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UCC researchers investigate why some can resist stress

Oct 7, 2014
UCC researchers investigate why some can resist stress  Why on the rollercoaster of life are some people more resilient to the negative effects of stress than others? Now UCC neuroscientists show that certain receptors in the brain play an important role in determining how we respond to different More

Do gut bacteria hold the key to determining the cause of schizophrenia?

Photograph by Tomas Tyner,UCC. Do gut bacteria hold the key to determining the cause of schizophrenia?  APC Researchers in have put forward a radically novel view of the biology of schizophrenia and more specifically its genetic basis. Their work, which is funded by Science Foundation Ireland, has significant implications for More

APC’s Roy Sleator receives Teaching Hero Award

APC's Roy Sleator receives Teaching Hero Award Dr Roy Sleator of the Department of Biological Sciences, CIT and the APC was among fifty-three Teaching Heroes from twenty seven higher education institutions throughout Ireland were recognised last week at a special awards ceremony in Dublin Castle. More

Summertime, and the Learning is Easy…….

Jul 16, 2014
JamesFinnComputer Summertime, and the Learning is Easy.......  Keep your kids learning all summer with APC's new free Living Gut App for iPad and Alimentary Assault 3D for Android. Exploring the depths of our gastrointestinal tracts, kids (of any and all ages) will learn all about the organs of our digestive tract More
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