Posts Tagged ‘UCC’

Going Greener:
Mary Robinson
on Climate Change

Former president of Ireland Mary Robinson spoke frankly on her ideas for how Ireland should combat climate change on the inaugural episode of University College Cork’s podcast Plain Speaking, on March 27. In her discourse with program host Eoin Hahessy, Robinson covered a multitude of related issues facing Irish and global society, ranging from howRead more..


Alumni of University College Cork got together at NYU’s Glucksman Ireland House, for a reception hosted by the president of ​UCC, Professor Patrick O’Shea. Graduates were updated on the exciting developments taking place at their alma mater and mingled with former classmates and faculty. ♦

University Research

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN A Radical Approach in Diabetes Research An international collaboration jointly led by University College Dublin (UCD) and Monash University in Melbourne has found that mimicking the activity of molecules found naturally in the body may provide a new approach to treating vascular disease in patents with diabetes. Currently 425 million people have diabetes andRead more..

The Great Famine Online

University College Cork, and the Irish Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, collaborated to create the Great Irish Famine Online. The project displays detailed information on the famine’s effects and enables users to visually analyze pre-and post-famine statistics for their locality, charting changes in the human and social landscape across Ireland. The database isRead more..

Cork Newspapers were “Actors and Reporters” Following the Rising

An article written by Alan McCarthy, a first-year Ph.D. student in the School of History at University College Cork (UCC), reveals the unique importance of County Cork newspapers following the 1916 Easter Rising and the difficulties they faced under the strict and sometimes violent censorship campaigns of both British forces and the IRA. The articleRead more..

UCC Celebrates Legacy of
Mathematician George Boole

A celebration of the life and legacy of George Boole was the theme of the gala dinner for alumni and friends of University College, Cork, which took place at the Princeton Club in New York in November. Boole, UCC’s first professor of mathematics turns 200 on November 2, 2015, and UCC will celebrate this bicentenaryRead more..