Press Releases

Scientists in Cork bring science to society – taking the laboratory to the schoolroom - 8 November 2004
Molly Keane Centenary Conference at University College Cork (UCC) - 26-27 November 2004
Former UCC President Bertram Windle honoured at University College Cork (UCC) - 8 November 2004
Funding for University Libraries - 8 November 2004
Science Week at University College Cork (UCC) - 8 November 2004
GET-AHEAD –  Forum for Graduates with Disabilities to be hosted by University College Cork (UCC) - 11 November 2004
Distinguished UCC Graduates Honoured - 5 November 2004
UCC Hosts Conference on Recent Developments in Employment Law - 9 November 2004
University College Cork (UCC) hosts Boole Lecture - 2 November 2004
Town Meets Gown at University College Cork (UCC) - 2 November 2004
Presentation of Adult Continuing Education Awards at University College Cork (UCC) - 30-31 October 2004
Talking Death: narratives of illness and bereavement – UCC Conference - 29 October 2004
Travellers and Third-Level Education - 20 October 2004
Official Opening of Glucksman Gallery signals new cultural focus for UCC and the region - 15 October 2004
The Villiers Stuart Collection and the Australian Millionaire - 21 October 2004
Competitiveness Rankings Show Sound Irish Growth Prospects - 13 October 2004
UCC hosts 2004 Open Day - 9 October
University College Cork (UCC) to host a Conference on a Charter of Rights for the Island of Ireland - 2 October 2004
Fergal Keane OBE to deliver lecture at University College Cork - 12 October 2004
Schools and the Law -16 October 2004
Good Guys, Bad Guys - Launch of New Childen's Computer Game - 27 September 2004
Pfizer Executive John W Mitchell to be awarded Honorary Degree at University College Cork - 17 September 2004
Conferring Ceremonies at University College Cork - 17 September 2004
Conferring Ceremonies at University College Cork - 16 September 2004
Conferring Ceremonies at University College Cork - 15 September 2004
Conferring Ceremonies at University College Cork - 14 September 2004
Conferring Ceremonies at University College Cork - 13 September 2004
PFH Computers supports UCC’s Access Programme - 10 September 2004
Europe Calling! - 10 September 2004
University College Cork (UCC) hosts the Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference - 16 September 2004
Supporting Equality of Access to University - 6 September 2004
Family Business Issues addressed by Management Course at UCC - 15 September 2004
University College Cork hosts Medical Alumni Scientific Conference - 8 September 2004
Town, Gown and County Meet - 9 September 2004
Two Irish Universities Lead Multi-National Effort to Revolutionise Software and Services in European Industry -10 September 2004
The Pharmaceutical Industry – a force for good or a bitter pill? -16 September 2004
HEA and SFI invest €20 million in Universities Research Facilities - 16 August 2004
Success for University College Cork (UCC) Graduates in the Job Market - 12 August 2004
Chinese Government Officials Visit University College Cork (UCC) - 12 August 2004
 €7m National Research Institute to be built at University College Cork (UCC) - 27 July 2004
Coastal communities under threat from bad resource management - 22 July 2004
Towards a Healthy Future - 8 September 2004
Old people are out, women are in! - 27 July 2004
Major Research Funding for UCC - 23 July 2004
University College Cork and Mercy University Hospital in Joint Initiative at Distillery Fields - 23 July 2004
Project Management Group supports UCC’s new School of Pharmacy - 22 July 2004
Lighting up the Future – UCC Conference - 26 July 2004
Foundation Stone Ceremony at University College (UCC) for new Environmental Research Institute (ERI)- 19 July 2004
Uncoding medical language to help children with cystic fibrosis - 12 July 2004
Major Irish Scientific Figures Debate Controversial Food Issues at Conference - 12 July 2004
(Re)Discovering Aesthetics - International Conference on Arts and Aesthetics takes place at University College Cork - 9 July 2004
United States Congress Delegation Visits University College Cork - 1 July 2004
UCC Entrepreneurship Awards 2004 - 29 June 2004
Europe at the bedside of Irish rare disease patients - 250,000 patients in Ireland are affected by over 5,000 rare diseases - 26 June 2004
Nursing for the Future - 17 June 2004
Fitness to Practise: - 17 June 2004
UCC study investigates  hospital hand hygiene - 16 June 2004
Honorary Conferring Ceremony - 4 June 2004
Could Globalisation Lead to the Spread of HIV/AIDS? - 31 May 2004
World Digestive Health Day – Counting the Cost: Finding the Answers -29 May 2004
Listening for the Beginning:  Nobel Laureate to speak at UCC - 3 June 2004
Pulitzer Prizewinner, Richard Ford, reads at UCC - 3 June 2004
Distinguished Academic, Professor Roy Foster, to deliver the Inaugural UCC/ESB International Annual WB Yeats Lecture -3 June 2004
Babies’ teeth: survey finds that using too much, too soon of fluoridated toothpaste can be damaging - 23 May 2004
UK Technology Transfer Specialists meet in Cork - 26 May 2004
“Inventors Grow in Schools” – novel initiative by UCC’s Process & Chemical Engineering Department -18 May 2004
UCC Professors elected as Members of the Royal Irish Academy -18 May 2004
New Family Business Centre is established at University College Cork - 17 May 2004
UCC gastroenterologist accepts international award -7 May 2004
UCC Lecturer appointed to the Independent Recourse Mechanism (IRM) of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) - 7 May 2004
Atlantic University Alliance announces participation in first All-Island Research Portal - 5 May 2004
UCC Hosts Conference on E Law:  Legal Issues in the Electronic Age - 7 May 2004
UCC Sports Star Awards 2003/2004 - 29 April 2004
‘Intercultural Dialogue: Canada and the Other’ – UCC hosts XIIth Biennial International Conference of the Association of Canadian Studies in Ireland - 29 April 2004
Strategic Management Seminar for University Leaders to be held at UCC - 16 April 2004
Grid Computing – tomorrow’s Internet - 19 April 2004
UCC Conference to Examine the Broadening Scope of Environmental Rules and Regulations - 15 April 2004
Second-Level Students WISE up at UCC - 1 April 2004
Lifelong Learning 2004/2005 Guide for Adult Learners launched at UCC - 31 March 2004
The science and art of jellyfish… - 29 March 2004
First Lady Rabbi to Speak at UCC - 29 March 2004
China:  The Difference in Two Decades - 25 March 2004
sUCCess with Access - 25 March 2004
Official Opening of UCC's Hockey Pitch at the Mardyke - 21 March 2004
“The Future Electricity Supply Structure” - 15 March 2004 
New Appointment to Practice Unit in Department of Applied Social Studies - 10 March 2004
New treatment for Crohn’s Disease on the way 10 March 2004
CELTFEST 2004 - 4 March 2004
Betsy Blair, Oscar nominated star of Marty  (1955) to give lecture at UCC - 4 March 2004
University College Cork and the Southern Health Board sign groundbreaking agreement - 3 March 2004
The Catholic Church and Aids – Fr James Good to speak at UCC - 1 March 2004
Exciting New Food Products to be Exhibited at UCC - 1 March 2004
Voyage of discovery for Leaving Certificate students at UCC Boole Informatics Invitational - 1 March 2004
Complexity Science and Global Political Culture – Themes of Public Lectures at UCC - 26 February 2004
The Fibonacci Sequence and Generalised Problem Solving - 24 February 2004
Minister for Health and Children to launch two publications on employment induction for new social workers - 24 February 2004
University College Cork celebrates School of Clinical Therapies Foundation Day - 23 February 2004
British Dramatist Arnold Wesker to deliver lecture at UCC - 17 February 2004
Launch of UCC Conference Brochure highlights on-site conference facilities - 17 February 2004
Coping with the Blues for a Healthy Heart - 16 February 2004
Italian Ambassador celebrates UCC links - 16 February 2004
The Sky At Night, 700 BC – A Scholarly Detective Story - 13 February 2004
Paganism – The Legacy that Endures - 11 February 2004
UCC hosts Seminar on The European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003: Implications for Practice - 10 February 2004
A Longer Life - But Different Public Health Issues - 6 February 2004
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM!! - 5 February 2004
President Mary McAleese presents awards to three UCC Students of Government & Public Policy - 4 February 2004
UCC Research Team Awarded Funding under Cork City of Culture 2005 Programme - 2 February 2004
Should Science Slow Down? - 29 January 2004
Decommissioning - A unique insight. General John de Chastelain to speak at UCC - 26 January 2004
UCC’s Careers Service hosts 2004 Postgraduate Fair - 26 January 2004
YHQL, YLGL, YLFL! - 23 January 2004
“University, Society and Intellectual Life in Ireland: An Uncertain Vision? - 19 January 2004
“The rise and rise of personal injury liability: A temporary difficulty or a permanent crisis?” – UCC lecture to address the issue - 15 January 2004
The Galapagos Archipelago – Darwin’s Living Laboratory - 15 January 2004
Cork Law firm supports UCC Access Programme - 13 January 2004
Supercomputing Expert to deliver Second Annual Boole Lecture at UCC - 12 January 2004
Dornan Engineering Limited supports UCC Access Programme - 7 January 2004
University College Cork is “University of the Year” - 14 September 2003
Did Grandmother Know Best or Was She Just Lucky? - 22 December 2003
Legendary Bowler Awarded Honorary Degree at UCC - 18 December 2003
Major Conservation Project Planned for UCC Ogham Stones - 17 December 2003
Proud Day for UCC Students and Graduates at Annual Prizegiving Ceremony - 16 December 2003
UCC’s International Education Office launches website in Chinese (Mandarin) - 16 December 2003
UCC Seminar to Discuss Division of Family Property:  The Consequences of Divorce, Separation and the Breakdown of Cohabiting Relationships  - 9 December 2003
Distinguished UCC Alumni Honoured - 5 December 2003
Understanding Chaos and why the Met Office will never know it all - 4 December 2003
“Raising Mental Health Awareness through Peer Mentoring and Creative Arts” -2 December 2003
Food for Thought - 28 November 2003
Government Support for Voluntary Organisations vital, EU Report Warns - 27 November 2003
Computing Our Way to an Anti-Social Future? - 21 November 2003
Unscrambling the Copyright Maze – UCC to Lead the Way in Ireland -17 November 2003
RE/MAX Cork & County, Auctioneers, to support UCC’s History Department - 17 November 2003
From Bugs to Drugs - Developing new therapies for gastroenteritis, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease - 14 November 2003
Black Holes – The Key to the Cosmos? - 13 November 2003
“What are the limits of medicine:  are we turning the whole world into patients"? - 11 November 2003
Science Week at UCC: Volcanoes – a Real and Present Danger; Genetic Engineering meets Science Fiction and The Age of DNA - 10 November 2003
Statement from Professor Gerard T. Wrixon, President of University College Cork - 7 November 2003
Speech by Mr Noel Dempsey, TD, Minister for Education and Science at the Opening of the Institute of Molecular Medicine Dublin Molecular Medicine Centre Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St. James’s Hospital - 7 November 2003
The Future of Post Primary Teacher Education in Ireland: Co-Operation and Collaboration - Conference at UCC - 7 November 2003
Austrian Ambassador celebrates links with UCC - 7 November 2003
UCC appoints Director of the Lewis Glucksman Gallery - 4 November 2003
Opening of new UCC Software Research Centre may provide industry with answers to key questions - 4 November 2003
Prestigious Award for UCC Scholar - 31 October 2003
Paganism, Buddhism and Christianity - UCC Honan Lecture Series to explore religions, the similarities, the differences and the legacy - 31 October 2003
Warning Signals for Irish Competitiveness - 30 October 2003
Adult Continuing Education Awards are presented at University College Cork - 17 October 2003
Open Day at UCC - 11 October 2003
UCC to House Country’s Largest Health Sciences Complex - 10 October 2003
New School Gives Major Economic Boost to Cork Region - 7 October 2003
"Can We Write a Life of Jesus"? - Renowned Biblical Scholar, Fr Jerome Murphy O'Connor OP to deliver lecture at UCC - 22 September 2003
Motorola honours UCC - Winners of Global Wireless Design Contest - 22 September 2003
Conferring Ceremonies at University College Cork - 19 September 2003
Conferring Ceremonies at University College Cork - 18 September 2003
Conferring Ceremonies at University College Cork - 17 September 2003
Conferring Ceremonies at University College Cork - 16 September 2003
Conferring Ceremonies at University College Cork - 15 September 2003
International Film Studies Conference at UCC - 12 September 2003
Adult Education Short Term Course Programme at UCC - 4 September 2003
UCC Hosts First Annual Nanotechnology Symposium in Ireland - 3 September 2003
The Lewis Glucksman Marine Facility opens at Haulbowline, Co. Cork - 29 August 2003
University College Cork hosts BioResearch Day - 29 August 2003
Ionad na Gaeilge Labhartha (IGL) University College, Cork receives grant of €42,000 - 15 August 2003
UCC's 1st Art Gallery to be named after Dr Lewis Glucksman – will be completed in time for Cork's 2005 Celebrations - 27 June 2003
If Leonardo da Vinci had a Laptop? - 26 June 2003
Acorn Life supports UCC Access Programme - 26 June 2003
Collection of W B Yeats' first editions donated to Boole Library, UCC - 20 June 2003
Summer Conferrings at UCC - 19 June 2003
UCC Makes History – King of Malaysia Honoured - 18 June 2003
First North/South survey of children's dental health - 13 June 2003
IMPORTANT NOTICE – UCC Receives Accreditation for Pharmacy (CK703) First intake of students in October 2003 - 11 June 2003
CEO of Irish Financial Services Regulatory Authority to Address Students at Summer School, UCC - 10 June 2003
UCC honours renowned adventurer - 6 June 2003
NICHE – A health good news story - 4 June 2003
Strategic Investment in ICT Education - 1000 Places Provided - 4 June 2003
Multi-million scheme to fund basic research – Unique Stated-funded programme investing in People and Ideas approves 88 projects, providing 12 million euro - 3 June 2003
New Research Centre for Cork - Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre - a UCC/Teagasc and Industry/Academia Alliance - 29 May 2003
UCC Acquires North's Cabinet Papers - 28 May 2003
Honorary Conferrings 2003 - 27 May 2003
HIV/AIDS claiming 3 million lives per annum, renowned AIDS scientist to tell UCC lecture - 19 May 2003
Cost of new cancer treatments to challenge health services and governments - 15 May 2003
Conference on The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education at UCC - 12 May 2003
UCC Students Awarded Gradam na Gaeilge - 12 May 2003
International Conference at UCC debates Stalin's legacy 'STALIN – HIS TIMES AND OURS' - 1 May 2003
UCC Sports Stars honoured at Award Ceremony - 29 April 2003
First Irish Exhibition by Russian Artist Natalia Abelian at UCC - 29 April 2003
Public Lecture by Nobel Laureate on DNA at UCC - 16 April 2003
UCC Presents First Annual Boole Lecture in Informatics - 16 April 2003
UCC Conference Highlights Employment Issues Facing the Disabled - 15 April 2003
UCC Houses Ireland's Largest Research Tool – Supercomputer Stores Information Volume the Height of Mount Everest! - 9 April 2003
UCC Conference to Discuss the Growing Complexity of Law and the Environment - 9 April 2003
De Valera launches UCC's Lifelong Learning Publication - 4 April 2003
Psychological Students gather in UCC for Annual Congress - 28 March 2003
Concert of Chinese Music and Dance at UCC - 28 March 2003
Special Lecture Series in Local History at UCC to attract public interest - 25 March 2003
Win for UCC Law Society - 18 March 2003
Healthy and Convenient New Tomato Spread Wins UCC Innovation Prize - 14 March 2003
Intervarsity Wins for UCC - 10 March 2003
“An artistic response to the consequences of war and destruction”
Intervarsity Wins for UCC - 27 February 2003
Governing Body Motion Extending President's Term of Office - 13 February 2003
Where Science Meets Hollywood: Fact and Fiction - 10 February 2003
Statement from the Press Office, University College Cork following meeting of Academic Council - 3 February 2003
Origins of the Modern Pharmaceutical Industry to be examined at Public Lecture - 3 February 2003
UCC Exhibition Celebrates “Women and Irish Society” - 31 January 2003
UCC's Proposed Environmental Research Institute to be developed as `Green Building' - 31 January 2003
UCC's Careers Service hosts 2003 Postgraduate Fair - 31 January 2003
UCC Buys Mardyke Gardens for Campus Development Plans - 22 January 2003
Two new Early Start Semester Programmes introduced at UCC - 20 January 2003
UCC to establish Traditional Dance Archive - 20 January 2003
Minister for Health in UCC to open Multimillion Euro Biosciences Institute - 20 January 2003
Conference on Disability to examine Supports at Third Level - 13 January 2003
2002 Prizegiving takes place at UCC - 18 December 2002
UCC award winner holds out hope in treatment of heart diseases - 17 December 2002
Veteran Broadcaster receives Honorary Degree - 13 December 2002
A First for the Irish Army – History made at UCC Conferrings - 13 December 2002
Cancer is “a disease of DNA” – UCC Graduates told at Conferring Ceremony - 12 December 2002