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HSE targets graduates and students to boost contact tracing capacity
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HSE targets graduates and students to boost contact tracing capacity

Sep 14th 2020, 6:10 AM 35,935 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Feb 18th 2020, 8:42 AM 27,150 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Mar 29th 2019, 6:54 PM 18,381 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Feb 22nd 2019, 6:05 AM 29,314 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Dec 17th 2018, 6:30 AM 10,906 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 19th 2018, 6:20 AM 22,968 Views 61 Comments

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

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

Sep 26th 2017, 9:38 AM 11,737 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Jan 23rd 2017, 6:45 AM 7,128 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 31st 2016, 6:24 PM 5,022 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Jun 16th 2016, 8:42 AM 21,022 Views 103 Comments

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

15 Things You'll Only Know If You Went To UCC
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# Boole 4

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

May 22nd 2016, 10:00 PM 5,267 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Apr 21st 2016, 10:08 PM 18,664 Views 9 Comments

There were no injuries.

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

Jan 14th 2016, 10:54 AM 30,375 Views 129 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 5th 2015, 10:14 AM 9,046 Views 7 Comments

Lookin’ well.

UCC named Ireland's top university in latest ranking
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UCC named Ireland's top university in latest ranking

Oct 2nd 2015, 4:32 PM 28,003 Views 33 Comments

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

People are loving these three guys Irish dancing at UCC
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People are loving these three guys Irish dancing at UCC

Jul 27th 2015, 11:00 AM 24,794 Views 24 Comments

Legs flying everywhere.

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

Apr 6th 2015, 8:00 AM 12,782 Views 20 Comments

There are five medical schools who take donations in Ireland.

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

Mar 26th 2015, 9:46 PM 87,137 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jan 20th 2015, 2:50 PM 30,757 Views 16 Comments

Clue…it’s in Munster.

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

Dec 11th 2014, 8:46 AM 12,856 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 9th 2014, 1:23 PM 11,769 Views 34 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 7th 2014, 3:33 PM 5,517 Views 1 Comment

The powerful piece was picked up by the Huffington Post.

Genius study methods spotted at University College Cork
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# Students

Genius study methods spotted at University College Cork

Dec 4th 2014, 2:25 PM 4,941 Views 0 Comments

Study the form.

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

Sep 10th 2014, 7:30 AM 20,388 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Sep 4th 2014, 8:14 AM 13,342 Views 60 Comments

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

Stark differences between childbirth procedures in public and private hospitals
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Stark differences between childbirth procedures in public and private hospitals

Apr 15th 2014, 7:45 AM 19,348 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Feb 25th 2014, 5:57 PM 4,747 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Feb 22nd 2014, 8:45 AM 15,392 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Feb 6th 2014, 3:20 PM 6,177 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Jan 21st 2014, 6:45 AM 5,216 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 5th 2013, 3:15 PM 10,309 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Sep 27th 2013, 1:45 PM 7,192 Views 112 Comments

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

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

Apr 20th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,947 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Apr 4th 2013, 7:24 PM 11,769 Views 64 Comments

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

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

UCC pays big price for a great book

Jan 17th 2013, 10:27 PM 14,999 Views 41 Comments

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

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

Jan 2nd 2013, 12:27 PM 7,392 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Nov 23rd 2012, 10:09 PM 18,944 Views 74 Comments

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

Athlone IT named as venue for Sigerson Cup Finals Weekend
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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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