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Damien English TD, Minister of State for Skills, Research & Innovation

Ireland Achieves €127 Million in EU Research Funding

The Minister for Skills Research and Innovation, Damien English TD, today has congratulated Ireland’s researchers and companies on their success in the first year of Horizon 2020, the current EU programme funding research and innovation. Irish projects won €127m in funding, exceeding the Action Plan for Jobs national target for 2014 by 27%. The minister was speaking at a Horizon […]

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Professor Muffy Calder OBE

UCC Lectures Kick Off Boole Bicentenary Celebrations

2015 is the bicentenary of George Boole, first professor of mathematics at University College Cork and forefather of the Information Age. UCC is beginning a year of celebration with the George Boole 200 Inaugural Lectures on the 5th February, 6pm. Professor Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli of the University of California Berkeley and Professor Muffy Calder OBE of the University of Glasgow will speak […]

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Technology Restores an Ancient Archive of Irish Music [Video]

UCC has digitised and published an important archive of Irish traditional music contained on wax cylinders, which languished unheard in its basement for almost 100 years. The problem with wax cylinders is that they are damaged each time you play them, so that for the archive to be preserved it could not be played. But an audio engineer named Henri Chamoux […]

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19th National Science Week Is Underway

The 19th annual National Science Week is underway with a host of fun and exciting science events, seminars, demonstrations and tours taking place across the country. Over 800 events will take place in Dublin, Donegal, Galway, Sligo, Mayo, Waterford, Cork, Limerick and across the Midlands aiming to entertain, educate and enthral young and old alike with […]

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