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UCC Chemistry

School of Chemistry, Cork, Ireland
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UCC Chemistry is one of the most dynamic centres of scientific scholarship in Ireland with a focus on excellence in both education and research.


NEWS | Spring Conferrings 2018 Congratulations to Dr. Tim Collins, Dr. Uday Khandavilli and Dr. Lisa Helen on their PhD graduation this morning. Congratulations also to the Taught MSc Analytical Chemistry class of 2018 on their graduation yesterday. Full Details |

PhD Chemistry and Taught MSc Analytical Chemistry

Launch of Women in STEM Student Society Date | Wednesday February 28th Time | 8pm Location | Boole 1

ARTICLE | Can you hear the chemistry? Acid pH told by modern day Bards - research by Dr. Dara Fitzpatrick.

Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth Gilchrist, Dr. Anna Hogan and Dr. Declan Gavin, recipients of a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education at a ceremony held in the Aula Maxima last week.

Congratulations to Simon Meehan, tonight named BT Young Scientist for 2018. Simon attends Colaiste Choilm in Ballincollig, Cork. His project was entitled “Investigation into the Antimicrobial effects of both aerial & root parts of selected plants against Staphylococcus aureus.” Simon carried out some of his analysis in the School of Chemistry (Analytical Chemistry section) at UCC under the guidance of Dr. Eric Moore and Dr. Anna Hogan. #BTYSE @BTYSTE

One of our former undergraduate students needs your help to raise funds for a life saving operation. Kate, who graduated with a BSc in Chemistry with Forensics last October, explains her situation in the video below. To donate please visit the following link. For more information please visit

Congratulations to Dr. Colm O’Dwyer, second place winner of this year's Nokia Bell Labs Prize. The Nokia Bell Labs Prize is a competition for innovators from participating countries around the globe that seeks to recognize proposals that ‘change the game’ in the field of information and communications technologies by a factor of 10, and provides selected innovators the unique opportunity to collaborate with Bell Labs researchers to help realize their vision. 1st: Kaushik Sengupta (Princeton University). 2nd (tie): Tse Nga Ng (UC San Diego) & Jason Azoulay (University of Southern Mississippi). 2nd (tie): Colm O’Dwyer (School of Chemistry, UCC). READ MORE 👉 |

Good luck to all our students who begin their winter examinations this morning.

Coffee Morning 2017 | We would like to thank everyone for attending and supporting our Annual Coffee Morning in aid of Marymount Hospice. We will inform you of the total amount collected at a later date. The results of the raffle are as follows: 1st Prize Anne Mallon - Kingsley Voucher 2nd Prize Ruth McLoughlin– Christmas cake 3rd Prize Ina O' Brien – Christmas cake 4th Prize John Barrett – Christmas Cake 5th Prize Sheila O'Mahony -Captain Morgans Rum 6th Prize Aileen McCarthy- Bottle of Wine/Chocolates 7th Prize Orna Hayes-Bottle of Wine The lucky winners can collect their prize from the School of Chemistry office on the second floor of the Kane Building. Kind Regards, Organising Committee School of Chemistry

Congratulations to all the primary school kids that competed at the Lifetime Lab Primary School Science Quiz at University College Cork on Thursday, 23rd November. Special thanks to Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Fergal Dennehy for attending and presenting the prizes to the winners! Also many thanks to sponsors especially the Royal Society of Chemistry and BiopharmaChem Ireland for their continued support.


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