School Visits

Workshops for schools

The departmet of Physiology UCC offers free workhops for both primary school and secondary school children. Work shops are tailored to the age group of the particiapnats.

Fantastic Physiology (summer 2015)

In the summer the Department of Physiology hosted a week long summer course for primary school children organized by the Centre for Talented Youths Ireland.‌‌‌ “Fantastic Physiology” was held in the Department of Physiology’s undergraduate teaching laboratory and instructed by Aidan Karr and David Burns (PhD trainees) along with Sonia Thomas (MSc trainee) and co-ordinated by Dr Marcella Burke.

Students engaged in interactive lessons and practicals for five days based around the physiological systems of the body.

Lessons included:

  • Skeletal muscle physiology
  • Digestive and GI physiology
  • Cardiovascular physiology
  • Respiratory physiology
  • Sensory physiology

Physiology Department


Western Gateway Building Western Road University College Cork