC on February 15th 2012.
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Ireland’s Place in the Global Financial Crisis
09.02.2012

Where is Ireland’s place in the Global Financial Crisis? This question will be addressed at UCC on February 16th and 23rd when the School of Economics will host two evening sessions explaining the origins of the current Irish economic crisis.

 


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New UCC/IMI Diploma
12.02.2012

University College Cork (UCC) and the Irish Management Institute (IMI) have today announced the launch of a part-time Diploma in Cloud Strategy, the first course of its kind in Ireland, as part of a joint development with Microsoft Ireland (MSI).

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Win for UCC Accounting & Finance Team
16.02.2012

A UCC team from Accounting & Finance won the Irish round of the CFA institute’s Global Investment Research Challenge (GIRC) held at Davys Stockbrokers on 9th February 2012. The team is comprised of Aoife McCarthy, Ava Gaffney, Cormac O’Flynn, David Nunan and Robert Sweeney. The team’s professional mentor is Ken Power of Killeevan Investment Consultants and Dr Ray Donnelly is the academic mentor.
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Innovative Showcase by UCC Medical and Engineering Students
16.02.2012

The Schools of Engineering and Medicine at UCC have successfully completed the first phase of a pioneering project which brings together students of both disciplines to work with consultant clinicians across Cork's teaching hospitals to develop innovative solutions to real clinical needs.

 


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Tyndall researcher wins prestigious international honour
16.02.2012

Professor Jean Pierre Colinge, Head of the Micro-Nano Electronics Centre at Tyndall National Institute, UCC has been recognised with a prestigious international honour from the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).
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Examining Innovation Policies - SEFS Lecture
17.02.2012

Ireland’s ‘smart economy’ drive is running up against the realities of our fiscal crisis. While taxpayers’ funds must always be allocated effectively, the requirement to do so is even more pressing in the current economic context.
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Todomodo - A Journal of Sciascia Studies
17.02.2012

A new, international, peer-reviewed journal edited by Dr Mark Chu of UCC’s Department of Italian, was presented in the Italian Senate on February 14th by Emma Bonino, Vice-President of the Senate and former EU Commissioner. Todomodo, founded by Francesco Izzo of the Amici di Leonardo Sciascia, and published by the prestigious Florentine academic publisher, Leo S. Olschki, is dedicated to the critical study of the life and works of the Sicilian author, Leonardo Sciascia (1921-1989).
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Graduate of the Year Announced at UCC
20.02.2012

UCC’s top graduate is Sam Fitzpatrick. The Graduate of the Year was announced at the 2011 Prizegiving Ceremony at UCC today (February 20th 2012) at which 40 undergraduate and postgraduate prizes were presented to 45 prizewinners by Dr Michael Murphy, President, UCC. An outstanding student from Union Hall, County Cork, Sam graduated with a first-class honours degree in Computer Science (BSc) in 2011. During his undergraduate years, he was actively involved in a number of societies holding 10 different committee positions with nine different societies.

 

 


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Documentary in a Changing State: Ireland since the 1990s
21.02.2012

Documentary in a Changing State: Ireland since the 1990s, edited by Carol MacKeogh and Díóg O'Connell and published by Cork University Press was launched by Professor Farrel Corcoran and the actor Stephen Rea at the United Arts Club in Dublin on 16th February 2012.

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Plans for €14m Beaufort Laboratory unveiled
22.02.2012

Mr Pat Rabbitte TD, Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources visited the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) on Monday, February 20th 2012. Minister Rabbitte was met by the Flag Officer Commanding Naval Service, Commodore Mark Mellett and inspected the Guard of Honour from the Naval Service. The Minister was then briefed about the Irish Maritime Energy Resource Cluster (IMERC) Strategy and presented with an outline on the impact of UCC's Beaufort Laboratory.


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Doctor of Social Science Symposium
22.02.2012

The first bi-annual Doctor of Social Science Symposium was held in UCC recently. The Doctor of Social Science (DSocSc) is a four-year doctoral programme which provides the opportunity for experienced social professionals based in public sector agencies, community/voluntary organisations, and international non-government organisations to work on complex issues that are of direct relevance to their professional practice and organisation contexts.
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Sea Waves Are Tomorrow’s Oil
25.02.2012

Thanks to electricity, our society has changed more in a century than in a millennium. However, massive challenges lie ahead: the oil and gas resource is depleting dramatically, not to mention the threat of climate change. In the next lecture of the Annual College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (SEFS) Public Lecture Series on February 29th titled: “Sea Waves are Tomorrow’s Oil”, Anne Blavette will give an insight into the cutting-edge research of ocean electricity.
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School of History Prize-giving Ceremony
27.02.2012

The School of History Prize-giving Ceremony took place recently. The event celebrates the achievements of students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and provides an opportunity for the staff of the School of History to acknowledge publicly and pay appropriate tribute to the inspiring work of those students. Prizes were awarded to the History Student of the Year in I, II and III Year, as well as at MA level. Prizes were similarly awarded to European Studies students for achievement at undergraduate level.


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Launch of Civil Society Cluster at UCC
29.02.2012

Academia has an important role to play in assisting the community and voluntary sector to tackle challenges presented by the current economic crisis.  This is according to Niall Crowley, independent equality consultant and former Chief Executive of the Equality Authority, who delivered the keynote address at a conference in UCC on 23rd February. 

 


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UCC to become accredited Health Promoting University

UCC to become accredited Health Promoting University

  • 02 Jan 2013
UCC has officially begun the journey towards accreditation as a Health Promoting University (HPU) by 2015, through the ‘UCC Health Matters’ initiative.

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World premiere for UCC graduate

World premiere for UCC graduate

  • 21 Dec 2012
A composition by UCC graduate, Colm Ó Foghlú, will have its world premiere on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta (92-94fm) on Christmas Day at 7pm.

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The world will go on

The world will go on

  • 21 Dec 2012
The Mayan calendar is said to predict that the world will end on 21 December 2012.  Not so, according to UCC physicist, Professor Paul Callanan.

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Exceptional contribution of staff recognised

Exceptional contribution of staff recognised

  • 16 Dec 2012
UCC staff members were honoured recently for their outstanding contributions at the University Staff Recognition Awards Programme 2012.

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IMUFE lecturers enjoy stay at UCC

IMUFE lecturers enjoy stay at UCC

  • 16 Dec 2012
IMUFE lecturers return to Inner Mongolia shortly, having attended the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education at Ionad Bairre for Term 1.

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UCC Star of Show on Spanish TV: Olé!

UCC Star of Show on Spanish TV: Olé!

  • 13 Dec 2012
UCC’s stunning campus has featured on a popular Spanish TV show entitled “Asturianos en el mundo”.

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Delivering Sweet Solutions for Brain Disorders

Delivering Sweet Solutions for Brain Disorders

  • 18 Dec 2012
UCC researchers have developed an innovative strategy to deliver a therapy that successfully silences a gene responsible for the neurodegenerative condition known as Huntington’s Disease (HD).

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National awards for UCC cancer research

National awards for UCC cancer research

  • 13 Dec 2012
UCC scientists received three of the nine awards granted to Irish third level institutions for cancer research at the recent annual Irish Cancer Society Research Awards Ceremony.

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A league of their own

A league of their own

  • 10 Dec 2012
UCC and the Mardyke Arena UCC are delighted to announce a partnership with Cork City Football Club (CCFC), which recognises the educational value of sport.

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UCC scholarships honour sporting greats

UCC scholarships honour sporting greats

  • 07 Dec 2012
Sports stars at UCC were honoured recently, with 80 Sports Scholarships and 16 Player Development Awards presented to students.

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Towards a universal flu vaccine

Towards a universal flu vaccine

  • 06 Dec 2012
The research of UCC scientist, Dr Anne Moore and her team on creating a ‘universal’ flu vaccine features in a Health Research Board (HRB) report published recently.

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Last photos of Collins brought to UCC Roadshow

Last photos of Collins brought to UCC Roadshow

  • 04 Dec 2012
Two original photos documenting Michael Collins’s final hours have been unearthed at the UCC Revolutionary Decade Roadshow in Clonakilty, held last Saturday (1 December).

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Ready, steady, IGNITE: Win for Portable Medical Technology

Ready, steady, IGNITE: Win for Portable Medical Technology

  • 03 Dec 2012
Portable Medical Technology Ltd was the winner of the ‘Best Company’ award presented at a recent reception honouring IGNITE 2012 graduates at UCC.

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What's the big idea? Keelvar wins award

What's the big idea? Keelvar wins award

  • 30 Nov 2012
UCC spin-out company Keelvar Systems has won an Enterprise Ireland ICT commercialisation award at the Big Ideas Technology Showcase.

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Sustainable Energy Award for Tyndall National Institute

Sustainable Energy Award for Tyndall National Institute

  • 30 Nov 2012
Tyndall has been declared joint winner of the main award for ‘Outstanding Leadership in Energy Management’, presented at the recent Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) national awards.

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Des Bishop to perform at UCC

Des Bishop to perform at UCC

  • 28 Nov 2012
Top comedian Des Bishop will return to his alma mater, UCC, on Thursday 6 December, to perform a free charity gig for students.

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UCC Alumni Achievers Recognised

UCC Alumni Achievers Recognised

  • 27 Nov 2012
Outstanding achievers in the arts, business, medicine and volunteering sector have been honoured by UCC at the 2012 UCC Alumni Achievement Awards.

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Atlas wins Best Irish-published Book of the Year

Atlas wins Best Irish-published Book of the Year

  • 27 Nov 2012
The Atlas of the Great Irish Famine has been successful at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2012, winning International Education Services Best Irish-published Book of the Year.

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Bugs to drugs: how microbes made Fergus Shanahan (and you)

Bugs to drugs: how microbes made Fergus Shanahan (and you)

  • 23 Nov 2012
Professor Fergus Shanahan, Director of UCC’s Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC), is featured in the recent series of Dublin Talks.

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Bacteria shed light on tumours

Bacteria shed light on tumours

  • 22 Nov 2012
UCC scientists have developed new methods to monitor drug delivery to tumours by making bacteria luminescent.

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Bringing it all back home

Bringing it all back home

  • 22 Nov 2012
Schull Community College, Co. Cork, was the venue for a very special launch of the Atlas of the Great Irish Famine on Wednesday 21 November.

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Tyndall National Institute appoints Dr Kieran Drain as CEO

Tyndall National Institute appoints Dr Kieran Drain as CEO

  • 21 Nov 2012
Tyndall National Institute at UCC, one of Europe's leading ICT research institutes, has announced the appointment of Dr Kieran Drain as its Chief Executive Officer.

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Research awards presented at UCC

Research awards presented at UCC

  • 20 Nov 2012
The inaugural 2012 UCC Research Awards were presented on Monday 19 November, celebrating UCC researchers who have made exceptional and influential research contributions.

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Bréagchúirt Uí Dhálaigh Gael Linn 2012: A memorable occasion

Bréagchúirt Uí Dhálaigh Gael Linn 2012: A memorable occasion

  • 19 Nov 2012
Reáchtáladh Bréagchúirt Uí Dhálaigh i mBaile Átha Cliath le déanaí, agus is foireann ó Choláiste na hOllscoile, Corcaigh, a rug leo an chraobh.

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Launch of report: Better career outcomes for HE female staff

Launch of report: Better career outcomes for HE female staff

  • 19 Nov 2012
Through the Glass Ceiling: Career Progression Programme and Strategy for Female Academics and Researchers will present its final report today, Monday 19 November, at UCC.

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Research supervisors recognised at UCC

Research supervisors recognised at UCC

  • 19 Nov 2012
Thirty members of staff at UCC were recently presented with certificates following their successful completion of the ‘Research Supervisor Support and Development’ programme.

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Something for The Weekend: The Pearls

Something for The Weekend: The Pearls

  • 16 Nov 2012
Haunting harmonies, mesmerising melodies and a vibe that whispers pure class...

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UCC staff member ‘Hero of the Health Service’

UCC staff member ‘Hero of the Health Service’

  • 16 Nov 2012
Dr Eleanor O’Sullivan, Cork University Dental School and Hospital has been lauded a ‘Hero of the Health Service’ by The Irish Times.

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UCC Law Faculty to host cloud computing conference

UCC Law Faculty to host cloud computing conference

  • 16 Nov 2012

Cloud computing holds untold promise, yet legal issues in this rapidly expanding sector abound. An upcoming conference at UCC will address many of these concerns.

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There’s something in the water!

There’s something in the water!

  • 14 Nov 2012
UCC is hosting a conference, Marine Microbiology and Biotechnology 2012, that is investigating the possibilities of delivering novel food additives from marine sources.

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Valentia: Follow your dreams...

Valentia: Follow your dreams...

  • 13 Nov 2012
Valentia by Dr Catherine Conlon, lecturer in Epidemiology in UCC and published author, offers readers an engaging and inspiring tale on love, life and following your dreams.

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Open evening for new UCC programme in Film

Open evening for new UCC programme in Film

  • 12 Nov 2012
Oscar-nominated screenwriter and director, Kirsten Sheridan, will be in UCC on Thursday 15 November to participate in an open evening for the new BA in Film and Screen Media.

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The TASC: Imagining Ireland as a flourishing society

The TASC: Imagining Ireland as a flourishing society

  • 12 Nov 2012
The concept of Ireland as a flourishing society will be discussed at an open forum in UCC on Wednesday 14 November, with contributions from independent think-tank TASC.

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UCC investigates why people are inactive

UCC investigates why people are inactive

  • 09 Nov 2012
The question of why many people give up sport and physical activity as they age will be investigated in a new all Island research body.

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UCC undergraduates scale summit to reach Awards

UCC undergraduates scale summit to reach Awards

  • 06 Nov 2012
Three UCC students will attend the Undergraduate Awards Summit, coined a ‘Davos for Students’, taking place in Dublin from 7 to the 10 November.

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First DBA (Business Economics) graduation at UCC

First DBA (Business Economics) graduation at UCC

  • 06 Nov 2012
The first four graduates of the Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) in Business Economics were conferred at UCC recently.

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IMPROvED outlook for pre-eclampsia due to €6M EU award

IMPROvED outlook for pre-eclampsia due to €6M EU award

  • 05 Nov 2012
A consortium led by Professor Louise Kenny of UCC has secured €6 million euro in FP7-health framework research funding to combat pre-eclampsia, a life-threatening pregnancy complication.

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Penguin research the BEES knees on National Geographic and BBC

Penguin research the BEES knees on National Geographic and BBC

  • 02 Nov 2012
The November issue of National Geographic Magazine features research by Professor John Davenport, former Professor of Zoology at UCC and an Emeritus Professor at BEES.

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International symposium on the experience of illness at UCC

International symposium on the experience of illness at UCC

  • 14 Nov 2012
“The Experience of Illness: Learning from the Arts” will be hosted by the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC) at UCC on Friday 30 November and Saturday 1 December 2012.

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Disabilities equal infinite possibilities for Cork Paralympian at UCC

Disabilities equal infinite possibilities for Cork Paralympian at UCC

  • 01 Nov 2012
Paralympic champion John Twomey delivered a lecture at UCC recently, inspiring nursing students who will soon be supporting people with disabilities.

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UCC marks Cork’s medical history

UCC marks Cork’s medical history

  • 31 Oct 2012
An exhibition at UCC celebrates the life of John Woodroffe who advanced medical education in Cork in the early 1800s.

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UCC gets energised through partnership with the SEAI

UCC gets energised through partnership with the SEAI

  • 31 Oct 2012
UCC has signed an agreement with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to affirm its commitment to energy efficiency.

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Autumn Conferrings 2012: A day worth celebrating

Autumn Conferrings 2012: A day worth celebrating

  • 31 Oct 2012
500 students step forward for graduation today, as the Autumn Conferrings 2012 draw to a close. Watch their transition from study to success live at http://www.ucc.ie/en/live/

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Autumn Conferring Ceremonies, 30 October 2012

Autumn Conferring Ceremonies, 30 October 2012

  • 30 Oct 2012
A further 500 students graduate from UCC today (Tuesday 30 October). The entire ceremony can be followed live through an online link at http://www.ucc.ie/en/live/

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Was Einstein wrong? The weeds fight back and more…

Was Einstein wrong? The weeds fight back and more…

  • 26 Oct 2012
Videos with a difference from the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science Public Lecture Series 2012 are now available to view on the UCC YouTube channel.

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UCC scientists explore the alien deep

UCC scientists explore the alien deep

  • 25 Oct 2012
UCC research has led to discoveries in the mid-Atlantic Ridge, which will feature in a National Geographic programme to be broadcast this Sunday, 28 October.

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Autumn Conferring Ceremonies, 25 October 2012

Autumn Conferring Ceremonies, 25 October 2012

  • 25 Oct 2012
A warm welcome to the 300 students who graduate from UCC today (Thursday 25 October). The ceremony can also be viewed live through an online link.

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From heartbreak to hope: Bereavement presentation at UCC

From heartbreak to hope: Bereavement presentation at UCC

  • 25 Oct 2012
The difficult topics of bereavement and coping with loss will be explored at a presentation led by author and broadcaster Christy Kenneally on Thursday 8 November at UCC.

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Autumn Conferring Ceremonies, 24 October 2012

Autumn Conferring Ceremonies, 24 October 2012

  • 24 Oct 2012
Some 500 students will graduate from UCC today (Wednesday 24 October), as the Autumn Conferrings continue (live online feed now available).

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UCC research into awareness of breast cancer

UCC research into awareness of breast cancer

  • 23 Oct 2012
Over 50% of women are unaware of less common breast cancer symptoms according to a UCC study carried out in two breast clinics in Ireland.

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Autumn Conferring Ceremonies, 23 October 2012

Autumn Conferring Ceremonies, 23 October 2012

  • 23 Oct 2012
Congratulations to the 650 students who graduate today (Tuesday 23 October), on the second day of UCC’s Autumn Conferring ceremonies.

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Beaufort Research launches on the crest of a wave

Beaufort Research launches on the crest of a wave

  • 23 Oct 2012
The Beaufort Research Laboratory at UCC took to the high seas on Thursday 18 October for its official launch aboard the Irish Naval Vessel L.É. Róisín.

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Autumn Conferring Ceremonies, 22 October 2012

Autumn Conferring Ceremonies, 22 October 2012

  • 22 Oct 2012
Over 600 students graduate today (Monday 22 October), on the first day of UCC’s Autumn Conferring ceremonies, which continue until Wednesday 31 October.

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Ministers launch Health Innovation Hub in UCC

Ministers launch Health Innovation Hub in UCC

  • 19 Oct 2012
A Health Innovation Hub that will develop products such as a paperless GP referral system and a mattress steriliser was launched in UCC today.

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Cancer experts talk to the public

Cancer experts talk to the public

  • 19 Oct 2012
Tomorrow (Saturday 20 October), there will be a free public forum on Colorectal Cancer Liver metastases at 6pm in Devere Hall, UCC.

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UCC research into clever birds

UCC research into clever birds

  • 18 Oct 2012
Recent research by an ecologist at UCC has revealed new insights into the importance of problem-solving in a common garden bird, the great tit.

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Deputy Governor of the Central Bank to speak at UCC

Deputy Governor of the Central Bank to speak at UCC

  • 15 Oct 2012
Matthew Elderfield, Deputy Governor (Head of Financial Regulation), at the Central Bank of Ireland will offer a talk in UCC on Friday 19 October.

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UCC to host conference on migrant domestic workers

UCC to host conference on migrant domestic workers

  • 15 Oct 2012
An international conference on Migrant Domestic Workers, Gender Equality and Human Rights will take place at UCC on Friday 19 October to mark European Anti-Trafficking Day.

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UCC to host conference on Home Rule Crisis of 1912-14

UCC to host conference on Home Rule Crisis of 1912-14

  • 12 Oct 2012
A major international conference on the Irish Home Rule Crisis of 1912-14 will take place in UCC on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 October 2012.

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UCC spin-out Keelvar raises E750k to expand operations

UCC spin-out Keelvar raises E750k to expand operations

  • 12 Oct 2012
UCC spin-out company Keelvar Systems has secured €750k in a funding round led by ACT Venture Capital and with investment from Enterprise Equity and Enterprise Ireland.

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UCC ignites entrepreneurial spirit in graduates

UCC ignites entrepreneurial spirit in graduates

  • 10 Oct 2012
Fourteen graduates will work on ten business ideas in areas such as protein chemistry, software and tourism on the UCC Graduate Business Innovation Programme, IGNITE.

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Marine Research Week at UCC

Marine Research Week at UCC

  • 09 Oct 2012
October 9-12 promises to be a fascinating week for marine research on the UCC campus where the best of local, national and international marine-related research will be showcased.

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Upcoming UCC conference on workplace well-being

Upcoming UCC conference on workplace well-being

  • 09 Oct 2012
How can work-related musculoskeletal disorders affect employees and business? The first Irish multidisciplinary conference on workplace wellbeing takes place at UCC on 27 November.

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UCC engineering student bags an Oscar

UCC engineering student bags an Oscar

  • 08 Oct 2012
If you ever thought engineering lacked glamour, think again!

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UCC and CARL leverage research to address community needs

UCC and CARL leverage research to address community needs

  • 08 Oct 2012
A UCC driven pilot-project is breaking down barriers and building bridges between students and community groups. Meet CARL (Community-Academic Research Links).

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Internationally acclaimed Human Rights scholar to speak at UCC

Internationally acclaimed Human Rights scholar to speak at UCC

  • 05 Oct 2012
A distinguished US scholar on diplomacy, international relations, and human rights will offer a lecture entitled “The Conscience of Mankind” at UCC on Monday 8 October 2012.

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Cambridge entrepreneur and mentor to deliver lecture at UCC

Cambridge entrepreneur and mentor to deliver lecture at UCC

  • 05 Oct 2012
Entrepreneur in Residence at Cambridge University, Ms Hanadi Jabado, will deliver a public lecture entitled ‘Rejuvenate Your Business Through Entrepreneurship’ on Thursday October 11 at UCC.

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Writer in Residence announced at UCC

Writer in Residence announced at UCC

  • 05 Oct 2012
The College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Science and the Arts Council announce the appointment of Matthew Sweeney as Writer in Residence for the academic year 2012-2013.

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UCC researcher hailed as ‘Hero of the Health Service’.

UCC researcher hailed as ‘Hero of the Health Service’.

  • 03 Oct 2012
Ireland has a unique opportunity to capitalise on its high birth rate and its research in the perinatal field according to Professor Geraldine Boylan, UCC.

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Ambassador of Kenya to Ireland to offer public talk in UCC

Ambassador of Kenya to Ireland to offer public talk in UCC

  • 03 Oct 2012
A public talk entitled “Gender equality, African women and real empowerment” will be given by Ambassador of Kenya to Ireland, H.E. Catherine Muigai Mwangi, on Thursday 4 October in UCC.

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UCC hosts inaugural IBEC Regional Forum

UCC hosts inaugural IBEC Regional Forum

  • 01 Oct 2012
The Western Gateway Building, UCC, was the venue on Friday last 29 September for the inaugural IBEC Regional Futures Forum.

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Call to Action:UCC and Defence Forces Unite in Cause of Military Medical Care

Call to Action:UCC and Defence Forces Unite in Cause of Military Medical Care

  • 27 Sep 2012
An exciting new development bringing together the Defence Forces and an Irish university sees UCC provide professional training in Military Medical Care.

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UCC researcher to benefit from €11m funding

UCC researcher to benefit from €11m funding

  • 27 Sep 2012
Dr Deirdre Murray, CUH and UCC, is one of 11 clinicians who will benefit from an €11 million investment by the Health Research Board (HRB) into research leadership in hospitals.

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UCC study looks for answers

UCC study looks for answers

  • 25 Sep 2012
UCC researchers will revisit Cork schools this month as part of the Cork Children’s Lifestyle Study.

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Excellence in Teaching and Research at UCC

Excellence in Teaching and Research at UCC

  • 24 Sep 2012
18 members of staff at UCC have been recognised as part of the President’s Awards. The categories included ‘Excellence in Teaching’ and ‘Research into Innovative Forms of Teaching.’

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Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre nets an OWEL

Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre nets an OWEL

  • 24 Sep 2012
The Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre (HMRC) at UCC recently welcomed the UK company OWEL (Offshore Wave Energy Ltd.), which spent two weeks testing their wave energy converter free-of-charge.

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UCC graduate engineers his own route to market

UCC graduate engineers his own route to market

  • 19 Sep 2012
UCC Engineering graduate, Peter Duffy, has been announced Student of the Year by Marketing Network in Dublin. In the past, recipients have generally been graduates of business degrees.

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Life through an occupational lens at UCC

Life through an occupational lens at UCC

  • 19 Sep 2012
What exactly is a “meaningful” occupation? First Year Occupational Therapy students will offer their own answer to this question at an art exhibition on Wednesday 26 September at UCC.

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Avail of a free mouth cancer screening this Wednesday

Avail of a free mouth cancer screening this Wednesday

  • 19 Sep 2012
13 people were diagnosed with oral cancer after last year’s Mouth Cancer Awareness Day. Ring 021-4901169 to arrange for a free screening this Wednesday the 19th September.

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Research medal for Cork Cancer Research Centre

Research medal for Cork Cancer Research Centre

  • 19 Sep 2012
Dr Michael Bourke received a medal for Best Original Research Paper for his research carried out at the Cork Cancer Research Centre at a symposium in Galway last weekend.

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Culture Night Cork 2012: UCC gets a slice of the action

Culture Night Cork 2012: UCC gets a slice of the action

  • 18 Sep 2012
Giant sketchbooks, rappers, freemasonry, choral singers, art, history, inspirational photography and film – culture in Cork City and UCC will rocket on Friday 21 September for Culture Night.

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A1 results for O'Gara and Normile

A1 results for O'Gara and Normile

  • 11 Sep 2012
UCC recently honoured five Irish sports stars with honorary doctorates. Caoimhe Normile, a star in her own right, was around on the day to meet her rugby hero, Ronan O’Gara.

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CMRC help captain the Cork Harbour Open Weekend

CMRC help captain the Cork Harbour Open Weekend

  • 11 Sep 2012
Landlubbers and seasoned sea-hands alike will descend on Cork Harbour on the 15-16 September, for an Open Weekend involving the Coastal and Marine Research Centre (CMRC).

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Workshop to inspire

Workshop to inspire "can-do" commercial attitude in researchers

  • 10 Sep 2012
Enabling the smart economy will be the order of business on September 19-20 in Dublin, at a collaborative workshop involving several institutions and groups.

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Food and supplement clinical trials on the menu at UCC Symposium

Food and supplement clinical trials on the menu at UCC Symposium

  • 10 Sep 2012
A how-to approach to carrying out human dietary interventions will be the order of the day at a UCC Symposium at Thomond Park Stadium, Limerick, on 28 September.

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UCC and RTÉ co-host TV50 Media History Conference

UCC and RTÉ co-host TV50 Media History Conference

  • 08 Sep 2012
Television, its history and future, was the focus of discussion at a national one-day conference at University College Cork (UCC), in partnership with RTÉ TV50.

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UCC honours Ireland’s sporting legends

UCC honours Ireland’s sporting legends

  • 07 Sep 2012
UCC marks centenary of sport by recognising leading Irish sporting heroes.

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A new healthcare system: More competition, more value?

A new healthcare system: More competition, more value?

  • 06 Sep 2012

Will more competition in our health care system mean more value for money? This issue will be addressed by the Health Economics Forum on Tuesday 11th September.

 

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UCC marks centenary of sport with honorary conferrings of sporting legends

UCC marks centenary of sport with honorary conferrings of sporting legends

  • 05 Sep 2012
UCC will recognise some of Ireland’s greatest sportspeople at a unique Honorary Conferring ceremony on Friday 7 September.

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UCC banking contract awarded to Bank of Ireland

UCC banking contract awarded to Bank of Ireland

  • 04 Sep 2012
Bank of Ireland has been formally awarded a contract to provide primary banking services at University College Cork (UCC).

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UCC Symposium seeks to transform the challenges facing Ireland

UCC Symposium seeks to transform the challenges facing Ireland

  • 31 Aug 2012
A discussion around the challenges facing contemporary Ireland will aim to go beyond the financial crisis, on Thursday September 6 at University College Cork (UCC).

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UCC formalises partnership with the University of Maryland

UCC formalises partnership with the University of Maryland

  • 30 Aug 2012
University College Cork (UCC) has entered into a formal partnership agreement with the University of Maryland which provides for a wide range of educational and research activities.

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Irish forests are critical to Irish biodiversity

Irish forests are critical to Irish biodiversity

  • 29 Aug 2012
“Irish forests are critical to biodiversity and must be maintained and managed”, according to Professor John O’Halloran at the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), held at University College Cork (UCC) this week.

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UCC announces scholarships in Digital Arts and Humanities

UCC announces scholarships in Digital Arts and Humanities

  • 27 Aug 2012
Applications are sought for 10 scholarships amounting to €5,400 (fees fully paid) for graduate students entering the Digital Arts & Humanities MA programme in Autumn 2012.

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University College Cork to host workshop on Contemporary Algeria

University College Cork to host workshop on Contemporary Algeria

  • 27 Aug 2012
A workshop examining literary, artistic and cinematic production in Algeria since the 1980s will take place in University College Cork (UCC) on 7-8 September next.

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New website a hit with students on the hunt for a term-time home

New website a hit with students on the hunt for a term-time home

  • 24 Aug 2012

A website that equips students with vital knowledge in their annual quest for lodgings has been launched by the Accommodation Service at University College Cork (UCC).

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NAIRTL Awards ceremony to recognise dedication of UCC Professor Tony Ryan

NAIRTL Awards ceremony to recognise dedication of UCC Professor Tony Ryan

  • 24 Aug 2012
Professor Tony Ryan of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at University College Cork (UCC) is to be recognized at the National Awards for Excellence in Teaching in September.

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UCC Graduate Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Spinal Surgery

UCC Graduate Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Spinal Surgery

  • 21 Aug 2012
Dr Patrick F. O’Leary, a spinal surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York, and graduate of Medicine at University College Cork (UCC), has earned a lifetime achievement award.

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UCC ticks all the boxes for top students

UCC ticks all the boxes for top students

  • 21 Aug 2012
Even with options from further afield coming in thick and fast, high-performing Leaving Certificate students Conor Durkan and Paul Ryan have accepted offers to attend University College Cork (UCC), to study Mathematical Sciences.

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UCC Mathematics brings home its own Olympic riches

UCC Mathematics brings home its own Olympic riches

  • 20 Aug 2012
A student’s training with UCC’s Mathematics Enrichment Programme has paid off. Jonathan Peters has received an Honorary Mention at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Argentina.

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UCC to host media history conference

UCC to host media history conference

  • 15 Aug 2012
The impact of fifty years of Irish television on Irish society and its future will be discussed at a conference in UCC, Saturday, 8th September.

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Universities of Ireland to honour Chuck Feeney

Universities of Ireland to honour Chuck Feeney

  • 08 Aug 2012

The Universities of Ireland, North and South, will jointly confer an honorary Doctorate of Laws (LLD) on Charles F. "Chuck" Feeney, founder of The Atlantic Philanthropies on 6 September next.

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New low-rate student loan scheme

New low-rate student loan scheme

  • 08 Aug 2012
UCC has announced a new low-rate loan scheme for undergraduate students, provided by Bank of Ireland, to cover the cost of the Student Contribution Charge, which is currently €2,250.

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UCC Student awarded Notre Dame Scholarship

UCC Student awarded Notre Dame Scholarship

  • 07 Aug 2012
Marie-Luise Theuerkauf, a PhD student in the Departments of French and Early & Medieval Irish, has won the ‘Murphy Irish Exchange’ scholarship at the University of Notre Dame.

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New Book on Sub-Saharan African Education

New Book on Sub-Saharan African Education

  • 01 Aug 2012
The book, ‘Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: Closer Perspectives’ (2012, Symposium Books, Oxford) was recently published by Dr Rosarii Griffin.

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Outstanding Lecturer & Outstanding Postgraduate Demonstrator

Outstanding Lecturer & Outstanding Postgraduate Demonstrator

  • 31 Jul 2012
Certificates have been presented to the overall winners and the shortlisted candidates for the College of SEFS Outstanding Lecturer and Outstanding Postgraduate Demonstrator Teaching Awards 2012.

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UCC signs MoU with Cogan International College

UCC signs MoU with Cogan International College

  • 26 Jul 2012
UCC and Cogan International College have signed a Memorandum of Understanding about a new university preparatory programme for international students being offered by Cogan International College.

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New Study on How Safe Cyclists Feel

New Study on How Safe Cyclists Feel

  • 26 Jul 2012
The findings of the largest survey to date on the perception of safety among cyclists in Dublin have been published.

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Inappropriate prescribing to nursing home residents

Inappropriate prescribing to nursing home residents

  • 25 Jul 2012
Research into nursing homes in Munster has found that a significant proportion of patients have either been prescribed a potentially inappropriate medicine or not given a beneficial one.

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UCC links with Singapore

UCC links with Singapore

  • 23 Jul 2012
Professor Bertil Andersson, President, Nanyang Technical University in Singapore recently visited UCC and the Tyndall National Institute to discuss areas of collaboration.

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Evening Course in Music

Evening Course in Music

  • 19 Jul 2012
A Certificate & Diploma in Music, offering students a high level of proficiency in Music, has been launched by UCC's School of Music & Theatre.

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UCC Microbiology Researcher awarded W.H. Pierce Memorial Prize

UCC Microbiology Researcher awarded W.H. Pierce Memorial Prize

  • 16 Jul 2012
Dr Robert Ryan has been awarded the 2012 SfAM (Society for Applied Microbiology) W.H. Pierce Memorial Prize.

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You become what you eat!

You become what you eat!

  • 13 Jul 2012
New research published today in the journal Nature shows that a relationship exists between diet, gut bacteria and the health of older Irish people.

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UCC hosts visit by Vilnius University

UCC hosts visit by Vilnius University

  • 12 Jul 2012
UCC hosted a  reception to welcome a Lithuanian delegation from  the Quality Management Centre at Vilnius University recently.

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Big Science for Small Countries

Big Science for Small Countries

  • 12 Jul 2012
The benefits of establishing 'Big Science' facilities in small countries will be examined at one of the sessions at the ESOF in Dublin today.

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Marine Renewal Energy Links with US

Marine Renewal Energy Links with US

  • 09 Jul 2012

The Irish Maritime and Energy Resource Centre and the US Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Research Center have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

 

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From Rocky Shores to the Rocky Mountains: The Irish in Montana

From Rocky Shores to the Rocky Mountains: The Irish in Montana

  • 05 Jul 2012
An exhibition on the Irish in Montana, from the 19th century until the present day, will be opened next Tuesday (10th July) at 1.00 pm in the Boole Library.

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Special Recognition Award for UCC Grounds’ staff

Special Recognition Award for UCC Grounds’ staff

  • 04 Jul 2012
The staff of the UCC Grounds’ Section has received a Special Recognition Award for their contribution to maintaining the beautiful landscape of the university.

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UCC offers elite sports scholarships

UCC offers elite sports scholarships

  • 03 Jul 2012
UCC has announced Elite Sports Scholarships in soccer and hurling to mark the centenary of sport, UCC Sport 1911-2011.

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BSc Environmental Management Information Evening

BSc Environmental Management Information Evening

  • 27 Jun 2012
The School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES) will host an information evening for those interested in the School's BSc Environmental Management evening degree.

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Symposium for Microbiologists of the Future

Symposium for Microbiologists of the Future

  • 21 Jun 2012
UCC is hosting the second Young Microbiologists Symposium on Microbe Signalling, Organisation and Pathogenesis on June 21st - 22nd.

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UCC Receives Donation of Troubles Pamphlets

UCC Receives Donation of Troubles Pamphlets

  • 21 Jun 2012
The Boole Library at UCC has been offered an important collection of political pamphlets and publications via Ionad na Gaeilge Labharta.

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New Professorship of General Practice

New Professorship of General Practice

  • 20 Jun 2012
Dr James Reilly, Minister for Health, has welcomed the announcement by UCC that it will be adding a new Professorship in General Practice to its team of medical experts.

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UCC Success at Fulbright Awards

UCC Success at Fulbright Awards

  • 20 Jun 2012
Two UCC PhD graduates were announced as recipients of Irish Fulbright Awards at a recent event at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin.

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Selected Writings by Daniel Corkery published by Cork University Press

Selected Writings by Daniel Corkery published by Cork University Press

  • 19 Jun 2012
Cork University Press has published Daniel Corkery’s Cultural Criticism: Selected Writings by Heather Laird from the School of English at University College Cork.

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Summer Conferrings at UCC 2012

Summer Conferrings at UCC 2012

  • 14 Jun 2012
Over 400 graduates, mainly in Medicine & Health, were conferred during this year’s annual summer conferring ceremonies at UCC which took place today (Thursday, June 14th)

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UCC Team wins Enterprise Ireland Award

UCC Team wins Enterprise Ireland Award

  • 12 Jun 2012
A UCC team has been awarded the ‘Emerging and Dynamic Company of the Year’ at the 2012 Enterprise Ireland Think Outside the Box Awards. 

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UCC Historian Writes about Stalin’s General

UCC Historian Writes about Stalin’s General

  • 14 Jun 2012
Stalin’s General: The Life of Georgy Zhukov is a new book about a legendary name in military history from Professor Geoffrey Roberts, UCC School of History.

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Gut Bacteria Regulate Happiness

Gut Bacteria Regulate Happiness

  • 12 Jun 2012
UCC scientists have shown that brain levels of serotonin, the ‘happy hormone’ are regulated by the amount of bacteria in the gut during early life.  Their research is being published today in the leading international psychiatry journal, Molecular Psychiatry.

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UCC Offers Ireland’s First MSc in Organic Horticulture

UCC Offers Ireland’s First MSc in Organic Horticulture

  • 11 Jun 2012
Ireland’s first MSc in Organic Horticulture is to be taught in West Cork from later this year.

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Consumers' Food Behaviour Under the Spotlight

Consumers' Food Behaviour Under the Spotlight

  • 07 Jun 2012
The factors that influence people’s behaviour towards food is the subject of a major two-day international conference being held in UCC this week.

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€2,000 Bursaries to Help Postgraduate Students

€2,000 Bursaries to Help Postgraduate Students

  • 07 Jun 2012
UCC are offering bursaries to students who have lost funding because of the changes to the Student Grant Scheme in the 2012 Budget.

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Cork Doctors Offer Good News for Crohn’s Patients

Cork Doctors Offer Good News for Crohn’s Patients

  • 05 Jun 2012
Cork doctors have shown that the radiation exposure of patients with Crohn’s disease referred for a CT scan can be significantly reduced while retaining diagnostic accuracy.

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UCC Research Acknowledged by Enterprise Ireland

UCC Research Acknowledged by Enterprise Ireland

  • 05 Jun 2012
The Coastal and Marine Research Centre (CMRC) of UCC has been acknowledged for cutting edge research in European Space Agency-funded Earth Observation (EO).

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UCC Lecture in Listowel

UCC Lecture in Listowel

  • 31 May 2012
Professor John A Murphy, UCC delivered a lecture on the former UCC President, Professor Alfred O’Rahilly in Listowel, Co Kerry, birthplace of O’Rahilly.

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New Book on Bird Habitats

New Book on Bird Habitats

  • 31 May 2012
The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Mr Jimmy Deenihan TD, launched Bird Habitats in Ireland, summarising the most recent research on birds in Ireland.

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UCC Students Seek to Boost Democratic Process

UCC Students Seek to Boost Democratic Process

  • 30 May 2012
UCC students call for participatory budgeting in local government, citizens’ juries, initiatives and consensus conferences to engage and empower citizens.

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National Survey Finds Poor Awareness of Cancer Risk

National Survey Finds Poor Awareness of Cancer Risk

  • 30 May 2012
A blow to the breast, stress, were incorrectly listed as risk factors for developing cancer in a recent survey, while genetics were greatly overestimated.

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UCC Receives Unique Collection of Arabic Books

UCC Receives Unique Collection of Arabic Books

  • 24 May 2012
The Boole Library, UCC has been given a substantial collection of Arabic books on Islam and the Middle East.

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Tutors from the Homework Club

Tutors from the Homework Club

  • 24 May 2012
90 students from the four colleges within UCC volunteered over 1000 hours to help a number of Cork city school pupils with their homework.

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IMI’s Specialist Courses Ranked Highly

IMI’s Specialist Courses Ranked Highly

  • 22 May 2012
The Irish Management Institute has maintained its position as the only Irish business school to be ranked among international providers of Customised Executive Education.

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Kinsale’s Accidental Royal Visit

Kinsale’s Accidental Royal Visit

  • 20 May 2012
A little known account in Old French tells the story of a four day visit to Kinsale by Archduke Ferdinand of Habsburg in June 1518.

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Canadian Investors Support UCC Spin-Out Company

Canadian Investors Support UCC Spin-Out Company

  • 18 May 2012
InfiniLED, a Tyndall National Institute, UCC spin-out has just closed the first investment round worth approx €1.6m, led by IL Investment Group from Canada.

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Networking Opportunities for PhD Students

Networking Opportunities for PhD Students

  • 16 May 2012
This Friday, (May 18), an international careers' consultant will provide a free workshop on all aspects of online and off-line networking for PhD students.

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Microneedles Change how Medicine is Delivered

Microneedles Change how Medicine is Delivered

  • 16 May 2012
Almost 180 clinicians, scientists and entrepreneurs have gathered in Cork to discuss the future of low-cost, painless drug and vaccine delivery – microneedle technology.

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UCC Hosts National Pelvic Floor Symposium

UCC Hosts National Pelvic Floor Symposium

  • 14 May 2012
The Anatomy & Neuroscience Department, hosted the Fourth National Pelvic Floor Symposium in UCC recently.

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UCC Helps Alumni Settle into London

UCC Helps Alumni Settle into London

  • 14 May 2012
A new UCC alumni group has been set up in London to help graduates settle into the city both socially and professionally.

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Paul Ross Appointed Research Professor in UCC

Paul Ross Appointed Research Professor in UCC

  • 11 May 2012
Paul Ross, Head of Food Research Programme in Teagasc has been appointed Research Professor in UCC, in the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC). 

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Student Amabassadors Spread the Word

Student Amabassadors Spread the Word

  • 09 May 2012
Meghan Carter, Rochelle Williams and Ravnita Sharma from New Jersey, Bermuda and Fiji respectively are all active Student Ambassadors for University College Cork (UCC).

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International Biochemistry Conference for UCC

International Biochemistry Conference for UCC

  • 09 May 2012
May 11th is the last day for the early bird registration fee for the biochemistry conference on Rab GTPases, 11-13th June in UCC.

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UCC Sparks Entreprenuers

UCC Sparks Entreprenuers

  • 04 May 2012
Seaweed supplements for horses and a smart phone app for cancer professionals are some of the products being developed in the UCC IGNITE programme.

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UCC LGBT Society Scoops National Award

UCC LGBT Society Scoops National Award

  • 03 May 2012
The UCC LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender) Society has much to celebrate, having been awarded Best Society in the Country,

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Conference on developing researchers in the 21st century

Conference on developing researchers in the 21st century

  • 23 Apr 2012
UCC is hosting a conference today, Monday 23rd April 2012, on Developing Researchers in the 21st Century as part of the UCC Research Career Initiative.

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UCC is named Green College of 2012

UCC is named Green College of 2012

  • 20 Apr 2012
UCC has been awarded two Green Awards in recognition of the university’s efforts to conserve and manage energy.

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Collins named as Britain’s second greatest foe

Collins named as Britain’s second greatest foe

  • 20 Apr 2012
UCC History lecturer Gabriel Doherty, speaking in support of Michael Collins, achieved the runner-up slot in the competition to find Britain’s greatest enemy commander.

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US still major investor in Ireland

US still major investor in Ireland

  • 17 Apr 2012
Since 1990, US firms have invested more capital here than Brazil, Russia, India, and China combined, according to a report on the Irish-US relationship.

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UCC part of largest genetic study

UCC part of largest genetic study

  • 16 Apr 2012

Osteoporosis is a common and often devastating age-related disease. 50% of subjects that fracture their hip after 80 years die within 12 months afterwards.

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How healthy is your child?

How healthy is your child?

  • 10 Apr 2012

A UCC study to investigate wellbeing, diet and exercise levels of the children of Cork starts next week.

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Major publication event in UCC’s Department of Modern Irish

Major publication event in UCC’s Department of Modern Irish

  • 05 Apr 2012
The Department of Modern Irish recently celebrated the publication of five books, including two prize-winning volumes, based on postgraduate theses completed in the Department.

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Building bridges between academia and society

Building bridges between academia and society

  • 05 Apr 2012

"While the University supports the development of researchers, there is little effort to make them aware of, or engage them in, society’s 'grand challenges'".

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UCC solves industrial monitoring problem

UCC solves industrial monitoring problem

  • 04 Apr 2012
The GINSENG research project, led by Professor Cormac Sreenan of Computer Science, exhibited recently at CeBIT, the world’s largest Information Communications Technology trade fair.

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Business Information Systems students help COPE

Business Information Systems students help COPE

  • 04 Apr 2012

Two UCC students have just completed a research project to help the COPE Foundation with its cloud computing strategy.

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UCC investigates effects of IBS on pregnancy

UCC investigates effects of IBS on pregnancy

  • 03 Apr 2012

Research at UCC suggests that women with Irritable Bowel Syndrome are more likely to suffer from miscarriages and ectopic pregnancies.

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UCC strengthens cultural links with China

UCC strengthens cultural links with China

  • 29 Mar 2012

Acclaimed Chinese artist, Professor Hi-Ying Wu, delivered the second Sheppard’s Irish Auction House Oriental Arts Lecture recently. 

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Biological warfare

Biological warfare

  • 02 Apr 2012

Scientists in Cork have identified a novel therapy for the bacteria which cause infections in Cystic Fibrosis patients.

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Scholarships for potential Business and Law students

Scholarships for potential Business and Law students

  • 29 Mar 2012

UCC’s College of Business and Law hosted the Inaugural International Education Scholarships which were based on the Leaving Certificate 2011 exam results. 

 

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UCC BComm students achieve international success

UCC BComm students achieve international success

  • 29 Mar 2012

Four final year BComm students at UCC finished 5th in an international competition amongst the top Business Schools in the world.

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Minister Rabbitte Addresses UCC Spring Conferring

Minister Rabbitte Addresses UCC Spring Conferring

  • 29 Mar 2012

Mr Pat Rabbitte, TD Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources was the guest speaker at today’s conferring of postgraduate degrees.

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UCC Invention of the Year Awards

UCC Invention of the Year Awards

  • 29 Mar 2012

Significant research in the area of life sciences and Information Communications Technology (ICT) was recognised at the ‘Invention of the Year’ Awards in UCC. 

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Law and the environment

Law and the environment

  • 29 Mar 2012

The Environmental Law Group at University College Cork has been hosting the Law and the Environment 2012 conference on campus today.

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Bruno wins ‘Science for All’ competition

Bruno wins ‘Science for All’ competition

  • 29 Mar 2012

Bruno Godinho, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience and School of Pharmacy, UCC, was the winner of the ‘Science for All’ competition last night.

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Eighth edition of 'An Irish Flora' published

Eighth edition of 'An Irish Flora' published

  • 28 Mar 2012

The eight edition of Webb’s ‘An Irish Flora’, which is published by Cork University Press, will be launched today (28/3/12) in Trinity College Dublin.

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Science for All

Science for All

  • 27 Mar 2012

Topics such as developing new treatments for depression and cancer will be presented at a competition, Science for All, on Wednesday 28 March 2012, in Boole 4 at 7pm.

 

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New Interim Director for the CCRC

New Interim Director for the CCRC

  • 27 Mar 2012
Professor Brendan Buckley will act as Interim Director of the Cork Cancer Research Centre, following the death of Professor Gerry O Sullivan.

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Interim Report on Project Maths

Interim Report on Project Maths

  • 22 Mar 2012

There is currently underway a revolutionary alteration in the content and teaching approach of Mathematics for Junior and Leaving Certificates named Project Maths.

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China Online: Chinese consumers are logging on

China Online: Chinese consumers are logging on

  • 22 Mar 2012

Online business in China is growing and knowing the market is essential whether you are in banking, education or social media.

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New hope for babies with seizures

New hope for babies with seizures

  • 22 Mar 2012
Researchers at University College Cork and University College London have developed a new formulation of butetanide for the treatment of neonatal seizures and also as a diuretic for neonates.

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Scientist seeks US investment in IMERC

Scientist seeks US investment in IMERC

  • 21 Mar 2012

1% of our GDP comes from the maritime economy but Dr Val Cummins, Irish Maritime and Energy Resource Cluster, is determined to change that.

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Co-operative scholarship for UCC

Co-operative scholarship for UCC

  • 21 Mar 2012
Rabobank Ireland is sponsoring the Rabobank Ireland 2012 Scholarship in association with the Centre for Co-operative Studies, University College Cork.

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Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape

Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape

  • 21 Mar 2012

Visiting Fulbright Scholar Professor Michael Robert Murphy (Universityof Montana) will present Beckett's Krapp's Last Tape in the Granary Studio, Wednesday 21 March at 6.00pm.

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Tyndall develop new telecom chip

Tyndall develop new telecom chip

  • 16 Mar 2012

Researcher, Dr Peter Ossieur of the Tyndall National Institute, UCC, has developed a receiver chip that allows fibre-to-the-home networks to reach 100km and beyond.

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Shakespeare scholars to give two lectures in UCC

Shakespeare scholars to give two lectures in UCC

  • 16 Mar 2012

Two leading Shakespeare scholars from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Stratford-upon-Avon, will deliver two lectures at UCC next Thursday, 22 March.

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First ‘Irish Day’ on campus

First ‘Irish Day’ on campus

  • 14 Mar 2012

Staff and students of UCC have come together to organise 'Lá na Gaeilge i UCC' (Irish Language Day in UCC) tomorrow, Thursday, March 15th.

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‘Brave New World: The changing face of aid and development’

‘Brave New World: The changing face of aid and development’

  • 13 Mar 2012
The relationship between the developed and developing countries used to be - or seemed to be – straightforward, according to Myles Wickstead, Visiting Professor to the Open University. 

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Faster than the Speed of Light - Was Einstein Wrong?

Faster than the Speed of Light - Was Einstein Wrong?

  • 12 Mar 2012

The next lecture in the UCC Public Lecture Series will be given by Dr Cormac O’Raifeartaigh, WIT, this Wednesday 14 March 2012 at 8pm in Boole 4.

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UCC pays tribute to body donors

UCC pays tribute to body donors

  • 09 Mar 2012

 

UCC is holding a Thanksgiving Service in memory of the people who have donated their bodies for medical and dental research.


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Novel perspectives on capitalism

Novel perspectives on capitalism

  • 09 Mar 2012

Donncha Kavanagh, Kieran Keohane and Carmen Kuhling recently launched their book “Organization in Play”. The book is authored by academics from UCC and UL.

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College of SEFS Awards Ceremony

College of SEFS Awards Ceremony

  • 08 Mar 2012
More than 40 students received awards at the College of Science, Engineering & Food Science (SEFS) Awards Ceremony recently.

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NUI Galway honours Professor Fergal O’Gara

NUI Galway honours Professor Fergal O’Gara

  • 07 Mar 2012

Professor Fergal O’Gara, Director of the BIOMERIT Research Centre and Emeritus Professor of Microbiology at UCC, was awarded the Aramark Alumni Award for Science by Taoiseach Enda Kenny at a recent function to honour NUI Galway’s graduates.

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Toxic Chemicals in Consumer Products: Human Health Implications

Toxic Chemicals in Consumer Products: Human Health Implications

  • 02 Mar 2012

The next lecture in the College of SEFS Public Lecture Series will be given by Prof Jim Heffron, Biochemistry Department, UCC, on 7th March, 2012 in Boole 4 at 8pm.

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UCC Medical Students Talk Nutrition to School-Children

UCC Medical Students Talk Nutrition to School-Children

  • 02 Mar 2012
Twenty-three medical students from UCC visited local primary schools in Glasheen to present key nutritional messages to school-children this week.

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Prof Paul Ross wins Teagasc Gold Medal

Prof Paul Ross wins Teagasc Gold Medal

  • 02 Mar 2012
The 2011 winner of the Teagasc Gold Medal is Professor Paul Ross, head of the Food Research programme.

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Launch of Civil Society Cluster at UCC

Launch of Civil Society Cluster at UCC

  • 29 Feb 2012
Academia has an important role to play in assisting the community and voluntary sector to tackle challenges presented by the current economic crisis.

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School of History Prize-giving Ceremony

School of History Prize-giving Ceremony

  • 27 Feb 2012
The School of History Prize-giving Ceremony took place recently. The event celebrates the achievements of students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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Sea Waves Are Tomorrow’s Oil

Sea Waves Are Tomorrow’s Oil

  • 25 Feb 2012

Thanks to electricity, our society has changed more in a century than in a millennium. However, massive challenges lie ahead: the oil and gas resource is depleting dramatically,

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Doctor of Social Science Symposium

Doctor of Social Science Symposium

  • 22 Feb 2012
The first bi-annual Doctor of Social Science Symposium was held in UCC recently. The Doctor of Social Science (DSocSc) is a four-year doctoral programme

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Plans for €14m Beaufort Lab Unveiled

Plans for €14m Beaufort Lab Unveiled

  • 22 Feb 2012
Mr Pat Rabbitte TD, Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources visited the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) on Monday, February 20th 2012.

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How much of our behaviour is influenced by our genes?

How much of our behaviour is influenced by our genes?

  • 14 Sep 2012
UCC neuroscientist, Professor John F Cryan, has just published a book on behavioural neurogenetics exploring the link between our behaviour and our genes.

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UCC student successful at The Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition

UCC student successful at The Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition

  • 30 Sep 2012
Killian Daly, a third-year Energy Engineering student at UCC, recently came second in the Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition (IFBPC), winning €5,000.

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Medieval made modern at upcoming UCC conference

Medieval made modern at upcoming UCC conference

  • 27 Sep 2012
‘Transmission, Translation and Dissemination in the European Middle Ages, 1000-1500 AD’ will showcase some exciting research developments in medieval studies, from Friday 28 to Saturday 29 September at UCC.

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Atlas of the Great Irish Famine launched

Atlas of the Great Irish Famine launched

  • 07 Sep 2012
The Atlas of the Great Irish Famine, edited by John Crowley, William J. Smyth, and Mike Murphy from UCC, is now available from Cork University Press.

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Public Service Excellence Award for UCC

Public Service Excellence Award for UCC

  • 27 Jun 2012
At a ceremony in Dublin Castle, An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny T.D. presented a Public Service Excellence Award to two college admission schemes, the Disability Access Route to Education (DARE) and the Higher Education Access Route (HEAR).

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UCC Shares in Two Excellence Awards

UCC Shares in Two Excellence Awards

  • 22 Jun 2012
IMERC (the Irish Maritime and Energy Resource Cluster) at Ringaskiddy and two college admission schemes have received Excellence Awards from An Taoiseach, Edna Kenny at Dublin Castle today.

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