Research Leadership Team


Dr David O'Connell, Director Research Support and Policy; Dr Sally Cudmore, Interim Director UCC Innovation; Dr Siobhan Cusack, Director of Research Strategy & Projects; Professor John Cryan, VP Research & Innovation


UCC's Vice-President for Research and Innovation


Professor John Cryan


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Research and Innovation

Discover the impact UCC research is making and how you can work with us, for us and access our expertise.

Research Fact File

€105M Research Income in 2018/2019

Highest ever and 156% increase over 5 years

Collaborations with over 4,284 research entities across 140 countries

Since 2005, UCC researchers have secured over €1.25 billion in research funding investment

29 spinout companies

No 1 in Ireland for industry research income 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2020

9 UCC Researchers Ranked in the top 1% of their Field

Research Leaders

Meet some of our research leaders
...how the gut talks to the brain...

Professor John F. Cryan

Vice-President for Research and Innovation

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...focusing on these communities not as victims but as creative communities during this period...

Dr James Kapalo

Lecturer, Study of Religions

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...making sure high quality medicines are available to people when they want them...

Professor Anita Maguire

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Funding Acknowledgements

Research and Innovation

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Office of Vice President for Research & Innovation 4th Floor Block E, Food Science Building UCC

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