UCC to lead €3.5m crisis management project

University College Cork (UCC) will lead an international EU research project worth €3.5million to develop a new standard in cross-border crisis management.

6th April, 2014
Peter Daly, chief emergency management officer for HSE South; John M Sheehan, Inter-Agency Emergency management officer; Dr Karen M Neville, managing director of UCC's Centre for Security Management Research; and Dr Andrew Pope, development co-leader at UCC. Picture: Tomas Tyner

Organisation: University College Cork

**Done Deal:** €3.5 million

**The clincher:** ''Regular and consistent training coupled with joint exercises are key to good emergency planning. The use of real-world emergency scenarios is the best way to train people who may be involved in responding to an emergency. - **Dr Karen M Neville,** principal investigator and managing director of UCC's Centre for Security Management Research, Business Information Systems

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