Conference Office Administrator Required

UCC Academy DAC (the “Academy”) was set up to promote the strategic aims of University College Cork (the “University”).  The Academy carries out a number of projects to internationalise the University, to enhance the financial sustainability of the University and to improve or maintain its international rankings.  The Academy has four principal areas of activity, … Continue reading Conference Office Administrator Required

Five tips for academics to get the most out of social media

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We’ve come a long way since the days of Friendster and Bebo, and social media has become more than just a way to catch up with friend. Social media is not only a way to keep abreast of the latest news in the world, but also a way to engage with an audience you may … Continue reading Five tips for academics to get the most out of social media

Project Manager Required

UCC Academy DAC (the “Academy”) was set up to promote the strategic aims of University College Cork (the “University”).  The Academy carries out a number of projects to internationalise the University, to enhance the financial sustainability of the University and to improve or maintain its international rankings.  The Academy has four principal areas of activity, … Continue reading Project Manager Required

Wanted: Web Editor To Strengthen The UCC Academy Brand

UCC Academy DAC (the “Academy”) was set up to promote the strategic aims of University College Cork (the “University”).  The Academy carries out a number of projects to internationalise the University, to enhance the financial sustainability of the University and to improve or maintain its international rankings.  The Academy has four principal areas of activity, … Continue reading Wanted: Web Editor To Strengthen The UCC Academy Brand

UCC Led Project Hopes To Replace Oil With Yeast In The Production Of Fuels And Plastics

Scientists at University College Cork are leading a €6.3 million EU funded project that could see yeast replace oil in the production of aviation oil, plastics, cosmetic products, and might even lead to the creation of new kinds of beer. Dr John Morrissey, project coordinator and senior lecturer in UCC’s School of Microbiology, envisions a … Continue reading UCC Led Project Hopes To Replace Oil With Yeast In The Production Of Fuels And Plastics

Five Social Media Tools Academics Should Consider Using To Boost Their Profile

In a world where "fake news" and "alternatives facts" are being distributed and consumed on social media, the considered opinion of experts is being drowned out. Traditional media outlets have also struggled to compete with those supplying an instantaneous reaction to events as they unfold. Those who garner the greatest reaction, no matter how ill-conceived … Continue reading Five Social Media Tools Academics Should Consider Using To Boost Their Profile