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# university-college-cork - Monday 14 September, 2020

HSE targets graduates and students to boost contact tracing capacity
# Public Health
# Public Health

HSE targets graduates and students to boost contact tracing capacity

Sep 14th 2020, 6:10 AM 36,217 Views 17 Comments

The HSE said that it’s looking for public-health trained individuals who will be ready to start almost immediately.

# university-college-cork - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Eating a Mediterranean diet boosts chances of 'healthy' ageing among older people
# Gut Feeling
# Gut Feeling

Eating a Mediterranean diet boosts chances of 'healthy' ageing among older people

Feb 18th 2020, 8:42 AM 27,160 Views 24 Comments

A Mediterranean diet promotes gut bacteria linked to healthy ageing, according to a UCC study.

# university-college-cork - Friday 29 March, 2019

Gardaí in Cork carry out simulated training exercise involving 15 people in emergency department
# Be Prepared
# Be Prepared

Gardaí in Cork carry out simulated training exercise involving 15 people in emergency department

Mar 29th 2019, 6:54 PM 18,392 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí from Cork took part in the exercise at the ASSERT Centre in UCC today.

# university-college-cork - Friday 22 February, 2019

This town in Longford is the most at-risk place from job automation in the country
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

This town in Longford is the most at-risk place from job automation in the country

Feb 22nd 2019, 6:05 AM 29,336 Views 35 Comments

Research from University College Cork has identified the top 10 most at-risk towns in Ireland for the first time.

# university-college-cork - Monday 17 December, 2018

Breakthrough from scientists in Cork shows flying reptiles had feathers over 200 million years ago
# Pterosaurs
# Pterosaurs

Breakthrough from scientists in Cork shows flying reptiles had feathers over 200 million years ago

Dec 17th 2018, 6:30 AM 10,907 Views 13 Comments

The discovery has been hailed as shifting our knowledge concerning the origin of feathers.

# university-college-cork - Friday 19 January, 2018

Seven asylum seekers and refugees will receive scholarships to study at UCC
# University Of Sanctuary
# University Of Sanctuary

Seven asylum seekers and refugees will receive scholarships to study at UCC

Jan 19th 2018, 6:20 AM 22,976 Views 61 Comments

The college joins DCU and UL as a University of Sanctuary.

# university-college-cork - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

UCC €350 million investment plan to create more than 500 construction jobs over next five years
# Investment Plan
# Investment Plan

UCC €350 million investment plan to create more than 500 construction jobs over next five years

Sep 26th 2017, 9:38 AM 11,741 Views 18 Comments

The strategic plan 2017 – 2022 aims to expand the campus by 20%.

# university-college-cork - Monday 23 January, 2017

Cork researchers on the trail of way to 'tame' cancer to launch new campaign
# Leukaemia
# Leukaemia

Cork researchers on the trail of way to 'tame' cancer to launch new campaign

Jan 23rd 2017, 6:45 AM 7,131 Views 2 Comments

The team at UCC are looking to fund their ground-breaking research into leukaemia.

# university-college-cork - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

9 reasons why the Old Bar is the heart and soul of UCC
# The Old College Bar
From The Daily Edge
# The Old College Bar

9 reasons why the Old Bar is the heart and soul of UCC

Aug 31st 2016, 6:24 PM 5,063 Views 2 Comments

After a successful campaign to save the space by UCC SU, the bar is staying open.

# university-college-cork - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Row over naming UCC building after professor who made 'racist and misogynistic' comments
# JAMES WATSON
# JAMES WATSON

Row over naming UCC building after professor who made 'racist and misogynistic' comments

Jun 16th 2016, 8:42 AM 21,155 Views 103 Comments

The university’s governing body and students’ union are not happy with the decision.

# university-college-cork - Sunday 22 May, 2016

15 Things You'll Only Know If You Went To UCC
# Boole 4
From The Daily Edge
# Boole 4

15 Things You'll Only Know If You Went To UCC

May 22nd 2016, 10:00 PM 5,271 Views 1 Comment

Can ANYONE find their way around the O’Rahilly Building?

# university-college-cork - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Tyndall Institute in Cork evacuated after 'toxic alarm' went off
# UCC
# UCC

Tyndall Institute in Cork evacuated after 'toxic alarm' went off

Apr 21st 2016, 10:08 PM 18,670 Views 9 Comments

There were no injuries.

# university-college-cork - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Students furious over campus ad branding female cleavage 'cheap-looking'
# Cork
# Cork

Students furious over campus ad branding female cleavage 'cheap-looking'

Jan 14th 2016, 10:54 AM 30,405 Views 129 Comments

The UCC Feminist Society said the advertising campaign is “disrespectful” and “overly sexualised”.

# university-college-cork - Saturday 5 December, 2015

UCC randomly popped up on the hit US TV show Elementary last night
# Representin'
From The Daily Edge
# Representin'

UCC randomly popped up on the hit US TV show Elementary last night

Dec 5th 2015, 10:14 AM 9,073 Views 7 Comments

Lookin’ well.

# university-college-cork - Friday 2 October, 2015

UCC named Ireland's top university in latest ranking
# University Of The Year
# University Of The Year

UCC named Ireland's top university in latest ranking

Oct 2nd 2015, 4:32 PM 28,017 Views 33 Comments

The Sunday Times league table ranks third-level institutions in 30 different areas.

# university-college-cork - Monday 27 July, 2015

People are loving these three guys Irish dancing at UCC
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

People are loving these three guys Irish dancing at UCC

Jul 27th 2015, 11:00 AM 24,885 Views 24 Comments

Legs flying everywhere.

# university-college-cork - Monday 6 April, 2015

Over 300 people donated their bodies to medical science from 2012 - 2014
# Silent Teachers
# Silent Teachers

Over 300 people donated their bodies to medical science from 2012 - 2014

Apr 6th 2015, 8:00 AM 12,810 Views 20 Comments

There are five medical schools who take donations in Ireland.

# university-college-cork - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Student dies after falling from a height at UCC
# Cork
# Cork

Student dies after falling from a height at UCC

Mar 26th 2015, 9:46 PM 87,178 Views 0 Comments

The tragic incident happened in the Kane Science Building this afternoon.

# university-college-cork - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Can you guess which Irish college has been ranked second in the world for being so green?
# Sustainability
# Sustainability

Can you guess which Irish college has been ranked second in the world for being so green?

Jan 20th 2015, 2:50 PM 30,758 Views 16 Comments

Clue…it’s in Munster.

# university-college-cork - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Student 'study-in' forces UCC to let people swot in library later at night
# Fight The Man
# Fight The Man

Student 'study-in' forces UCC to let people swot in library later at night

Dec 11th 2014, 8:46 AM 12,868 Views 28 Comments

Students had refused to leave the library for three successive nights – and it worked.

# university-college-cork - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

US scientist who sold his Nobel Prize to donate some of his millions to Irish university
# DNA
# DNA

US scientist who sold his Nobel Prize to donate some of his millions to Irish university

Dec 10th 2014, 11:11 AM 10,329 Views 22 Comments

It has also been revealed that the man who bought the medal did so to give it back.

# university-college-cork - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Students stage 'study-in' at UCC library over opening hours
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Students stage 'study-in' at UCC library over opening hours

Dec 9th 2014, 1:23 PM 11,803 Views 34 Comments

The students’ union president has said that studying at home simply isn’t an option for some students.

# university-college-cork - Sunday 7 December, 2014

This Irish student's heartfelt essay about the effects of homophobia is going super viral
# Humans Of Homophobia
From The Daily Edge
# Humans Of Homophobia

This Irish student's heartfelt essay about the effects of homophobia is going super viral

Dec 7th 2014, 3:33 PM 5,525 Views 1 Comment

The powerful piece was picked up by the Huffington Post.

# university-college-cork - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Genius study methods spotted at University College Cork
# Students
From The Daily Edge
# Students

Genius study methods spotted at University College Cork

Dec 4th 2014, 2:25 PM 4,945 Views 1 Comment

Study the form.

# university-college-cork - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

76-year-old woman diagnosed with cystic fibrosis is Ireland's oldest ever case
# Late Diagnosis
# Late Diagnosis

76-year-old woman diagnosed with cystic fibrosis is Ireland's oldest ever case

Sep 10th 2014, 7:30 AM 20,449 Views 6 Comments

The woman is the oldest ever first presentation of the condition in Ireland.

# university-college-cork - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Philomena Lee to tell world conference about her forced adoption in Ireland
# Children
# Children

Philomena Lee to tell world conference about her forced adoption in Ireland

Sep 4th 2014, 8:14 AM 13,466 Views 60 Comments

A major international conference in Cork today will hear from a number of speakers about adoption law.

# university-college-cork - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Stark differences between childbirth procedures in public and private hospitals
# Mother And Baby
# Mother And Baby

Stark differences between childbirth procedures in public and private hospitals

Apr 15th 2014, 7:45 AM 19,389 Views 25 Comments

Women in private hospitals are far more likely to choose to have a caesarean delivery.

# university-college-cork - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Plan for independent evaluation of pay ends dispute at Tyndall Institute
# LRC
# LRC

Plan for independent evaluation of pay ends dispute at Tyndall Institute

Feb 25th 2014, 5:57 PM 4,750 Views 4 Comments

Staff from IFUT and Siptu had picketed on a number of occasions this year.

# university-college-cork - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Study finds Irish travelling abroad to work fear 'skidding' to lower social classes
# Commuting
# Commuting

Study finds Irish travelling abroad to work fear 'skidding' to lower social classes

Feb 22nd 2014, 8:45 AM 15,401 Views 25 Comments

It also suggests that many ‘commuter migrants’ choose that lifestyle as a way of tackling large mortgages.

# university-college-cork - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Staff to strike again at Tyndall Institute over pay
# UCC
# UCC

Staff to strike again at Tyndall Institute over pay

Feb 6th 2014, 3:20 PM 6,183 Views 8 Comments

SIPTU says it is available for talks with the Tyndall Institute and UCC over the issues.

# university-college-cork - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Tyndall National Institute staff to picket over pay
# UCC
# UCC

Tyndall National Institute staff to picket over pay

Jan 21st 2014, 6:45 AM 5,218 Views 13 Comments

The institute is part of University College Cork, but is not based on the main campus.

# university-college-cork - Monday 20 January, 2014

Staff to picket UCC's Tyndall Institute tomorrow over pay dispute
# UCC
# UCC

Staff to picket UCC's Tyndall Institute tomorrow over pay dispute

Jan 20th 2014, 11:39 AM 7,793 Views 17 Comments

Workers claim there is pay inequity between them and a number of their counterparts in UCC who are doing the same job.

# university-college-cork - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

'Pioneering' Irish professor named Researcher of the Year
# Winning
# Winning

'Pioneering' Irish professor named Researcher of the Year

Nov 5th 2013, 3:15 PM 10,310 Views 5 Comments

Professor Fergus Shanahan has been described as a role model for his work in the field of gastroenterology.

# university-college-cork - Friday 27 September, 2013

Minister: Of course I'm worried about the emigration 'brain drain'
# Emigration
# Emigration

Minister: Of course I'm worried about the emigration 'brain drain'

Sep 27th 2013, 1:45 PM 7,194 Views 112 Comments

Richard Bruton was responding to a new study about Irish people emigration that has been published today.

# university-college-cork - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Global first as UCC retains Green Flag for environment
# Green Flag
# Green Flag

Global first as UCC retains Green Flag for environment

Apr 20th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,950 Views 10 Comments

The college was the first university in the world to be awarded the international Green Flag for environmental friendliness in 2010.

# university-college-cork - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Vita Cortex workers meet with Noam Chomsky in Cork
# Vita Cortex
# Vita Cortex

Vita Cortex workers meet with Noam Chomsky in Cork

Apr 4th 2013, 7:24 PM 11,782 Views 64 Comments

During their protest last year, Chomsky send workers messages of support commending them for their “courageous and honourable actions”

# university-college-cork - Thursday 17 January, 2013

UCC pays big price for a great book
# The Great Book Of Ireland
# The Great Book Of Ireland

UCC pays big price for a great book

Jan 17th 2013, 10:27 PM 15,010 Views 41 Comments

The Great Book of Ireland (Leabhar Mór na hÉireann) has been bought by the college for $1 million.

# university-college-cork - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Infant antibiotic use may have implications for allergies, asthma and obesity - study
# Bacteria
# Bacteria

Infant antibiotic use may have implications for allergies, asthma and obesity - study

Jan 2nd 2013, 12:27 PM 7,395 Views 35 Comments

A new Irish study has shown that antibiotic use can reduce the number of bacteria in the intestines of children.

# university-college-cork - Friday 23 November, 2012

Irish start-up company develops 'groundbreaking' cancer treatment
# Cancer
# Cancer

Irish start-up company develops 'groundbreaking' cancer treatment

Nov 23rd 2012, 10:09 PM 18,960 Views 74 Comments

MitaMed has begun a clinical trial in Cork and Dublin hospitals for its treatment for colorectal cancers.

# university-college-cork - Monday 8 October, 2012

Athlone IT named as venue for Sigerson Cup Finals Weekend
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Athlone IT named as venue for Sigerson Cup Finals Weekend

Oct 8th 2012, 5:15 PM 1,664 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, the climax of the Fitzgibbon Cup will take place in Galway by GMIT.

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