2014 Press Releases

Climate change not to blame for collapse of Bronze Age

Climate change not to blame for collapse of Bronze Age

  • 18 Nov 2014

Scientists will have to find new reasons for the population collapse in Europe at the end of the Bronze Age as researchers prove that climate change could not have been the culprit.

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Climate change not to blame for collapse of Bronze Age

Climate change not to blame for collapse of Bronze Age

  • 18 Nov 2014

Scientists will have to find new reasons for the population collapse in Europe at the end of the Bronze Age as researchers prove that climate change could not have been the culprit.

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Climate change not to blame for collapse of Bronze Age

Climate change not to blame for collapse of Bronze Age

  • 18 Nov 2014

Scientists will have to find new reasons for the population collapse in Europe at the end of the Bronze Age as researchers prove that climate change could not have been the culprit.

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Cork gets ready to 'Feed the city'

Cork gets ready to 'Feed the city'

  • 28 Feb 2014

More than 5,000 people in Cork will enjoy free vegetarian curry at ‘Feed the City’ event to highlight food waste and sustainability issues on 15 March.

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Powering Christmas through Lasers/LEDs

Powering Christmas through Lasers/LEDs

  • 16 Dec 2014

Dr Padraic Morrissey of the Irish Photonic Integration Centre (IPIC) at Tyndall National Institute tells us why we should look at Christmas in a different light (originally appeared in the Irish Independent's 'Science of Christmas'):

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Powering Christmas through Lasers/LEDs

Powering Christmas through Lasers/LEDs

  • 16 Dec 2014

Dr Padraic Morrissey of the Irish Photonic Integration Centre (IPIC) at Tyndall National Institute tells us why we should look at Christmas in a different light (originally appeared in the Irish Independent's 'Science of Christmas'):

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Powering Christmas through Lasers/LEDs

Powering Christmas through Lasers/LEDs

  • 16 Dec 2014

Dr Padraic Morrissey of the Irish Photonic Integration Centre (IPIC) at Tyndall National Institute tells us why we should look at Christmas in a different light (originally appeared in the Irish Independent's 'Science of Christmas'):

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Why do we have Christmas trees?

Why do we have Christmas trees?

  • 16 Dec 2014

Dr Anna Pilz has the answer – she is currently researching the symbolism of trees in Irish literature (originally appeared in the Irish Independent's 'Science of Christmas' supplement).

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Why do we have Christmas trees?

Why do we have Christmas trees?

  • 16 Dec 2014

Dr Anna Pilz has the answer – she is currently researching the symbolism of trees in Irish literature (originally appeared in the Irish Independent's 'Science of Christmas' supplement).

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Why do we have Christmas trees?

Why do we have Christmas trees?

  • 16 Dec 2014

Dr Anna Pilz has the answer – she is currently researching the symbolism of trees in Irish literature (originally appeared in the Irish Independent's 'Science of Christmas' supplement).

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Dementia care audit published

Dementia care audit published

  • 28 Jan 2014

The first Irish national audit of the quality of dementia care in Ireland’s acute hospitals shows that Ireland does not yet have standardised care for dementia in acute hospitals. 

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Conference to bring wealth of debate

Conference to bring wealth of debate

  • 29 Jan 2014

Multi-million selling author and BBC Radio presenter Tim Harford will be the keynote speaker at the UCC Economics Society inaugural conference on 1st February. Other speakers include economists, broadcasters, politicians and journalists.

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A Song of Winter

A Song of Winter

  • 02 Jan 2014

Even in the 21st century with all its technological advances the vagaries of the weather- cold, wet, windy or icy- can affect us all in winter time.

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UCC to weather storm

UCC to weather storm

  • 16 Jan 2014

Tonight's event on climate change is now fully booked out - a live stream (from c.630pm) can be viewed by clicking here, with live Twitter updates in tandem with the Irish Examiner here.

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Grow your own way says BBC botanist

Grow your own way says BBC botanist

  • 23 Jan 2014

Popular BBC TV science presenter and botanist James Wong is to deliver a (booked out) talk tonight called “Grow your own way”. Watch the live stream from 7pm here.

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New research leaders appointed

New research leaders appointed

  • 10 Jan 2014

Professor Patricia Kearney is one of six new HRB Research Leaders. The investment of €9 million will address strategic gaps and leadership capacity in population health and health services research in Ireland. 

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UCC hosts First World War conference

UCC hosts First World War conference

  • 15 Jan 2014

Dr Andrew Murrison, MP, the special representative of British Prime Minister David Cameron for the Centenary Commemoration of the First World War will speak at UCC, 24 January.

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Cork hurlers to take on UCC

Cork hurlers to take on UCC

  • 17 Jan 2014

Cork will take on UCC in a Senior Hurling challenge game on Saturday January 25. The free game honours Archdeacon Michael O’Brien and his contribution to the GAA.

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UCC 2nd in green global rankings

UCC 2nd in green global rankings

  • 20 Jan 2014

UCC’s approach to sustainability has seen it climb to 2nd place in the Universitas Indonesia (UI) Greenmetric World University Rankings – the story was an instant hit on social media.

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UCC graduate receives OBE

UCC graduate receives OBE

  • 21 Jan 2014

A former UCC PhD student has been awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) in the 2014 New Year’s Honours List. 

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I go to Hogwarts

I go to Hogwarts

  • 22 Jan 2014

Janie Sircey thought she was going to UCC but instead found herself transported to Harry Potter’s Hogwarts. 

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Ireland and the First World War

Ireland and the First World War

  • 23 Jan 2014

The Ministers responsible for the commemoration of WW1 in Ireland and the UK will speak in UCC tomorrow night (Fri 24) in Boole 1V at 7.30pm. All welcome.

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EU billions on the horizon for researchers

EU billions on the horizon for researchers

  • 23 Jan 2014

Cork businessman, Dr Seán McCarthy, launched a book in University College Cork advising researchers on how to secure up to €1.25bn EU funding under Horizon 2020 scheme.

 

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Operation Transformation at UCC

Operation Transformation at UCC

  • 29 Jan 2014

With a healthy demand for the second year of UCC’s own Operation Transformation, the lives of students and staff are being transformed, offering food for thought to the wider community.

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100 students Prep-for-Med

100 students Prep-for-Med

  • 30 Jan 2014

The excitement was palpable at UCC’s fourth Prep-for-Med day held on Friday 24th January at UCC Medical School and Cork University Hospital.

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An Taoiseach delivers Philip Monahan Lecture

An Taoiseach delivers Philip Monahan Lecture

  • 12 Feb 2014

An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, marked his first visit to UCC on Friday 31 January by delivering a major speech on public sector reform and the importance of public service.

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Minister Sherlock launches photonics centre

Minister Sherlock launches photonics centre

  • 27 Jan 2014

Minister for Research and Innovation, Seán Sherlock TD, has launched a new SFI €30 million Irish Photonic Integration Centre (IPIC) at the Tyndall National Institute, UCC.

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Book lifts lid on Family Law

Book lifts lid on Family Law

  • 06 Feb 2014

The launch of a book on Family Law this Thursday by Dr Louise Crowley is timely given the recent publication of the Children and Family Relationships Bill 2014.

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In search of social entrepreneurs

In search of social entrepreneurs

  • 04 Feb 2014

Humanitarian John O’Shea gave an inspiring talk to the students of UCC on Monday (3 February 2014) around the merits of becoming a social entrepreneur. 

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Famelab is coming to Munster

Famelab is coming to Munster

  • 12 Feb 2014

Those passionate about science, technology, engineering or mathematics should read on – Famelab is the world's largest science communication competition and its coming to Munster. 

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Renowned theatre director visits UCC

Renowned theatre director visits UCC

  • 13 Feb 2014

Drama and Theatre Studies students as well as the Cork theatre and arts community rolled out the red carpet recently for a visit from renowned theatre director Jimmy Fay.

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Montreal competition the biz for students

Montreal competition the biz for students

  • 13 Feb 2014

Four BComm students have qualified to represent UCC’s College of Business and Law at the John Molson International Case Competition (JMUCC) in Concordia University, Montreal.

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AnaBio wins Company of Year

AnaBio wins Company of Year

  • 14 Feb 2014

Dr Sinead Doherty's AnaBio Technologies Ltd has been named Cork Chamber of Commerce Emerging Company of the Year 2014 at the Cork Chamber Annual Dinner.

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Fundraising the focus of R&G Week

Fundraising the focus of R&G Week

  • 14 Feb 2014

As Raise and Give (R&G) Week approaches, a mammoth fundraising effort is on the cards at UCC.

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I knew I was different...

I knew I was different...

  • 18 Feb 2014

When Fiona Pettit O’Leary was diagnosed with Asperger’s at 42, it suddenly made sense of her troubled childhood and teenage years...

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I knew I was different...

I knew I was different...

  • 18 Feb 2014

When Fiona Pettit O’Leary was diagnosed with Asperger’s at 42, it suddenly made sense of her troubled childhood and teenage years...

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I knew I was different...

I knew I was different...

  • 18 Feb 2014

When Fiona Pettit O’Leary was diagnosed with Asperger’s at 42, it suddenly made sense of her troubled childhood and teenage years...

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BEES knees for TY students

BEES knees for TY students

  • 18 Feb 2014

Caroline O’ Mahony, M.I.C.C. Dunmanway is just one of many students taking the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Science (BEES) Transition Year Programme

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It's a beautiful world

It's a beautiful world

  • 19 Feb 2014

Students and staff of the College of Medicine and Health will stage a free scientific exhibition opening on the 20th February at 6pm in the Jennings Gallery, UCC. All are welcome.

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Focused curriculum enhances learning

Focused curriculum enhances learning

  • 18 Feb 2014

A new NAIRTL publication encourages teachers in Higher Education to focus on building students’ understanding of key concepts rather than teaching an ever expanding list of topics. 

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UCC holds its first Governors’ Board meeting in Kerry

UCC holds its first Governors’ Board meeting in Kerry

  • 20 Feb 2014

The UCC Board of Governors held its first meeting in the chambers of Kerry County Council to mark the close ties between UCC and the Kingdom.

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Ace result for Autism Spectrum Cert

Ace result for Autism Spectrum Cert

  • 20 Feb 2014

The Certificate in Autism Spectrum Studies, a partnership between The Centre for Adult Continuing Education, UCC and local agencies who provide autism support, has been shortlisted for an Aontas Star Award.

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Art, blind lunches and jazz

Art, blind lunches and jazz

  • 20 Feb 2014

Disability Awareness Week brings a seven-a-side blind soccer match in the President’s Garden, performances from disability artist Katie O’Reilly and Chicago jazz queen Karen Underwood and many other events.

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UCC study investigates 'commuter migrants'

UCC study investigates 'commuter migrants'

  • 21 Feb 2014

A UCC study has investigated the experiences of Irish-based ‘commuter migrants’ to other European countries with some unexpected results.

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Irish Survey of Student Engagement

Irish Survey of Student Engagement

  • 21 Feb 2014

Are you a 1st year, final year or taught postgraduate or know a student who is? Help raise funds for Raise & Give charities and improve the student experience - YouCC!

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Showdown for young entrepreneurs

Showdown for young entrepreneurs

  • 24 Feb 2014

More than 50 mini-companies will compete to become the Cork Schools Enterprise Programme Regional Finalists 2014 in UCC on Monday March 3rd. 

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UCC’s Green Week kicks off

UCC’s Green Week kicks off

  • 24 Feb 2014

UCC’s annual Green Week kicks off today, with wildlife displays, green walls and a river cleanup promising to sustain the conversation around being kind to our environment.

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UCC to honour historian John McCarthy

UCC to honour historian John McCarthy

  • 27 Feb 2014

Journalist and academic, Professor John McCarthy, is the subject of a symposium in the UCC School of History this weekend.

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QS Rankings an education for UCC

QS Rankings an education for UCC

  • 26 Feb 2014

UCC has returned a strong performance in the QS Rankings by Subject 2014. Ten subject areas make the top 200, with Environmental Sciences and Education in particularly strong position. 

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Don't confer - spring, ruck and roll

Don't confer - spring, ruck and roll

  • 28 Feb 2014

UCC’s annual Spring Conferrings take place this Thursday and Friday 27th and 28th February. Among the graduates lining out will be Irish Rugby team doctor Eanna Falvey.

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Students drive enterprise this March

Students drive enterprise this March

  • 28 Feb 2014

UCC is host to a plethora of enterprise and innovation events during March, starting with the regional finals of the Student Enterprise Awards on Monday 3rd March.

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Playwright Kaite O’Reilly at UCC

Playwright Kaite O’Reilly at UCC

  • 28 Feb 2014

As part of Disability Awareness Week, UCC hosted playwright and disability activist Kaite O’Reilly, winner of various awards including the Ted Hughes award for new poetry.

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Honorary doctorate for President Barroso

Honorary doctorate for President Barroso

  • 06 Mar 2014

The President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, has been recognised with an honorary doctorate from UCC. 

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Back of net for sports academic

Back of net for sports academic

  • 10 Mar 2014

Dr Fiona Chambers is leading the field in promoting sport’s global role in healthy living, following her appointment to the board of directors of an internationally recognised sporting body.

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UCC and TPTI team up

UCC and TPTI team up

  • 11 Mar 2014

Turning Point Training Institute (TPTI), a Dún Laoghaire based organisation providing counselling and psychotherapy services, as well as training to future mental health professionals, is partnering with UCC.

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Ireland bound for Brazil after all...

Ireland bound for Brazil after all...

  • 12 Mar 2014

Economic giant Brazil may not be on the official itinerary of Irish government ministers headed overseas for St. Patrick's Day, but Prof. Claire Connolly will certainly be making the journey. 

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INFANT continues to grow

INFANT continues to grow

  • 14 Mar 2014

Speaking from Washington, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny announced that the Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT) has signed a research partnership with US-based Waters Corporation.

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BUMBLEance bound for UCC

BUMBLEance bound for UCC

  • 24 Mar 2014

The world’s first interactive ambulance service designed specifically for children will visit UCC on Thursday 27th March, and they need your old mobile phones to keep BUMBLEance buzzing!

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UCC employability initiative Works

UCC employability initiative Works

  • 07 Apr 2014

515 proud students have been recognised for their extracurricular activities under the UCC Works programme.

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The next Des, Deirdre or Declan?

The next Des, Deirdre or Declan?

  • 20 Mar 2014

UCC’s version of ‘The Voice of Ireland’ or ‘X-Factor’ may not take place until November, but the university seeks nominations now for the 2014 Alumni Achievement Awards (AAA).

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Music to your ears

Music to your ears

  • 21 Mar 2014

To mark the fifth year of the hugely successful FUAIM performance series, UCC School of Music and Theatre presents a new city-wide festival of music this weekend. 

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String break! Orchestra to visit UCC

String break! Orchestra to visit UCC

  • 25 Mar 2014

UCC staff, students and members of the public may want to tailor their lunch break slightly this Thursday from 1-2pm, as Indiana’s Taylor University Orchestra plays a free concert.

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'Revolutionary Decade Roadshow' goes to Killarney

'Revolutionary Decade Roadshow' goes to Killarney

  • 26 Mar 2014

Anyone who has documents from the ‘revolutionary decade’ 1912-1923 is invited to meet to meet with professional archivists and expert historians in Killarney this Saturday (29 March).

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‘Chrysanthemum’ blossoms into BBC 4 spot

‘Chrysanthemum’ blossoms into BBC 4 spot

  • 27 Mar 2014

A radio documentary on chrysanthemums, written and presented by Dr Jools Gilson, who lectures in English at UCC, is to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4. 

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Keane to inspire at UCC

Keane to inspire at UCC

  • 28 Mar 2014

Roy Keane visited UCC this week as Cork City Football Club (CCFC) unveiled a new patronage scheme in the Aula Maxima, to support the club’s underage Education and Development Fund.

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Wind turbine makes waves for EOY

Wind turbine makes waves for EOY

  • 28 Mar 2014

A portable wind turbine generator that will see energy costs plummet aboard commercial marine vessels has sailed away with 1st prize at the UCC Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. 

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UCC leads research to reduce impact of catastrophes

UCC leads research to reduce impact of catastrophes

  • 31 Mar 2014

Given the recent storms in Cork it is fitting that UCC will lead an EU research project worth €3.5m to develop a new standard in crisis management.

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UCC leads research to reduce impact of catastrophes

UCC leads research to reduce impact of catastrophes

  • 31 Mar 2014

Given the recent storms in Cork it is fitting that UCC will lead an EU research project worth €3.5m to develop a new standard in crisis management.

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UCC leads research to reduce impact of catastrophes

UCC leads research to reduce impact of catastrophes

  • 31 Mar 2014

Given the recent storms in Cork it is fitting that UCC will lead an EU research project worth €3.5m to develop a new standard in crisis management.

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Students tread the boards at Abbey

Students tread the boards at Abbey

  • 31 Mar 2014

UCC Drama and Theatre Studies students have made history by staging their final year project for an audience of top casting directors and industry professionals at the Peacock Theatre in Dublin.

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Environmental law event to brainstorm solutions

Environmental law event to brainstorm solutions

  • 31 Mar 2014

An environmental law conference at UCC this Thursday 3rd April will explore a range of topics, including the environmental implications of shale gas and wind energy amongst many others.

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Malawi malaria project given wings

Malawi malaria project given wings

  • 01 Apr 2014

Laura Daly, a 2nd year pharmacy student from Fermoy, has won UCC’s inaugural Global eHealth Scholarship for a concept that will come as a welcome boost in the fight against malaria. 

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UCC research will interest Pharma

UCC research will interest Pharma

  • 02 Apr 2014

UCC research published in the peer-reviewed chemistry journal Angewandte Chemie has revealed fresh insight into the role oxygen plays in one of the most important processes used in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Keano launches 'The Special One'

Keano launches 'The Special One'

  • 02 Apr 2014

Roy Keane was in flying form at UCC recently as the guest of honour at the launch of the Cork City FC Patronage Scheme. See the full multimedia roundup on the UCC Storify platform below.

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 UCC hosts forum on value for money in health

UCC hosts forum on value for money in health

  • 03 Apr 2014

Health systems worldwide are grappling with rising costs, demographic challenges and increasing incidence of chronic diseases, resulting in increased spending on health.

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Jennings exhibition to celebrate Autism

Jennings exhibition to celebrate Autism

  • 02 Apr 2014

The Jennings Gallery will host the opening of a children’s art exhibition this evening (2nd April) at 5.30pm called ‘Celebrate Your Autism’ as part of International Autism Awareness Day.

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Ten years of following dreams

Ten years of following dreams

  • 04 Apr 2014

Kathleen Lynch TD will launch a historic publication at UCC on Monday 7th April as the Mature Student Office celebrates ten years of following dreams.

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Student Media we salute you!

Student Media we salute you!

  • 04 Apr 2014

Many of UCC’s student journalists, editors, producers and broadcasters are well on their way to becoming household names, having received welcome news of a ‘Smedias’ shortlisting or nomination. 

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US success for UCC graduate

US success for UCC graduate

  • 08 Apr 2014

Cork native Gavin Blower left UCC in 2010 with an MSc in Corporate Finance. Just four years later, he is making waves in the US in a senior role.

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Science for All without the jargon

Science for All without the jargon

  • 09 Apr 2014

Five UCC postgraduate students will battle it out on Wednesday 9th April in the 10th annual Science for All competition. All are welcome to watch for free from 7pm in Boole 2. 

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Gold rush for Irish Landscape

Gold rush for Irish Landscape

  • 09 Apr 2014

RTÉ’s ‘Secrets of the Irish Landscape’ documentary - which UCC and Cork University Press contributed to - has struck gold at the New York Festivals World’s Best TV and Film Awards.

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The City is fed...

The City is fed...

  • 10 Apr 2014

Dr Colin Sage, Geography, UCC fed the 5,000 at the ‘Feed the City’ event and lived to tell the tale. See the multimedia roundup on the UCC Storify platform below.

(Make sure to check out the UCC Storify platform for more colourful roundups)

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Talking rubbish but making sense

Talking rubbish but making sense

  • 10 Apr 2014

Not a moment was wasted at the National Marine Litter Forum organised by the Coastal & Marine Research Centre (CMRC), with the focus on reducing litter on our beaches and in our seas.

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UCC hosts lecture on hearing voices

UCC hosts lecture on hearing voices

  • 11 Apr 2014

UCC will host a public talk on young people who hear voices on April 14 as part of a plan to develop local mental health services in this area.

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Brainy app of use to many

Brainy app of use to many

  • 11 Apr 2014

A project between UCC's Departments of Radiology and Anatomy and Neuroscience, in partnership with software company 3D4Medical, has lead to the development of the iPad app 'Radiology-Head'.

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Hat trick for UCC Societies

Hat trick for UCC Societies

  • 11 Apr 2014

The students of UCC are celebrating today following the welcome news of a hat trick by UCC Societies at the annual Board of Irish College Societies Awards (BICS) last night.

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First UCC Board of Governors' meeting in Co Waterford

First UCC Board of Governors' meeting in Co Waterford

  • 14 Apr 2014

The UCC Board of Governors is holding its first meeting in the chambers of Waterford City Council to mark the close ties between UCC and the Waterford this week.

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UCC sporting students shoot for the stars

UCC sporting students shoot for the stars

  • 17 Apr 2014

UCC’s top young sports stars were honoured by the University at the Sports Star Awards 2013/2014 with World Race Walking Champion, Robert Heffernan, as the Guest of Honour.

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Which Irish university has the most native species?

Which Irish university has the most native species?

  • 30 Apr 2014

UCC will participate in a new intervarsity competition to see which campus can record the most native species over a 24 hour period. 

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UCC social media giving it socks

UCC social media giving it socks

  • 02 May 2014

UCC has been nominated in four categories at the Social Media Awards, or the ‘Sockies’ as they are more affectionately known, an annual event that seeks to reward best social media practice.

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UCC joins all-Ireland Palliative Care Institute

UCC joins all-Ireland Palliative Care Institute

  • 02 May 2014

UCC has become a new partner of the All Ireland Institute of Hospice Palliative Care (AIIHPC).

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South China Normal University visits UCC

South China Normal University visits UCC

  • 02 May 2014

The relationship between UCC and South China Normal University (SCNU) continues to blossom following a recent visit to campus. 

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APC researchers: how gut bacteria regulate weight gain

APC researchers: how gut bacteria regulate weight gain

  • 06 May 2014

Researchers at the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre in UCC have discovered how gut bacteria communicate with their host to regulate specifically weight gain and serum cholesterol levels.

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Yale professor to deliver CCJHR lecture

Yale professor to deliver CCJHR lecture

  • 06 May 2014

Prof. Harold Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School, will deliver the 8th Annual Distinguished Lecture of the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights (CCJHR) on 14th May.

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The Art of Making

The Art of Making

  • 06 May 2014

How does making art impact on health?  First Year Occupational Therapy students will offer their own answers to this question at an art exhibition on Tuesday 13th May at UCC’s Jennings Gallery.

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UCC Governors meet in Waterford

UCC Governors meet in Waterford

  • 08 May 2014

The UCC Board of Governors made their first historic visit to the Council Chambers of Waterford City Council recently.  See the full multimedia roundup on the UCC Storify platform below. 

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MBS offers gateway to Asia

MBS offers gateway to Asia

  • 12 May 2014

Emerging professionals who seek a competitive edge when it comes to doing business in Asia won’t want to miss this scholarship opportunity.

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Careers Service honoured with Engagement Award

Careers Service honoured with Engagement Award

  • 09 May 2014

UCC's Careers Service has been recognised by the Association of Higher Education Careers Services at their annual awards under the 'Engagement' category.

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Teens to make radio waves at summer camp

Teens to make radio waves at summer camp

  • 09 May 2014

The 5th year of UCC 98.3FM’s ever popular radio camp will run throughout June and July, from Monday to Friday, 12:00–17:00.

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UCC among leading  U-Multirank universities

UCC among leading U-Multirank universities

  • 13 May 2014

UCC has performed admirably in the inaugural U-Multirank, a global university ranking which boasts significant input from students among its improvements over competing ranking systems.

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Q&A proves therapeutic for students

Q&A proves therapeutic for students

  • 14 May 2014

Students who are considering becoming an Occupational Therapy or Speech and Language Therapy professional can now turn to peers who are ready to field their questions.

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How song and movement help dementia…

How song and movement help dementia…

  • 16 May 2014

The numbers of people living with dementia worldwide is growing and, all over the world, its onset is often accompanied with fear and misunderstanding.

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UCC postgraduate courses recognised

UCC postgraduate courses recognised

  • 19 May 2014

UCC was the big winner at the 2014 Postgraduate Course of the Year Awards, winning two of four awards presented. 

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UCC hosts AI conference

UCC hosts AI conference

  • 20 May 2014

The 11th International Conference on Integration of Artificial Intelligence and Operations Research Techniques in Constraint Programming is being held in Cork this week.

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Hard work pays off for students

Hard work pays off for students

  • 20 May 2014

Dozens of UCC students have been recognised for their exceptional contributions inside and outside the university, with the equivalent of €110,000 awarded at the UCC Annual Prize Giving.

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Welcome (back) to UCC!

Welcome (back) to UCC!

  • 05 Sep 2014

Now that the agonizing wait for the Leaving Cert is over, here's a taste of the online reaction via UCC Storify. No matter the result or exam, welcome to first-time and existing students!

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Welcome (back) to UCC!

Welcome (back) to UCC!

  • 05 Sep 2014

Now that the agonizing wait for the Leaving Cert is over, here's a taste of the online reaction via UCC Storify. No matter the result or exam, welcome to first-time and existing students!

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Welcome (back) to UCC!

Welcome (back) to UCC!

  • 05 Sep 2014

Now that the agonizing wait for the Leaving Cert is over, here's a taste of the online reaction via UCC Storify. No matter the result or exam, welcome to first-time and existing students!

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Students promote Irish language

Students promote Irish language

  • 21 May 2014

Bronnadh Gradam na Gaeilge, ar bheirt scoláirí de chuid Choláiste na hOllscoile Corcaigh ar an 7 Bealtaine. 

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Students represent Ireland in Montreal

Students represent Ireland in Montreal

  • 21 May 2014

Four postgraduate students from UCC, with the support of KPMG, represented Ireland at the International Graduate Competition at the HEC Business School Montreal during the May bank holiday weekend. 

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€45K raised for Irish Cancer Society

€45K raised for Irish Cancer Society

  • 27 May 2014

As exam season draws to a close, the UCC Cancer Society have released the final count from their Relay for Life fundraising – a whopping €45,118.

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New chapter for Great Book

New chapter for Great Book

  • 28 May 2014

Bibliophiles, art lovers and culture vultures alike are sure to welcome a spine-tingling lineup of Ireland’s leading writers, poets, craftspersons, musicians and photographers at UCC in the coming weeks.

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New chapter for Great Book

New chapter for Great Book

  • 28 May 2014

Bibliophiles, art lovers and culture vultures alike are sure to welcome a spine-tingling lineup of Ireland’s leading writers, poets, craftspersons, musicians and photographers at UCC in the coming weeks.

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New chapter for Great Book

New chapter for Great Book

  • 28 May 2014

Bibliophiles, art lovers and culture vultures alike are sure to welcome a spine-tingling lineup of Ireland’s leading writers, poets, craftspersons, musicians and photographers at UCC in the coming weeks.

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SuperValu honours Food Microbiology

SuperValu honours Food Microbiology

  • 29 May 2014

SuperValu has presented the inaugural SuperValu Award for Excellence in Food Microbiology to James O’Shea at a ceremony at University College Cork (UCC).

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Four worlds collide for conferring

Four worlds collide for conferring

  • 09 Jun 2014

Four leading figures in the world of business, music and art, the humanities and higher education received honorary doctorates from UCC on Friday June 6th. 

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Four worlds collide for conferring

Four worlds collide for conferring

  • 09 Jun 2014

Four leading figures in the world of business, music and art, the humanities and higher education received honorary doctorates from UCC on Friday June 6th. 

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Four worlds collide for conferring

Four worlds collide for conferring

  • 09 Jun 2014

Four leading figures in the world of business, music and art, the humanities and higher education received honorary doctorates from UCC on Friday June 6th. 

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UCC has its own mini-Gaeltacht

UCC has its own mini-Gaeltacht

  • 29 May 2014

Incoming first-year students might like to live in UCC’s own mini-Gaeltacht called Áras Uí Thuma. The closing date for applications is tomorrow, Friday 30 May.

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RIA honour for Prof Maguire

RIA honour for Prof Maguire

  • 30 May 2014

UCC Professor Anita Maguire has been honoured with admission to the Royal Irish Academy. She joins 482 distinguished Members of the Academy.

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Fulbright Awards for UCC staff

Fulbright Awards for UCC staff

  • 30 May 2014

Four UCC academics are among a record breaking 40 Irish recipients awarded the Fulbright Award to undertake postgraduate study and research at higher education, cultural, and related institutions in the US.

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Irish female artists reflect great change

Irish female artists reflect great change

  • 04 Jun 2014

A stunning exhibition based on the book ‘Journeys through Line and Colour: Forty Irish Women Artists of the 20th Century’ opens in the Jennings Gallery on Wednesday 18th June at 6pm.

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Irish female artists reflect great change

Irish female artists reflect great change

  • 04 Jun 2014

A stunning exhibition based on the book ‘Journeys through Line and Colour: Forty Irish Women Artists of the 20th Century’ opens in the Jennings Gallery on Wednesday 18th June at 6pm.

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Irish female artists reflect great change

Irish female artists reflect great change

  • 04 Jun 2014

A stunning exhibition based on the book ‘Journeys through Line and Colour: Forty Irish Women Artists of the 20th Century’ opens in the Jennings Gallery on Wednesday 18th June at 6pm.

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Changes afoot for Waterford Regional Hospital

Changes afoot for Waterford Regional Hospital

  • 04 Jun 2014

Waterford Regional Hospital has been formally re-named ‘University Hospital Waterford’ (UHW) by the Minister for Health, Dr. James Reilly TD, with UCC its academic partner. 

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Changes afoot for Waterford Regional Hospital

Changes afoot for Waterford Regional Hospital

  • 04 Jun 2014

Waterford Regional Hospital has been formally re-named ‘University Hospital Waterford’ (UHW) by the Minister for Health, Dr. James Reilly TD, with UCC its academic partner. 

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Changes afoot for Waterford Regional Hospital

Changes afoot for Waterford Regional Hospital

  • 04 Jun 2014

Waterford Regional Hospital has been formally re-named ‘University Hospital Waterford’ (UHW) by the Minister for Health, Dr. James Reilly TD, with UCC its academic partner. 

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Students bound for Washington

Students bound for Washington

  • 04 Jun 2014

As America prepares for crucial mid-term elections, UCC students Laura Cashman and Ciara Buckley embark on the trip of a lifetime with the Washington-Ireland Programme (WIP).

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Students bound for Washington

Students bound for Washington

  • 04 Jun 2014

As America prepares for crucial mid-term elections, UCC students Laura Cashman and Ciara Buckley embark on the trip of a lifetime with the Washington-Ireland Programme (WIP).

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Students bound for Washington

Students bound for Washington

  • 04 Jun 2014

As America prepares for crucial mid-term elections, UCC students Laura Cashman and Ciara Buckley embark on the trip of a lifetime with the Washington-Ireland Programme (WIP).

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National social media award for UCC

National social media award for UCC

  • 06 Jun 2014

After recently being selected as a finalist at the national Social Media Awards, UCC has gone on to win outright for best social media engagement.

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National social media award for UCC

National social media award for UCC

  • 06 Jun 2014

After recently being selected as a finalist at the national Social Media Awards, UCC has gone on to win outright for best social media engagement.

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National social media award for UCC

National social media award for UCC

  • 06 Jun 2014

After recently being selected as a finalist at the national Social Media Awards, UCC has gone on to win outright for best social media engagement.

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Students to showcase knowledge

Students to showcase knowledge

  • 09 Jun 2014

How social media impacts on employment and developing more effective treatment for neonatal seizures are just two of the research projects to be showcased by UCC’s doctoral students on June 10th. 

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Students to showcase knowledge

Students to showcase knowledge

  • 09 Jun 2014

How social media impacts on employment and developing more effective treatment for neonatal seizures are just two of the research projects to be showcased by UCC’s doctoral students on June 10th. 

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Students to showcase knowledge

Students to showcase knowledge

  • 09 Jun 2014

How social media impacts on employment and developing more effective treatment for neonatal seizures are just two of the research projects to be showcased by UCC’s doctoral students on June 10th. 

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Reborn on the 4th of July

Reborn on the 4th of July

  • 13 Jun 2014

Music lovers take note, Ronan Tynan, Emmet Cahill and Linda Kenny are set to wow at A Summer’s Evening on the Quad this 4th of July.

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Reborn on the 4th of July

Reborn on the 4th of July

  • 13 Jun 2014

Music lovers take note, Ronan Tynan, Emmet Cahill and Linda Kenny are set to wow at A Summer’s Evening on the Quad this 4th of July.

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Reborn on the 4th of July

Reborn on the 4th of July

  • 13 Jun 2014

Music lovers take note, Ronan Tynan, Emmet Cahill and Linda Kenny are set to wow at A Summer’s Evening on the Quad this 4th of July.

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The Irish Rugby Team has Exceptional Guts

The Irish Rugby Team has Exceptional Guts

  • 10 Jun 2014

Scientists in Cork carried out a study in conjunction with the Irish Rugby Football Union which revealed that exercise and associated dietary changes influence gut microbial diversity.

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The Irish Rugby Team has Exceptional Guts

The Irish Rugby Team has Exceptional Guts

  • 10 Jun 2014

Scientists in Cork carried out a study in conjunction with the Irish Rugby Football Union which revealed that exercise and associated dietary changes influence gut microbial diversity.

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The Irish Rugby Team has Exceptional Guts

The Irish Rugby Team has Exceptional Guts

  • 10 Jun 2014

Scientists in Cork carried out a study in conjunction with the Irish Rugby Football Union which revealed that exercise and associated dietary changes influence gut microbial diversity.

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Semesterisation sees early start for UCC students

Semesterisation sees early start for UCC students

  • 12 Jun 2014

As students receive exam results and make plans to go abroad for the summer it is important that they know that the next academic year will start on 8 September.

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Semesterisation sees early start for UCC students

Semesterisation sees early start for UCC students

  • 12 Jun 2014

As students receive exam results and make plans to go abroad for the summer it is important that they know that the next academic year will start on 8 September.

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Semesterisation sees early start for UCC students

Semesterisation sees early start for UCC students

  • 12 Jun 2014

As students receive exam results and make plans to go abroad for the summer it is important that they know that the next academic year will start on 8 September.

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Ensuring Research Integrity in Ireland

Ensuring Research Integrity in Ireland

  • 13 Jun 2014

The Minister for Research and Innovation Mr Sean Sherlock TD has welcomed the launch of a National Policy Statement on Ensuring Research Integrity in Ireland.

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Ensuring Research Integrity in Ireland

Ensuring Research Integrity in Ireland

  • 13 Jun 2014

The Minister for Research and Innovation Mr Sean Sherlock TD has welcomed the launch of a National Policy Statement on Ensuring Research Integrity in Ireland.

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Ensuring Research Integrity in Ireland

Ensuring Research Integrity in Ireland

  • 13 Jun 2014

The Minister for Research and Innovation Mr Sean Sherlock TD has welcomed the launch of a National Policy Statement on Ensuring Research Integrity in Ireland.

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Top chefs and food scientists to speak at UCC

Top chefs and food scientists to speak at UCC

  • 17 Jun 2014

UCC will host a one-day workshop on the intersecting worlds of the food scientist and the chef tomorrow (June 18).

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Top chefs and food scientists to speak at UCC

Top chefs and food scientists to speak at UCC

  • 17 Jun 2014

UCC will host a one-day workshop on the intersecting worlds of the food scientist and the chef tomorrow (June 18).

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Top chefs and food scientists to speak at UCC

Top chefs and food scientists to speak at UCC

  • 17 Jun 2014

UCC will host a one-day workshop on the intersecting worlds of the food scientist and the chef tomorrow (June 18).

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Springboard to China

Springboard to China

  • 18 Jun 2014

Ahead of a free Springboard Roadshow this Thursday June 19th in the Metropole Hotel, Cork from 10.30am-4.30pm, two UCC students have been awarded scholarships to study in China.

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Springboard to China

Springboard to China

  • 18 Jun 2014

Ahead of a free Springboard Roadshow this Thursday June 19th in the Metropole Hotel, Cork from 10.30am-4.30pm, two UCC students have been awarded scholarships to study in China.

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Springboard to China

Springboard to China

  • 18 Jun 2014

Ahead of a free Springboard Roadshow this Thursday June 19th in the Metropole Hotel, Cork from 10.30am-4.30pm, two UCC students have been awarded scholarships to study in China.

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UCC works with INTEL's latest technology

UCC works with INTEL's latest technology

  • 19 Jun 2014

The research labs in UCC Computer Science are abuzz with the arrival of the latest in embedded computing from Intel.

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UCC works with INTEL's latest technology

UCC works with INTEL's latest technology

  • 19 Jun 2014

The research labs in UCC Computer Science are abuzz with the arrival of the latest in embedded computing from Intel.

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UCC works with INTEL's latest technology

UCC works with INTEL's latest technology

  • 19 Jun 2014

The research labs in UCC Computer Science are abuzz with the arrival of the latest in embedded computing from Intel.

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UCC signs up to Campus Engage

UCC signs up to Campus Engage

  • 19 Jun 2014

UCC President Dr Michael Murphy has publicly signed the 10-point ‘Campus Engage Charter on Civic and Community Engagement’ at a landmark event in Dublin Castle.

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UCC signs up to Campus Engage

UCC signs up to Campus Engage

  • 19 Jun 2014

UCC President Dr Michael Murphy has publicly signed the 10-point ‘Campus Engage Charter on Civic and Community Engagement’ at a landmark event in Dublin Castle.

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UCC signs up to Campus Engage

UCC signs up to Campus Engage

  • 19 Jun 2014

UCC President Dr Michael Murphy has publicly signed the 10-point ‘Campus Engage Charter on Civic and Community Engagement’ at a landmark event in Dublin Castle.

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Sir Henry’s to re-open in UCC Library

Sir Henry’s to re-open in UCC Library

  • 24 Jun 2014

This summer UCC Library is mounting an exhibition to document the distinctive history of this legendary and iconic Cork City music venue - Sir Henry's. 

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Sir Henry’s to re-open in UCC Library

Sir Henry’s to re-open in UCC Library

  • 24 Jun 2014

This summer UCC Library is mounting an exhibition to document the distinctive history of this legendary and iconic Cork City music venue - Sir Henry's. 

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Sir Henry’s to re-open in UCC Library

Sir Henry’s to re-open in UCC Library

  • 24 Jun 2014

This summer UCC Library is mounting an exhibition to document the distinctive history of this legendary and iconic Cork City music venue - Sir Henry's. 

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Anaphylaxis legislation under scrutiny

Anaphylaxis legislation under scrutiny

  • 25 Jun 2014

Two UCC experts are calling on the government to fill the vacuum in legislation that is preventing a potentially life-saving anaphylaxis pilot initiative from getting underway. 

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Anaphylaxis legislation under scrutiny

Anaphylaxis legislation under scrutiny

  • 25 Jun 2014

Two UCC experts are calling on the government to fill the vacuum in legislation that is preventing a potentially life-saving anaphylaxis pilot initiative from getting underway. 

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Anaphylaxis legislation under scrutiny

Anaphylaxis legislation under scrutiny

  • 25 Jun 2014

Two UCC experts are calling on the government to fill the vacuum in legislation that is preventing a potentially life-saving anaphylaxis pilot initiative from getting underway. 

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Honorary Conferrings media roundup

Honorary Conferrings media roundup

  • 30 Jun 2014

Four leading figures in business, music and art, the humanities and higher education recently received honorary doctorates from UCC - here's a Storify of how the world responded.

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Honorary Conferrings media roundup

Honorary Conferrings media roundup

  • 30 Jun 2014

Four leading figures in business, music and art, the humanities and higher education recently received honorary doctorates from UCC - here's a Storify of how the world responded.

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Honorary Conferrings media roundup

Honorary Conferrings media roundup

  • 30 Jun 2014

Four leading figures in business, music and art, the humanities and higher education recently received honorary doctorates from UCC - here's a Storify of how the world responded.

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Puppy love…

Puppy love…

  • 01 Jul 2014

Research at UCC has shown  that assistance dogs  can act as a ‘bridge’ between children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the physical and social environment.

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Puppy love…

Puppy love…

  • 01 Jul 2014

Research at UCC has shown  that assistance dogs  can act as a ‘bridge’ between children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the physical and social environment.

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Puppy love…

Puppy love…

  • 01 Jul 2014

Research at UCC has shown  that assistance dogs  can act as a ‘bridge’ between children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the physical and social environment.

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Spotlight on the Genealogy Roadshow

Spotlight on the Genealogy Roadshow

  • 02 Jul 2014

UCC hosted the RTÉ Genealogy Roadshow which included finding local links to Henry Forde of Ford cars fame. The buzz of the event in the Aula is captured below on Storify.

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Spotlight on the Genealogy Roadshow

Spotlight on the Genealogy Roadshow

  • 02 Jul 2014

UCC hosted the RTÉ Genealogy Roadshow which included finding local links to Henry Forde of Ford cars fame. The buzz of the event in the Aula is captured below on Storify.

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Spotlight on the Genealogy Roadshow

Spotlight on the Genealogy Roadshow

  • 02 Jul 2014

UCC hosted the RTÉ Genealogy Roadshow which included finding local links to Henry Forde of Ford cars fame. The buzz of the event in the Aula is captured below on Storify.

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UCC research into caesarean sections

UCC research into caesarean sections

  • 04 Jul 2014

Caesarean section is associated with a slightly increased rate of subsequent stillbirth and ectopic pregnancy, according to a large study of women living in Denmark, published in PLOS Medicine

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UCC research into caesarean sections

UCC research into caesarean sections

  • 04 Jul 2014

Caesarean section is associated with a slightly increased rate of subsequent stillbirth and ectopic pregnancy, according to a large study of women living in Denmark, published in PLOS Medicine

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UCC research into caesarean sections

UCC research into caesarean sections

  • 04 Jul 2014

Caesarean section is associated with a slightly increased rate of subsequent stillbirth and ectopic pregnancy, according to a large study of women living in Denmark, published in PLOS Medicine

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UCC and UN Environment Programme partner

UCC and UN Environment Programme partner

  • 09 Jul 2014

UCC is to take the lead in coordinating the efforts of Irish universities to assist the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Global Environment Monitoring System for Water (GEMS/Water).

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UCC and UN Environment Programme partner

UCC and UN Environment Programme partner

  • 09 Jul 2014

UCC is to take the lead in coordinating the efforts of Irish universities to assist the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Global Environment Monitoring System for Water (GEMS/Water).

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UCC and UN Environment Programme partner

UCC and UN Environment Programme partner

  • 09 Jul 2014

UCC is to take the lead in coordinating the efforts of Irish universities to assist the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Global Environment Monitoring System for Water (GEMS/Water).

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From New York to Cork (and Malawi)

From New York to Cork (and Malawi)

  • 11 Jul 2014

An initiative to develop the knowledge and skills of community healthcare workers and third level teaching staff in Malawi is set to directly benefit from research at UCC.

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From New York to Cork (and Malawi)

From New York to Cork (and Malawi)

  • 11 Jul 2014

An initiative to develop the knowledge and skills of community healthcare workers and third level teaching staff in Malawi is set to directly benefit from research at UCC.

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From New York to Cork (and Malawi)

From New York to Cork (and Malawi)

  • 11 Jul 2014

An initiative to develop the knowledge and skills of community healthcare workers and third level teaching staff in Malawi is set to directly benefit from research at UCC.

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Grad literally makes mark on White House

Grad literally makes mark on White House

  • 11 Jul 2014

Recent UCC graduate Dr Meghan Coakley, one of the minds behind the NIH 3D Print Exchange, was honoured to have her research featured at an exhibition in the White House.

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Grad literally makes mark on White House

Grad literally makes mark on White House

  • 11 Jul 2014

Recent UCC graduate Dr Meghan Coakley, one of the minds behind the NIH 3D Print Exchange, was honoured to have her research featured at an exhibition in the White House.

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Grad literally makes mark on White House

Grad literally makes mark on White House

  • 11 Jul 2014

Recent UCC graduate Dr Meghan Coakley, one of the minds behind the NIH 3D Print Exchange, was honoured to have her research featured at an exhibition in the White House.

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C-sections hike risk of stillbirth find study

C-sections hike risk of stillbirth find study

  • 15 Jul 2014

Women who choose to have a baby by caesarean section must be informed they are putting themselves at greater risk of having a stillbirth or ectopic pregnancy in the future.

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C-sections hike risk of stillbirth find study

C-sections hike risk of stillbirth find study

  • 15 Jul 2014

Women who choose to have a baby by caesarean section must be informed they are putting themselves at greater risk of having a stillbirth or ectopic pregnancy in the future.

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C-sections hike risk of stillbirth find study

C-sections hike risk of stillbirth find study

  • 15 Jul 2014

Women who choose to have a baby by caesarean section must be informed they are putting themselves at greater risk of having a stillbirth or ectopic pregnancy in the future.

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Gut feeling about kids’ adventure app

Gut feeling about kids’ adventure app

  • 18 Jul 2014

The Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC) has launched two new free apps that will have kids busy all summer long keeping the bad guys (pathogens) at bay. 

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Gut feeling about kids’ adventure app

Gut feeling about kids’ adventure app

  • 18 Jul 2014

The Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC) has launched two new free apps that will have kids busy all summer long keeping the bad guys (pathogens) at bay. 

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Gut feeling about kids’ adventure app

Gut feeling about kids’ adventure app

  • 18 Jul 2014

The Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC) has launched two new free apps that will have kids busy all summer long keeping the bad guys (pathogens) at bay. 

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Conference to redefine adoption

Conference to redefine adoption

  • 19 Aug 2014

A two-day international conference to be held in UCC this September entitled ‘Redefining adoption in a new era: Opportunities and challenges for law and practice’ features Philomena Lee among its speakers.

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Conference to redefine adoption

Conference to redefine adoption

  • 19 Aug 2014

A two-day international conference to be held in UCC this September entitled ‘Redefining adoption in a new era: Opportunities and challenges for law and practice’ features Philomena Lee among its speakers.

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Conference to redefine adoption

Conference to redefine adoption

  • 19 Aug 2014

A two-day international conference to be held in UCC this September entitled ‘Redefining adoption in a new era: Opportunities and challenges for law and practice’ features Philomena Lee among its speakers.

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New Fossils suggest all dinosaurs had feathers

New Fossils suggest all dinosaurs had feathers

  • 24 Jul 2014

A University College Cork (UCC) researcher has been involved in the discovery of the first ever example of a primitive plant-eating dinosaur with feathers and scales.

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New Fossils suggest all dinosaurs had feathers

New Fossils suggest all dinosaurs had feathers

  • 24 Jul 2014

A University College Cork (UCC) researcher has been involved in the discovery of the first ever example of a primitive plant-eating dinosaur with feathers and scales.

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New Fossils suggest all dinosaurs had feathers

New Fossils suggest all dinosaurs had feathers

  • 24 Jul 2014

A University College Cork (UCC) researcher has been involved in the discovery of the first ever example of a primitive plant-eating dinosaur with feathers and scales.

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Spiritual and pastoral care following stillbirth

Spiritual and pastoral care following stillbirth

  • 24 Jul 2014

The first research study into the impact of stillbirth on healthcare chaplains who care for bereaved parents has been published in BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care

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Spiritual and pastoral care following stillbirth

Spiritual and pastoral care following stillbirth

  • 24 Jul 2014

The first research study into the impact of stillbirth on healthcare chaplains who care for bereaved parents has been published in BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care

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Spiritual and pastoral care following stillbirth

Spiritual and pastoral care following stillbirth

  • 24 Jul 2014

The first research study into the impact of stillbirth on healthcare chaplains who care for bereaved parents has been published in BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care

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App earns UCC researcher TEDMED place

App earns UCC researcher TEDMED place

  • 29 Jul 2014

An app that will provide lifesaving support to healthcare workers in remote Africa has earned researcher Siobhán O’Connor a prestigious TEDMED Frontline Scholarship.

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App earns UCC researcher TEDMED place

App earns UCC researcher TEDMED place

  • 29 Jul 2014

An app that will provide lifesaving support to healthcare workers in remote Africa has earned researcher Siobhán O’Connor a prestigious TEDMED Frontline Scholarship.

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App earns UCC researcher TEDMED place

App earns UCC researcher TEDMED place

  • 29 Jul 2014

An app that will provide lifesaving support to healthcare workers in remote Africa has earned researcher Siobhán O’Connor a prestigious TEDMED Frontline Scholarship.

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Fundraising goes far in Philippines

Fundraising goes far in Philippines

  • 01 Aug 2014

When UCC’s Patrick Fitzgerald heard about the fallout of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines last winter, he knew he had to do something to help.

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Fundraising goes far in Philippines

Fundraising goes far in Philippines

  • 01 Aug 2014

When UCC’s Patrick Fitzgerald heard about the fallout of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines last winter, he knew he had to do something to help.

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Fundraising goes far in Philippines

Fundraising goes far in Philippines

  • 01 Aug 2014

When UCC’s Patrick Fitzgerald heard about the fallout of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines last winter, he knew he had to do something to help.

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Summer School examines role of tech

Summer School examines role of tech

  • 06 Aug 2014

The second PACITA (Parliaments and Civil Society in Technology Assessment) European Summer School took place in Cork recently. Ageing societies and the role of technology was the underlying theme.

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Summer School examines role of tech

Summer School examines role of tech

  • 06 Aug 2014

The second PACITA (Parliaments and Civil Society in Technology Assessment) European Summer School took place in Cork recently. Ageing societies and the role of technology was the underlying theme.

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Summer School examines role of tech

Summer School examines role of tech

  • 06 Aug 2014

The second PACITA (Parliaments and Civil Society in Technology Assessment) European Summer School took place in Cork recently. Ageing societies and the role of technology was the underlying theme.

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Your Leaving Cert queries answered

Your Leaving Cert queries answered

  • 11 Aug 2014

UCC and the Irish Examiner are teaming up to host two live Leaving Certificate results clinics online on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th August, 3-4pm each day.

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Your Leaving Cert queries answered

Your Leaving Cert queries answered

  • 11 Aug 2014

UCC and the Irish Examiner are teaming up to host two live Leaving Certificate results clinics online on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th August, 3-4pm each day.

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Your Leaving Cert queries answered

Your Leaving Cert queries answered

  • 11 Aug 2014

UCC and the Irish Examiner are teaming up to host two live Leaving Certificate results clinics online on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th August, 3-4pm each day.

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$30,000 for student biology startup

$30,000 for student biology startup

  • 12 Aug 2014

A synthetic biology start-up formed by UCC students has been awarded $30,000 in venture capital funding. The start-up, named Benthic Labs, includes students of genetics, biochemistry, and biomedical science, among others.

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$30,000 for student biology startup

$30,000 for student biology startup

  • 12 Aug 2014

A synthetic biology start-up formed by UCC students has been awarded $30,000 in venture capital funding. The start-up, named Benthic Labs, includes students of genetics, biochemistry, and biomedical science, among others.

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$30,000 for student biology startup

$30,000 for student biology startup

  • 12 Aug 2014

A synthetic biology start-up formed by UCC students has been awarded $30,000 in venture capital funding. The start-up, named Benthic Labs, includes students of genetics, biochemistry, and biomedical science, among others.

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Fluffy dinosaur excites international media interest

Fluffy dinosaur excites international media interest

  • 19 Aug 2014

Remember our fluffy dinosaur?  According to Altmetric.com the dinosaur research is in the top 1% of academic articles attracting attention from the online and offline media.

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Fluffy dinosaur excites international media interest

Fluffy dinosaur excites international media interest

  • 19 Aug 2014

Remember our fluffy dinosaur?  According to Altmetric.com the dinosaur research is in the top 1% of academic articles attracting attention from the online and offline media.

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Fluffy dinosaur excites international media interest

Fluffy dinosaur excites international media interest

  • 19 Aug 2014

Remember our fluffy dinosaur?  According to Altmetric.com the dinosaur research is in the top 1% of academic articles attracting attention from the online and offline media.

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Don't just survive university - thrive!

Don't just survive university - thrive!

  • 21 Aug 2014

Nervous about starting or returning to university life? UCC Peer Assisted Student Support Programme co-ordinator Rebecca Murphy offers some practical and proven advice. 

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Don't just survive university - thrive!

Don't just survive university - thrive!

  • 21 Aug 2014

Nervous about starting or returning to university life? UCC Peer Assisted Student Support Programme co-ordinator Rebecca Murphy offers some practical and proven advice. 

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Don't just survive university - thrive!

Don't just survive university - thrive!

  • 21 Aug 2014

Nervous about starting or returning to university life? UCC Peer Assisted Student Support Programme co-ordinator Rebecca Murphy offers some practical and proven advice. 

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UCC device to help coronary disease

UCC device to help coronary disease

  • 25 Aug 2014

UCC’s Centre for Research in Vascular Biology has developed a new device that promotes the bypass of arterial obstructions, potentially removing the need for major surgery.

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UCC device to help coronary disease

UCC device to help coronary disease

  • 25 Aug 2014

UCC’s Centre for Research in Vascular Biology has developed a new device that promotes the bypass of arterial obstructions, potentially removing the need for major surgery.

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UCC device to help coronary disease

UCC device to help coronary disease

  • 25 Aug 2014

UCC’s Centre for Research in Vascular Biology has developed a new device that promotes the bypass of arterial obstructions, potentially removing the need for major surgery.

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“Allergies: Modern Life and Me”

“Allergies: Modern Life and Me”

  • 26 Aug 2014

UCC's Professor Fergus Shanahan will appear on BBC Two's science programme,  Horizon, on the topic “Allergies: Modern Life and Me” tomorrow night (Wed 27 Aug), 9pm.

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“Allergies: Modern Life and Me”

“Allergies: Modern Life and Me”

  • 26 Aug 2014

UCC's Professor Fergus Shanahan will appear on BBC Two's science programme,  Horizon, on the topic “Allergies: Modern Life and Me” tomorrow night (Wed 27 Aug), 9pm.

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“Allergies: Modern Life and Me”

“Allergies: Modern Life and Me”

  • 26 Aug 2014

UCC's Professor Fergus Shanahan will appear on BBC Two's science programme,  Horizon, on the topic “Allergies: Modern Life and Me” tomorrow night (Wed 27 Aug), 9pm.

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UCC welcomes leading Euro figures

UCC welcomes leading Euro figures

  • 27 Aug 2014

UCC's Dept. of Government hosts the 44th UACES (University Association for Contemporary European Studies) Annual Conference from 1-3 September as the EU faces a mix of economic, political, and foreign policy challenges.

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UCC welcomes leading Euro figures

UCC welcomes leading Euro figures

  • 27 Aug 2014

UCC's Dept. of Government hosts the 44th UACES (University Association for Contemporary European Studies) Annual Conference from 1-3 September as the EU faces a mix of economic, political, and foreign policy challenges.

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UCC welcomes leading Euro figures

UCC welcomes leading Euro figures

  • 27 Aug 2014

UCC's Dept. of Government hosts the 44th UACES (University Association for Contemporary European Studies) Annual Conference from 1-3 September as the EU faces a mix of economic, political, and foreign policy challenges.

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UCC maps ‘crisis’ European migration

UCC maps ‘crisis’ European migration

  • 29 Aug 2014

Europe’s economic crisis has had a profound and rapid impact on societies within and across its borders.

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UCC maps ‘crisis’ European migration

UCC maps ‘crisis’ European migration

  • 29 Aug 2014

Europe’s economic crisis has had a profound and rapid impact on societies within and across its borders.

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UCC maps ‘crisis’ European migration

UCC maps ‘crisis’ European migration

  • 29 Aug 2014

Europe’s economic crisis has had a profound and rapid impact on societies within and across its borders.

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UCC deemed top university

UCC deemed top university

  • 01 Sep 2014

UCC is now one of the top 40 must-see universities globally thanks to the work of the UCC Visitors' Centre, Buildings and Estates, the hard-working grounds staff, and UCC’s active Tripadvisor presence.

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UCC deemed top university

UCC deemed top university

  • 01 Sep 2014

UCC is now one of the top 40 must-see universities globally thanks to the work of the UCC Visitors' Centre, Buildings and Estates, the hard-working grounds staff, and UCC’s active Tripadvisor presence.

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UCC deemed top university

UCC deemed top university

  • 01 Sep 2014

UCC is now one of the top 40 must-see universities globally thanks to the work of the UCC Visitors' Centre, Buildings and Estates, the hard-working grounds staff, and UCC’s active Tripadvisor presence.

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UCC research helps malaria vaccine development

UCC research helps malaria vaccine development

  • 03 Sep 2014

Researchers at UCC have developed a microneedle-based patch that results in increased vaccine-induced protection against malaria infection using lower doses of vaccine in pre-clinical testing.

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UCC research helps malaria vaccine development

UCC research helps malaria vaccine development

  • 03 Sep 2014

Researchers at UCC have developed a microneedle-based patch that results in increased vaccine-induced protection against malaria infection using lower doses of vaccine in pre-clinical testing.

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UCC research helps malaria vaccine development

UCC research helps malaria vaccine development

  • 03 Sep 2014

Researchers at UCC have developed a microneedle-based patch that results in increased vaccine-induced protection against malaria infection using lower doses of vaccine in pre-clinical testing.

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UCC medical device attracts media interest

UCC medical device attracts media interest

  • 04 Sep 2014

Researchers at UCC and the Mayo Clinic in the USA  have created a non-surgical way to treat patients who otherwise would need heart bypass operations. Here's a Storify of how the media responded to the story.

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UCC medical device attracts media interest

UCC medical device attracts media interest

  • 04 Sep 2014

Researchers at UCC and the Mayo Clinic in the USA  have created a non-surgical way to treat patients who otherwise would need heart bypass operations. Here's a Storify of how the media responded to the story.

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UCC medical device attracts media interest

UCC medical device attracts media interest

  • 04 Sep 2014

Researchers at UCC and the Mayo Clinic in the USA  have created a non-surgical way to treat patients who otherwise would need heart bypass operations. Here's a Storify of how the media responded to the story.

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UCC Plant Scientist named IAPB President

UCC Plant Scientist named IAPB President

  • 05 Sep 2014

Dr Barbara Doyle Prestwich has been appointed as President of the International Association of Plant Biotechnology (2015 to 2018) at the 2014 meeting held recently in Melbourne, Australia.

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UCC Plant Scientist named IAPB President

UCC Plant Scientist named IAPB President

  • 05 Sep 2014

Dr Barbara Doyle Prestwich has been appointed as President of the International Association of Plant Biotechnology (2015 to 2018) at the 2014 meeting held recently in Melbourne, Australia.

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UCC Plant Scientist named IAPB President

UCC Plant Scientist named IAPB President

  • 05 Sep 2014

Dr Barbara Doyle Prestwich has been appointed as President of the International Association of Plant Biotechnology (2015 to 2018) at the 2014 meeting held recently in Melbourne, Australia.

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Kerry ties to UCC have always been strong

Kerry ties to UCC have always been strong

  • 05 Sep 2014

Kerry will play Donegal in this year's All-Ireland Football Final on 21 September, but did you know of the UCC links to the Kerry team? A recent Evening Echo article on the semi-final against Mayo reveals all.

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Kerry ties to UCC have always been strong

Kerry ties to UCC have always been strong

  • 05 Sep 2014

Kerry will play Donegal in this year's All-Ireland Football Final on 21 September, but did you know of the UCC links to the Kerry team? A recent Evening Echo article on the semi-final against Mayo reveals all.

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Kerry ties to UCC have always been strong

Kerry ties to UCC have always been strong

  • 05 Sep 2014

Kerry will play Donegal in this year's All-Ireland Football Final on 21 September, but did you know of the UCC links to the Kerry team? A recent Evening Echo article on the semi-final against Mayo reveals all.

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Applications increase for alcohol-free accommodation

Applications increase for alcohol-free accommodation

  • 08 Sep 2014

As a new term and Freshers’ Week beckons at UCC, the number of students opting for alcohol-free accommodation has increased to 24, up from six last year. 

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Applications increase for alcohol-free accommodation

Applications increase for alcohol-free accommodation

  • 08 Sep 2014

As a new term and Freshers’ Week beckons at UCC, the number of students opting for alcohol-free accommodation has increased to 24, up from six last year. 

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Applications increase for alcohol-free accommodation

Applications increase for alcohol-free accommodation

  • 08 Sep 2014

As a new term and Freshers’ Week beckons at UCC, the number of students opting for alcohol-free accommodation has increased to 24, up from six last year. 

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Smartcard launches at UCC

Smartcard launches at UCC

  • 08 Sep 2014

UCC has launched a Smartcard project that will see the introduction of cashless services to the UCC ID Card, which more than 20,000 students and staff can avail of. 

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Smartcard launches at UCC

Smartcard launches at UCC

  • 08 Sep 2014

UCC has launched a Smartcard project that will see the introduction of cashless services to the UCC ID Card, which more than 20,000 students and staff can avail of. 

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Smartcard launches at UCC

Smartcard launches at UCC

  • 08 Sep 2014

UCC has launched a Smartcard project that will see the introduction of cashless services to the UCC ID Card, which more than 20,000 students and staff can avail of. 

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Free mouth cancer screening for general public

Free mouth cancer screening for general public

  • 11 Sep 2014

On Wednesday 17th September 2014, the staff and students of the Cork University Dental School & Hospital and Irish dental practitioners will once again offer FREE mouth cancer examinations to the public.

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Free mouth cancer screening for general public

Free mouth cancer screening for general public

  • 11 Sep 2014

On Wednesday 17th September 2014, the staff and students of the Cork University Dental School & Hospital and Irish dental practitioners will once again offer FREE mouth cancer examinations to the public.

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Free mouth cancer screening for general public

Free mouth cancer screening for general public

  • 11 Sep 2014

On Wednesday 17th September 2014, the staff and students of the Cork University Dental School & Hospital and Irish dental practitioners will once again offer FREE mouth cancer examinations to the public.

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UCC camogie players help Cork victory

UCC camogie players help Cork victory

  • 15 Sep 2014

UCC camogie players did Cork proud by bringing the All-Ireland  title back to the county in a tough match against Kilkenny yesterday in Croke Park.

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UCC camogie players help Cork victory

UCC camogie players help Cork victory

  • 15 Sep 2014

UCC camogie players did Cork proud by bringing the All-Ireland  title back to the county in a tough match against Kilkenny yesterday in Croke Park.

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UCC camogie players help Cork victory

UCC camogie players help Cork victory

  • 15 Sep 2014

UCC camogie players did Cork proud by bringing the All-Ireland  title back to the county in a tough match against Kilkenny yesterday in Croke Park.

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Meet an alligator's cousin in UCC

Meet an alligator's cousin in UCC

  • 17 Sep 2014

The wonders of the natural world and 10 minute tales from the Vikings to modern day are some of the events that UCC will host on Culture Night. 

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Meet an alligator's cousin in UCC

Meet an alligator's cousin in UCC

  • 17 Sep 2014

The wonders of the natural world and 10 minute tales from the Vikings to modern day are some of the events that UCC will host on Culture Night. 

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Meet an alligator's cousin in UCC

Meet an alligator's cousin in UCC

  • 17 Sep 2014

The wonders of the natural world and 10 minute tales from the Vikings to modern day are some of the events that UCC will host on Culture Night. 

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Kerry footballers hone their skills at UCC!

Kerry footballers hone their skills at UCC!

  • 18 Sep 2014

This Sunday (21 Sept) Kerry play Donegal in the All-Ireland Senior Football Final and once again there is a large representation of UCC students and alumni on the Kerry team.

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Kerry footballers hone their skills at UCC!

Kerry footballers hone their skills at UCC!

  • 18 Sep 2014

This Sunday (21 Sept) Kerry play Donegal in the All-Ireland Senior Football Final and once again there is a large representation of UCC students and alumni on the Kerry team.

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Kerry footballers hone their skills at UCC!

Kerry footballers hone their skills at UCC!

  • 18 Sep 2014

This Sunday (21 Sept) Kerry play Donegal in the All-Ireland Senior Football Final and once again there is a large representation of UCC students and alumni on the Kerry team.

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UCC launches first online Masters in Public Health

UCC launches first online Masters in Public Health

  • 24 Sep 2014

UCC has launched the first online Masters in Public Health (MPH) in the country which will provide interested students with a flexible approach to learning irrespective of location.

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UCC launches first online Masters in Public Health

UCC launches first online Masters in Public Health

  • 24 Sep 2014

UCC has launched the first online Masters in Public Health (MPH) in the country which will provide interested students with a flexible approach to learning irrespective of location.

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UCC launches first online Masters in Public Health

UCC launches first online Masters in Public Health

  • 24 Sep 2014

UCC has launched the first online Masters in Public Health (MPH) in the country which will provide interested students with a flexible approach to learning irrespective of location.

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Green Campus bound for Europe

Green Campus bound for Europe

  • 28 Nov 2014

The UCC Green Campus Programme will represent Ireland in the final stages of the European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE), the only Irish presence across the entire competition.

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Green Campus bound for Europe

Green Campus bound for Europe

  • 28 Nov 2014

The UCC Green Campus Programme will represent Ireland in the final stages of the European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE), the only Irish presence across the entire competition.

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Green Campus bound for Europe

Green Campus bound for Europe

  • 28 Nov 2014

The UCC Green Campus Programme will represent Ireland in the final stages of the European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE), the only Irish presence across the entire competition.

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UCC thrives in university guide

UCC thrives in university guide

  • 26 Sep 2014

University College Cork has been named runner-up in The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015, with its performance in research income per academic leading the field.

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UCC thrives in university guide

UCC thrives in university guide

  • 26 Sep 2014

University College Cork has been named runner-up in The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015, with its performance in research income per academic leading the field.

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UCC thrives in university guide

UCC thrives in university guide

  • 26 Sep 2014

University College Cork has been named runner-up in The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015, with its performance in research income per academic leading the field.

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John FitzGerald wins Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award

John FitzGerald wins Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award

  • 29 Sep 2014

Winning the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award is a commendable feat in itself. To do so having never been previously published in any forum is an even greater one.

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John FitzGerald wins Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award

John FitzGerald wins Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award

  • 29 Sep 2014

Winning the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award is a commendable feat in itself. To do so having never been previously published in any forum is an even greater one.

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John FitzGerald wins Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award

John FitzGerald wins Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award

  • 29 Sep 2014

Winning the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award is a commendable feat in itself. To do so having never been previously published in any forum is an even greater one.

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Who should fund Higher Education?

Who should fund Higher Education?

  • 30 Sep 2014

A major international symposium held in Dublin on Monday Sept 29 threw the spotlight on a growing crisis in Irish Higher Education. 

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Who should fund Higher Education?

Who should fund Higher Education?

  • 30 Sep 2014

A major international symposium held in Dublin on Monday Sept 29 threw the spotlight on a growing crisis in Irish Higher Education. 

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Who should fund Higher Education?

Who should fund Higher Education?

  • 30 Sep 2014

A major international symposium held in Dublin on Monday Sept 29 threw the spotlight on a growing crisis in Irish Higher Education. 

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UCC maintains position in THE Rankings

UCC maintains position in THE Rankings

  • 02 Oct 2014

UCC has maintained its position in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2014, remaining within the #276-300 range and improving on previous scores across several categories.

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UCC maintains position in THE Rankings

UCC maintains position in THE Rankings

  • 02 Oct 2014

UCC has maintained its position in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2014, remaining within the #276-300 range and improving on previous scores across several categories.

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UCC maintains position in THE Rankings

UCC maintains position in THE Rankings

  • 02 Oct 2014

UCC has maintained its position in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2014, remaining within the #276-300 range and improving on previous scores across several categories.

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Students win over the Undergraduate Awards

Students win over the Undergraduate Awards

  • 02 Oct 2014

Two UCC students from Bishopstown and Togher, Cork City, have won out at The Undergraduate Awards (UA) 2014 as a further call is made for 2015 entrants.

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Students win over the Undergraduate Awards

Students win over the Undergraduate Awards

  • 02 Oct 2014

Two UCC students from Bishopstown and Togher, Cork City, have won out at The Undergraduate Awards (UA) 2014 as a further call is made for 2015 entrants.

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Students win over the Undergraduate Awards

Students win over the Undergraduate Awards

  • 02 Oct 2014

Two UCC students from Bishopstown and Togher, Cork City, have won out at The Undergraduate Awards (UA) 2014 as a further call is made for 2015 entrants.

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Visiting journalist presents book to UCC Library

Visiting journalist presents book to UCC Library

  • 02 Oct 2014

Jaume Risquete, a journalist and lecturer in journalism at Blanquerna School of Communication-Ramon Llull University of Barcelona, has presented a book he wrote on communication theory to UCC Library.

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Visiting journalist presents book to UCC Library

Visiting journalist presents book to UCC Library

  • 02 Oct 2014

Jaume Risquete, a journalist and lecturer in journalism at Blanquerna School of Communication-Ramon Llull University of Barcelona, has presented a book he wrote on communication theory to UCC Library.

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Visiting journalist presents book to UCC Library

Visiting journalist presents book to UCC Library

  • 02 Oct 2014

Jaume Risquete, a journalist and lecturer in journalism at Blanquerna School of Communication-Ramon Llull University of Barcelona, has presented a book he wrote on communication theory to UCC Library.

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UCC researchers investigate why some can resist stress

UCC researchers investigate why some can resist stress

  • 06 Oct 2014

Why on the rollercoaster of life are some people more resilient to the negative effects of stress than others?

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UCC researchers investigate why some can resist stress

UCC researchers investigate why some can resist stress

  • 06 Oct 2014

Why on the rollercoaster of life are some people more resilient to the negative effects of stress than others?

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UCC researchers investigate why some can resist stress

UCC researchers investigate why some can resist stress

  • 06 Oct 2014

Why on the rollercoaster of life are some people more resilient to the negative effects of stress than others?

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UCC through to Web Awards final

UCC through to Web Awards final

  • 07 Oct 2014

University College Cork (UCC) has been nominated across multiple categories in the final stage of the 2014 Web Awards taking place on 22 October.

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UCC through to Web Awards final

UCC through to Web Awards final

  • 07 Oct 2014

University College Cork (UCC) has been nominated across multiple categories in the final stage of the 2014 Web Awards taking place on 22 October.

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UCC through to Web Awards final

UCC through to Web Awards final

  • 07 Oct 2014

University College Cork (UCC) has been nominated across multiple categories in the final stage of the 2014 Web Awards taking place on 22 October.

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UCC Library wins business award

UCC Library wins business award

  • 08 Oct 2014

UCC Library has won the ‘Excellence in the provision of services for a Digital Library’ category in the ‘Excellence in Business Awards 2014’ by Public Sector Magazine.  

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UCC Library wins business award

UCC Library wins business award

  • 08 Oct 2014

UCC Library has won the ‘Excellence in the provision of services for a Digital Library’ category in the ‘Excellence in Business Awards 2014’ by Public Sector Magazine.  

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UCC Library wins business award

UCC Library wins business award

  • 08 Oct 2014

UCC Library has won the ‘Excellence in the provision of services for a Digital Library’ category in the ‘Excellence in Business Awards 2014’ by Public Sector Magazine.  

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UCC nominated for Digital Marketing Awards

UCC nominated for Digital Marketing Awards

  • 09 Oct 2014

The first ever Cork Digital Marketing Awards 2014 are being held on the 6 November 2014 in the Kingsley Hotel and UCC is in the running across three separate categories (longlist). 

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UCC nominated for Digital Marketing Awards

UCC nominated for Digital Marketing Awards

  • 09 Oct 2014

The first ever Cork Digital Marketing Awards 2014 are being held on the 6 November 2014 in the Kingsley Hotel and UCC is in the running across three separate categories (longlist). 

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UCC nominated for Digital Marketing Awards

UCC nominated for Digital Marketing Awards

  • 09 Oct 2014

The first ever Cork Digital Marketing Awards 2014 are being held on the 6 November 2014 in the Kingsley Hotel and UCC is in the running across three separate categories (longlist). 

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UCC celebrates staff and students

UCC celebrates staff and students

  • 10 Oct 2014

The Aula Maxima received the red carpet treatment on Thursday 9 October, as UCC marked the achievements of staff and students at its annual awards ceremony. 

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UCC celebrates staff and students

UCC celebrates staff and students

  • 10 Oct 2014

The Aula Maxima received the red carpet treatment on Thursday 9 October, as UCC marked the achievements of staff and students at its annual awards ceremony. 

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UCC celebrates staff and students

UCC celebrates staff and students

  • 10 Oct 2014

The Aula Maxima received the red carpet treatment on Thursday 9 October, as UCC marked the achievements of staff and students at its annual awards ceremony. 

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UCC lecturer explores meaning of life

UCC lecturer explores meaning of life

  • 13 Oct 2014

Author and UCC lecturer Dr Catherine Conlon has launched a new book on the meaning of life, with some of Ireland’s best-known personalities among the contributors. 

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UCC lecturer explores meaning of life

UCC lecturer explores meaning of life

  • 13 Oct 2014

Author and UCC lecturer Dr Catherine Conlon has launched a new book on the meaning of life, with some of Ireland’s best-known personalities among the contributors. 

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UCC lecturer explores meaning of life

UCC lecturer explores meaning of life

  • 13 Oct 2014

Author and UCC lecturer Dr Catherine Conlon has launched a new book on the meaning of life, with some of Ireland’s best-known personalities among the contributors. 

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Childhood obesity rates in Ireland plateau

Childhood obesity rates in Ireland plateau

  • 14 Oct 2014

Childhood overweight and obesity rates have plateaued in primary school aged children in Ireland, reveals research published today in the open access journal BMC Public Health.

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Childhood obesity rates in Ireland plateau

Childhood obesity rates in Ireland plateau

  • 14 Oct 2014

Childhood overweight and obesity rates have plateaued in primary school aged children in Ireland, reveals research published today in the open access journal BMC Public Health.

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Childhood obesity rates in Ireland plateau

Childhood obesity rates in Ireland plateau

  • 14 Oct 2014

Childhood overweight and obesity rates have plateaued in primary school aged children in Ireland, reveals research published today in the open access journal BMC Public Health.

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UCC scientists investigate causes of stress

UCC scientists investigate causes of stress

  • 14 Oct 2014

Last week  UCC scientists published their finding about why some people suffer from stress more than others in  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. Here's how the media reacted on Storify

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UCC scientists investigate causes of stress

UCC scientists investigate causes of stress

  • 14 Oct 2014

Last week  UCC scientists published their finding about why some people suffer from stress more than others in  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. Here's how the media reacted on Storify

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UCC scientists investigate causes of stress

UCC scientists investigate causes of stress

  • 14 Oct 2014

Last week  UCC scientists published their finding about why some people suffer from stress more than others in  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. Here's how the media reacted on Storify

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UCC Teaching Heroes recognised

UCC Teaching Heroes recognised

  • 14 Oct 2014

Two UCC academics have been named ‘Teaching Heroes’, receiving national recognition for their efforts and impact at a recent award ceremony at Dublin Castle. 

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UCC Teaching Heroes recognised

UCC Teaching Heroes recognised

  • 14 Oct 2014

Two UCC academics have been named ‘Teaching Heroes’, receiving national recognition for their efforts and impact at a recent award ceremony at Dublin Castle. 

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UCC Teaching Heroes recognised

UCC Teaching Heroes recognised

  • 14 Oct 2014

Two UCC academics have been named ‘Teaching Heroes’, receiving national recognition for their efforts and impact at a recent award ceremony at Dublin Castle. 

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New CEO for Insight research centre

New CEO for Insight research centre

  • 16 Oct 2014

A new CEO, Oliver Daniels, will lead the €75 million SFI Research Centre as it firmly positions UCC and Ireland at the heart of global data analytics research.

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New CEO for Insight research centre

New CEO for Insight research centre

  • 16 Oct 2014

A new CEO, Oliver Daniels, will lead the €75 million SFI Research Centre as it firmly positions UCC and Ireland at the heart of global data analytics research.

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New CEO for Insight research centre

New CEO for Insight research centre

  • 16 Oct 2014

A new CEO, Oliver Daniels, will lead the €75 million SFI Research Centre as it firmly positions UCC and Ireland at the heart of global data analytics research.

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Art, history and medical worlds collide

Art, history and medical worlds collide

  • 16 Oct 2014

2014 marks the quincentenary of the birth of the great Belgian anatomist Andreas Vesalius. A major symposium and art exhibition in UCC will mark the occasion.

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Art, history and medical worlds collide

Art, history and medical worlds collide

  • 16 Oct 2014

2014 marks the quincentenary of the birth of the great Belgian anatomist Andreas Vesalius. A major symposium and art exhibition in UCC will mark the occasion.

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Art, history and medical worlds collide

Art, history and medical worlds collide

  • 16 Oct 2014

2014 marks the quincentenary of the birth of the great Belgian anatomist Andreas Vesalius. A major symposium and art exhibition in UCC will mark the occasion.

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100 needed to feed sustainable consumption survey

100 needed to feed sustainable consumption survey

  • 21 Oct 2014

In a Eurovision of a different sort, more than 1000 Europeans will take part in citizen consultations on sustainable consumption on Saturday 25 October. UCC seeks 100 citizens to that end.

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100 needed to feed sustainable consumption survey

100 needed to feed sustainable consumption survey

  • 21 Oct 2014

In a Eurovision of a different sort, more than 1000 Europeans will take part in citizen consultations on sustainable consumption on Saturday 25 October. UCC seeks 100 citizens to that end.

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100 needed to feed sustainable consumption survey

100 needed to feed sustainable consumption survey

  • 21 Oct 2014

In a Eurovision of a different sort, more than 1000 Europeans will take part in citizen consultations on sustainable consumption on Saturday 25 October. UCC seeks 100 citizens to that end.

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Engineering Science inspires entrepreneurial culture

Engineering Science inspires entrepreneurial culture

  • 17 Oct 2014

Hot on the heels of a stellar performance in the UCC Entrepreneur of the Year Awards (2013), PhD student Cormac Ryan is first to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation, Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship. 

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Engineering Science inspires entrepreneurial culture

Engineering Science inspires entrepreneurial culture

  • 17 Oct 2014

Hot on the heels of a stellar performance in the UCC Entrepreneur of the Year Awards (2013), PhD student Cormac Ryan is first to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation, Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship. 

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Engineering Science inspires entrepreneurial culture

Engineering Science inspires entrepreneurial culture

  • 17 Oct 2014

Hot on the heels of a stellar performance in the UCC Entrepreneur of the Year Awards (2013), PhD student Cormac Ryan is first to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation, Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship. 

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3000 to graduate from UCC

3000 to graduate from UCC

  • 20 Oct 2014

The hard work of nearly 3000 students has paid off with the annual autumn conferring ceremonies kicking off this morning (Monday 20 October).

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3000 to graduate from UCC

3000 to graduate from UCC

  • 20 Oct 2014

The hard work of nearly 3000 students has paid off with the annual autumn conferring ceremonies kicking off this morning (Monday 20 October).

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3000 to graduate from UCC

3000 to graduate from UCC

  • 20 Oct 2014

The hard work of nearly 3000 students has paid off with the annual autumn conferring ceremonies kicking off this morning (Monday 20 October).

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Does @UCC inspire you?

Does @UCC inspire you?

  • 29 Oct 2014

If so then we need your help! If you have a Twitter account, please consider voting for @UCC, the face of the university on Twitter, in the national #RaboTweeties competition. 

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Does @UCC inspire you?

Does @UCC inspire you?

  • 29 Oct 2014

If so then we need your help! If you have a Twitter account, please consider voting for @UCC, the face of the university on Twitter, in the national #RaboTweeties competition. 

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Does @UCC inspire you?

Does @UCC inspire you?

  • 29 Oct 2014

If so then we need your help! If you have a Twitter account, please consider voting for @UCC, the face of the university on Twitter, in the national #RaboTweeties competition. 

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No drama as Happy students graduate

No drama as Happy students graduate

  • 22 Oct 2014

Family, friends and fellow students attending UCC autumn conferrings were left dazzled as a large group of Drama and Theatre Studies graduates showed just how happy they really were.

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No drama as Happy students graduate

No drama as Happy students graduate

  • 22 Oct 2014

Family, friends and fellow students attending UCC autumn conferrings were left dazzled as a large group of Drama and Theatre Studies graduates showed just how happy they really were.

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No drama as Happy students graduate

No drama as Happy students graduate

  • 22 Oct 2014

Family, friends and fellow students attending UCC autumn conferrings were left dazzled as a large group of Drama and Theatre Studies graduates showed just how happy they really were.

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Is schizophrenia linked to our gut?

Is schizophrenia linked to our gut?

  • 23 Oct 2014

Researchers in the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre at UCC have put forward a radically novel view of the biology of schizophrenia and more specifically its genetic basis.

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Is schizophrenia linked to our gut?

Is schizophrenia linked to our gut?

  • 23 Oct 2014

Researchers in the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre at UCC have put forward a radically novel view of the biology of schizophrenia and more specifically its genetic basis.

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Is schizophrenia linked to our gut?

Is schizophrenia linked to our gut?

  • 23 Oct 2014

Researchers in the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre at UCC have put forward a radically novel view of the biology of schizophrenia and more specifically its genetic basis.

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UCC Security staff rock to tune of €1200

UCC Security staff rock to tune of €1200

  • 29 Oct 2014

UCC Security staff have changed lives thanks to their extraordinary efforts, raising €1200 for the Disability Support Service (DSS) from the recent UCC Rocks youth gig held in July 2014.

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UCC Security staff rock to tune of €1200

UCC Security staff rock to tune of €1200

  • 29 Oct 2014

UCC Security staff have changed lives thanks to their extraordinary efforts, raising €1200 for the Disability Support Service (DSS) from the recent UCC Rocks youth gig held in July 2014.

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UCC Security staff rock to tune of €1200

UCC Security staff rock to tune of €1200

  • 29 Oct 2014

UCC Security staff have changed lives thanks to their extraordinary efforts, raising €1200 for the Disability Support Service (DSS) from the recent UCC Rocks youth gig held in July 2014.

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Former President of Mexico at UCC

Former President of Mexico at UCC

  • 24 Oct 2014

UCC welcomed former President of Mexico Vicente Fox Quesada earlier this month. He delivered a lecture entitled ‘The emerging voice of leaders’ to a large audience.

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Former President of Mexico at UCC

Former President of Mexico at UCC

  • 24 Oct 2014

UCC welcomed former President of Mexico Vicente Fox Quesada earlier this month. He delivered a lecture entitled ‘The emerging voice of leaders’ to a large audience.

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Former President of Mexico at UCC

Former President of Mexico at UCC

  • 24 Oct 2014

UCC welcomed former President of Mexico Vicente Fox Quesada earlier this month. He delivered a lecture entitled ‘The emerging voice of leaders’ to a large audience.

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Mumps, Flu and Ebola in perspective

Mumps, Flu and Ebola in perspective

  • 28 Oct 2014

Dr Michael Byrne, Head of UCC's Student Health Department, on why we would be better to focus on tackling the dual threat of Flu and Mumps than panicking about Ebola (updated 29 Ocotober 2014).

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Mumps, Flu and Ebola in perspective

Mumps, Flu and Ebola in perspective

  • 28 Oct 2014

Dr Michael Byrne, Head of UCC's Student Health Department, on why we would be better to focus on tackling the dual threat of Flu and Mumps than panicking about Ebola (updated 29 Ocotober 2014).

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Mumps, Flu and Ebola in perspective

Mumps, Flu and Ebola in perspective

  • 28 Oct 2014

Dr Michael Byrne, Head of UCC's Student Health Department, on why we would be better to focus on tackling the dual threat of Flu and Mumps than panicking about Ebola (updated 29 Ocotober 2014).

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UCC research explores C-section and ASD

UCC research explores C-section and ASD

  • 29 Oct 2014

A UCC-led study published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry explored whether delivery by Caesarean section is associated with an increased risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in childhood.

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UCC research explores C-section and ASD

UCC research explores C-section and ASD

  • 29 Oct 2014

A UCC-led study published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry explored whether delivery by Caesarean section is associated with an increased risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in childhood.

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UCC research explores C-section and ASD

UCC research explores C-section and ASD

  • 29 Oct 2014

A UCC-led study published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry explored whether delivery by Caesarean section is associated with an increased risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in childhood.

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Science Week - pure magic!

Science Week - pure magic!

  • 08 Nov 2014

As national Science Week approaches from 9-16 November 2014, UCC is gearing up to showcase the relevance of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in our everyday lives.

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Science Week - pure magic!

Science Week - pure magic!

  • 08 Nov 2014

As national Science Week approaches from 9-16 November 2014, UCC is gearing up to showcase the relevance of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in our everyday lives.

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Science Week - pure magic!

Science Week - pure magic!

  • 08 Nov 2014

As national Science Week approaches from 9-16 November 2014, UCC is gearing up to showcase the relevance of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in our everyday lives.

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Don’t spare the butter…

Don’t spare the butter…

  • 04 Nov 2014

UCC has produced a new cookbook to help cancer patients put on weight and a cookery demonstration using recipes from the book will take place on Thursday 6th November in the CIT Department of Tourism and Hospitality at 7pm.

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Don’t spare the butter…

Don’t spare the butter…

  • 04 Nov 2014

UCC has produced a new cookbook to help cancer patients put on weight and a cookery demonstration using recipes from the book will take place on Thursday 6th November in the CIT Department of Tourism and Hospitality at 7pm.

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Don’t spare the butter…

Don’t spare the butter…

  • 04 Nov 2014

UCC has produced a new cookbook to help cancer patients put on weight and a cookery demonstration using recipes from the book will take place on Thursday 6th November in the CIT Department of Tourism and Hospitality at 7pm.

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The Art of the Great

The Art of the Great

  • 11 Apr 2014

A spellbinding exhibition will launch in the Lewis Glucksman Gallery, UCC today running until 13th July 2014, as ‘Facing Pages: The Art of the Great Book of Ireland’ formally opens.

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An Taoiseach launches George Boole celebrations

An Taoiseach launches George Boole celebrations

  • 08 Nov 2014

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD  joined UCC President Dr Michael Murphy to launch the University’s year-long celebrations in 2015 to mark the bicentenary of George Boole (1815-1864).

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An Taoiseach launches George Boole celebrations

An Taoiseach launches George Boole celebrations

  • 08 Nov 2014

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD  joined UCC President Dr Michael Murphy to launch the University’s year-long celebrations in 2015 to mark the bicentenary of George Boole (1815-1864).

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An Taoiseach launches George Boole celebrations

An Taoiseach launches George Boole celebrations

  • 08 Nov 2014

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD  joined UCC President Dr Michael Murphy to launch the University’s year-long celebrations in 2015 to mark the bicentenary of George Boole (1815-1864).

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Business Awards for UCC and Mick Murphy Menswear

Business Awards for UCC and Mick Murphy Menswear

  • 11 Nov 2014

UCC and Mick Murphy Menswear have been announced as Q2 winners of the Cork Business Awards by the Cork Business Association.

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Business Awards for UCC and Mick Murphy Menswear

Business Awards for UCC and Mick Murphy Menswear

  • 11 Nov 2014

UCC and Mick Murphy Menswear have been announced as Q2 winners of the Cork Business Awards by the Cork Business Association.

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Business Awards for UCC and Mick Murphy Menswear

Business Awards for UCC and Mick Murphy Menswear

  • 11 Nov 2014

UCC and Mick Murphy Menswear have been announced as Q2 winners of the Cork Business Awards by the Cork Business Association.

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U.S. Ambassador to Ireland to visit UCC

U.S. Ambassador to Ireland to visit UCC

  • 11 Nov 2014

U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Kevin F. O’Malley will make his first official visit to Cork and UCC tomorrow during which he will give a speech called ‘Building for a Legal Career that matters’.

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U.S. Ambassador to Ireland to visit UCC

U.S. Ambassador to Ireland to visit UCC

  • 11 Nov 2014

U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Kevin F. O’Malley will make his first official visit to Cork and UCC tomorrow during which he will give a speech called ‘Building for a Legal Career that matters’.

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U.S. Ambassador to Ireland to visit UCC

U.S. Ambassador to Ireland to visit UCC

  • 11 Nov 2014

U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Kevin F. O’Malley will make his first official visit to Cork and UCC tomorrow during which he will give a speech called ‘Building for a Legal Career that matters’.

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@UCC battles astronaut and sport star

@UCC battles astronaut and sport star

  • 13 Nov 2014

The UCC Twitter account, @UCC, has been nominated in the #TweetieInspire category at the upcoming awards, the #RaboTweeties, with voting still underway for the final shortlist. 

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@UCC battles astronaut and sport star

@UCC battles astronaut and sport star

  • 13 Nov 2014

The UCC Twitter account, @UCC, has been nominated in the #TweetieInspire category at the upcoming awards, the #RaboTweeties, with voting still underway for the final shortlist. 

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@UCC battles astronaut and sport star

@UCC battles astronaut and sport star

  • 13 Nov 2014

The UCC Twitter account, @UCC, has been nominated in the #TweetieInspire category at the upcoming awards, the #RaboTweeties, with voting still underway for the final shortlist. 

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UCC President delivers eulogy address at The University of Chicago

UCC President delivers eulogy address at The University of Chicago

  • 13 Nov 2014

Dr Michael Murphy today delivered a eulogy address at the Memorial Service for Professor Rory Childers held in Rockefeller Chapel, at the University of Chicago. 

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UCC President delivers eulogy address at The University of Chicago

UCC President delivers eulogy address at The University of Chicago

  • 13 Nov 2014

Dr Michael Murphy today delivered a eulogy address at the Memorial Service for Professor Rory Childers held in Rockefeller Chapel, at the University of Chicago. 

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UCC President delivers eulogy address at The University of Chicago

UCC President delivers eulogy address at The University of Chicago

  • 13 Nov 2014

Dr Michael Murphy today delivered a eulogy address at the Memorial Service for Professor Rory Childers held in Rockefeller Chapel, at the University of Chicago. 

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Profile boost for UCC staff

Profile boost for UCC staff

  • 13 Nov 2014

As part of ongoing improvements to UCC's digital presence, the Digital Estate Working Group continues to support free professional profile opportunities for all staff in the studio of Audio Visual Media Services. 

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Profile boost for UCC staff

Profile boost for UCC staff

  • 13 Nov 2014

As part of ongoing improvements to UCC's digital presence, the Digital Estate Working Group continues to support free professional profile opportunities for all staff in the studio of Audio Visual Media Services. 

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Profile boost for UCC staff

Profile boost for UCC staff

  • 13 Nov 2014

As part of ongoing improvements to UCC's digital presence, the Digital Estate Working Group continues to support free professional profile opportunities for all staff in the studio of Audio Visual Media Services. 

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Sorbonne-Universités appointment for former UCC VP

Sorbonne-Universités appointment for former UCC VP

  • 21 Nov 2014

Former UCC Vice-President for Teaching and Learning Professor Grace Neville has been appointed to the post of Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee of Sorbonne-Universités, Paris, for a five year term 2014-2019. 

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Sorbonne-Universités appointment for former UCC VP

Sorbonne-Universités appointment for former UCC VP

  • 21 Nov 2014

Former UCC Vice-President for Teaching and Learning Professor Grace Neville has been appointed to the post of Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee of Sorbonne-Universités, Paris, for a five year term 2014-2019. 

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Sorbonne-Universités appointment for former UCC VP

Sorbonne-Universités appointment for former UCC VP

  • 21 Nov 2014

Former UCC Vice-President for Teaching and Learning Professor Grace Neville has been appointed to the post of Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee of Sorbonne-Universités, Paris, for a five year term 2014-2019. 

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Occupational Therapy lecturers recognised

Occupational Therapy lecturers recognised

  • 19 Nov 2014

High achieving Occupational Therapy lecturers from the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy have received consecutive UCC President’s Awards due to their innovative forms of teaching.

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Occupational Therapy lecturers recognised

Occupational Therapy lecturers recognised

  • 19 Nov 2014

High achieving Occupational Therapy lecturers from the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy have received consecutive UCC President’s Awards due to their innovative forms of teaching.

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Occupational Therapy lecturers recognised

Occupational Therapy lecturers recognised

  • 19 Nov 2014

High achieving Occupational Therapy lecturers from the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy have received consecutive UCC President’s Awards due to their innovative forms of teaching.

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UCC honours extraordinary alumni

UCC honours extraordinary alumni

  • 05 Dec 2014

A former head of the trauma department that inspired ‘ER’, an acclaimed director, a High Court Judge, a renowned Internet historian and a former Secretary General have all been honoured at UCC's Alumni Achievement Awards.

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UCC honours extraordinary alumni

UCC honours extraordinary alumni

  • 05 Dec 2014

A former head of the trauma department that inspired ‘ER’, an acclaimed director, a High Court Judge, a renowned Internet historian and a former Secretary General have all been honoured at UCC's Alumni Achievement Awards.

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UCC honours extraordinary alumni

UCC honours extraordinary alumni

  • 05 Dec 2014

A former head of the trauma department that inspired ‘ER’, an acclaimed director, a High Court Judge, a renowned Internet historian and a former Secretary General have all been honoured at UCC's Alumni Achievement Awards.

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UCC welcomes Ireland’s newest citizens

UCC welcomes Ireland’s newest citizens

  • 24 Nov 2014

UCC hosted three moving citizenship ceremonies recently (Monday 24 November 2014) during which a total of 845 candidates from 88 different countries became Irish citizens. 

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UCC welcomes Ireland’s newest citizens

UCC welcomes Ireland’s newest citizens

  • 24 Nov 2014

UCC hosted three moving citizenship ceremonies recently (Monday 24 November 2014) during which a total of 845 candidates from 88 different countries became Irish citizens. 

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UCC welcomes Ireland’s newest citizens

UCC welcomes Ireland’s newest citizens

  • 24 Nov 2014

UCC hosted three moving citizenship ceremonies recently (Monday 24 November 2014) during which a total of 845 candidates from 88 different countries became Irish citizens. 

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Justice Albie Sachs to deliver keynote on invisible victims of crime

Justice Albie Sachs to deliver keynote on invisible victims of crime

  • 04 Dec 2014

An international conference that focuses on the rights of children affected by parental imprisonment will be hosted by the School of Law, UCC on 5 December with the keynote delivered by Justice Albie Sachs.

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Justice Albie Sachs to deliver keynote on invisible victims of crime

Justice Albie Sachs to deliver keynote on invisible victims of crime

  • 04 Dec 2014

An international conference that focuses on the rights of children affected by parental imprisonment will be hosted by the School of Law, UCC on 5 December with the keynote delivered by Justice Albie Sachs.

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Justice Albie Sachs to deliver keynote on invisible victims of crime

Justice Albie Sachs to deliver keynote on invisible victims of crime

  • 04 Dec 2014

An international conference that focuses on the rights of children affected by parental imprisonment will be hosted by the School of Law, UCC on 5 December with the keynote delivered by Justice Albie Sachs.

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UCC students are the bees' knees

UCC students are the bees' knees

  • 30 Nov 2014

A project using smart technology to help the plight of the humble honey bee has won a global competition for UCC students against challengers from MIT/Boston University (2nd) and TU Delft (3rd).

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UCC students are the bees' knees

UCC students are the bees' knees

  • 30 Nov 2014

A project using smart technology to help the plight of the humble honey bee has won a global competition for UCC students against challengers from MIT/Boston University (2nd) and TU Delft (3rd).

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UCC students are the bees' knees

UCC students are the bees' knees

  • 30 Nov 2014

A project using smart technology to help the plight of the humble honey bee has won a global competition for UCC students against challengers from MIT/Boston University (2nd) and TU Delft (3rd).

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Luxcel Biosciences set to transform Dairy industry

Luxcel Biosciences set to transform Dairy industry

  • 02 Dec 2014

Global demand for milk is expected to hit 350 billion litres in 2020, and an Irish company based at GATEWAY UCC, the University Business Incubation Centre, is poised to capitalise on the opportunity. 

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Luxcel Biosciences set to transform Dairy industry

Luxcel Biosciences set to transform Dairy industry

  • 02 Dec 2014

Global demand for milk is expected to hit 350 billion litres in 2020, and an Irish company based at GATEWAY UCC, the University Business Incubation Centre, is poised to capitalise on the opportunity. 

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Luxcel Biosciences set to transform Dairy industry

Luxcel Biosciences set to transform Dairy industry

  • 02 Dec 2014

Global demand for milk is expected to hit 350 billion litres in 2020, and an Irish company based at GATEWAY UCC, the University Business Incubation Centre, is poised to capitalise on the opportunity. 

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UCC recognises efforts of ISS Cleaning staff

UCC recognises efforts of ISS Cleaning staff

  • 05 Jan 2015

UCC wishes to recognise the outstanding achievements of Steven Blyth, winner of ‘Cleaner of the Year’ at the ICCA Awards and Marie Grainger, Cleaning Supervisor, who celebrated 44 years of service on the 8 December.

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UCC recognises efforts of ISS Cleaning staff

UCC recognises efforts of ISS Cleaning staff

  • 05 Jan 2015

UCC wishes to recognise the outstanding achievements of Steven Blyth, winner of ‘Cleaner of the Year’ at the ICCA Awards and Marie Grainger, Cleaning Supervisor, who celebrated 44 years of service on the 8 December.

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UCC recognises efforts of ISS Cleaning staff

UCC recognises efforts of ISS Cleaning staff

  • 05 Jan 2015

UCC wishes to recognise the outstanding achievements of Steven Blyth, winner of ‘Cleaner of the Year’ at the ICCA Awards and Marie Grainger, Cleaning Supervisor, who celebrated 44 years of service on the 8 December.

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How should we commemorate O’Donovan Rossa?

How should we commemorate O’Donovan Rossa?

  • 04 Dec 2014

Ideas on how best to commemorate the centenary of the death of the famous Cork Fenian, Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa will be discussed at a public meeting in Rosscarbary, Friday 5 December, 7.30pm.

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How should we commemorate O’Donovan Rossa?

How should we commemorate O’Donovan Rossa?

  • 04 Dec 2014

Ideas on how best to commemorate the centenary of the death of the famous Cork Fenian, Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa will be discussed at a public meeting in Rosscarbary, Friday 5 December, 7.30pm.

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How should we commemorate O’Donovan Rossa?

How should we commemorate O’Donovan Rossa?

  • 04 Dec 2014

Ideas on how best to commemorate the centenary of the death of the famous Cork Fenian, Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa will be discussed at a public meeting in Rosscarbary, Friday 5 December, 7.30pm.

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Christmas on the Quad in aid of BUMBLEance

Christmas on the Quad in aid of BUMBLEance

  • 10 Dec 2014

UCC is to host a fundraising candlelight walk in aid of BUMBLEance, the world’s first interactive ambulance service designed specifically for children, at 5pm on Thursday 11 December.

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Christmas on the Quad in aid of BUMBLEance

Christmas on the Quad in aid of BUMBLEance

  • 10 Dec 2014

UCC is to host a fundraising candlelight walk in aid of BUMBLEance, the world’s first interactive ambulance service designed specifically for children, at 5pm on Thursday 11 December.

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Christmas on the Quad in aid of BUMBLEance

Christmas on the Quad in aid of BUMBLEance

  • 10 Dec 2014

UCC is to host a fundraising candlelight walk in aid of BUMBLEance, the world’s first interactive ambulance service designed specifically for children, at 5pm on Thursday 11 December.

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Legal ink as Law student wins Eircom Spider

Legal ink as Law student wins Eircom Spider

  • 05 Dec 2014

UCC Postgraduate Law student Thomas Bullman has won the award for Digital Retail at the Eircom Spider Awards 2014 for Madinks.ie.

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Legal ink as Law student wins Eircom Spider

Legal ink as Law student wins Eircom Spider

  • 05 Dec 2014

UCC Postgraduate Law student Thomas Bullman has won the award for Digital Retail at the Eircom Spider Awards 2014 for Madinks.ie.

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Legal ink as Law student wins Eircom Spider

Legal ink as Law student wins Eircom Spider

  • 05 Dec 2014

UCC Postgraduate Law student Thomas Bullman has won the award for Digital Retail at the Eircom Spider Awards 2014 for Madinks.ie.

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Honorary Doctorate for Nobel Laureate Professor John O’Keefe

Honorary Doctorate for Nobel Laureate Professor John O’Keefe

  • 15 Dec 2014

Nobel Prize winner Professor John O’Keefe will visit UCC on 15 December as he returns from Nobel Week, where he will receive an Honorary Doctorate and deliver a lecture at a major neuroscience symposium.

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Honorary Doctorate for Nobel Laureate Professor John O’Keefe

Honorary Doctorate for Nobel Laureate Professor John O’Keefe

  • 15 Dec 2014

Nobel Prize winner Professor John O’Keefe will visit UCC on 15 December as he returns from Nobel Week, where he will receive an Honorary Doctorate and deliver a lecture at a major neuroscience symposium.

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Honorary Doctorate for Nobel Laureate Professor John O’Keefe

Honorary Doctorate for Nobel Laureate Professor John O’Keefe

  • 15 Dec 2014

Nobel Prize winner Professor John O’Keefe will visit UCC on 15 December as he returns from Nobel Week, where he will receive an Honorary Doctorate and deliver a lecture at a major neuroscience symposium.

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150th anniversary of George Boole's death

150th anniversary of George Boole's death

  • 08 Dec 2014

150 years ago today Cork, Lincoln, and the world lost a man that would shape our future. UCC will mark this day with a special ecumenical commemoration of George Boole's death.

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150th anniversary of George Boole's death

150th anniversary of George Boole's death

  • 08 Dec 2014

150 years ago today Cork, Lincoln, and the world lost a man that would shape our future. UCC will mark this day with a special ecumenical commemoration of George Boole's death.

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150th anniversary of George Boole's death

150th anniversary of George Boole's death

  • 08 Dec 2014

150 years ago today Cork, Lincoln, and the world lost a man that would shape our future. UCC will mark this day with a special ecumenical commemoration of George Boole's death.

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Boole Library Opening Times

Boole Library Opening Times

  • 09 Dec 2014

University College Cork regrets that it is unable to extend further the opening hours of the Boole Library due to lack of resources.

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Boole Library Opening Times

Boole Library Opening Times

  • 09 Dec 2014

University College Cork regrets that it is unable to extend further the opening hours of the Boole Library due to lack of resources.

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Boole Library Opening Times

Boole Library Opening Times

  • 09 Dec 2014

University College Cork regrets that it is unable to extend further the opening hours of the Boole Library due to lack of resources.

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A Mayflower at Christmas?

A Mayflower at Christmas?

  • 12 Dec 2014

Dr Eoin Lettice recently published a series of article on the plants of Christmas for the Irish Independent's 'Science of Christmas' supplement. To grow your festive spirit, read on!

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A Mayflower at Christmas?

A Mayflower at Christmas?

  • 12 Dec 2014

Dr Eoin Lettice recently published a series of article on the plants of Christmas for the Irish Independent's 'Science of Christmas' supplement. To grow your festive spirit, read on!

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A Mayflower at Christmas?

A Mayflower at Christmas?

  • 12 Dec 2014

Dr Eoin Lettice recently published a series of article on the plants of Christmas for the Irish Independent's 'Science of Christmas' supplement. To grow your festive spirit, read on!

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One of Ireland’s earliest biographies brought home

One of Ireland’s earliest biographies brought home

  • 05 Jan 2015

Anyone with an interest in Irish history and culture will be heartened to see one of the earliest Irish manuscripts by a known Irish writer given a new lease of life. 

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One of Ireland’s earliest biographies brought home

One of Ireland’s earliest biographies brought home

  • 05 Jan 2015

Anyone with an interest in Irish history and culture will be heartened to see one of the earliest Irish manuscripts by a known Irish writer given a new lease of life. 

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One of Ireland’s earliest biographies brought home

One of Ireland’s earliest biographies brought home

  • 05 Jan 2015

Anyone with an interest in Irish history and culture will be heartened to see one of the earliest Irish manuscripts by a known Irish writer given a new lease of life. 

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John Spillane celebrates The English Market

John Spillane celebrates The English Market

  • 18 Dec 2014

Singer and UCC alum, John Spillane, has launched his new Christmas single composed in honour of Cork’s English Market, The English Market Christmas Angel Song.

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John Spillane celebrates The English Market

John Spillane celebrates The English Market

  • 18 Dec 2014

Singer and UCC alum, John Spillane, has launched his new Christmas single composed in honour of Cork’s English Market, The English Market Christmas Angel Song.

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John Spillane celebrates The English Market

John Spillane celebrates The English Market

  • 18 Dec 2014

Singer and UCC alum, John Spillane, has launched his new Christmas single composed in honour of Cork’s English Market, The English Market Christmas Angel Song.

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Smart Toys catch Santa in UCC

Smart Toys catch Santa in UCC

  • 23 Dec 2014

A number of smart toys captured Santa on camera while he was delivering presents on UCC campus.

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Smart Toys catch Santa in UCC

Smart Toys catch Santa in UCC

  • 23 Dec 2014

A number of smart toys captured Santa on camera while he was delivering presents on UCC campus.

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Smart Toys catch Santa in UCC

Smart Toys catch Santa in UCC

  • 23 Dec 2014

A number of smart toys captured Santa on camera while he was delivering presents on UCC campus.

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UCC Motorcycle Club is wheelie expanding

UCC Motorcycle Club is wheelie expanding

  • 13 Nov 2014

The new UCC Motorcycle Club workshop was officially opened on 5 November 2014 by UCC President Dr Michael Murphy, Deputy Head of Sport Christine O'Donovan and the club committee. 

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UCC Motorcycle Club is wheelie expanding

UCC Motorcycle Club is wheelie expanding

  • 13 Nov 2014

The new UCC Motorcycle Club workshop was officially opened on 5 November 2014 by UCC President Dr Michael Murphy, Deputy Head of Sport Christine O'Donovan and the club committee. 

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UCC Motorcycle Club is wheelie expanding

UCC Motorcycle Club is wheelie expanding

  • 13 Nov 2014

The new UCC Motorcycle Club workshop was officially opened on 5 November 2014 by UCC President Dr Michael Murphy, Deputy Head of Sport Christine O'Donovan and the club committee. 

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A Boolean Christmas in Cork, 1850

A Boolean Christmas in Cork, 1850

  • 23 Dec 2014

George Boole did not always manage to spend Christmas with family during his time in Cork. Often the College holidays did not allow enough time for the long journey back to Lincoln.

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A Boolean Christmas in Cork, 1850

A Boolean Christmas in Cork, 1850

  • 23 Dec 2014

George Boole did not always manage to spend Christmas with family during his time in Cork. Often the College holidays did not allow enough time for the long journey back to Lincoln.

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A Boolean Christmas in Cork, 1850

A Boolean Christmas in Cork, 1850

  • 23 Dec 2014

George Boole did not always manage to spend Christmas with family during his time in Cork. Often the College holidays did not allow enough time for the long journey back to Lincoln.

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