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  • The School of Pharmacy hosts its 8th annual open day

    06 Jan
    The School of Pharmacy hosts its 8th annual open day

    On Jan 6th, the School of Pharmacy at UCC hosted its 8th annual open day.  This is to give leaving cert students from around Ireland an opportunity to learn about the M.Pharm. qualification, the varied career possibilities as a Pharmacist and to experience lectures and labs in the key subject areas.

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  • PEARRL kicks off!!

    03 Nov
    PEARRL kicks off!!

    The EU funded PEARRL Network, led by the School of Pharmacy, UCC, was formally launched at a recent kick-off meeting in Frankfurt on 31st October.  

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  • RECRUITMENT OF PART-TIME ACADEMIC STAFF 2016-17

    30 Aug
    RECRUITMENT OF PART-TIME ACADEMIC STAFF 2016-17

    The School of Pharmacy UCC invites applications from suitably qualified individuals with relevant experience who are interested in tutoring and/or lecturing on an hourly occasional part-time basis (i.e. not exceeding 6-8 hours per week) for the 2016-17 academic year. 

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  • We are now accepting applications for the Postgraduate Certificate in (Bio)Pharma Processing

    11 Aug
    We are now accepting applications for the Postgraduate Certificate in (Bio)Pharma Processing

    The NFQ level 9 Postgraduate Certificate in (Bio)Pharma Processing is an innovative programme offered to pharmacy, science and engineering graduates who wish to take up employment in the Irish (Bio)Pharma sector. The programme commencing in September 2016 will be taught over two semesters (September to December and January to April). The programme is part-time and will be taught via a combination of classroom and laboratory classes delivered Fridays (9.30am to 4.30pm) in the School of Pharmacy, UCC and the provision of course materials that students can study under their own schedule at home.

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  • Pharmacy undergraduate will compete at this year’s International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition in Boston

    24 Sep
    Pharmacy undergraduate will compete at this year’s International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition in Boston

    Second year UCC Pharmacy student Brandon Malone is travelling to Boston this week to take part in the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Science Competition. There will be over 260 teams from universities worldwide taking part in the competition this year. The iGEM Foundation is dedicated to education and competition, advancement of synthetic biology, and the development of open community and collaboration. Brandon was part of a team (also including UCC students Leanne O'Sullivan & Amy Keane - Biomedical Science, Donnchadh O'Sullivan & Aoife O'Brien-Horgan - Medicine & Shama Chilakwad - Biotechnology) working with Dr. Paul Young and Prof. Tommie McCarthy on a summer research project to develop novel tools for the diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infections.

     

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  • UCC, RCSI, TCD Sign Agreement to Create APPEL

    22 Sep
    UCC, RCSI, TCD Sign Agreement to Create APPEL

    In December 2014 the Irish Minister for Health, with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI), launched the new 5 year Master of Pharmacy Programme (MPharm) with the goal of helping future pharmacists better meet the changing needs of the healthcare system. The MPharm, provided by each of the three Schools of Pharmacy in Ireland, will achieve this outcome in part by integrating experiential learning into all five years of their programmes, permitting a greater level of contextualisation of knowledge over the current model of education and training.

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  • Stephen McInerney is awarded a scholarship from the Health Research Board

    08 Jun
    Stephen McInerney is awarded a scholarship from the Health Research Board

    Second year student, Stephen McInerney was successful in obtaining a HRB Summer Studentship – his project is entitled “Examining vaccine delivery with microneedle patches to human skin”. Stephen will undertake this project with Dr. Anne Moore’s group at the School of Pharmacy, UCC. Stephen will investigate how much vaccine is delivered into human skin using a novel vaccine delivery technology called ImmuPatch.   

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  • MSc Clinical Pharmacy Graduates, Class 2012-2014

    30 Mar
    MSc Clinical Pharmacy Graduates, Class 2012-2014

    Congratulations to the MSc Clinical Pharmacy Graduates from the School of Pharmacy, Jonathan Carey, Martin Kantchev, Rebecca Lynch, Laura McDonald, Jennifer Reynolds and Anne Staunton, who have celebrated their achievement at the Spring Conferring Ceremony, University College Cork, on 27 February 2015.

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  • School of Pharmacy Annual Prize Giving Ceremony 2014

    04 Dec
    School of Pharmacy Annual Prize Giving Ceremony 2014

    The annual Pharmacy Prize-giving for the 2014 graduating class took place in the School of Pharmacy 31st October 2014 before the University conferrings.  Professor Stephen Byrne, Head of School welcomed, parents, graduates, staff and the sponsors of these annual prizes.  The representatives of organisations who had donated prizes were thanked for their their continuing generosity which is very much appreciated by the School

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  • School of Pharmacy Seminar Series: Shane Cullinane and James Evans

    01 May
    School of Pharmacy Seminar Series: Shane Cullinane and James Evans

    "Potentially inappropriate prescribing: causes and solutions" 

    Mr. Shane Cullinane

    School of Pharmacy, University College Cork

      

    "Targeting Prostate Cancer with Modified Cyclodextrins"

    Mr. James Evans

    School of Pharmacy, University College Cork

     

    Thursday 1st May 2014

    1pm

    Venue: UG22/23

    Cavanagh Pharmacy Building

    All are welcome

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  • Scientific conference Friday 27 September 2013

    20 Sep
    Scientific conference Friday 27 September 2013

    The School of Pharmacy is ten years old this year.  To mark this occasion, the School is hosting a Scientific conference on Friday 27 September 2013.  The theme of the Conference is “Driving the Pharmacy Research Agenda – connecting the laboratory to the bedside”

     

    Guest speakers include:

    Professor Sandy Florence Professor Emeritus with The School of Pharmacy, University of London and was previously Dean of the School in London.

     

    Professor Carmel Hughes Professor in Primary Care Pharmacy at the School of Pharmacy, Queens University Belfast.  In addition School of Pharmacy research staff will give flash presentations to highlight the extent and nature of research ongoing.  Postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers will take part in a poster session.

     

    All are welcome to attend to help us celebrate this event.

     

     Link for programme Scientific conference Friday 27 September 2013

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  • Dr. Gahan to Present Work at 'The Synthetic Biology Future Meeting' This Week.

    11 Mar
    Dr. Gahan to Present Work at 'The Synthetic Biology Future Meeting' This Week.

    Dr. Cormac Gahan, senior lecturer in Microbiology within the School of Pharmacy is to present his work on ‘BioMedical Applications in Synthetic Microbiology’ at an international conference on ‘The Synthetic Biology Future’ to be held in Cork on Thursday 13th March 2014. The conference will feature some of the world’s leading scientists and entrepreneurs in the field of Synthetic Biology to discuss the opportunities and challenges that exist within this exciting new field.

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  • Congratulations to our recent MSc in Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Systems graduates

    04 Mar
    Congratulations to our recent MSc in Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Systems graduates

    On Friday 28 Feb 2014, the graduation ceremony took place of the MSc in Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Systems at the School of Pharmacy UCC. This year, eight people graduated from the programme. Six students, Jurgen Mifsud, Claire O’Sullivan, Marie McDonnell, Aisling Gilligan, Stephan Henken and Stephen Keane were conferred with a Masters in Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Systems. Two students were awarded Postgraduate Diplomas. All graduates are in full time employment within the Pharmaceutical Industry. 

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  • Large turnout for 'Enabling Continuous Processing Information Day'

    07 Feb
    Large turnout for 'Enabling Continuous Processing Information Day'

    Over forty pharmaceutical manufacturing personnel converged on Friday 31st January to attend an ‘Enabling Continuous Processing Knowledge Day’ organised on the behalf of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre (PMTC), an Enterprise Ireland/IDA funded research group. The event which took place in the Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) was hosted by the School of Pharmacy, University College Cork in conjunction with the Department of Process Energy and Transport Engineering and Centre for Advanced Photonics and Advanced Analysis (CAPPA), CIT.

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  • School of Pharmacy Seminar Series

    06 Jan
    School of Pharmacy Seminar Series

    “The endothelium in transplant medicine and oncology – target for personalised medicine” 

    Professor Günther Eissner

    University College Dublin

    Thursday 23rd January 2014

    1-2pm 

    Venue: UG22/23

    Cavanagh Pharmacy Building

    All are welcome

     

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  • 2014 UKICRS Symposium

    06 Jan
    2014 UKICRS Symposium

    A date for your diary! The 2014 UKICRS Symposium will be held at University College Cork, Cork, Ireland on Friday 11 April. Full details are available in the Symposium brochure (download here) and the Symposium webpage.   

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  • Pharmacy graduate awarded HH Stewart Scholarship for Pharmacy in 2013

    27 Nov
    Pharmacy graduate awarded HH Stewart Scholarship for Pharmacy in 2013

    The National University of Ireland held their annual awards ceremony on Tuesday 12 November to celebrate academic excellence among students and graduates of NUI institutions. Ms Marie O’Halloran a graduate of the School in Summer 2013 came second in the Dr HH Stewart Scholarship for Pharmacy in 2013.  Marie is pictured here with the Chancellor of the NUI, Dr Maurice Manning at the NUI awards ceremony.

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  • School of Pharmacy Scientific Conference

    27 Sep
    School of Pharmacy Scientific Conference

    The School hosted a Scientific Conference on Friday 27 September 2013.  The Conference was opened by Professor John Higgins, Head of the College of Medicine & Health who congratulated all the team for their successes, not only in teaching, but also their contributions to research over the last ten years.  He also commented on the central role that pharmacy plays in patient welfare and health related research.   Professor Anita Maguire, VP for Research & Innovation, addressed the audience on how industry and academia can innovate together to benefit research and the economy generally. Two keynote speakers also addressed the audience.

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