Dec 18, 2014
Roy Sleator wins Pharmaceutical Laboratory of the Year at the Irish Laboratory Awards 2014 Congratulations to APC's Roy Sleator of the Department of Biological Sciences, CIT on winning the Pharmaceutical Laboratory of the Year Award for 2014 – recognising the top pharmaceutical research laboratory More
Nov 1, 2014
When a Raspberry Pi is not a raspberry pie...SFI Researchers Celebrate the Power of Science?
Not so long ago, a raspberry pie was something you enjoyed with cream or custard. But in the fast moving world of science and technology, Raspberry Pi has an entirely different meaning! So if you are curiou More
Oct 7, 2014
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
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
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.
Oct 6, 2014
Congratulations to APC's Sally Cudmore & Pat Casey on their UCC Staff Awards
Congratulations to the APC winners at the UCC 2014 Staff Awards. UCC marked the achievements of staff and students at its annual awards ceremony recently. APC's General Manager, Dr Sally Cudmore deservedly received a L More
Sep 24, 2014
A Gut Feeling About Pain: APC Scientists Uncover Long-lasting Consequences of Early-life Antibiotic Use
APC scientists show that disturbance of gut bacteria in early-life with antibiotics may exert long-term consequences on pain pathways. Their research is being published in the September 26th I More
Aug 26, 2014
Allergies: Modern Life and Me - BBC Horizon programme tells us how to mind our microbes so they will mind us!
"Allergies: Modern Life and Me" is the subject of tomorrow night's BBC Horizon programme.
The programme features immunologist Professor Graham Rook and APC Director, Professor Fe More
Jul 16, 2014
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
Jun 10, 2014
The Irish Rugby Team Has Exceptional Guts - Excerise and Diet impact on gut microbial diversity
The gut microbiota of athletes is more diverse than that of controls
This diversity is linked to exercise and protein consumption in athletes
Athletes have lower inflammatory and improved meta More