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A research-led college of excellence, delivering a range of high quality undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in all STEM subjects.

STEM at UCC Fact File

Over 5,000 Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students Annually

1,200 STEM-Enabled Graduates Annually

Over 90% of Our Graduates are in Employment or Further Study

Food Science and Engineering Ranked in the Top 50 of the Prestigious Shanghai Ranking of Global Subjects 2021

Agriculture in UCC Ranked in the Top 100 QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021

#1 For Student Experience in Ireland

Ranked 9th Globally in the UI Green Metric World University Ranking of Sustainable Universities

Cutting Edge Research with over 600 Academic and Research Staff

7 STEM Research Institutes and Centres

4 Academic Units in the College of SEFS with an Athena SWAN Bronze Award, Addressing Gender Imbalances in STEM Disciplines.

In The News

UCC Research Awards. Photo: Ger McCarthy
02 Jun 2023

UCC Research Awards

Climate scientists, the developers of the medicines of tomorrow, budding entrepreneurs and partners with communities were among the researchers to have their contributions to research and innovation honoured at the 2022 University College Cork (UCC) Research Awards, held at Devere Hall on Thursday, June 1. Twelve of the winners were from the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science.
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Prof Hannah Daly, School of Engineering and Architecture, UCC (awards judge) with Ayomide Ajani - winner of the Mary Mulvihill Award. Photo: Nick Bradshaw
01 Jun 2023

UCC Microbiology student wins Mary Mulvihill Award 2023

Congratulations to fourth year Microbiology student Ayomide Ajani who is this year's winner of The Mary Mulvihill Award, a science media competition for third-level students that commemorates the legacy of science journalist and author Mary Mulvihill (1959–2015). Ayomide won the top prize for a digital essay exploring the future of energy using science fiction literature. She is the first UCC student to win the award.
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Dr Marguerite Nyhan (School of Engineering & Architecture, Environmental Research Institute and MaREI Centre for Energy, Climate & Marine)
30 May 2023

UCC research projects awarded over €5m in funding from Science Foundation Ireland

Seven UCC projects have been awarded a combined €5,464,481 in the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Frontiers for the Future programme. Funding of these research projects will address researcher funding gender imbalance and supporting researchers returning from leave.
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29 May 2023

UCC Engineering PhD student wins at international conference

Siyuan Ye, a PhD student from Dr Guangbo Hao's CoMAR group in the School of Engineering and Architecture, has won the Best Student Paper Award at the International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science (IFToMM) 6th Conference on Mechanisms, Transmissions and Applications in France.
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