BUSINESS: An #MBA from @UCC just become more valuable thanks to accredition by the Association of MBA @ArdmoreShipping

BUSINESS: An #MBA from @UCC just become more valuable thanks to accredition by the Association of MBA @ArdmoreShipping

17 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie University College Cork’s Executive MBA programme has become one of only 277 MBA programmes to be accredited by the Association of MBA.  One of Ireland’s largest business schools has received a prestigious accreditation from a world-leading authority, and praise for its ambitious plans for its multimillion-euro development in […]

AIB Bank funds Ireland’s first Chair of Sustainable Business in @UCC #Cork @AIBIreland

AIB Bank funds Ireland’s first Chair of Sustainable Business in @UCC #Cork @AIBIreland

9 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie AIB pledges €1.25m to fund First Chair of Sustainable Business in Ireland at University College Cork Increased employer demand expected for graduates with knowledge of sustainable business practices Funding will also support a number of PhD scholarships over five years AIB’s sustainable green lending book has proved its […]

@UCC Film Studies graduate could win an Oscar

@UCC Film Studies graduate could win an Oscar

3 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Award puts Shaun O’Connor’s film on the Oscars longlist. A short film by a Kerry writer, director, and University College Cork graduate is in contention for an Oscar nomination, after securing a place on the Academy Awards’ 2021 longlist. Shaun O’Connor’s ‘A White Horse’ tells the story of […]

BUSINESS: @NetworkCork webinar on growth includes @westcorkeggs as guest speaker

BUSINESS: @NetworkCork webinar on growth includes @westcorkeggs as guest speaker

31 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A webinar aimed at helping Irish businesses grow in 2021 is the focus of the Network Ireland Cork event on Wednesday, 3 February. Future Proof Your Career & Business will feature guest speakers Allana Brown of Allana Brown Consultancy and Caroline Murphy of West Cork Eggs, who will […]

Former US Ambassador to the UN spoke to over 150 @UCC students last night

Former US Ambassador to the UN spoke to over 150 @UCC students last night

29 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ambassador Power’s mother is a UCC alumna, with UCC conferring an honorary doctorate on Ambassador Power in 2008. The Government and Politics Society of UCC organised an interview for UCC staff and students last night with former US Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, who is nominated […]

BUSINESS NEWS: Free training course for women only reports 85% increase in demand

BUSINESS NEWS: Free training course for women only reports 85% increase in demand

26 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Partnership urges applicants to apply early for next round of online courses A course by Cork City Partnership, aimed at women working in the home in Cork City & environs, has proved to be a real success during lockdown. Applications for “Growing Your Potential”, which moved […]

CORK’s New UNIVERSITY: hosting 25 workshops for Start-Ups #Business #GownMeetsTown

CORK’s New UNIVERSITY: hosting 25 workshops for Start-Ups #Business #GownMeetsTown

24 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Business News: Beyond IoT at Munster Technological University Beyond IoT, the digital revolution virtual conference, will take place on Monday next, January 25th hosted by Munster Technological University’s Nimbus Centre. Now in its fourth year, Beyond IoT has always been about providing a platform for organisations to upskill, […]

Cork Institutes awarded funding to support students with disabilities

Cork Institutes awarded funding to support students with disabilities

22 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that Cork Institute of Technology and University College Cork have collectively been awarded €644,622 for initiatives aimed at supporting students with disabilities to access and engage with higher education. Senator Lombard said, “My colleague, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, […]

€7 million Real time air monitoring project will detect urban pollution using new low-cost optical sensors – Munster Technological University

€7 million Real time air monitoring project will detect urban pollution using new low-cost optical sensors – Munster Technological University

18 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The newly established Munster Technological University (MTU) has hit the ground running, as its Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis (CAPPA) today launched the EU-funded research project PASSEPARTOUT, worth over €7 million. PASSEPARTOUT aims to develop low-cost optical sensors and apply them to air quality monitoring, creating […]

FARMING: Cathal O’Sullivan from #WestCork wins ABP Farm Safety Award at @BTyste

FARMING: Cathal O’Sullivan from #WestCork wins ABP Farm Safety Award at @BTyste

11 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cathal O’Sullivan from Co Cork Announced as Winner of the ABP Farm Safety category at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2021 Cathal O’Sullivan from Cork was the overall winner of the ABP Farm Safety Award at the 2021 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) with his […]