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About the School

About the School

The School of Physics is one of Ireland’s most dynamic centres of scientific development with a focus on excellence in both education and research, and a particularly strong track record in PhD education. The strength of our undergraduate degree programmes in both physics and astrophysics attracts a large cohort of talented students to study physics at UCC. Our research strength also attracts many international post-doctoral fellows and visiting scientists to our school, making it a large, cosmopolitan place for the advancement of science. The School of Physics plays an important strategic role in the region through its extensive interactions with industry both nationally and internationally.

Kane Building



The School of Physics office 213 is located on the 2nd floor of the Kane (Science) Building.

The Kane Building is located at the Western end of the main UCC campus. You can view a map of the campus below. See also Google map of Cork City.

Access to UCC

UCC is conveniently located on bus routes 205 and 208 available from the city centre – the bus station is in Parnell Place in the city centre. See Bus Eireann for further bus timetable information. University College Cork is a 15 minute walk from the city centre.

Cork Airport is 6 km south of the city.

The train station is a 15 minute walk from the city centre and 30 minute walk from UCC – please visit Irish Rail for complete route and timetable listings.

Dublin is 250 km North East of Cork

Address Location  
Dept. of Physics
University College Cork 

Room 213 (2nd Floor)
Kane Building
College Road

Tel: +353 (0)21 490 2468
Fax: +353 (0)21 427 6949



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School of Physics

Scoil na Fisice

Room 213 (Physics Office), 2nd floor, Kane Science Building, University College Cork, Ireland.,