UCC Doctoral Travel Bursaries

UCC Doctoral Travel Bursaries

The UCC Graduate School in the College of Medicine and Health is inviting applications for up to 10 awards of Doctoral Travel Bursaries for students currently registered for a doctoral degree (PhD/ MD/ Doctorate) in the College of Medicine and Health. About UCC Doctoral Travel Bursaries The purpose of these awards is twofold: To facilitate […]

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Civil Engineering Courses

Civil Engineering Courses

With huge levels of growth in the Irish construction industry at the moment, driven by both government and EU investment, Civil Engineering is a very attractive career path for the engineering graduate, or anyone with a qualification in a related discipline looking to specialise. What is Civil Engineering? Civil Engineers are responsible for designing and implementing […]

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Making Waves: UCC’s New Ocean Energy Test Facility

Making Waves: UCC’s New Ocean Energy Test Facility

Ireland’s ocean energy test facility, Lir, was officially opened last week by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney TD. Located in the €20 million UCC Environmental Research Institute (ERI) Beaufort building in Ringaskiddy, Cork, Lir – the National Ocean Test Facility provides world-class laboratory testing for offshore wind, wave and tidal […]

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Nursing Courses in Ireland

Nursing Courses in Ireland

It has not been an easy time for nurses in Ireland. With many of them forced to emigrate in order to secure get full-time employment, and those at home facing the imminent threat and ongoing discussion over cutbacks, it would be forgivable for there to be an air of hesitancy over entering the profession. However, […]

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English Studies

English Studies

If you are considering studying English at postgraduate level then there is no need for us to rhapsodise on its inherent, intangible virtues; the chances are you are already well aware of them.   English Studies at Postgraduate Level What does need to be said, however, is that the demands of studying English at postgraduate […]

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History Courses

History Courses

Postgraduate History courses require a greater degree of intellectual engagement than do their undergraduate precursors. This is because most programmes operate on the assumption that students are driven by a desire to deepen their historical knowledge as much as by the ambition to secure employment in a related field upon completing the course. Why Study […]

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Engineering Courses

Engineering Courses

Engineering is an area with multiple strands, each of which is united to the others by a shared commitment to innovation. After all, the discipline, by its very nature, must constantly evolve as its main purpose is to overcome the challenges posed across a range of areas – from computing and software to food and […]

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UCC scientists discover ancient butterfly wing colours

UCC scientists discover ancient butterfly wing colours

New research by scientists at University College Cork has revealed the wing colours of some of the oldest ancestors of modern butterflies and moths. The 180 million-year-old fossils, preserved in rocks and amber, would have had bronze to golden colours produced by microscopic ridges and grooves on the surface of their wing scales. These fossils extend […]

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UCC Allumna rolls out new technology to protect global bee population

UCC Allumna rolls out new technology to protect global bee population

ApisProtect, a Cork-based innovator focused on helping beekeepers prevent losses and increase productivity, will create 25 new jobs and open its first US office after an investment boost of €1.5 million. The company, co-founded by UCC Electrical and Electronic Engineering alumna Dr Edwards Murphy, has closed a seed round led by Finistere Ventures, Atlantic Bridge […]

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Free NUI symposium on Foreign Language Learning

Free NUI symposium on Foreign Language Learning

Foreign language learning and Ireland’s ‘Languages Connect’ strategy: a symposium on perspectives for higher education Friday, 30th November 2018 10:30am-5:00pm, Mary Ryan Seminar Room, G27, O’Rahilly Building, UCC NUI has announced details of the first NUI symposium on Foreign Language Learning, taking place in University College Cork (UCC) on Friday 30th November 2018. Background The […]

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Postgraduate Funding Supports

Postgraduate Funding Supports

While there are state supports available to assist postgraduate students with their studies, these are far fewer in number than those available at undergraduate level and are generally not as broad in their criteria of acceptance. Due to the nature of postgraduate study, there are several supports available to assist academic study at an advanced […]

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UCC to invest in new student housing, schools and hospital

UCC to invest in new student housing, schools and hospital

University College Cork (UCC) is to spend €350 million on new student housing and a business school as well as a dental school and hospital. The construction programme will take place over the next five years. Strategic plan UCC issued their strategic plan which contains details about this investment. The university current has 20,000 students. […]

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