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  • UCC welcomes the Cabinet

    04 Oct 2021
    UCC welcomes the Cabinet

    University College Cork (UCC) this morning welcomes the Cabinet who are meeting in the historic Aula Maxima at the university.

    Taoiseach Micheál Martin TD, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar TD and Minister Eamon Ryan TD were greeted upon arrival in the Quad by UCC President Professor John O’Halloran who escorted them to the President’s Office for the signing of the visitor’s book and the presentation of a gift of UCC Alma Nectar honey, which is produced at the UCC apiary on campus.

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  • UCC spin outs shortlisted for Knowledge Transfer Ireland Impact Awards

    01 Oct 2021
    UCC spin outs shortlisted for Knowledge Transfer Ireland Impact Awards

    Awards showcase the best in research, innovation, and collaboration from public research.

    Two spin out companies at University College Cork (UCC) have been shortlisted by Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) in their 2021 Impact Awards, with the winners to be announced on November 26th, 2021, at a virtual ceremony from Croke Park. 

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  • Taoiseach and British Ambassador to address UCC Conference on Anglo-Irish Treaty Centenary

    24 Sep 2021
    Taoiseach and British Ambassador to address UCC Conference on Anglo-Irish Treaty Centenary
    • Conference set to mark 100 years since the beginning of the talks that culminated in the Anglo-Irish Treaty

    • An Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Paul Johnston, British Ambassador to Ireland, among the speakers 

    • Conference to host oral history of the families of members of the Treaty Delegation, featuring descendants of those who took part in the talks.

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  • Study reveals first Irish picture of the socioeconomic impact of the pandemic

    20 Sep 2021
    Study reveals first Irish picture of the socioeconomic impact of the pandemic

    Rural dwellers in Ireland and those living in public housing, were among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, with residents in those areas across Ireland experiencing higher rates of hospitalisations, a University College Cork (UCC) and Technological University Dublin (TUDublin) study finds.

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  • Students with intellectual disabilities to benefit as UCC awarded funding

    23 Sep 2021
    Students with intellectual disabilities to benefit as UCC awarded funding

    Students with intellectual disabilities are set to benefit from major new funding secured by UCC. The €1m award from the Higher Education Authority recognises the impact of the university’s innovative work in the field of inclusive education, and its efforts to open higher education to students with intellectual disabilities.

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  • UCC Shortlisted in Times Higher Education Awards

    15 Sep 2021
    UCC Shortlisted in Times Higher Education Awards

    Excellence in teaching and sector-leading sustainability practices at University College Cork (UCC) have been recognised in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards.

    These global higher education awards are the sector-leading recognition of excellence in universities across the world, and this is the first time institutions in the Republic of Ireland have been able to enter in the award’s 17-year history.

    UCC received more nominations than any other Irish university at this year’s THE Awards.

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  • Academic Year 2021/2022

    13 Sep 2021
    Academic Year 2021/2022

    University College Cork has announced the details of the measures in place to facilitate greater on-campus activity for the forthcoming academic year.

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  • Cork University Press unveils The Coastal Atlas of Ireland

    13 Sep 2021
    Cork University Press unveils The Coastal Atlas of Ireland

    The latest in the award-winning Atlas series at University College Cork (UCC) has just been published. The Coastal Atlas of Ireland is a celebration of Ireland’s coastal and marine spaces and examines the shaping of the coastline of Ireland as a whole, from both the physical and human environmental perspectives.

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  • UCC camogie takes centre stage in Sunday's All-Ireland final

    10 Sep 2021
    UCC camogie takes centre stage in Sunday's All-Ireland final

     

    Cork will meet Galway in the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final this Sunday, and University College Cork will be well represented in Croke Park on the day.

    No fewer than 13 players have a connection to UCC, many of them graduates, some students, and others are incoming students, but all have worn or will wear the famous skull and crossbones, and the majority have played Ashbourne Cup camogie.

    UCC's historic Quad will be lit in red and white to show our support this weekend.

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  • National video campaign to combat sexual assault on university campuses launched

    03 Sep 2021
    National video campaign to combat sexual assault on university campuses launched

    University College Cork’s Bystander Intervention programme will today launch a series of audio-visual learning materials to Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) nationwide to raise awareness around active bystanders and sexual assault.

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