HEALTH RESEARCH: Clinical trial for newborn lung monitoring system in Cork University Maternity Hospital

HEALTH RESEARCH: Clinical trial for newborn lung monitoring system in Cork University Maternity Hospital

20 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The INFANT Research Centre University College Cork (UCC), in collaboration with IPIC at Tyndall National Institute, are working on a new project called NIOMI (Non-Invasive lung Oxygen Monitoring of Infants). The NIOMI study research team is developing a new optical system for monitoring lung function in newborn infants. […]

How to #ScaleUP your Cork business from SME to PLC

How to #ScaleUP your Cork business from SME to PLC

15 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork Institute of Technology’s Rubicon Centre, and Cork County Council, will host a web-based seminar, with an international flavour, tomorrow, November 16th. Featuring Professor Joe Haslam, Executive Director of the Owners Scale-up Programme at the IE Business School in Madrid, the event is targeting Entrepreneurs and Owners of […]

How the science of light is aiding cancer diagnoses and lung function in premature babies

How the science of light is aiding cancer diagnoses and lung function in premature babies

15 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Biophotonics at Tyndall features in new RTE’s 10 Things to Know About series The first episode of RTE’s 10 Things to Know About new series, which aired last night (Monday), featured important research into the science of light that is being undertaken in Cork at SFI’s Irish Photonics […]

COMPETITION: 4th class children design County Mayor’s Chistmas Card

COMPETITION: 4th class children design County Mayor’s Chistmas Card

15 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Eight designs will be chosen to be sent around the world with a message from home The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Mary Linehan Foley, is inviting 4th class primary school children from across the county to design special postcards and show what A Real Cork […]

Establishment of “Munster Technological University”

Establishment of “Munster Technological University”

12 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Padraig O’Sullivan, Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central has welcomed the establishment of the Munster Technological University. Deputy O’Sullivan commented “This is a landmark development for the South West. The new technological university will be formed by Cork Institute of Technology and Institute of Technology Tralee and […]

RINGASKIDDY / CURRABINNY: Pharma firm helps local school

RINGASKIDDY / CURRABINNY: Pharma firm helps local school

12 November 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Shanbally National School celebrates science week with Thermo Fisher Scientific Global life sciences company Thermo Fisher Scientific presented science kits to second class pupils from Shanbally and Ringaskiddy National Schools in Cork as part of Science Week, which runs until 15 November. Senior Technical Development Chemist, Orla McNamara […]

Cork Company ‘Jump Juice Bars’ now delivers

Cork Company ‘Jump Juice Bars’ now delivers

11 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork-based company, Jump Juice Bars, has launched a new service Jump Juice Direct. Jump Juice Direct offers nationwide delivery of fresh juices, smoothies, juice cleanses, protein balls and more. Orders can be placed at www.jumpjuicedirect.ie The 100 percent pure fruit and vegetable cold-pressed juices and smoothies can now […]

County Cork Schools Get in Tune

County Cork Schools Get in Tune

10 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork County Council’s Arts Service brings music to County Schools during lockdown. The latest project in ‘Tuning Up’, Cork County Council’s Music in Schools Programme, will see Ensemble Dagda, visit six primary and secondary schools, to give virtual performances in the classroom. Developed by Cork County Council, ‘Tuning […]

Three Cork students win top prizes in 66th annual Texaco Children’s Art Competition

Three Cork students win top prizes in 66th annual Texaco Children’s Art Competition

6 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Three Cork students have won top prizes in this year’s 66th Texaco Children’s Art Competition. All were winners of Special Merit Awards for artworks that Final Adjudicator, Professor Declan McGonagle said: “were imaginative and displayed high levels of skill”. They were Liam O’Mara (age 6), a pupil at […]

West Cork students win prizes in Texaco Children’s Art Competition

West Cork students win prizes in Texaco Children’s Art Competition

5 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Four West Cork students were amongst eight from the county to have won top prizes in this year’s 66th Texaco Children’s Art Competition. In the 9-11 years age category, Edie Collins (11), a pupil at Ballinspittle National School, Kinsale, won third prize for a work entitled ‘Billie Eilish […]

CIT Produce Research Image of the Year

CIT Produce Research Image of the Year

5 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A combined effort from its Space 4.0 researchers in CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory (CIT BCO) and photonics researchers in its Centre for Advanced Photonics & Process Analysis (CAPPA) has resulted in CIT being recognised by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) for producing the research image of the year. The […]

Cork schools and clubs called on to join in #ChristmasJumperDay

Cork schools and clubs called on to join in #ChristmasJumperDay

5 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie National Christmas Jumper Day comes back this year on Friday 11th December 2020 and Irish rugby legend Rob Kearney has once again lent his support to Children’s Health Foundation Crumlin (formerly CMRF Crumlin) to help raise vital funds for CHI at Crumlin and the National Children’s Research Centre […]