University College Cork, Ireland’s first five star university (QS 2011), was established in 1845 and has grown from 115 students in its first intake to over 20,000 in 2012.


Each College is made up of a number of different Schools, which in turn are made of many different disciplines, delivering over 120 degree and professional courses annually. UCC has in excess of 4,000 postgraduate and 3,000 international students from over 100 countries worldwide.

UCC researchers collaborate with close to 700 of the world’s top universities across 110 countries and is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide based on the quality of its research output and peer esteem.

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The Cork hub for COLLAGE is based at UCC with collaboration between staff from the School of Medicine, School of Nursing and Midwifery, School of Pharmacy, Epidemiology and Applied Psychology.

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Related Initiatives

  • Body area networks for continuous monitoring of critical parameters
  • Wireless inertial sensing for early warning of clinical events
  • Dem@Care: A Study on Activity/Inactivity Detection Algorithms by means of Tyndall wireless inertial measurement units


    Prof George Shorten, Prof William MolloyDr Helen Hynes, Dr Catherine Sweeney, Dr Rónán O’Caoimh, Prof John McAdoo, Prof John Browne, Dr Denis O’Mahony, Dr Tony Foley, Dr Paul Galvin, Dr Stephen Byrne, Prof Paul O’Toole, Dr Suzanne McCarthy, Dr Margaret O’Rourke, Dr Patricia Kearney, Dr Alice Coffey, Dr John O’Donoghue, Dr Suzanne Timmons, Dr Annalisa Setti, Dr Ciara McGlade