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University College Cork (UCC)

Address: Western Road, Cork

Phone: +353 (0)21 490 3000


University College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork (UCC) is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland. The university is located in Cork.

The university was founded in 1845 as one of three Queen's Colleges located in Belfast, Cork, and Galway. It became University College, Cork, under the Irish Universities Act of 1908. The Universities Act 1997 renamed the university as National University of Ireland, Cork, and a Ministerial Order of 1998 renamed the university as University College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork, though it continues to be almost universally known as University College Cork.

The university was named Irish University of the Year by the Sunday Times in 2003, 2005, and 2011. In 2011, the QS World University Rankings ranked the university amongst the top 2% of universities worldwide. The university also received a 5-star rating in the QS University Rankings 2011. Also in 2011, University College Cork became the first university worldwide to achieve the ISO 50001 standard in energy management. Moreover, UCC ranks 4th worldwide in terms of food research. Dr. Michael B. Murphy has been president of the university since February 2007.

The Health Information Systems Research Centre (HISRC)

The Mobile & Internet Systems Laboratory

The Boole Centre for Research in Informatics

The Centre for Unified Computing

Green IT Research Fellowship Project

The Insight Centre for Data Analytics

Centre for Efficiency Oriented Languages (CEOL)

The Mobile & Internet Systems Laboratory (MISL)

Cork Constraint Computation Centre (4C)

The Centre for Unified Computing

Knowledge Engineering Group (KEG)

Office of Technology Transfer (OTT)

Financial Services Innovation centre (FSIC)

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