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  • Neuroscience outreach to RDS Young Scientist Competition

    23 Jan
    Neuroscience outreach to RDS Young Scientist Competition

    The pupils from Scoil Naomh Fionan, Nohoval, Co. Cork embarked on an exciting journey of discovery into the world of gut bacteria. Along with Scientist and lecturer Dr. Siobhain O’Mahony they carried out a set of experiments investigating the impact of different food types on concentration levels in the classroom.

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  • Neuroscience Stand at Summer Open Day

    21 May
    Neuroscience Stand at Summer Open Day

    The Department of Antatomy and Neuroscience hosted a very lively Neuroscience stand at the recent Summer Open day in UCC. Staff and researchers from the department chatted to TY students from all over Munster interested in a career in neuroscience at this two day event.

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  • Department holds Biennial Thanksgiving Service

    16 Jun
    Department holds Biennial Thanksgiving Service

    The Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience hosted its fourth Thanksgiving Service in memory of the people who donated their bodies for medical research. An important date in the Calender of the College of Medicine & Health at UCC, the Thanksgiving Service was held in the Honan Chapel UCC on Monday February 19th 2018. The service is a non-denominational celebration of the lives of all donors and especially of those donors who were part of the donation programme in the past two years.

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  • New Anatomy collaboration between UCC and CIT

    04 May
    New Anatomy collaboration between UCC and CIT

    Professor John Cryan, Head of Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience UCC and Professor Ger Kelly, Head of Department of Mechanical, Biomedical & Manufacturing Engineering, Cork Institute of Technology have recently announced the commencement of a collaboration on one of CIT’s flagship degree programmes, the Bachelor of Engineering (BEng Hons) (Level 8) Biomedical Engineering.

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  • Recent Conferring

    01 Mar
    Recent Conferring

    Congratulations to Dr Mutahira Lone who was conferred with a PhD in Anatomy at the Spring College of Medicine and Health conferring ceremony held on February 23rd 2018.

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  • Advanced Anatomical Skills 2017-2018 – Another successful year!

    22 Jan
    Advanced Anatomical Skills 2017-2018 – Another successful year!

    In 2013, the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience launched its AN3000 – Advanced Anatomical Skills module to complement its anatomy teaching to medical students. The course, offered as a student-selected module, allows students to appreciate Anatomy in a non-pressurised manner and is ideal for students with an interest in surgery, radiology or other anatomically-oriented disciplines of medicine.

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  • Cork Neuroscientists hosted at the Embassy of Ireland USA

    22 Nov
    Cork Neuroscientists hosted at the Embassy of Ireland USA

    In recognition of the Irish contribution to the field of Neuroscience, the Ambassador of Ireland Daniel Mulhall hosted Irish delegates of the Society for Neuroscience conference in Washington DC to an Irish Neuroscience Social at the Embassy of Ireland in Washington DC. Many US-based colleagues  also attended a highly enjoyable evening as well

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  • Prof John Cryan awarded UCC Research Communicator of the year 2017

    09 Oct
    Prof John Cryan awarded UCC Research Communicator of the year 2017

    Congratulations to Professor John F. Cryan, Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience/APC Microbiome Institute, winner of the 'UCC Research Communicator of the year 2017' award. The UCC Research Awards Programme for 2017 awards were presented by UCC President Professor Patrick O'Shea at the UCC Awards Ceremony held last Thursay 5th October in the Aula Maxima.

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  • Great interest in Neuroscience at the Spring Open Day

    18 May
    Great interest in Neuroscience at the Spring Open Day

    The Neuroscience Stand was of great interest to the many transtion year students and their career guidance teachers who visited UCC for the annual Spring Open Day.  Dr Yvonne Nolan Neuroscience course coordinator and volunteers from the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience were delighted with the interest shown by students and career guidance teachers in the BSc Neuroscience degree.

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  • Signals from the gut to the brain act as regulators of the fear response.

    16 May
    Signals from the gut to the brain act as regulators of the fear response.

    A paper by Prof John Cryan, Dr Alan Hoban and Dr Gerard Clarke published recently in the journal Molecular Psychiatry has generated considerable interest in the Press. The research team have discovered a link between gut bacteria and the regulation of fear responses. 'It is turning upside down how we might develop strategies for fear and anxiety. It is a very exciting time for us” said Prof Cryan

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  • Graduate of the Year 2016: Seán Whelan Intercalated Neuroscience graduate

    30 Mar
    Graduate of the Year 2016: Seán Whelan Intercalated Neuroscience graduate

    Congratulations to Seán Whelan, BSc (Intercalated) Neuroscience Graduate 2016 who has been awarded the College of SEFS (Science, Engineering & Food Science) Graduate of the Year 2016 Award. Top-ranked students in each discipline are eligible for the award which recognises both academic excellence and extracurricular activities, and the recipient is selected by a panel from across the College.    

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