A delegation of over 60 city, municipal, community, student, research and university leaders from across Europe gathered in Cork this week to discuss agreeing a joint declaration on a collaborative approach to tackling issues such as inclusion, societal transformation and sustainability.Read more
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31 Mar 2022
31 Mar 2022
The School of Microbiology has earned its first Athena SWAN award and the School of Pharmacy at UCC has successfully renewed its Athena SWAN accreditation.Read more
25 Mar 2022
Today is Daffodil Day, Ireland’s annual national fund raising day for cancer care and UCC is highlighting staff and a patient advocate who have been playing a significant role in a unique cancer care study.Read more
24 Mar 2022
UCC Bystander Intervention has contributed to Moving Parts - a series of new short animated and motion graphic videos tackling the topic of consent and telling the stories of survivors of sexual violence and image-based abuse.Read more
21 Mar 2022
- 106-year-old Honan Chapel restored for future generations
- Iconic Harry Clarke windows among the collection restored for generations to come
- €1.2m raised to fund extensive refurbishment works
- Special public Mass today, Monday 21st March, to celebrate its unveiling
21 Mar 2022
- New self-guided tour of UCC Arboretum is free to the public.
- Audio guide via app is in development.
- Free brochure developed following Science Foundation Ireland funding.
10 Mar 2022
University College Cork (UCC) energy researchers at its Science Foundation Ireland MaREI Centre have put together a ten-step practical guide to how Ireland can reduce fossil fuels by 10%Read more
"It was important to me that I worked in an area where I felt I was making the world a better place."08 Mar 2022
This year on International Women's Day (IWD) the United Nations (UN) is highlighting “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”. Advancing gender equality in the context of the climate crisis and disaster risk reduction is one of the greatest global challenges of the 21st century. Women are increasingly being recognized as more vulnerable to climate change impacts than men, as they constitute the majority of the world’s poor and are more dependent on the natural resources which climate change threatens the most.
On IWD we spoke to Dr Jean O’Dwyer, Deputy Director of iCRAG, lead of the iCRAG-GSI Environmental Geoscience PhD Programme, Deputy Head of Environmental Science and Lecturer at the School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences in UCC.
04 Mar 2022
A community market, an interactive wall of climate action in the Glucksman Gallery, and a creative exploration of UCC’s beautiful campus are among the activities planned for University College Corks’ annual Green Week.Read more
02 Mar 2022
University College Cork (UCC) is among six Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) around Ireland that have been awarded the Sport Ireland Institute Accreditation for Student Athlete Support (ASAS), which recognises good practice in ‘dual career’ support for student athletes.Read more