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

We Are Seeking A Suitably Qualified Senior Project Manager

UCC Academy DAC is a not-for-profit Company which was set up to catalyse organisational change and growth within the University. The Academy has three principal areas of activity: to support internationalisation and the operation of the university’s overseas offices; to provide project management and related services; and to procure highly specialised skills and talent, on … Continue reading We Are Seeking A Suitably Qualified Senior Project Manager