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  • UCC Emergency Care Society gets hands-on with life-saving skills

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    UCC Emergency Care Society gets hands-on with life-saving skills

    Natalie Krakoski and Clara Steele share how UCC's Emergency Care Society has come to play an important role in training UCC’s future healthcare professionals outside of the lecture theatre

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  • Fitzgibbon Cup glory for UCC as hurlers beat IT Carlow in thrilling final

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    Fitzgibbon Cup glory for UCC as hurlers beat IT Carlow in thrilling final

    The spirit of the UCC Skull and Crossbones is alive and well, with this latest victory bringing UCC's total Fitzgibbon Cup title tally up to 42

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  • Interview: Ryan Tubridy chats politics, history and his love of the arts on UCC visit

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    Interview: Ryan Tubridy chats politics, history and his love of the arts on UCC visit

    Ryan Tubridy spoke to UCC student and journalist Matthew Moynihan about politics in the wake of the election, his own college experience, and the recent passing of some of his RTÉ colleagues.

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  • UCC’s new Hub serves as ‘one-stop-shop’ service for 26,000 students

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    UCC’s new Hub serves as ‘one-stop-shop’ service for 26,000 students

    Located within the historic Windle Medical building, the Hub is a new centre designed to streamline student services and support student learning

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  • Dr Eithne Hunt: Healthy habits for body and mind

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    Dr Eithne Hunt: Healthy habits for body and mind

    Dr Eithne Hunt is a State registered occupational therapist and a lecturer in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at UCC. With a new year underway, Eithne shares some of the small habits that can make a big difference to our daily wellness.

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  • Future of Irish hockey in safe hands with rising star Hannah

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    Future of Irish hockey in safe hands with rising star Hannah

    Last week, Hannah Humphreys claimed silver with the Irish team competing at the EuroHockey Indoor Championships in Bratislava. Jane Haynes chats to the UCC Hockey star and Chemical Sciences student about her next big challenge, and the importance of not taking sport too seriously.

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  • Pocket-sized brain injury monitor could be a game-changer for infant health

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    Pocket-sized brain injury monitor could be a game-changer for infant health

    Research-entrepreneur and UCC PhD student, Mark O’Sullivan, is in the process of developing a spin-out company around a portable, pocket-sized device that monitors and diagnoses brain injury in newborns. Here, he discusses the technology and research behind Neurobell, and the invaluable experience of participating in GatewayUCC’s SPRINT Accelerator Programme.

     

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  • GatewayUCC bridging the gap for research-entrepreneurs

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    GatewayUCC bridging the gap for research-entrepreneurs

    Myriam Cronin is the manager of GatewayUCC, an Innovation and Incubation Centre designed to support and develop UCC research-led start-ups. As she recruits for the next phase of the SPRINT Accelerator Programme, Myriam explains its impressive impact and what makes it so unique and appealing to budding research-entrepreneurs.

     

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  • The power of placenames

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    The power of placenames

    At a time when we are grappling with issues around sustainability, climate change and Brexit, our connection with places takes on new significance. Máiréad Ní Loingsigh explores how placenames can serve as anchors to our physical, social and cultural environments

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  • A Blas-oming relationship

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    A Blas-oming relationship

    UCC is known as Ireland’s Food University. But the role it has played in contributing to the highly respected annual Blas na hÉireann Awards has enhanced our expertise also. Kate Ryan talks to two of the leading players behind our Irish Food Oscars.

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  • A pitch-perfect move

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    A pitch-perfect move

    She has 12 All-Ireland GAA move titles to her name and is the CEO of the Federation of Irish Sport. Jane Haynes discovers why Cork woman Mary O’Connor is using her insight and passion spearhead to the 20x20 campaign, to create a cultural shift in the presentation and perception of women’s sport in Ireland.

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  • In safe hands

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    In safe hands

    Conor Lyden is the founder-CEO of Trustap, a platform that acts as a safety net for those buying and selling online. The award-winning entrepreneur and UCC graduate talks to Jane Haynes.

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  • So proud of our growing INFANT

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    So proud of our growing INFANT

    Professor Geraldine Boylan tells Michelle McDonagh how the inspiring team at the Irish Centre for Maternal and Child Health Research is continuing to make a name nationally and internationally for its groundbreaking work.

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  • Zooming in on animal and human welfare

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    Zooming in on animal and human welfare

    Conservation ecologist, David O’Connor, tells Jane Haynes how a rainy day in UCC’s Boole Library inspired his fascinating career working with communities and endangered species.

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  • A leading light in the photonics world

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    A leading light in the photonics world

    PIXAPP boasts the world’s first open-access PIC assembly and packaging pilot line, but Professor Peter O’Brien tells Margaret Jennings that the Tyndall-led consortium has also become a global co-ordinator, which includes the training of the future workforce in this cutting-edge technology space.

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  • Meet, grow, love

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    Meet, grow, love

    Robert O’Sullivan talks to three members of the UCC community - Dr Naomi Masheti, Stevie Grainger, and Vera Stojanovic - to find out how each of them is reaching out in a practical and impactful way, to respond to the needs of the migrant community in Cork.

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  • Cumhacht an logainm

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    Cumhacht an logainm

    Agus sinn ag iarraidh dul i ngleic leis an mBreatimeacht agus le cúrsaí na timpeallachta, is cosúil go bhfuil an nasc atá againn le háiteanna níos tábhachtaí ná mar a bhí riamh. Pléann Máiréad Ní Loingsigh conas mar a nascann ár logainmneacha sinn leis an saol fisiciúil, sóisialta agus cultúrtha atá timpeall orainn.

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  • Voice of her generation

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    Voice of her generation

    George J. Mitchell Peace Scholar and ‘artivist’, Alana Daly Mulligan, says UCC has armed her not only with an academic education but with skills for life, which she hopes to use in making this planet, our society and our lives better. In conversation with Jane Haynes.

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  • People power can help fuel climate change reversal

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    People power can help fuel climate change reversal

    With UCC being the first university in the world to receive the Green Flag, it has led the way on sustainability development. Joyce Fegan speaks to three of our climate change experts - Dr Paul Bolger, Professor Brian Ó Gallachóir and Dr Áine Ryall - about how we can all help make Ireland carbon neutral by 2050.

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  • Doing it her way

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    Doing it her way

    Acclaimed actor Fiona Shaw caught up with Nancy Hawkes in between filming the latest season of the hit spy TV thriller, Killing Eve, to talk about her multifaceted career spanning television, film, and, most notably, the theatre.

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