A New Horizon For Irish Universities

A New Horizon For Irish Universities

  • 11 Dec 2013

An action plan for participation of the Irish universities in Horizon 2020 has been launched by Minister for Research and Innovation Mr Sean Sherlock TD

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UCC Targets €80bn EU Research Funds

UCC Targets €80bn EU Research Funds

  • 26 Nov 2013

UCC has established a new project management service, PrimeUCC, to help its researchers win and manage EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation funds worth nearly 80 billion

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UCC Gastrointestinal Expert Names SFI Researcher Of The Year 2013

UCC Gastrointestinal Expert Names SFI Researcher Of The Year 2013

  • 06 Nov 2013

Professor Fergus Shanahan, from University College Cork, has been named this year's SFI Researcher of the Yearat the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Science Summit in Athlone

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Launch of IRIS version 3.0

Launch of IRIS version 3.0

  • 18 Nov 2013

UCC Research Support Services will shortly launch the new and improved  Institutional Research Information System (IRIS).  As well as continuing to provide a number of advantages, the new version of IRIS benefits from user interface (UI) changes and user experience enhancements.

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Business Expenditure On R&D Holding Up...

Business Expenditure On R&D Holding Up...

  • 18 Apr 2013

In the latest rankings by the Centre for Science and  Technology Studies at Leiden University in the Netherlands, UCC has placed  second in Ireland on the annual list of top 500 Universities.

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Wellcome Trust Sustaining Health Call

Wellcome Trust Sustaining Health Call

  • 30 Jul 2013

Humanity faces profound questions about how our planet can sustain nine billion people by 2050. With the trend of urbanisation, the majority of the world's population now live in cities. There is a global nutrition crisis, with dual problems of undernutrition and obesity.

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Report Highlights Opportunities For Boosting Industrial Innovation

Report Highlights Opportunities For Boosting Industrial Innovation

  • 25 Feb 2013

UCC is to lead four of the seven centres and to co-lead a fifth in SFI’s largest joint state/industry research investment (€300m) in Irish history.

The Minister for Enterprise and Jobs, Mr Richard Bruton and the Minister for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock, announced details of Science Foundation Ireland’s largest joint state/industry research investment in Irish history.  State investment of €200m will be matched by a contribution of some €100m by the business sector over the next six years.  The Ministers announced that seven centres will be funded, from more than 80 applications submitted in 2012. 

University College Cork is to lead four of the seven centres and to co-lead a fifth and partner the remaining two.

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SFI International Strategic Cooperation Awards (ISCA) 2013

SFI International Strategic Cooperation Awards (ISCA) 2013

  • 25 Jun 2013

The ISCA programme supports  new and existing research-based collaborations between Ireland’s Higher  Education Institutions (HEIs) and partner organisations in four designated  countries including Japan

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Five Countries To Watch

Five Countries To Watch

  • 24 Jun 2013

Ireland has been highlighted as one of the upcoming five countries in the world to watch for scientific research excellence

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10 UCC Subjects Placed In QS World Top 200 Rankings

10 UCC Subjects Placed In QS World Top 200 Rankings

  • 08 Jun 2013

In University College Cork (UCC) said today that it has been has been ranked first among Irish universities for engineering (electrical and electronic) and environmental sciences in the 2013 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by subject

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2013 Climate, Sustainable Environment & Water Epa Calls  - Now Open

2013 Climate, Sustainable Environment & Water Epa Calls - Now Open

  • 06 Jun 2013

In The EPA have announced the following calls for research proposals: Climate change, Sustainable environment, Water research

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Carl Cluster/formerly UCC Scienceshop

Carl Cluster/formerly UCC Scienceshop

  • 24 May 2013

Community-Academic Research Links is a small initiative in UCC to assist Civil Society Organisations in the region (for example, community and voluntary groups) with research they would like to carry out

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Launch of Annual Consultancy Declaration via IRIS

Launch of Annual Consultancy Declaration via IRIS

  • 21 May 2013

Annual Consultancy declaration for Academic Staff

The development of a web-based Consultancy Declaration process, hosted by IRIS, is now available. 

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InFocus: Researcher ID integrates with ORCID to make accurate attribution easier

InFocus: Researcher ID integrates with ORCID to make accurate attribution easier

  • 08 Apr 2013

Accurate attribution has always been a challenge in the scholarly sphere. Thomson Reuters has long known this, hence the creation of ResearcherID and founding membership in the ORCID initiative, a universal author ID that is integrated across the Thomson Reuters suite of products.

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Dobbin Scholarships 2013

Dobbin Scholarships 2013

  • 19 Mar 2013

The Craig Dobbin Scholarships, which are offered by the Ireland Canada University Foundation, are awards designed principally for young scholars and academics in any discipline who are currently engaged in research, including postgraduate research, in a discipline which is, or has potential to be, related to both Ireland and Canada, or who are commencing such research.  

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UI Greenmetric Ranking Of World Universities 2012

UI Greenmetric Ranking Of World Universities 2012

  • 08 Jan 2013

The UI GreenMetric World University Ranking for 2012 was announced on 8 January. “The aim of this ranking is to provide the result of online survey regarding the current condition and policies related to Green Campus and Sustainability in the Universities all over the world

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 UI GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities

UI GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities

  • 09 Jan 2013

The UI GreenMetric World University Ranking for 2012 was announced on 8 January. “The aim of this ranking is to provide the result of online survey regarding the current condition and policies related to Green Campus and Sustainability in the Universities all over the world

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Launch Of IRIS Research Grants

Launch Of IRIS Research Grants

  • 08 Nov 2012

UCC Research Support Services are pleased to announce the integration of IRIS with Agresso. Using a feed from the Agresso system, this enhancement facilitates the transfer of research grant information to the IRIS profile of the Lead Investigator.

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Irish Launch Of H2020

Irish Launch Of H2020

  • 10 Dec 2013

Date:  10th December 2013

Time: 10.00am - 13.00pm

Location: Convention Centre, Dublin 1

Tuesday 10 December 2013 sees the Irish launch of Horizon 2020, the European Union’s new programme for research and innovation to create new growth and jobs in Europe. Hosted by Enterprise Ireland, the event will take place from 10 am until 1 pm in the Convention Centre, Dublin 1. 

 

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Open Access Week

Open Access Week

  • 21 Oct 2013

Date:  21st - 27th October
Location: UCC Library hosts drop-in sessions about benefits of open access to Research, & eTheses

Open Access Week, a global event now entering its sixth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research.

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Information Session On Potential Biological And/or Social Gender Dimension In Your Research

Information Session On Potential Biological And/or Social Gender Dimension In Your Research

  • 29 Aug 2013

Date:  29th August 2013

Time: 10.30am - 16.00pm

Location: Sandymount Hotel, Wilfield & Gilford Suite

The Irish Research Council funds excellent research and excellent research fully considers the potential sex and gender elements of the research content to maximise the impact and societal benefit of research.  If you want to learn more about how to consider fully whether your research might have a potential sexgender dimension (this is a requirement for all new Council applications) come along to 'Considering the sex and gender dimension in your research' Information session

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The Irish Laboratory Awards 2013

The Irish Laboratory Awards 2013

  • 03 Dec 2013

Date:  3rd December 2013

Location: Burlington Hotel, Dublin

The ILA's supported by the Irish Research Staff Association (IRSA), will recognise the success and achievements of Irelands internationally renowned scientists in areas including innovation, leadership and collaboration and focus on the ongoing work of Irish scientists to grow and develop a sustainable, globally competitive science research.

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Getting Ready For Horizon 2020

Getting Ready For Horizon 2020

  • 23 Jul 2013

Date:  23rd July 2013

Time: 9.30am - 13.00pm

Location: WGB_G.01 

UCC Research Support Services, in association with Hyperion (Dr Sean McCarthy)*, are hosting a Workshop on Horizon 2020, the new EU research and innovation funding programme (2014-2020). The session will provide an overview of Horizon 2020 and information on how to prepare for and get involved in H2020.

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Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund Programme 2013

Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund Programme 2013

  • 04 Jul 2014

Date:  4th July 2013

Time: 2.00pm - 3.00pm

Location: Webinar

Presentation will cover the Funding supports available in the Commercialisation Fund Programme 2013 and provide guidance on submitting proposals to the programme.

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IT Industry Insights For Researchers

IT Industry Insights For Researchers

  • 22 May 2013

Date:  Wednesday, 22nd May

Time: 13.00pm - 14.00pm

Location: Aula Maxima 

This is a unique opportunity to hear about relevant career opportunities in the I.T. industry and to meet personally with industry representatives

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Citation Impact: An Introduction To Bibliometrics For Researchers

Citation Impact: An Introduction To Bibliometrics For Researchers

  • 09 May 2013

Date:  Thursday, 9th May 2013

Time: 11.00am - 12.30pm

Location: Boole Library Seminar Room, Q Floor, G15

 

This seminar will be of interest to postgraduate students, researchers and academic staff.  Please RSVP to allow us to gauge tea/coffee requirements: cora@ucc.ie

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IRC Postgraduate information session

IRC Postgraduate information session

  • 18 Feb 2014

Date:  Monday, 18th February

Time: 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Location: Council Room, North Wing, Main Quad

 

The Irish Research Council has launched the 2013-2014 round of its Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme

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BioPIC 2013 International Bio-imaging Conference

BioPIC 2013 International Bio-imaging Conference

  • 25 Mar 2014

BioPIC 2013 will include lectures from world leaders in the applications of cutting edge imaging and photonics to disease investigation and treatment.  It will attract over 150 scientists, clinicians, students and post-docs for participation in sessions on Molecular Imaging, New Technologies, Diagnostic Imaging, Novel Probes and more.

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EU Science: Global Challenges, Global Collaboration

EU Science: Global Challenges, Global Collaboration

  • 04 Mar 2013

Date:  4th - 8th March
Location: European Parliament

 

Registration for this event is now open as indicated below - this is an excellent opportunity to establish links with a view to Horizon 2020.

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Annual NAP Scientific Workshop

Annual NAP Scientific Workshop

  • 30 Jan 2013

Date:  Wednesday 30th January 
Time: 10.30am
Location: Tyndall National Institute

 

Registration is now open for the 8th Annual National Access Programme (NAP) Scientific Workshop which will take place at the Tyndall National Institute in Cork on Wednesday 30th January 2013.


Starting at 10:30am the morning workshop will feature 6 projects delivered during 2012. There will be a tour of the research facilities after lunch and an opportunity to meet with Tyndall researchers to discuss potential projects.

 

 

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