Public discussion on ‘Flooding in the Cork Region – Impacts and Solutions’ at Cork Institute of Technology

Public discussion on ‘Flooding in the Cork Region – Impacts and Solutions’ at Cork Institute of Technology

25 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The School of Building & Civil Engineering at Cork Institute of Technology will host the 28th Environ Conference from March 26th to March 28th next. This annual Conference, Environ2018, is being hosted in collaboration with the Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland (ESAI), the conference theme is “Arriving at […]

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK: BIS students’ talents published in 20th anniversary Anthology

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK: BIS students’ talents published in 20th anniversary Anthology

23 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Each year the Business Information Systems (BIS) programme in UCC invites students to showcase their creative work, and to express those sides of themselves less visible in their academic studies, in its annual Anthology publication. A special 20th anniversary edition of the Anthology was officially launched at the […]

Teenagers of Ireland put down their phones to participate in the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon Youth Challenge Fun 5k

Teenagers of Ireland put down their phones to participate in the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon Youth Challenge Fun 5k

23 March 2018, Friday By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Teenagers across Ireland made a mad dash from school on Wednesday but with very good reason, as the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon Youth Challenge Fun 5k kicked off at Tramore Valley Park at 2pm under overcast skies. In spite of this event being cancelled last week […]

US Company Rockley Photonics to establish Irish R&D Centre at Tyndall National Institute, Cork

US Company Rockley Photonics to establish Irish R&D Centre at Tyndall National Institute, Cork

14 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announces joint SFI-Rockley investment of €3.4m in Washington DC An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, announced today that Rockley Photonics plans to establish an Irish R&D Centre at Tyndall National Institute, Cork. The Centre will support Rockley’s growing global activities, in particular, their Silicon Photonics research […]

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: contributes towards reading and education with ‘Summer Reading Scheme’ for children

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL: contributes towards reading and education with ‘Summer Reading Scheme’ for children

13 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie While summer 2017 is a distant memory, Cork County Council’s Library Service is ‘basking in sunshine’ following the recent publication of the Summer Stars 2017 Report, the National summer reading programme for libraries. Out of 29 library authorities across the country, Cork County Library topped the charts in […]

ACADEMIC INFLATION? Cork ‘Institute of Technology’ moves step closer to being upgraded to ‘University’ status

ACADEMIC INFLATION? Cork ‘Institute of Technology’ moves step closer to being upgraded to ‘University’ status

12 March 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Presidents of CIT and IT Tralee Welcome Crucial Step in the Creation of the Munster Technological University On Thursday 8th March 2018 a very significant milestone in Irish higher education was reached with the enactment of the Technological Universities Bill into legislation. The importance of this legislation is […]

Food industry veteran Jim Corbett appointed Director of Food Institute UCC

Food industry veteran Jim Corbett appointed Director of Food Institute UCC

7 March 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie University College Cork has announced the appointment of Jim Corbett as Director of the Food Institute UCC, which will be officially launched in 2018. The Food Institute UCC is a collaborative research and learning institute, combining all disciplines across the food spectrum into a single one-stop-shop for all […]