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  • ApisProtect named IGNITE Business of the Year 2017

    03 Oct
    ApisProtect named IGNITE Business of the Year 2017

    ApisProtect, a business that helps beekeepers globally prevent losses and increase the productivity of their hives, has been named Bank of Ireland/ IGNITE Business of the Year 2017. Founder of ApisProtect, Fiona Edwards-Murphy was recognised at the annual IGNITE Awards and Showcase held in UCC’s Aula Maxima on Thursday, September 28th.

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  • Happy Campers at the Eureka Summer Science Camp at UCC!

    17 Jul
    Happy Campers at the Eureka Summer Science Camp at UCC!

    During the first two weeks of July, the Eureka Centre at UCC was delighted to host the 2017 Science Summer Camps. 15 students, aged between 8 and 12 years old attended each week and covered topics such as Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry, Paleontology and Microbiology. The camp, held over five consecutive mornings, culminated in a graduation ceremony on the last day where students were presented with a certificate by Professor Paul Ross, the Head of the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science at UCC. 

     

     

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  • UCC Science for All 2017

    04 Apr
    UCC Science for All 2017

    Sharing Science without the Jargon at UCC

    Would you like to know more about your microbes or solar energy or the alien plants in our rivers and lakes?

    These are just some of the exciting talks about cutting edge science which will be battling it out to win 1st place at the UCC Science for All Final Competition on the 5th of April. 

    The final takes place in University College Cork’s Western Gateway Building lecture theatre G05 at 6.15pm on Wednesday, 5th April. All are welcome and admission is free. 

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  • PhD Student wins Rosse Medal, Institute of Physics

    01 Mar
    PhD Student wins Rosse Medal, Institute of Physics

    PhD Student wins Rosse Medal at the Institute of Physics in Ireland Spring Meeting

     

    Rosse Medal Competition
    A key part of the event was the Rosse Medal Competition for postgraduate students for physics communication. 37 entrants presented posters earlier in the day to the judging panel leading to six finalists giving 5-minute presentations to the full audience on their work. The finalists were:

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  • Victory in the Zone for Mark Kennedy, PhD Student

    25 Nov
    Victory in the Zone for Mark Kennedy, PhD Student

    Mark Kennedy, a UCC PhD Student has been crowned victor of the Oxygen Zone as part of the "I'm a Scientist, Get Me Out of Here" Competition.  Mark has described his work as "...seeing what happens when some of the most energetic and destructive objects in the Universe (black holes and neutron stars) come close to stars like our own sun."

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  • UCC Science for All 2016

    09 Feb
    UCC Science for All 2016

    UCC Science for All 2016 - Science Communication Competition - OPEN FOR ENTRIES

     

    Are you passionate about your research? Do you want to learn how to communicate your research to the general public?

     

    FIRST PRIZE €500! 

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  • Future Opportunities for Grasslands in Ireland

    27 Aug
    Future Opportunities for Grasslands in Ireland

    Future Opportunities for Grasslands in Ireland

    University College Cork and Teagasc are pleased to present this interactive one-day workshop with 4 keynote speakers, which will take place on: 

    Friday, 4th September 10.00am – 1.00 & 2.00-4.00
    Geography Lecture Theatre (Old Dairy Science Building),
    Donovan’s Road, University College Cork


    Cost: €50 (including registration & lunch)

    To register: http://www.uccconferencing.ie/product/grasslands-workshop/

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  • UCC define a new standard in cloud computing

    18 Jun
    UCC define a new standard in cloud computing

    UCC define a new standard in cloud computing

     

    Researchers at University College Cork are leading a €4m EU-funded research project to address energy efficiency and high performance in cloud computing.  The project, CloudLightning, intends to develop an intelligent, power-efficient cloud computing infrastructure that will provide energy savings to cloud service providers and simplify access to cloud resources for cloud consumers. 

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