UCC Research Support
Supporting the University's research community by providing guidance on grant applications, research policies and forms, proposal preparation, external funding, training, ethical and compliance issues through our dedicated UCC Research Support SharePoint site.Learn More
Research at UCC FactBook
€113m Research Income in 2021/22
Highest ever and 18% increase from 2020/21
UCC currently holds 14 European Research Council awards
1st in Ireland for highly cited researchers in the Shanghai Rankings 2022
2,853 publication outputs in 2021
105,343 citations (2019-2021)
15 active spin-out companies
20 research projects with Civic Group collaborators
UCC is the leading University in Ireland for research impact as measured by citation performance
Wellcome Trust awards €5.3 million to tackle fatal bloodstream infections
Mystery solved: the oldest fossil reptile from the alps is an historical forgery
Rise in devices has huge environmental consequences, conference hears
New three-drug combination treatment achieves notable responses in patients with advanced HER2-negative breast cancer
We are looking for talented individuals who mine the frontiers of curiosity and inquiry at the intersection of disciplines. Consolidating talent and potential, UCC Futures supports the delivery of superior quality in research, scholarship, and the translation of research to tangible impact on the world.
Research Centres and Institutes
Our research strategy is focused on creating major institutes, centres and units of excellence for world-class research and is closely aligned with key relevant Government and European Commission policies.
Research by College
Our institutional research strategy focuses on creating and supporting world-leading clusters of researchers, and building on the research strengths of the University.