News Archive 2016

  • Movember Mustashed Medics bake for Cancer & Mental Health charities

    20 Dec
    Movember Mustashed Medics bake for Cancer & Mental Health charities

    Having already dedicated the month of November to taking part in 'Movember' a moustache growing charity event held during November each year that raises funds and awareness for men's health, senior medical demonstrators Dr Johnny O'Mahony and Dr Muhammad Asim Javaid joined by Dr Gilliard Lach post doctoral researcer, demonstrated their organisational and baking skills by hosting a 'Bake Sale' in aid of the Irish Cancer Society and Mental Health Charities in the Western Gateway building on Friday 25th November.

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  • CSI Investigate Jelly Brain and the case of the Protective Skull

    01 Dec
    CSI Investigate Jelly Brain and the case of the Protective Skull

    Cork neuroScientists Investigators Caitríona Long-Smith, Shane Hegarty, Shauna Wallace-Fitzsimons and Marc O’Sullivan, with the help of 5th Class from Scoil an Spioraid Naoimh, Buachaillí, donned their CSI badges and began to look for clues... does a healthy life style protect the brain? Are we allowed to eat the jelly brain? What will happen when Shane drops the egg?

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  • Windle Building changes its Anatomy

    26 Nov
    Windle Building changes its Anatomy

    Europe’s long-term lending institution, the European Investment Bank (EIB) signed a €100 million loan agreement with University College Cork on  Friday 25th November 2016 ensuring the continuation and completion of the transformation of the Windle Building into a state of the art student hub. The Windle Building which had until 2011 been home to the Department of Anatomy, has since the summer begun a seismic transformation into the ‘Student Hub Project’.

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  • October 2016 Graduations

    01 Nov
    October 2016 Graduations

    Congratulations to Anna Connolly and Surabhi Theratile who both graduated with MSc in Anatomy at the Autumn College of Medicine and Health conferring ceremony held on 28th October 2016.

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  • Dr Gerard O'Keeffe receives substantial SFI Career Development Award

    25 Oct
    Dr Gerard O'Keeffe receives substantial SFI Career Development Award

    Congratulations to Dr Gerard O'Keeffe who has just received a Career Development Award from Science Foundation Ireland as part of a €22 Million Government Investment in next generation research talent.  This career development award is one of 20 such research projects across Ireland to be supported through this new Government research funding announced by  Minister of State for Training, Skills and Innovation, John Halligan TD this week.

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  • Congratulations to Dr Yvonne Nolan UCC's Research Supervisor of the Year

    20 Oct
    Congratulations to Dr Yvonne Nolan UCC's Research Supervisor of the Year

    Congratulations to Dr Yvonne Nolan who has been awarded the UCC Research Supervisor of the Year Award 2016. Yvonne was awarded this honour by Professor Anita Maguire Vice President for Research & Innovation, and the award was presented to Yvonne by President Michael Murphy at the UCC Staff Award Ceremony in the Aula Maxima on Thursday evening 6th October.

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  • Dr. Shane Hegarty awarded Neuroscience Ireland Early Career Award

    30 Sep
    Dr. Shane Hegarty awarded Neuroscience Ireland Early Career Award

    Congratulations to Dr. Shane Hegarty, Lecturer and Researcher in the Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience, who was recently awarded the 'Neuroscience Ireland Early Career Investigator Award' Medal,  and as winner was also invited to present his research at the Neuroscience Ireland Young Neuroscientist Symposium 2016 in Trinity College Dublin.

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  • Prof Cryan Interviewed for The Guardian

    03 Aug
    Prof Cryan Interviewed for The Guardian

    Prof Cryan discusses his research findings with The Guardian journalist Ann Robinson and explains how the range and quantity of gut microbes could have a powerful effect on many conditions including depression, MS and obesity.

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  • Recent Graduations

    17 Jun
    Recent Graduations

    Congratulations to Dr Maria Donovan and Dr Eileen Curran latest Cryan lab members to graduate with their PhDs and Dr Ahmad Hassan Sheikh who graduated with a MD at UCC yesterday.‌

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  • Scientists in Cork uncover link between gut microbes and nerves.

    05 Apr
    Scientists in Cork uncover link between gut microbes and nerves.

    The Guardian. The Irish Times, and RTE News, today published articles on how Professor John Cryan and his research teams in the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience and APC Microbiome Institute and Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioural Science have discovered a previously unknown connection between the mix of microbes in our gut and how our nerves work.

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  • Thanksgiving Service

    09 Feb
    Thanksgiving Service

    The Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience is hosting its third Thanksgiving Service in memory of the people who have donated their bodies for medical research.

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