- 06 Jan 2016
A UCC graduate and student captured two of the top awards at Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition in 2015.
Ireland’s leading ICT research centre, Tyndall National Institute, UCC, has teamed up with medical equipment provider Fleming Medical (Limerick) and Holst Centre/TNO (Eindhoven, Netherlands) to develop the world’s first commercially-available 'smart dressing'.
The suppression of newspapers in Cork post-1916 represented a devastating restriction of freedom of speech during a pivotal period in history, according to new research by a UCC student.
The probiotic Bifidobacterium longum 1714 may help reduce stress and improve memory according to a small study of healthy men presented at Neuroscience 2015, in Chicago.
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.
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.
A first-hand account of George Boole and Charles Babbage's meeting, during which they discuss ‘A Thinking Machine’, will be on public display for the first time.
Áine Ryall, School of Law, has been appointed Vice-Chair of the An Bord Pleanála Review Group.
An Post’s new 70c stamp marking the centenary of Pádraig Pearse’s historic speech at the graveside of O’Donovan Rossa was unveiled today in Rosscarbery, Co Cork by John Whelpley, great-grandson of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa.
In 1863, O’Donovan Rossa held a torchlit parade in solidarity with a Polish uprising against their Russian occupiers known as the January Rebellion which was re-enacted in Skibbereen recently.
The United Nations recognised the extraordinary global impact of the work of George Boole in its resolution creating a World Statistics Day.
During Prince Charles's visit to the Marine Institute in Galway, Professor Andy Wheeler gave the prince a gift of a cut and polished fossil coral with a poignant personal message.
Alimentary Health has won an award in the inaugural US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards for its work bringing a patented Irish probiotic, discovered in UCC, to the UK and Irish market under its own brand ALFLOREX®, and in collaboration with Proctor & Gamble in the US as ALIGN®.
Researchers in the Analytical & Biological Chemistry Research Facility (ABCRF) at UCC led by Anita Maguire, have designed and synthesised a new class of compounds with potential in the discovery of new antiviral drugs.
UCC researchers have found that people with multimorbidity (that is two or more chronic diseases at the same time) were more likely to report having had bad experiences in childhood than people without multimorbidity.
The APC Microbiome Institute at UCC has entered into an alliance with Second Genome Inc. to develop microbiome-based therapies that prevent and treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Eoghan Horgan and Kieran Cremin, recent graduates of the Masters of Architecture at the Cork Centre for Architectural Education (CCAE), have been named as the winners of the European Association for Architectural Education Prize (EEAE) for Innovation.
UCC, the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) and the Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc) today celebrated the enormous contributions made by George Boole to technological society at a day-long symposium at the IIT-M campus in Chennai.
Researchers from the International Energy Research Centre (IERC), hosted in Tyndall National Institute, are inviting Cork people to participate in surveys in order to have their say in Cork's future development.
UCC seeks to recruit 40 people to share their views on how they would like Ireland and Europe to develop over the next 20-30 years.
Ireland is failing victims of domestic abuse by not adequately intervening with the perpetrators, international experts will urge at University College Cork this Friday.
Geoscientific knowledge and understanding lies at the heart of many of the most critical societal issues that face us in the 21st century according to Professor Iain Stewart MBE, academic and BBC presenter who will talk about this in UCC, 6.30pm Wednesday 11 Nov in Boole 4.
To mark the bicentenary of the birth of George Boole, UCC President Dr. Michael Murphy was invited to deliver a lecture on Boole’s life and legacy at Lomonosov Moscow State University coinciding with the annual All-Russian Science Festival.
Everyone will have the potential to create the next Facebook with the cloud infrastructure of tomorrow, according to the UCC professor leading the CloudLightning project.
Privacy and data protection legislation worldwide is ill-equipped to deal with the Big Data revolution, according to Professor Maeve McDonagh from UCC’s School of Law.
Cork City is to receive a UNESCO Learning City Award at the UNESCO International Conference on Learning Cities in Mexico City. UCC is one of four partners in the Cork Learning City initiative.
The demands of the increasingly complex world are over the heads of many leaders in Ireland according as evidenced by the very narrow thinking leading up to the Banking Bailout to UCC Professor Connell Fanning.
The remains of Thomas Kent were taken from Cork Prison and buried in Castlelyons after the general public paid their respects in Collins Barracks.
UCC is very pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Catherine Day, outgoing Secretary General of the European Commission to be Chair of its Governing Body until January, 2019.
The next time you visit the supermarket, spare a thought for how food technologists get omega-3 safely into milk, or make vitamins stable to bring health benefits to consumers.
APC, the national centre for excellence in food and medicine research at UCC, announced today (August 28) the creation of 50 additional hi-tech jobs in Cork.
A Doctor’s Sword continues to edge out the competition. The film, which explores the extraordinary life of UCC graduate Dr Aidan MacCarthy, has received outstanding reviews, with several more cinemas taking it on.
Thousands attended the State commemoration for the centenary of the funeral of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa in Glasnevin Cemetery at which UCC’s historian Gabriel Doherty was interviewed for the RTÉ 9pm News.
UCC hosted a Horizon 2020 Industry Leadership Information Day to help companies seize the opportunities that Horizon 2020 provides and support the development of their R&D ambitions through collaboration with University researchers.
The speech given by Dr Murphy at the official opening of the world-class Beaufort Building also revealed new UCC data on job creation and reflected on cuts in the HE sector and global rankings.
The Blackstone Charitable Foundation today announced the first international expansion of its campus entrepreneurship programme, Blackstone LaunchPad, to Ireland. Ireland becomes the seventh Blackstone LaunchPad region, following the U.S. states of Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Florida, Montana, and California.
Quantum computing will bring many advantages, and pose a few hurdles, an academic from the Tyndall National Institute at UCC will say at a lecture to commemorate the bicentenary of George Boole, the forefather of the Information Age.
UCC President Dr Michael Murphy and Professor Barry O'Sullivan, Head of UCC's Department of Computer Science and Director of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, presented Raspberry Pi computers to the pupils of St. Michael's National School in Blackrock, Cork.
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.
Health research bodies and data scientists are holding a Day of Action in Brussels today following the announcement of an agreement between the 28 EU governments on a new EU-wide data protection law.
Researchers at UCC and McGill University in the US have found strong associations between economic downturns and the rates of suicide. Their findings are published online today (Wednesday, 17th June) in the International Journal of Epidemiology.
UCC will host a training workshop on creating value in the wheat and gluten-free based bakery production chain on the 14-15 May - further information is available from www.ucc.ie/en/cerealscience
Cork experienced clearer skies than many parts of the country and UCC camera man Stephen Bean and William Bean captured perfectly in these videos the moment the moon passed in front of the sun.
UCC offers a BSc in Astrophysics for those who have always harboured an interest in Astronomy and the Physics of the universe. More http://physics.ucc.ie/?page_id=210