UCC launches its inaugural women in STEM programme in partnership with Johnson & Johnson

Alison O’Shea and Oksana Semenova, PHD students at the Research Centre for Foetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT) in UCC, with the EEG seizure probe. The centre is an example of the many STEM related courses available at UCC. UCC has partnered with Johnson & Johnson’s to deliver the WiSTEM2D programme, an initiative promoting the involvement…

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Maid Anett Kurucsai dares to tread the staircase at the haunted Ghoulsleys Manor

Photo: Gerard McCarthy Photography The Maid Anett Kurucsai dares to tread the staircase at the haunted Ghoulsleys Manor in Cuskinny, Cobh, where the 200-year-old mansion is under the Curse of the Purple Pumpkin for the Halloween midterm. Find a spooky theatrical experience and ghoulish goings on every afternoon and evening from October 20! ghoulsleymanor.com

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University College Cork and The Agricultural Trust Announce Grassland Science Senior Lectureship in memory of Paddy O’Keeffe

Deputy President and Registrar Professor John O’Halloran with Maggie Egerton, daughter of Paddy O’Keeffe, the iconic figure in Irish farming at the announcement of the Paddy O’Keeffe Senior Lectureship in Plant Genetics at University College Cork, supported by The Agricultural Trust. Photo: Darragh Kane The legacy of Irish agricultural legend, Paddy O’Keeffe, will continue to endure through a…

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Cork College of Commerce teachers take part on Placement in Industry Programme

Paula O’Connell, Cork College of Commerce teacher, with Brid Creedon, Senior Manager of Infrastructure & Strategic Projects at Eli Lilly. It is often said that older students respect educators more if they are still actively working or in tune with their industries, and as such will pay less or more attention to them depending. Due to…

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Crawford Art Gallery acquires important Cork painting at auction

Crawford Art Gallery is delighted to announce that it has acquired a significant artwork for its collection at auction in Dublin. There was significant interest in the work from private collectors and international institutions. The painting in question by Cork artist Daniel MacDonald (1821-1853), The Village Funeral – An Irish Family by a Graveside during the Great…

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