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Research on the Frontline
UCC Interdisciplinary COVID-19 Research Team
University College Cork has established a dedicated COVID-19 interdisciplinary Research Team with over 100 researchers across all disciplines answering a call to respond to COVID-19 challenges.
19 May 2020
22 May 2020
A UCC academic is Ireland's lead researcher on an international COVID-19 modelling study. The Institute of Health Metrics & Evaluation (IHME) COVID-19 resource provides projection models for healthcare capacity for multiple countries around the globe, including Ireland. The projections are helping to inform the resources needed for hospital services, human resources and overall healthcare capacity and utilization.Read more
08 May 2020
The Irish Centre for Maternal and Child Health Research (INFANT) at UCC has created a dedicated Hub for families, researchers and healthcare professionals to find factual, up-to-date, and accessible information that relates to COVID-19 during pregnancy, birth, and early childhood.Read more
05 May 2020
iHealthFacts is a public resource where you can quickly and easily check the reliability of a health claim circulated by social media. It provides information to help people think critically about health claims and make well-informed choices.Read more
01 Apr 2020
University College Cork (UCC) has established an interdisciplinary Covid-19 Research team that has seen over 100 researchers across all disciplines answer a call to action.Read more
30 Apr 2020
University College Cork has been awarded significant funding to research the impact Covid-19 public health measures have had on the people of Ireland, and to also study the genetic makeup of the viruses circulating across the country
The projects are two of 26 proposals awarded as part of a €5m Rapid Response Research, Development and Innovation programme established by the Health Research Board (HRB), Irish Research Council (IRC), Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), IDA Ireland and Enterprise Ireland.
The Programme was introduced to fund research that will provide evidence for the national and global efforts to deal with the virus outbreak.
23 Apr 2020
UCC and Teagasc are collaborating with the University of Antwerp and over 25 other universities and research institutes across the globe to find out about consumer shopping, cooking & baking, eating and media habits before and during the COVID-19 restrictions.Read more
20 Mar 2020
As part of the national emergency response effort, a new Health Innovation Hub Ireland (HIHI) COVID-19 portal went live on 20 March. All over Ireland, companies and individuals are producing solutions to address COVID-19. HIHI developed the online portal to capture these solutions, which are then assessed for suitability, availability and scalability.