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European Astronomical Society, visit to School of Physics, UCC

5 Mar 2024

Last week, the School of Physics welcome 2 representatives from the European Astronomical Society, Professor Lex Kaper and Professor Marc Audard and 2 from Kuoni Congress, Ms. Laurie Bosson and Mr. Franck Grosset, as part of University College Cork's bid to host the European Astronomical Society's annual meeting in 2025.

This is the largest meeting of astrophysics researchers in Europe, and if successful, will see some 1,200 astronomers visit Cork in June of 2025 for a week of seminars and breakout sessions covering the entire field of astrophysics.

Pictured above:
(L-R, back, standing) Laurie Bosson (Kuoni Congress), Shauna Fitzgerald (Failte Ireland), Evelyn O'Sullivan (Cork Convention Bureau), Dr. Mark Kennedy (UCC), Professor Paul Callanan (UCC). Professor Matt Redman (University of Galway), Franck Grosset (Kuoni Congress), Caroline O'Reilly (Cork Convention Bureau).
(L-R, front, sitting) Professor Lex Kaper (University of Amsterdam), Cllr. Kieran McCarthy (Lord Mayor of Cork City), Professor Marc Audard (University of Geneva).


Visitor signing visitors book UCC with Lord Mayor, desk and flags in background





Professor Lex Kaper signing the UCC visitors book with Lord Mayor of Cork City, Councillor Kieran McCarthy


School of Physics

Scoil na Fisice

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