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Women to the fore in UCC’s Office of Technology Transfer

17 Sep 2018

There is something very special happening at the Office of Technology Transfer in UCC — it’s not just the world-class tech innovation and research, but also the volume of women involved in carrying it out.

The global dearth of women involved in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) has been long documented, but the team currently being overseen by UCC vice president for research and innovation, Professor Anita Maguire, is evidence that there is no reason barriers should exist.

While not exclusively a female team, it is striking just how the Office of Technology Transfer relies on the ability of women in leadership.

Read the full story by Padraig Hoare, Irish Examiner

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