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  • David Burns to attend 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

    13 Jun
    David Burns to attend 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

    David Burns, a PhD trainee at the Department of Physiology, has been competitively selected to attend the 68th Lindau Noble Laureate Meeting on the Island of Lindau, Germany. The Meeting is dedicated to Physiology and Medicine and 600 young scientists from 84 countries will have the opportunity to network with 41 Nobel Laureates.

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  • UCC Reach 100 H2020 Funded Research Projects

    08 May
    UCC Reach 100 H2020 Funded Research Projects

    Strengthening its position as an internationally competitive, research-led University, University College Cork has now surpassed 100 funded projects under H2020 – the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014-2020). 

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  • Launch of Centre for Children's Rights and Family Law

    27 Apr
    Launch of Centre for Children's Rights and Family Law

    As part of the launch of the new Centre for Children’s Rights and Family Law, the School of Law at UCC recently played host to a group of distinguished international scholars in these fields, including visiting Fulbright scholar and international children’s rights expert Professor Jonathan Todres.

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  • International researchers can reach their APEX in Cork

    05 Feb
    International researchers can reach their APEX in Cork

    APC Microbiome Ireland, an SFI research centre, based in University College Cork, has secured €1,416,000 in competitive funding from the European Union's Marie Sklodowska-Curie programme, to bring 20 senior international researchers to Ireland, through a new post-doctoral fellowship programme, APEX.

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  • Professional Skills for Research Leaders

    19 Jan
    Professional Skills for Research Leaders

    The very successful programme for Researcher Leaders, Professional Skills for Research Leaders (PSRL) will commence in the coming months

    This is a development programme in Research Leadership.    The PSRL suite is made up of six on-line programmes targeted to assist Research Leaders with the everyday operation of their research group whilst managing its research strategy and positioning

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  • €9.3m research investment for UCC

    04 Aug
    €9.3m research investment for UCC

    Investigating the impact of escaped farmed salmon on wild Irish Atlantic salmon populations is one of five UCC projects which has been awarded €8.5m in Government funding today. A co-led project brings the UCC figure to €9.3m.

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  • Durham University - Structure Fellowship opportunity

    10 Jun
    Durham University - Structure Fellowship opportunity

    Launched in October 2006 to mark the 175th anniversary of the foundation of the University and now celebrating its decennial year, the IAS is the University’s flagship research institute.  It seeks to catalyse new ideas by bringing together internationally recognised academics as well as writers, artists and practitioners

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  • Vision2020 and Crowdhelix

    25 May
    Vision2020 and Crowdhelix

    A key element of being successful in Horizon 2020, and allied EU research funding programmes, is putting together the best possible consortia with an optimum combination of universities, research organisations and, in particular, SMEs.

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  • Lister Institute Research Prizes 2017

    03 Aug
    Lister Institute Research Prizes 2017

    The Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine, which is a registered charity established to support biomedical and related research, now invites applications from outstanding young researchers for its 2017 Research Prizes.

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  • Gateway UCC Launches Spring Accelerator Programme

    29 Feb
    Gateway UCC Launches Spring Accelerator Programme

    A new accelerator programme, called SPRINT, was launched today (Thursday) at Gateway UCC by Julie Sinnamon, CEO Enterprise Ireland and UCC VP for Research & Innovation Anita Maguire.  Designed to support early stage start-ups, entrepreneurs and UCC-based researchers, the SPRINT Accelerator will focus on commercialisation of UCC generated technologies and routes to market. 

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  • UCC Acknowledges the Appointment of Four Research Professors

    26 Sep
    UCC Acknowledges the Appointment of Four Research Professors

    In an event held on 26th October, UCC celebrated the appointment of four leading researchers to the position of Research Professor. Appointment to this position recognises acknowledged leadership in their research disciplines, as well as performing to the highest level internationally with regard to the delivery of research outputs.

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  • Rankings success for UCC

    08 Mar
    Rankings success for UCC

    UCC’s Schools of Nursing & Midwifery and Pharmacy & Pharmacology have been ranked in the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 published today (8/3/17). 

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  • Launch of €3.1 million Yeastdoc Research Programme

    22 Sep
    Launch of €3.1 million Yeastdoc Research Programme

    A new programme was launched in University College Cork yesterday which aims to train a new generation of creative, entrepreneurial and innovative researchers. The project, YEASTDOC, has received approximately €3.1 million in funding from the European Union under the Marie-Sklodowska-Curie ITN call, which is part of the Horizon 2020 framework. The pioneering research conducted in the YEASTDOC programme will result in new flavours and characteristics for beer and wine, and in high-value chemicals being produced in yeast using clean high-tech processes.

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  • EU Prize for UCC Innovation

    13 Nov
    EU Prize for UCC Innovation

    A UCC team has won the ‘Excellent Science’ category of the EU Innovation Radar Prize 2017. Dr Mark Tangney’s group pitched their innovation to a judging panel of international entrepreneurship experts in Budapest at the final on November 9. 

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