Cleveland Clinic and Enterprise Ireland Clinical Innovation Award

Cleveland Clinic and Enterprise Ireland Clinical Innovation Award

  • 29 Sep 2015

Are you a clinician with an innovative idea that could address an unmet patient need?

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New collaborative research funding opportunities for UK and Irish researchers

New collaborative research funding opportunities for UK and Irish researchers

  • 29 Sep 2015

BBSRC and Science Foundation Ireland have entered an agreement to welcome, encourage and support research applications that cut across national boundaries involving collaborative teams led by researchers from the UK and Ireland

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Regions, EU institutions and decision-making

Regions, EU institutions and decision-making

  • 24 Sep 2015

The European Committee of the Regions is currently developing an online course or MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) for officials of regional and local authorities, representatives of associations and others interested.

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U.S. Embassy Dublin's Creative Minds Social Entrepreneurship Hackathon

U.S. Embassy Dublin's Creative Minds Social Entrepreneurship Hackathon

  • 24 Sep 2015

The U.S. Embassy is hosting its third annual youth conference, the Creative Minds Social Entrepreneurship Hackathon on November 6 – 8th in partnership with the DCU Ryan Academy.

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Legion of Honour for UCC academic

Legion of Honour for UCC academic

  • 24 Sep 2015

Former UCC Vice-President for Teaching and Learning and Emeritus Professor of French, Grace Neville, is to be awarded France's highest honour, the Légion d'Honneur.

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Thomas Kent State Funeral

Thomas Kent State Funeral

  • 24 Sep 2015

It took 99 years for patriot Thomas Kent to receive the recognition he deserved - but his contribution to Irish freedom will be remembered following the State funeral in his home village in Castlelyons.  UCC historians Gabriel Doherty and John Borgonovo had a busy few days explaining on local and national media the significance of Thomas Kent.   We have put together a Storify to give a flavour of the media coverage

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Ireland and UCC Feature in World's Largest Global Entrepreneurship Publication

Ireland and UCC Feature in World's Largest Global Entrepreneurship Publication

  • 18 Sep 2015

Distributed world-wide with the Sept 18th issue of the Financial Times, and featuring a foreword by U.S. President Barack Obama, the inaugural issue of the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Magazine highlighted Ireland and UCC as a hub for innovation, new ideas, start-ups and creativity.

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International students happiest in Ireland

International students happiest in Ireland

  • 18 Sep 2015

An online study choice portal platform has revealed that international students studying in Europe are the most satisfied with their university experience in Ireland.

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The 2016 Louis Bonduelle Research Award is launched

The 2016 Louis Bonduelle Research Award is launched

  • 16 Sep 2015

The Louis Bonduelle Foundation wishes to promote research on major nutrition and food behaviour issues by helping students (doctoral candidates and researchers) complete their thesis or research.

 

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UCC retains 3rd place in the Annual QS World University Rankings

UCC retains 3rd place in the Annual QS World University Rankings

  • 15 Sep 2015

UCC has performed creditably in the QS World University Rankings 2015, where it is ranked at 233. Its scores for academic reputation, employer reputation and international faculty have all improved.

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Pregnancy research in Cork wins international award

Pregnancy research in Cork wins international award

  • 09 Sep 2015

Ground-breaking work on preeclampsia, a life threatening complication of late pregnancy, has earned researchers in Cork a major award from the American Heart Association.

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Royal Society announces prestigious University Research Fellowships for 2015

Royal Society announces prestigious University Research Fellowships for 2015

  • 04 Sep 2015

The Royal Society has announced the appointment of 38 new University Research Fellows (URFs) for 2015.

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APC Microbiome Institute launches at UCC

APC Microbiome Institute launches at UCC

  • 28 Aug 2015

Simon Coveney officially launches the APC Microbiome Institute, Ireland's national centre for excellence in food and medicine research who also announced the creation of 50 new jobs in food and medicine.

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Competitive Partnerships for H2020

Competitive Partnerships for H2020

  • 13 Aug 2015

This new programme from InterTradeIreland is aimed at North South partnerships that have already participated in Horizon 2020, either successfully or unsuccessfully.

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UCC Research Awards 2015 Call for Nominations Now Open

UCC Research Awards 2015 Call for Nominations Now Open

  • 19 Aug 2015

The UCC Research Awards were established to recognise the extensive contributions made by UCC researchers in all fields.

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The Research prizes, valued at £200,000 each will be available from October 2016

The Research prizes, valued at £200,000 each will be available from October 2016

  • 11 Aug 2015

THE LISTER INSTITUTE of Preventative Medicine, which is a registered charity established to support biomedical and related research, now invites applications from outstanding young researchers for its 2016 Research Prizes. 

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€2 million boost for leadership in ageing research

€2 million boost for leadership in ageing research

  • 26 Jun 2015

The Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) today announced four new CARDI Fellows from its third leadership funding call

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Discovery of new habitat for corals in the Porcupine Bank Canyon

Discovery of new habitat for corals in the Porcupine Bank Canyon

  • 26 Jun 2015

An international team of scientists led by Prof Andy Wheeler of UCC has discovered a new cold-water coral habitat in Irish waters possibly doubling the amount of cold-water corals previously thought to exist in Irish waters.

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IGNITE Awards and Showcase 2015

IGNITE Awards and Showcase 2015

  • 25 Jun 2015

IGNITE 2015 participants compete for top prizes.  The completion of the fifth phase of the IGNITE Graduate Business Innovation Programme will celebrate the progress and achievements of this year's eleven start up businesses at the Awards and Showcase evening.

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UCC define a new standard in cloud computing

UCC define a new standard in cloud computing

  • 18 Jun 2015

Researchers at University College Cork are leading a €4m EU-funded research project to address energy efficiency and high performance in cloud computing.

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Dr Marie Kelly elected Vice-President of the Irish Society for Theatre Research

Dr Marie Kelly elected Vice-President of the Irish Society for Theatre Research

  • 16 Jun 2015

Drama and Theatre Studies (School of Music and Theatre) is delighted to announce that Dr. Marie Kelly has been elected Vice-President of the Irish Society for Theatre Research (ISTR) at its Ninth Annual Conference at IT Tralee at the end of May this year.

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RTÉ and Science Foundation Ireland announce joint initiative

RTÉ and Science Foundation Ireland announce joint initiative

  • 03 Jun 2015

RTÉ and Science Foundation Ireland have today announced a pilot initiative to provide grant funding for the development of additional television programming related to science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) that has broad audience appeal.

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Royal Society University Research Fellowship success for Tyndall Researcher

Royal Society University Research Fellowship success for Tyndall Researcher

  • 22 May 2015

Research Support Services would like to congratulate Dr Lynette Keeney for her recent success attaining a Royal Society University Research Fellowship.

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UCC 1st in Ireland in Leiden Ranking based on impact and Proportion of Papers in top 1%

UCC 1st in Ireland in Leiden Ranking based on impact and Proportion of Papers in top 1%

  • 20 May 2015

The ranking measures the scientific performance of 750 major universities worldwide, using a sophisticated set of bibliometric indicators.

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PRESTIGE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships programme

PRESTIGE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships programme

  • 07 May 2015

The PRESTIGE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships programme, a programme aimed at fostering the international mobility of post-doc researchers.

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RIA Gold Medal 2015

RIA Gold Medal 2015

  • 27 May 2015

The Royal Irish Academy is pleased to announce the award of Gold Medals in the year 2015.  One Gold Medal will be awarded in each of the following areas: Engineering Sciences and the Social Sciences. 

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UCC’s performance in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015

UCC’s performance in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015

  • 29 Apr 2015

The QS World University Rankings by Subject highlights the world’s top universities in a range of popular subject areas, covering 36 subjects as of 2015. Published annually since 2011, the rankings are based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact.

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Calling all aspiring young Tech Entrepreneurs, Are you ready?

Calling all aspiring young Tech Entrepreneurs, Are you ready?

  • 20 Apr 2015

EU-XCEL is a new virtual accelerator which seeks out talented, aspiring entrepreneurs in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) to participate in a unique international entrepreneurship experience focused on creating and supporting European teams to become incubator-ready entrepreneurs

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Helping French and Irish researchers working together

Helping French and Irish researchers working together

  • 16 Apr 2015

The Embassy of France in Ireland is setting up to help French and Irish researchers collaborating together.

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UCC is the top performing higher education institution internationally according to the EU sponsored U-Multirank

UCC is the top performing higher education institution internationally according to the EU sponsored U-Multirank

  • 01 Apr 2015

This system has been designed to broaden the parameters measured providing a more holistic and relevant assessment of university performance than commercially-driven rankings.

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65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

  • 20 Mar 2015

A Roman Stilling a UCC Researcher (Prof. Cryan’s Laboratory)has been chosen to participate in the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.

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Irish Research Council partnership with The Wheel

Irish Research Council partnership with The Wheel

  • 18 Mar 2015

On 12th March 2015 Minister Jan Sullivan launched the Irish Research Council and the Wheel partnership through the announcement of the Strand 1 Engaging Civic Society awards of New Foundations.

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10 years of commitment to better working conditions for researchers

10 years of commitment to better working conditions for researchers

  • 09 Mar 2015

UCC along with 5 other Irish Universities have implemented the European Charter for Researchers and Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers.  In doing so, we will receive the 'HR Excellence in Research Award' for our efforts to create attractive working conditions for researchers in Europe.

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ERC backs additional 47 top researchers in 2014 Starting Grant call

ERC backs additional 47 top researchers in 2014 Starting Grant call

  • 04 Mar 2015

Congratulations to Dr Maria McNamara who secured funding for her research entitled Animal coloration through deep time: evolutionary novelty, homology and taphonomy.  Dr McNamara's research was awarded up to €2 million in ERC funding.

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Royal Irish Academy Charlemont Award for UCC Scholar

Royal Irish Academy Charlemont Award for UCC Scholar

  • 27 Feb 2015

Dr Guangbo Hao of the School of Engineering was among the scholars awarded at the recent RIA Charlemont grants awards ceremony

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Research & Innovation Conference

Research & Innovation Conference

  • 26 Feb 2015

The Research & Innovation Conference was held on 24th February in the Aviva Stadium.  In attendance for UCC were Dr Jill Haynes from Research Support Services and Dr David McGovern from Technology Transfer Office.

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The billions of benefits from Boole...

The billions of benefits from Boole...

  • 18 Feb 2015

The co-founder of the world’s two largest electronic design automation companies and the former Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland were the guest speakers at the George Boole 200 Inaugural Lectures in UCC. Below is a selection of the media coverage of the event.

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2015 H2020 Societal Challenge 1 - Health and Demographic Change Information Day

2015 H2020 Societal Challenge 1 - Health and Demographic Change Information Day

  • 03 Nov 2015

The Health Research Board is organising an information event for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 1 - Health and Demographic Change on 3rd November 2015

There will be an emphasis on the next 2-year work programme 2016/2017 which will be launched mid-October by the European Commission.

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Vision2020: Health Tech 2020

Vision2020: Health Tech 2020

  • 29 Oct 2015

Horizon 2020 Partnering Event

On 29-30th October Vision2020, in collaboration with MedCity and Research Media, will be hosting Health Tech 2020 at London City Hall.

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EUA Webinar: The ESG 2015 - consequences for universities

EUA Webinar: The ESG 2015 - consequences for universities

  • 28 Oct 2015

Exploring the status of QA in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and the challenges that universities may face in adapting their processes in light of the new ESG.

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Information Session - BBSRC and SFI Collaborative Research Call

Information Session - BBSRC and SFI Collaborative Research Call

  • 23 Oct 2015

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)  have entered an agreement to welcome, encourage and support research applications that cut across national boundaries and engage collaborative teams led by researchers from the UK and Ireland

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Public Consultation for new EPA Draft Strategy 2016-2020

Public Consultation for new EPA Draft Strategy 2016-2020

  • 23 Oct 2015

The EPA is in the process of developing a new corporate strategy for the period 2016-2020. This involves a review of the core objectives, activities and priorities of the Agency.

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2015 EPA National Information Day on Horizon 2020 SC5

2015 EPA National Information Day on Horizon 2020 SC5

  • 21 Oct 2015

The EPA is organising a National Information Day for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 on the 21st October 2015 at the Herbert Park Hotel, Dublin 4.

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SFI Technology Innovation Development Award (TIDA) Pitch Off

SFI Technology Innovation Development Award (TIDA) Pitch Off

  • 05 Oct 2015

Interested in learning about the talented people and ideas being funded by SFI across the Irish Higher Education Institutes? Then you should join us at the Science Gallery, Monday 5th of October from 17:00 to 20:30.

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Startup Gathering 2015

Startup Gathering 2015

  • 02 Oct 2015

The Startup Gathering 2015, taking place across Ireland from the 5th to 10th October, is a platform to support and celebrate entrepreneurs: change makers, the innovators, the job creators, the ‘let’s make it happen’ people who launch businesses, bring ideas to life and drive Ireland’s economic growth

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Royal Irish Academy Grants for Early Career Researchers

Royal Irish Academy Grants for Early Career Researchers

  • 09 Sep 2015

The Royal Irish Academy awards a range of grants annually to support Irish research in the sciences and the humanities.  We are delighted to invite you to a presentation on ‘Royal Irish Academy Grants for Early Career Researchers’ at 13:00 on the 9th of September in G15 Western Gateway Building UCC.

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Fulbright Information Session

Fulbright Information Session

  • 08 Sep 2015

UCC Research Support Services are hosting an Information Session on the Fulbright Awards Programme. These awards provide
opportunities for Irish students and academics across ALL DISCIPLINES to study, research and lecture in the US.

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SFI Early Career Researcher Forum and partnering event

SFI Early Career Researcher Forum and partnering event

  • 04 Sep 2015

The SFI Industry Fellowship programme aims to develop and support academic partnerships with industry. 

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MSCA Individual Fellowships Training Workshop

MSCA Individual Fellowships Training Workshop

  • 14 Aug 2015

The Research Office is hosting a training workshop for potential MSCA Individual Fellowship applicants which will be delivered by the Marie Curie National Contact Point

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Royal Society and SFI University Research Fellowship Programme

Royal Society and SFI University Research Fellowship Programme

  • 29 Jul 2015

An information day on the Royal Society-SFI University Fellowship Programme will take place at in University College Cork on July 29th at 1.30pm in the Council Room

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SIRG, CDA and Industry Fellowships/Partnerships programmes information session

SIRG, CDA and Industry Fellowships/Partnerships programmes information session

  • 28 Jul 2015

A presentation by members of the Science Foundation Ireland Pre-Award team will take place this coming Thursday, July 30th at 11:30 in the Council Room

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H2020 LeIT Information Day

H2020 LeIT Information Day

  • 28 Jul 2015

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020)

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Fit for Health 2.0: Webinar on the EDCTP

Fit for Health 2.0: Webinar on the EDCTP

  • 23 Jul 2015

Fit for Health 2.0 is organising a webinar on the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) on 23 July 2015.

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INDUSTRY INSIGHTS FOR RESEARCHERS

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS FOR RESEARCHERS

  • 16 Jul 2015

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, in cooperation with the Careers Office and Human Resources UCC,  wishes to bring to your attention a series of unique opportunities to learn more about career opportunities for researchers in industry

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ICT in the Societal Challenges” - brokerage and networking event

ICT in the Societal Challenges” - brokerage and networking event

  • 02 Jul 2015

You are invited to attend “ICT in the Societal Challenges” on 2nd July 2015, a brokerage and networking event.

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Webinars on IMI2 Call 5 topics

Webinars on IMI2 Call 5 topics

  • 01 Jul 2015

From 1 to 14 July 2015 IMI will hold webinars on each topic of the IMI2 5th Call for proposals, as well as on IMI2 rules and procedures.

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Horizon 2020 Networking Event - SC5

Horizon 2020 Networking Event - SC5

  • 25 Jun 2015

Enterprise Ireland, supported by the Environmental Protection Agency and Intertrade Ireland are hosting an information and networking event focussing on opportunities in the 2016-2017 Horizon 2020 SC5 - Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials Work Programme.

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Shape the future of Europe's research and innovation policy

Shape the future of Europe's research and innovation policy

  • 22 Jun 2015

Bringing together key players from the fields of research, business and innovation, the conference will address Open Science, the European Research Area, and Innovation. Scientists, innovators, and policy-makers will make up over 500 participants and discuss how Europe can open up to an ERA of Innovation, where ideas will be forged to bring growth and jobs to Europe.

This is an excellent opportunity to network with key stakeholders and decision makers and shape the future of Europe's research and innovation policy.

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Information Session on the Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund Programme 2015

Information Session on the Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund Programme 2015

  • 19 Jun 2015

Join us for a webinar on June 19, 2015 at 2:00 PM GMT.

Register now!

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Research Support….. who, what, where, when?

Research Support….. who, what, where, when?

  • 18 Jun 2015

Please join us for a short session on how to navigate through the UCC Research administrative support system.

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Action Research Colloquium 2015

Action Research Colloquium 2015

  • 18 Jun 2015

The 5th Action Research Colloquium will be held at University College Dublin on June 18th and 19th 2015

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Information Session on H2020 SC5 - Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials

Information Session on H2020 SC5 - Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials

  • 26 May 2015

UCC Research Support Services are hosting an Information Session H2020 Societal Challenge 5 Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials. The session will be provide an overview of 2016/17 Work Programme including: topics, upcoming calls, the application process and selection criteria.

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Horizon 2020 - Science with and for Society 2015

Horizon 2020 - Science with and for Society 2015

  • 22 May 2015

Science with and for Society “will help build effective cooperation between science and society, to recruit new talent for science and to pair scientific excellence with social awareness and responsibility” (Science with and for Society Work Programme 2014-2015). The event will take place in Brussels, Belgium on the 22nd of May 2015.

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Investing in Europe’s Future - Digital Opportunities for Ireland

Investing in Europe’s Future - Digital Opportunities for Ireland

  • 21 May 2015

On Thursday 21 May, a special European Citizens' Dialogue will take place in Dublin on the theme "Investing in Europe’s Future - Digital Opportunities for Ireland". It will take place in the National Convention Centre, Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1 with refreshments starting from 3 p.m.

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Technology Gateway Industry Showcase

Technology Gateway Industry Showcase

  • 18 May 2015

Enterprise Ireland supports 12 Technology Gateways across a nationwide wide network to deliver near to market solutions to industry. 

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Researcher Conference - Endurance in Research

Researcher Conference - Endurance in Research

  • 30 Apr 2015

This conference is aimed at all research staff and highlights the personal characteristics required to develop a successful research career.

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SFI Investigators Programme 2015 – Webinar

SFI Investigators Programme 2015 – Webinar

  • 17 Apr 2015

SFI will host a webinar outlining the IvP 2015 call and its application process

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SFI Investigators Programme 2015 – Information Session

SFI Investigators Programme 2015 – Information Session

  • 14 Apr 2015

SFI will host a information session outlining the SFI-DEL Partnership component of the IvP 2015 call and its application process

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Open Access and Research Data Management: Horizon 2020 and beyond

Open Access and Research Data Management: Horizon 2020 and beyond

  • 14 Apr 2015

Day 1 – Open access in H2020 – how to increase your chances of success with a strong data management and open access plan

Day 2 – Open access and data management – institutional needs, targets and training

 

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1st Brazil-Ireland Science Week to Welcome Biggest Ever Group of Brazilian Researchers to Ireland

1st Brazil-Ireland Science Week to Welcome Biggest Ever Group of Brazilian Researchers to Ireland

  • 23 Feb 2015

Up to eighty senior researchers from Brazil will come to Ireland later this month, to attend the first ever Brazil Ireland Science Week.  This marks the first time that such a large group of scientists has come to Ireland from Brazil.   In addition, the presidents of Brazilian funding agencies will attend the conference, to be held in Dublin Castle from February 23rd to 26th. 

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Navigating H2020

Navigating H2020

  • 16 Feb 2015

The European Commission currently the first drafts of the 2016-17 Work Programmes. Indications are that in 2016-17 Pillar one (Excellent Science) of Horizon 2020 will be unchanged while Pillars two (Industrial Leadership) three (Societal Challenges) will be  oriented around changing priorities and focus areas.

While the Commission’s plans for Pillar 3 (Societal Challenges) have yet to be finalised, the priority areas for each Challenge have  been summarised in a series of Scoping Papers for challenges 1 to 7.

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Enterprise Ireland - Webinar

Enterprise Ireland - Webinar

  • 06 Feb 2015

Demonstration of CF project support application preparation on the on-line system

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Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund Programme 2015 Information Session

Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund Programme 2015 Information Session

  • 20 Jan 2015

The aim of the Commercialisation Fund Programme is to improve the competitiveness of the Irish economy through the creation of technology based start-up companies and the transfer of innovations developed in Higher Education Institutes and Research Performing Organisations to industry in Ireland. 

The programme will fund the development of innovations at all stages of the commercial pipeline to the point where they can be commercialised as new products, services and companies.

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Biodesign for Health Applications

Biodesign for Health Applications

  • 27 Nov 2015

A UCC led project Biodesign for Health Applications (BioApp) has been has been selected as a "success story" by a panel of experts from the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission

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€10 million investment in two new research collaborations

€10 million investment in two new research collaborations

  • 23 Nov 2015

Minister Bruton announces new AbbVie and Science Foundation Ireland investment of €10 million in two new research collaborations

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UCC scientists discover a Tree berry compound which kills leukaemia cells

UCC scientists discover a Tree berry compound which kills leukaemia cells

  • 17 Nov 2015

A molecule developed by scientists at University College Cork, derived from the berries of the Bloodhorn tree, has shown "a very significant reduction in tumour size," particularly leukaemia cancer cells.

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UCC Researchers named as SFI Researchers of the Year 2015

UCC Researchers named as SFI Researchers of the Year 2015

  • 03 Nov 2015

Professors Kenny and Boylan have been close friends and colleagues for nearly a decade. For the last two years they have co-directed INFANT, Ireland's first and only perinatal research centre.

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Open Access to Publications in Horizon 2020

Open Access to Publications in Horizon 2020

  • 27 Oct 2015

New elearning courses from on #openaccess from @fosterscience Here's one for H2020 funded researchers

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Happy Open Access week 2015

Happy Open Access week 2015

  • 21 Oct 2015

Open Access Week is an annual international celebration to raise awareness of the issue of access to published scholarly research.

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UCC are developing foods of the future using synthetic biology

UCC are developing foods of the future using synthetic biology

  • 19 Oct 2015

Scientists, innovators and entrepreneurs from all around the world are working on a series of prototypes at UCC as part of IndieBio, a first-of-its-kind synthetic biology accelerator programme.

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UCC Research Awards 2015

UCC Research Awards 2015

  • 09 Oct 2015

Last night, Thursday 8th October, UCC honoured staff members for their outstanding contributions to University life at a ceremony in the Aula Maxima. The Awards Ceremony combined presentations and accolades to winners from three separate award schemes: Teaching & Learning; Staff Recognition; and Research.

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John Mee winner of 2015 Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award

John Mee winner of 2015 Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award

  • 08 Oct 2015

Warmest congratulations to Professor John Mee, whose unpublished first poetry collection, _Beyond the Extinct_, has been announced as the winner of the 2015 Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award.

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EU Prize for women innovators 2016

EU Prize for women innovators 2016

  • 08 Oct 2015

The EU Prize for Women Innovators aims to give public recognition to outstanding women entrepreneurs who brought their innovative ideas to the market and to inspire other women to follow in their footsteps

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UCC named The Sunday Times University of the Year

UCC named The Sunday Times University of the Year

  • 03 Oct 2015

University College Cork (UCC) has been named The Sunday Times University of the Year for a record-breaking fourth time. UCC is the University of the Year for the fourth time in the history of The Sunday Times Good University Guide, which was first published in 2002.

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Research into benefits of Mediterranean diet

Research into benefits of Mediterranean diet

  • 02 Oct 2015

Researchers at the APC Microbiome Institute in UCC and University of Naples Federico II have shown a Mediterranean diet rich in fruit and vegetables is linked to a rise in health promoting short chain fatty acids and the bacteria in the gut that make these compounds.

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Partnership aims to make pregnancy safer

Partnership aims to make pregnancy safer

  • 02 Oct 2015

The INFANT Centre (Irish Centre for Foetal and Neonatal Translational Research) at University College Cork, Bioscreen Health, laya healthcare and IBM have launched the ‘LEANBH’ project in the Cork University Maternity Hospital today, designed to make pregnancy safer.

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World University Rankings 2015-2016: results announced

World University Rankings 2015-2016: results announced

  • 02 Oct 2015

Irish Universities have continued to lose ground in the latest university rankings released yesterday.  Similarly, the US continues to lose its grip as institutions in Europe up their game

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IRC Postgraduate Call 2016: Research Office Information Session

IRC Postgraduate Call 2016: Research Office Information Session

  • 22 Dec 2015

The Irish Research Council has opened the 2016 call for the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme.

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Research Support in UCC….. Who, What, Where, When?

Research Support in UCC….. Who, What, Where, When?

  • 18 Dec 2015

Please join us for a short session on how to navigate through the UCC Research administrative support system.

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SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Programme

SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Programme

  • 20 Jan 2016

The President of Ireland Future Research Leaders programme is a recruitment-only programme designed to attract to Ireland outstanding new and emerging research leaders in the earlier stages of their research career in both scientific and engineering domains, where candidates may have both academic and/or industry relevant backgrounds with a focus on research excellence with impact. 

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Unleashing Innovation Summit

Unleashing Innovation Summit

  • 10 Mar 2016

Join us for our 6th Unleashing Innovation Excellent Summit 2016 to enjoy useful networking, benchmarking opportunities and an agenda which offers all innovation stakeholders, including Front and Back-end Innovation Leaders, Research & Development Heads, Entrepreneurs, Innovators, Academics and Investors the chance to be part of an dynamic new programme of leading innovation speakers

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New Horizons Research Conference

New Horizons Research Conference

  • 10 Dec 2015

This conference is will highlight the diverse range of translational research in UCC and will include plenary sessions with short oral and poster presentations.

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SFI Spokes Programme 2015 - information webinar

SFI Spokes Programme 2015 - information webinar

  • 09 Dec 2015

SFI’s Spokes programme is a vehicle to enable the addition of new industrial and academic partners and projects to an SFI Research Centre, so allowing the Centre to expand and develop in line with new priorities and opportunities

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SCI:COM15 Conference

SCI:COM15 Conference

  • 09 Dec 2015

Science Foundation Ireland, Whipsmart Media, UCD, FHI and programme sponsors have come together to present Ireland's largest SciCom conference in Athlone on the 9th of December.

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MSCA ITN 2016 Webinar

MSCA ITN 2016 Webinar

  • 01 Dec 2015

In advance of the 2016 Call deadline for MSCA Innovative Training Networks (12th January 2016), the Irish Marie Skłodowska-Curie Office are offering a webinar to assist researchers with writing an ITN proposal. 

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All-Island Horizon 2020 Conference for Societal Challenge 2

All-Island Horizon 2020 Conference for Societal Challenge 2

  • 01 Dec 2015

InterTradeIreland, the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine in Ireland and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in Northern Ireland invites you to attend the All-Island Horizon 2020 Conference for Societal Challenge 2.

 

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Molecules to Medicines How Biopharma Delivers

Molecules to Medicines How Biopharma Delivers

  • 25 Nov 2015

A MMI/Pfizer Course & Workshop designed to give bioscientists and clinicians an overview of how industry discovers and produces biopharmaceuticals

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Info week on Societal Challenge 2 work programme 2016-2017

Info week on Societal Challenge 2 work programme 2016-2017

  • 24 Nov 2015

Participate in the Brussels SC2 info-week and learn more about the new Horizon 2020 work programme 2016/2017 for Societal Challenge 2: Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, maritime and martime inland water research and bio-economy.

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Early Career Researcher Forum Annual Seminar

Early Career Researcher Forum Annual Seminar

  • 24 Nov 2015

Early Career Researcher Forum Annual Seminar by Dr Suzanne Guerin  ‘Adopting a mixed methods approach to evaluation in palliative and end of life care research’

This seminar will be based on mixed methods research with a particular focus on different types of evaluation within the Medical Research Council’s (MRC) framework for evaluating complex interventions

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Engage2020 project holds webinars on Public Engagement

Engage2020 project holds webinars on Public Engagement

  • 20 Nov 2015

In the next couple of weeks, the Engage2020 project will hold three webinars, to celebrate the end of the project and to share all their outputs. 

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RAIN Workshop on climate change and weather modelling

RAIN Workshop on climate change and weather modelling

  • 09 Nov 2015

The RAIN (Risk Analysis of Infrastructure Networks in Response to Extreme Weather Events) project is organising a workshop at Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), to identify and analyse the most probable extreme climatological phenomena affecting Europe infrastructure based on previous events.

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Ireland Wales Cross-Border Programme 2014-2020, Kilkenny

Ireland Wales Cross-Border Programme 2014-2020, Kilkenny

  • 06 Nov 2015

The European Parliament and the Southern Regional Assembly are hosting an information and training morning on the Wales-Ireland cross-border programme of the European Union. With funding of some €100 million, the programme links the South East of Ireland and the West of Wales.

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ERI showcases climate change research at COP21

ERI showcases climate change research at COP21

  • 21 Dec 2015

As a developed country with a quickly expanding economy, Ireland will experience significant repercussions during this century as a result of the Paris Agreement. Researchers from UCC's Environmental Research Institute (ERI) offered solutions at the recent COP21 meeting in Paris.

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DAFM Industry Co-Funded Platform Funding Call now published

DAFM Industry Co-Funded Platform Funding Call now published

  • 21 Dec 2015

Please be advised that DAFM published today the Application Form and accompanying Guidelines providing further details on the recently published Call for proposals under its Industry co-funded Platform Instrument focused on 2 broad topics namely ‘Data, ICT & Sensors’ and ‘Biorefining’.

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ERC offers funding for two outreach projects

ERC offers funding for two outreach projects

  • 17 Dec 2015

The European Research Council is funding two projects that aim to communicate the achievements of ERC-funded researchers to a wider audience

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10 luminaries pointing Irish innovation in the right direction

10 luminaries pointing Irish innovation in the right direction

  • 14 Dec 2015

Silicon Republic continues to list the leading lights in Ireland’s Sci-Tech 100, with this instalment featuring illuminating innovators.

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Government publishes ambitious Innovation Strategy

Government publishes ambitious Innovation Strategy

  • 08 Dec 2015

The Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation Damien English TD, together with the Taoiseach and the Minister for Jobs, today published Innovation 2020, Ireland’s 5-year strategy for research and development, science and technology.

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Insight director hailed as data leader in Ireland

Insight director hailed as data leader in Ireland

  • 08 Dec 2015

Professor Barry O’Sullivan, director of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at UCC, has been named as one of 10 leaders in data “driving Ireland’s data science revolution” by SiliconRepublic.com. 

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UCC Researcher awarded an ERC Grant

UCC Researcher awarded an ERC Grant

  • 07 Dec 2015

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a Starting Grant to Dr James Kapalo, a lecturer in the Study of Religions Department at University College Cork. 

Dr Kapalo has been awarded a €990,000 grant for his project Hidden Galleries. This is the second such award to be made to UCC’s College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences since the inception of the ERC in 2007.

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Cork 1849 - a city of feasts and famine

Cork 1849 - a city of feasts and famine

  • 01 Dec 2015

An unpublished 19th century recipe book and the letters of George Boole, show that Ireland’s food and dining customs at end of the Famine were far more complex that the stereotype of potatoes and little else according to Regina Sexton, food and culinary historian at UCC.

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Science Week 2015

Science Week 2015

  • 01 Dec 2015

Here is a Storify covering the events organised by the SFI funded centres for Science week 2015

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