Teaching and Learning

2016 Quercus Lecture Series

Second annual Quercus Lecture Series, showcasing to Quercus students and the wider UCC community the latest UCC research across a range of disciplines.

Please find below, details of the second, in what is now the annual, Quercus Lecture Series. All lectures take place from 6pm – 7pm in G02, Kane Building, and the lectures will be recorded and made available later at http://www.ucc.ie/en/quercus/lectureser ies/ (where video files of last year’s series may also be found). The purpose of the lecture series is to highlight to Quercus Scholars and the wider UCC community the latest UCC research across a range of disciplines. These are open lectures and all are welcome to attend any or all lectures. Booking is not required.  18 January – Professor Colin Hill (APC/Microbiology) – “Science is NOT fun!”  25 January – Professor Jerry Murphy (ERI/Civil Engineering) – “Green Gas: a solution to waste treatment, a provider of renewable energy and a facilitator of intermittent renewable electricity”  01 February – Dr Karen Neville & Dr Sheila O’Riordan (MIS/BIS) – “Integrating experience, education, and perception for effective risk communication: applying lessons learned from Cork’s flooding past towards the development of emergency management systems”  08 February – Professor John Cryan (APC/Anatomy & Neuroscience) – “Stressed Inside Out: Memories, Moods & Maladies”  22 February – Professor Geraldine Boylan (Paediatrics & Child Health) – “Baby Brainwaves”  29 February – Professor Steve Hedley (Law) – “The Idea of a National Strategy for Higher Education”  07 March – Professor Alastair Christie (Applied Social Studies) – Title of talk TBC  14 March – Professor Kathy Hall (Education) – “Accounting for educational success? Movements, MOOCs, Mentors” A reminder that applications for the 2016/17 Quercus scholarships are currently being accepted and the closing date for receipt is Friday, February 5th, 2016. More information on the programme, including video files of this year’s Quercus Scholars speaking about what the programme means to them, can be found at http://www.ucc.ie/en/quercus/about/ Application forms and further details on the scheme are available at: http://www.ucc.ie/en/quercus/forms/ Please encourage your students to apply, as it is open to both incoming and current students. Any queries should be directed to the programme manager, Ms Michele Power, at mpower@ucc.ie and ext. 4688.

Category: Public Lectures and Seminars: Teaching and Learning
Time: 6pm-7pm
Location: G02, Kane Building
Target Audience: All welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Mary O'Rourke

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