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Cork, Ireland: 20-22 January 2016

Credit: Vitaliy Makhanov/Cork Institute of Technology

The Event

The local parliament in Cork took place from 20-22 January 2016. It was hosted at three venues, Cork City Hall, Blackrock Castle Observatory and Cork Institute of Technology.

Topics & Experts

  • Living and eating healthy – but how?
    Expert: Dr Aoife McCarthy, PhD., A.Nutr., Lecturer Food Science/Nutrition, Dept. of Biological Sciences, CIT.
  • Stem cells – the potential all-rounders
    Expert: Dr Brigid Lucey, FACSLM, FIBMS, FRCPath, Senior Lecturer, and Council member ACSLM, Department of Biological Sciences, CIT.
  • Exploring the inside
    Expert: Dr Stephen Hegarty, Senior Lecturer Dept. of Physical Sciences and Lead Scientist CAPPA (Centre for Advanced Photonics & Process Analysis), CIT.
  • Augmented human: optimising the human
    Expert: Dr John Barrett, Head of Academic Studies at the Nimbus Centre for Embedded Systems Research at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and Group Director of the Centre’s Smart Systems Integration Research Group.
  • Imitating nature
    Expert: Dr Eamonn Culligan, Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Research in Advanced Therapeutic Engineering (CREATE), Department of Biological Sciences, CIT.

Find out more about the topics of the parliament.

Local Partner

Cork Institute of Technology
Elizabeth Carroll-Twomey
Cork T12 P928
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