FRIDAY 24th FEB

FRIDAY 24th FEB "Planning Together for the Future" U.C.C. Planning Society Annual Conference

  • 16 Feb 2017

UCC students have announced an exciting line up for their Planning Society conference this year. With three topical and interesting sessions spread out through the day it promises to be a lively and enjoyable event.

To download a full conference brochure, cick here: Planning Soc Brochure (635kB): 

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**Applications now being taken for 2017 - 2018 **

Applications for the Masters in Planning and Sustainable Development and the M.A. in Landscape, Built Heritage and Design are now being taken.

Click http://www.ucc.ie/en/cke69/ for further information on the M.Plan Programme and http://www.ucc.ie/en/ckd06/to find out more about the MA in Landscape, Built Heritage and Design.

Click http://www.pac.ie for more information on how to apply.

 

 

 

Formal Launch of North Main Street Study

Formal Launch of North Main Street Study

  • 10 Nov 2016

The Centre for Planning Education and Research is pleased to announce the formal launch of the North Main Street Area Planning Study 2016 on Tuesday November 15th in St. Peter’s, North Main Street at 6.00pm. The launch will be attended by the city’s Lord Mayor, Cllr Des Cahill and the city’s Chief Executive, Ann Doherty, as well as representatives from the University, the wider business and political communities, and from the local stakeholders.  It will include a brief introduction to the project by the Traders’ Association, as well as a presentation by staff and postgraduate students from UCC’s Planning School. The report can be downloaded here North Main Street Planning Study (10,164kB).

 

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First PhD in Planning and Sustainable Development at UCC

First PhD in Planning and Sustainable Development at UCC

  • 29 Mar 2016

The Centre for Planning Education & Research is delighted to announce that Karen Ray (a Geography and M.Plan graduate from UCC and a corporate member of the Irish Planning Institute) successfully defended a PhD on the topic of planning and landscape in March 2016. 

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Planning seminar on city centre property development

Planning seminar on city centre property development

  • 10 Nov 2015

The UCC Planning students held a seminar with John Cleary, MD of JCD Commerical Property Developers - one of Ireland's leading and most active property development companies. The seminar addressed some of the interactions between the planning process and the property development industry, as well as focussing on a range of large scale urban regeneration issues in Cork and across Ireland. The seminar concluded with a short presentation by the planning students and a discussion with John Cleary about a key city centre regeneration site.

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RTPI Bursary Winners

RTPI Bursary Winners

  • 31 Oct 2015

Two M.Plan students have been awarded a bursary under the RTPI's (Royal Town Planning Institute) Future Planner Bursary Scheme. The bursary recipients from UCC for 2015/2016 are Mary Molloy and David Shannon, First Year M.Plan students, and were presented with their bursary awards by Professor Cathal O'Connell, School of Applied Social Studies. The bursary has been supported by the UCC Centre for Planning Education and Research.

 

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**** M.Plan Fee for Irish and EU students Reduced by 20% ****

The Centre for Planning Education and Research is pleased to announce that the EU fee has now been reduced by 20%. The yearly fee for the M.Plan programme has historically been set at quite a high level to reflect the real costs of delivering a professional master’s programme with a significant amount of applied content, studio instruction, external contributions, and a range of local, national and international field visits. Following discussions within the University, and taking into account the need to maintain affordability and access for professional courses, it has been decided to reduce the EU fee to €6,700 per year. As usual (in common with all field-based courses), a student contribution to study visits will be required. However, over the two years of the M.Plan, the fees will be approximately €3,380 less than before and this should significantly reduce the financial burden on students.

Metropolitan Study Visit to North of England

Metropolitan Study Visit to North of England

  • 23 Oct 2015

The First Year Planning students have recently completed a busy 5 day study visit to Northern England, where they enountered a wide range of large-scale urban planning issues in Leeds, York, Bradford, Wakefield, and Liverpool. This year's trip involved a long bus and ferry trip from Cork via Dublin Port. The highlight of the trip yet again was the tour of Liverpool facilitated by Professor Chris Couch from the University of Liverpool's Planning school.

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UCC Planning Students present at Young Planners Workshop

UCC Planning Students present at Young Planners Workshop

  • 23 Oct 2015

A group of Second Year Planning Students from UCC were selected to present the results of their transportation &technology research project at the ECTP Young Planners Workshop 2015 at the 11th Biennial of European Towns and Town Planners/Dublin October 2015. The student group consisted of Padraig Collins, Danielle Nevin, Luke Martin, Ciara Cosgrave and Kayleigh Sexton, and their research focussed on a review of the bike-share scheme in Cork since its introduction in November 2014. 

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UCC M.Plan student wins national award

UCC M.Plan student wins national award

  • 19 Nov 2014

MPlan graduate Saorlaith Ní Shuibhne was presented with the Irish Planning Institute Gerry Walker Prize 2014 for her paper 'Pedestrian and Vehicle Interaction at City Centre Junctions'. Her paper was selected from entries to the 2014 Student Pleanáil competition. Each year a winning paper chosen from entries to Student Pleanáil is awarded a prize and is published in Pleanáil - the Journal of the Irish Planning Institute.

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West Cork/Gougane Barra Field Trip

West Cork/Gougane Barra Field Trip

  • 06 Nov 2014

As part of their Landscape Character, Context and Change module, students from both the Landscape, Built Heritage & Design and the M.Plan Year 2 programmes took part in a one-day study visit to the West Cork region.

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Royal Town Planning Institute Prize

Royal Town Planning Institute Prize

  • 11 Nov 2014

P.J. O'Brien, a current MPlan student, was recently named as the 2014 Irish Branch Student Award Winner.

 

 

 

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Metropolitan Study Visit to North of England

Metropolitan Study Visit to North of England

  • 16 Oct 2014

This year's First Year planning students were joined by the students from the Masters in Landscape, Built Heritage and Design on a four-day study visit to the North of England. The highlight of the trip was an extended tour of Liverpool's resurgent and lively city centre and docksides.

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M.Plan Students present to European Council of Town Planners

M.Plan Students present to European Council of Town Planners

  • 20 May 2014

MPlan graduates Bernard Dwyer and Gregor Herda recently represented Ireland at the European Council of Town Planners Young Planners Workshop in Brussels in May 2014.

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Passage West Planning Study

Passage West Planning Study

  • 11 Feb 2014

The First Year M.Plan students have recently commenced a new project which will culminate in the submission of a Planning Study based on the town of Passage West.

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Research on Metropolitan Government and Local Government Reform

Research on Metropolitan Government and Local Government Reform

  • 18 Mar 2014

The CPER contribution to the debate on local government reform continues with the publication in January's instalment of the Administration Journal.

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M.Plan Students and Graduates shortlisted for National Planning Awards

M.Plan Students and Graduates shortlisted for National Planning Awards

  • 11 Feb 2014

Three entries from student/graduate from the Centre for Planning Education and Research have been shortlisted for the Student Awards category in this year’s Irish Planning Institute’s National Planning Awards. 

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Conservation Study Completed by CPER

Conservation Study Completed by CPER

  • 11 Mar 2014

Researchers from the Centre for Planning Education and Research have recently completed a study examining the history of iconic places in Ireland.

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First Year M.Plan & MA Students' Study Visit

First Year M.Plan & MA Students' Study Visit

  • 20 Nov 2013

The Year One M.Plan and MA Students recently visited the North of England on their Metropolitan study visit.

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New M.A. in Landscape, Built Heritage and Design

New M.A. in Landscape, Built Heritage and Design

  • 19 Nov 2013

The Centre is delighted to announce that this new MA, commencing in Autumn 2013, is now on the university calendar and open for applications.

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Planning in County Kerry

Planning in County Kerry

  • 19 Nov 2013

"Planning and Contemporary Change in the Iveragh Landscape", a chapter in the recent Cork University Press volume The Iveragh Peninsula - a cultural Atlas of the Ring of Kerry, presents an analysis of recent patterns of rural planning permission and development change in the area.

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Careers in Planning

Careers in Planning

  • 22 Oct 2013

Professional planners work in the public, private and non-governmental sectors at national, regional and local levels and gain a broad range of abilities and skills for working in a variety of economic and social contexts.

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First Year M.Plan Students Youghal Plan

First Year M.Plan Students Youghal Plan

  • 16 Sep 2013

First year M.Plan students recently made a formal presentation to local businesses, the Town Council and the wider community in Youghal as part of ongoing consultation exercise for the Youghal Town Centre Strategy.

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UCC at the National Planning Conference 2010

UCC at the National Planning Conference 2010

  • 15 Apr 2013

The theme of this year's National Planning Conference (held on 15th and 16th April) was 'Planning for a Smarter Ireland'.

 

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M.Plan Students visit to Copenhagen and Aalborg

M.Plan Students visit to Copenhagen and Aalborg

  • 19 Aug 2013

Second Year M.Plan students recently completed a 9 day international study visit to Denmark.

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Planning and Architecture students - joint exercises

Planning and Architecture students - joint exercises

  • 28 Aug 2013

This year for the first time, our M.Plan1 students are carrying out a joint assignment with the final year Architecture students from the UCC / CIT undergraduate degree.

 

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Environment, Planning and Sustainability Colloquium Series

Environment, Planning and Sustainability Colloquium Series

  • 07 Mar 2013

On Wednesday 7th March, a joint presentation by Dr. Cara Nine [Philosophy] and Dr. Brian O Gallachoir [Energy Engineering] entitled 'Resources, Energy and Rights' marked the completion of UCC's first Colloquium Series on Environment, Planning and Sustainability organised by the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, the Environmental Research Institute, the Programme for Planning and Sustainable Development and the School of Sociology and Philosophy.

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Conference - Heritage as an Engine of Growth in Mid-Sized Towns

Conference - Heritage as an Engine of Growth in Mid-Sized Towns

  • 26 Jan 2012

Organised by the Irish Walled Towns Network/Heritage Council in conjunction with UCC's Planning school and the Department of Geography, this one-day conference "Heritage as an Engine of Economic Growth in Mid-Sized Towns" was held on January 26th 2012 in the Wood Quay Venue, Dublin City Council Offices.

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M.Plan Student Projects receive commendations

M.Plan Student Projects receive commendations

  • 19 Feb 2012

Two M.Plan student projects were in receipt of special Commendations at the Irish Planning Institute's National Planning awards which were presented by Ms Jan O’Sullivan TD, Minister for Housing and Planning, Department of Environment, Community and Local Government and Mr. Brendan Allen, President, Irish Planning Institute, in the Custom House, Dublin on February 16th 2012. .

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Colloquium: LANDSCAPE, SUSTAINABILITY and CHANGE

Colloquium: LANDSCAPE, SUSTAINABILITY and CHANGE

  • 15 Nov 2013

The third session of the weekly interdisciplinary conversations on Environment, Planning and Sustainability will be held this week, Thursday January 31s.00 pm.t at 6  ALL WELCOME.

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Colloquium Series 2013

Colloquium Series 2013

  • 24 Oct 2013

UCC's 2013 Colloquium Series on Environment, Planning and Sustainability was officially launched on Thursday 24th by Professor Caroline Fennell, Head of College of Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences UCC and Professor Patrick Fitzpatrick, Head of College of  Science Engineering and Food Science UCC. 

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International Conference on Landscape and Education

International Conference on Landscape and Education

  • 13 May 2013

The UCC Centre for Planning Education and Research took part in a major international conference in Paris in May 2013, organised by Uniscape, the European network of universities that addresses the implementation of the European Landscape Convention. 

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M.Plan International Study visit - London-Lille-Flanders-Brussels

M.Plan International Study visit - London-Lille-Flanders-Brussels

  • 27 Feb 2012

M.Plan Year Two students recently completed their week-long international study visit to France in February/March 2012 as part of the PD6201: Applied Dialogues in Planning and Sustainable Development Module.

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M.Plan Students to exhibit at International Congress

M.Plan Students to exhibit at International Congress

  • 29 May 2013

A UCC planning student project has been recognised by the Town and Country Planning Association and the International Federation for Housing and Planning for exhibition at the London Centenary Congress of the IFHP to be held in June 2013.

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M.Plan project receives IPI Award

M.Plan project receives IPI Award

  • 09 Nov 2013

At a ceremony following the IPI Annual Dinner held in the Clarence Hotel, Dublin on November 9th, an M.Plan Year 2 Group Village Exercise received an award as part of the Irish Planning Institute Annual Student Awards scheme.  

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Major City Survey completed by M.Plan Students

Major City Survey completed by M.Plan Students

  • 19 Jan 2013

A team of twelve M.Plan first and second year students, led by one of the programme's PhD researchers, Evelyn Sikora, recently completed an employment and land use survey commissioned by Cork City Council.

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Irish Spatial Planning and the Cork Experience

Irish Spatial Planning and the Cork Experience

  • 27 Oct 2010

Dr. David Counsell, visiting lecturer and formerly full time staff member of the UCC Programme in Planning and Sustainable is one of the co-authors of an important new planning text.

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Applications for M.Plan Programme

Applications for M.Plan Programme

  • 16 Jan 2012

Two-Year Internationally Accredited Professional Planning Masters at University College Cork, Ireland

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Metropolitan Cork: Proposals for local government reform

Metropolitan Cork: Proposals for local government reform

  • 07 Jan 2013

At a conference on New Regional Governance in Ireland: Perspectives and Challenges, organised by the Regional Studies Association in conjunction with the Department of Geography/NIRSA, NUI Maynooth in January, William Brady from UCC's Centre for Planning Education and Research presented a paper exploring the opportunities for the emergence of metropolitan planning and governance in Ireland's main cities.

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Planning and the Community Sector

Planning and the Community Sector

  • 19 Aug 2010

Whilst planning school graduates have traditionally tended to work in local government and other public sector agencies, their skills are increasingly in demand in private practice, in development, and in a whole range of non-governmental settings throughout the world.

 

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International Study Visit to Flanders 2010

International Study Visit to Flanders 2010

  • 19 Mar 2010

Second year M.Plan students completed their two-centre study visit to Flanders in February 2010.

 

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Urban Neighbourhoods served by public transit networks

Urban Neighbourhoods served by public transit networks

  • 26 Mar 2010

The Second Year UCC M.Plan students, under the supervison of urban design lecturer Jeremy Ward, presented their end of year projects on 26th March 2010.

 

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