Nov 25, 2016
CARING Perspectives: Living with Dementia and the Caregiver Experience
Who cares for the caregivers? This is one of the questions that was on the agenda of a public symposium held on Monday 28th November, 2016 at the Lewis Glucksman Gallery, UCC, from 2-6pm. The symposium provided a number More
Oct 21, 2016
SFI SIRG and CDA funding announced
APC researchers have been awarded almost €1.8m through Science Foundation Ireland’s Starting Investigator Research Grant (SIRG) and Career Development Award (CDA) Programmes. The SIRG and CDA awards help early and mid-career researchers to develop essent More
Oct 6, 2016
Does kefir promote health?
Kefir is a dairy beverage produced when kefir grain is added to milk to initiate a natural fermentation. The grains are known to contain a vast range of beneficial microbes, and APC has published some new insights into their health promoting properties (http://msyste More
Oct 4, 2016
What if mackerel could fight superbugs?
This was one of the “big questions of Irish science” posed by Science Foundation Ireland as part of their #sciencerising PR campaign associated with Science Week 2016. Mackerel is the source of formicin, a new antimicrobial recently iden More
Sep 14, 2016
We are delighted that the APC website has made the shortlist for the Realex Web Awards 2016 in the the Education/third level category.
The Realex Web Awards recognise creativity and innovation across Irish websites showcasing the ultimate standard of digital excellence. The awards re More
Jul 25, 2016
APC hosts PropioBifido2016 at University College Cork 21-23 September
We would like to invite you to PropioBifido2016 – 4th International Symposium on Propionibacteria and Bifidobacteria.
PropioBifido2016 will address the latest scientific developments for these commercially significant ba More
Jun 16, 2016
UCC Symposium creates awareness of research in caregiving
Caring for a relative with dementia comes with an underappreciated cost to the health of the caregiver. This important and unpaid work may contribute considerable stress to the caregiver.
The health impacts of caregiving are the focus of More
APC at the Forefront of Microbiome Research
The APC recently commissioned Leiden-based CWTS (Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University; https://www.cwts.nl/) to conduct an independent bibliometric analysis of APC publications in the period 2003 to 2013, based on citations up t More
Jun 15, 2016
New Books from APC Faculty
Two new books have just been published by APC Faculty members:
The Gut-Brain Axis, 1st Edition
Dietary, Probiotic, and Prebiotic Interventions on the Microbiota
Editors Niall Hyland & Catherine Stanton
This cutting edge-book, edited by Dr N More
Students Experience Cutting-Edge Science at UCC
Budding Biologists, the annual action-packed Transition Year (TY) programme coordinated by the APC Microbiome Institute took place in April. The weeklong programme provides real insights into “hot” topics such as antibiotic resist More