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UCC was established in 1845 as one of three Queen’s Colleges at Cork, Galway and Belfast. It is an internationally competitive, research-led university that plays a key role in the development of Ireland’s knowledge-based economy. Our institutional research strategy focuses on creating and supporting world-leading clusters of researchers, building on the research strengths of the University, and is aligned with key Government strategies including the Strategy for Higher Education to 2030 (Hunt Report), and Ireland’s Strategy for Research and Development, Science and Technology, Innovation 2020.

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Some African and European leaders at the last AU-EU summit in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, November 2017. Philippe Wojazer/AFP via Getty Images

Africa’s relations with the EU: a reset is possible if Europe changes its attitude

The persistent power inequalities between Africa and Europe do not bode well for supposed change. This is why the latest summit is important.
Over the past three years, children have increasingly used their voice to protest against their governments’ inaction. PETER FOLEY | EPA-EFE

Climate crisis: how states may be held responsible for impact on children

The long-awaited ruling by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child is as groundbreaking as it is disappointing. Where to next for young climate activists?

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