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Research & Innovation Awards 2023 - Research for Impact


Closing date for nominations: 19th April 2024, 5pm.


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Higher Education Research Equipment Grant (HEREG) 2024


Closing date for applications: 31st May 2024, 5pm.


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UCC Futures - Future Ageing and Brain Science


Securing our future through research excellence. We are currently recruiting academic posts for UCC Futures - Future Ageing and Brain Science


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Technology Spotlight - DeepField : On Chip Magnetic Sensing for Surgical Navigation


A chip enabling scalable manufacturing, dramatically reduced costs, and faster assembly.


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New Ventures Wall


Showcasing the companies that have emerged from UCC Innovation over the years, illustrating a diverse range of technologies across a wide variety of areas.


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Our Impact

€113m Research Income in 2021/22

Highest ever and 18% increase from 2020/21

44 spin-out companies created since 2008 based on UCC Intellectual Property

UCC have 20 European Research Council grant awardees, 10 of which were awarded since 2021 in Horizon Europe.

190 graduate founders working on 160 start-up ideas, the most successful of which now employ almost 370 staff

2,853 publication outputs in 2021

105,343 citations (2019-2021)

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11 Apr 2024

Ireland’s climate policy is failing women and marginalised communities – new report

New report finds that government response to climate crisis is worsening inequalities for women and marginalised people. Energy poverty, housing poverty, food poverty, mobility and spatial injustices risk being exacerbated by the climate crisis and policy responses. The report was led by UCC researchers for Feminist Communities for Climate Justice, a joint project between the National Women’s Council of Ireland and Community Work Ireland.
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11 Apr 2024

Findings of first ever audit of Parkinson’s disease care in Ireland published

Significant delays between patient referral and their first clinic visit. Insufficient communication and information-sharing was evident. PD nurse specialists post are lacking nationwide.
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Photo: The spectacle was devised by art collective Na Cailleacha in collaboration with Trinity’s History of Art and Architecture Department. Theatre director Medb Lambert and choreographer Cindy Cummings, along with Aoife Lyons provided expert assistance on the staging of the tableau and the presentation staging was captured by photographer Ros Kavanagh.
06 Apr 2024

UCC professor features in female reboot of Raphael’s famous ‘School of Athens’ fresco

A new photographic portrait of 50 women leaders in Ireland, featuring University College Cork palaeontologist Professor Maria McNamara, has been unveiled at Trinity College Dublin.
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02 Apr 2024

UCC Launches First Ever Innovation Week

UCC's first ever Innovation Week will take place from April 15th - 19th 2024. The aim of Innovation Week is to showcase some of the excellent innovations from across the UCC ecosystem, and to encourage UCC students, graduates, and researchers alike to think about the different ways that their ideas and research can be transformed to create economic and societal impact.
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