Breaking Down Barriers: CIT’s Women in Technology Seminar Set to Encourage and Inspire Young Females to Persevere as they Pursue a Successful Career in STEM

In an effort to support, encourage and inspire young women with aspirations of building a successful career in the Science and Technology sectors, the Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) is gearing up to host a Women in Technology seminar which will take place over the course of two days in February (Friday February 1st and Friday…

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An Tanaiste Simon Coveney Invites Young people in Cork to avail of Tall Ship sailing experience

Young people in Cork will be given greater opportunities to experience life at sea, thanks to new Government funding, said Foreign Affairs Minister and Cork South Central TD Simon Coveney.    “Funding of €85,000 has been announced for Sail Training Ireland (STIRL), a charity that funds the development and education of young people by providing them…

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CREATE Exhibition, celebrating pregnancy and newborn research, opens in St. Peter’s Cork

CREATE: The Art of Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond, is a free art exhibition running from 17th to 27th January at St Peters Cork. Developed by the HRB Mother and Baby Clinical Trial Network and their partners INFANT Centre at UCC, the CREATE exhibition spotlights pregnancy and newborn journeys, the people who make them,and the research that…

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LIR, IRELAND’S NATIONAL OCEAN TEST FACILITY, IS OFFICIALLY OPEN

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD officially opens Ireland’s only Ocean Testing Facility in Cork Friday, 18 January 2019: Ireland’s ocean energy test facility, Lir, was officially opened today in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork by Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney, TD. Located in the €20 million UCC Environmental Research Institute (ERI) Beaufort building, Lir…

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UCC launches its new Food Institute, bringing together UCC’s world-class researchers with industry partners 1NL

Linking the Food Chain. University College Cork launches its new Food Institute, bringing together UCC’s world-class researchers with industry partners, to better shape the future of food. Jim Corbett Director of the Food Institute UCC ,Darina Allen Ballymaloe and Michael Creed TD Minister for Agriculture , Linking the Food Chain. University College Cork launches its…

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FOUR CORK STUDENTS AWARDED SCHOLARSHIPS AS PART OF JOHNSON AND JOHNSON’S WiSTEM2D PROGRAMME

Four female Cork students were presented with bursaries by global healthcare company Johnson and Johnson (J&J) as part of its WiSTEM2D Award Programme at a ceremony in University College Cork (UCC) this week. The acronym WiSTEM2D refers to Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing and Design, and is part of J&J’s commitment to developing and implementing…

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