UCC ranks in top 100 innovative universities

University College Cork has been praised for driving practical research as opposed to pure academic endeavour, writes Ruth Wildgust

26th June, 2016
Professor Anita R Maguire, vice-president for research and innovation, UCC

University College Cork (UCC) is one of three Irish universities that made the cut for Reuters’ first-ever ranking of Europe’s top 100 innovative universities.

The ranking, published on June 14, listed UCC as one of Europe’s elite academic institutions for “doing the most to advance science, inventing new technologies, and helping drive the global economy.”

Highlighting Ireland’s long-established tradition of academic excellence, Reuters noted: “The Republic of Ireland only has...

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