Public Forum CARING Perspectives

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

APC Faculty Awarded €1.8m Research Funding

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

Metagenomic Analysis of Kefir

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

APC Website a Finalist in Realex Web Awards 2016

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

4th International Symposium on Propionibacteria and Bifidobacteria

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

Healthy Aging – Focus On Caregiver Stress

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

APC at the Forefront of Microbiome Research  The APC recently commissioned Leiden-based CWTS (Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University; to conduct an independent bibliometric analysis of APC publications in the period 2003 to 2013, based on citations up t More

New Books from APC Faculty

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

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