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Faculty of Food Science and Technology University College Cork: A History by Prof. Patrick F. Fox

Faculty of Food Science and Technology University College Cork: A History by Prof. Patrick F. Fox

  • 12 Jan 2017

University College Cork (UCC) is celebrating its proud tradition of teaching and research in Dairy and Food Science over the last nine decades.  As part of this celebration, Professor Patrick F. Fox has written a book ‘Faculty of Food Science and Technology University College Cork: A History’, which provides a description of the history of the Dairy/Food Science Faculty at UCC since 1924 and how it came into being during the turbulent period from 1880 to 1926.  

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SDT Spring Conference 2017

SDT Spring Conference 2017

  • 10 Apr 2017

University College Cork, which has a proud heritage in Dairy Education in Ireland and recognised as an international centre of excellence in Dairy Research, is the venue for the 2017 Spring Conference. 

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Future Opportunities for Grasslands in Ireland

Future Opportunities for Grasslands in Ireland

  • 04 Sep 2015

University College Cork and Teagasc are pleased to present this interactive one-day workshop with 4 keynote speakers. Topics to be addressed will range from grass breeding and optimizing growth and yield, to animal nutrition and the production of biogas from grass. There will also be a panel discussion aimed at defining the key needs of the sector in terms of improvements in varieties, yields and sustainable growth. Key stakeholders across the AgriFood Industry, farming organizations, Government Departments are welcome to attend as well as those with an interest in the AgriFood sector.

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Use of Renewable Energy: Opportunities and Challenges

Use of Renewable Energy: Opportunities and Challenges

  • 17 Feb 2015

With the abolition of EU milk quotas this year, the Dairy Industry in Europe is entering a new and exciting era and following multimillion € investments in additional plant capacity over the past two years by the Irish milk processing sector it is indeed timely to consider a major operation issue facing the industry - efficient and sustainable Energy utilisation.

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The Intersecting Worlds of the Food Scientist and the Chef

The Intersecting Worlds of the Food Scientist and the Chef

  • 18 Jun 2014

A Workshop at University College Cork

18 June 2014

 

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WORKSHOP
Dairy Industry Competitiveness - moving from being 'professionally reactive' to 'professionally strategic'

WORKSHOP Dairy Industry Competitiveness - moving from being 'professionally reactive' to 'professionally strategic'

  • 28 May 2014

Process  conversion,  cost  models,  benchmarking  and  product  mix  are  just  some  of  the  familiar  terms  that populate the lexicon relating to industry processing efficiency and the challenge of relating market returns to milk production indices such as yield and composition, and ultimately to the milk price paid to the producer.  It is imperative that that this topic is now revisited in light of milk production expansion (multiplier effect) that is already underway and the availability of new decision-making tools.

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Growing China: Emerging Strategies for the Irish Agri-Food Sector

Growing China: Emerging Strategies for the Irish Agri-Food Sector

  • 27 May 2014

Industry Briefing and Workshop
27, 28 May 2014

The School of Asian Studies, UCC in conjunction with the Food Industry Training Unit, College of Science, Engineering and Food Science at UCC are pleased to announce an industry briefing and workshop for developing strategies in the Chinese dairy sector. Over the last decade the market for dairy products and infrastructure has increased significantly and is still growing; however how to implement strategies to gain market access in such a challenging environment is not clear cut. This workshop will provide a platform for current and future executives leading the Irish agricultural and food sector in Asia to engage in an open and constructive dialogue about the challenges and opportunities facing the Irish dairy industry in China. The day and a half programme will involve; international and established speakers familiar with the dairy sector in China; Harvard style case-based learning using real-world scenarios; presentation of diplomatic, academic and practitioner perspectives.

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Ice Cream Science and Technology - Work Shop

Ice Cream Science and Technology - Work Shop

  • 18 Feb 2014

University College Cork is pleased to announce an International Training Workshop on "Ice Cream Science and Technology"

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5th European Farmhouse and Artisan Cheesemakers Congress

5th European Farmhouse and Artisan Cheesemakers Congress

  • 25 Jul 2013

The 5th European Farmhouse and Artisan Cheesemakers Congress took place in Cork, Ireland in April of this year. 

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Next Generation Food

Next Generation Food

  • 25 Jul 2013

The Intensive Programme (IP) was a 2 week Easter school for postgraduate students in the Food Science area. This was the third year of the international programme and was hosted in UCC from 15-20th April.

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