Useful Links

Useful Links


APC Intranet

Health and Medicine

Gut Week
IBS Tales
Health Products Regulatory Authority
Irish Society for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease
Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Centre



British Nutrition Foundation
Food Safety Authority of Ireland
Safe Food
Institute of Food Research



Science Foundation Ireland
Enterprise Ireland
IDA Ireland
Higher Educational Authority
National Development Plan
Science Foundation Ireland – Education & Public Engagement


Research and Innovation

Bioconnect Ireland
European Federation of Biotechnology


Professional Organisations

American College for Gastroenterology
British Socieity of Gastroenterologists
Institute of Guidance Counsellors
International Association of Surgeons Gastroenterologists and Oncologists
Irish Science Teachers Association
Irish Society of Gastroenterology
Society for General Microbiology
World Gastroenterology Organisation


Academic Bodies

Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
University College Cork
UCC School of Medicine and Health
UCC Graduate Entry Medicine Programme
UCC School of Food & Nutritional Sciences
UCC Department of Microbiology

Probiotics and Prebiotics

DISCLAIMER: these links are provided for educational purposes only. The APC does not endorse or scientifically validate any probiotic products.

ISAPP (International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics)

Align GI
Probiotics in practice (for healthcare professionals)
History of Probiotics article

Education and Outreach

APC on Science Squad TV programme 2012
APC scientists whose voices feature in the film Wonder House
All Ireland Linguisitcs Olympiad
BT Young Scientists & Technology Exhibition
Calmast – Centre for Advancement of Learning of Maths, Science and Technology
Career Opportunities in STEM (Smart Futures) hosted by SFI
Cork Science Festival
Debating Science Issues national debating competition

Discovery Primary Science & Maths (SFI)
Discover Sensors inquiry based science teaching, learning & assessment by DSE
Dublin City of Science 2012 public engagement programme
The European Food Information Council – EUFIC
EuroScience Open Forum 2012 Dublin
European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO) Ireland
Green Wave science experiment on arrival of spring in Ireland hosted by DSE/SFI
Foundation of Bacteriology Virtual Museum of Bacteria
Irish Primary Science and Maths for students and teachers hosted by DSE/ SFI
Lifetime Lab Cork
MAMBO – Me and My Body
MyScience Career hosted by Discover Science & Engineering/SFI
Nanoquest Nanotechnology Game
NASA’s Fundamental Space Biology Outreach
Public Awareness and Understanding of Science
REMEDI – Regenerative Medicine Institute
Royal College of Surgeons or Ireland Outreach
Science Friction
Science Gallery at Trinity College
Science Technology and Innovation Awareness hosted by DSE/SFI
Science Week Ireland hosted by Discover Science & Engineering/SFI
SciFest Science Exhibition hosted by Intel & Discover Science & Engineering
Scoilnet portal for Irish Education
Skool interactive learning

Smart Futures STEM Careers (SFI)

Try Science
The Investigators – Functional Food
University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Biology Education
W5 – Interactive Discovery Centre, Belfast