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Big Win for Social Work Research!!!

  • 14 Oct 2016

Huge congratulations to Kenneth Burns and Caroline Shore, UCC who were members of the winning Research Team of the Year at UCC's University Staff Awards Ceremony. The team secured the Award in the face of stiff competition from across the University. Well done!


The research award was awarded for their work, with colleagues in the School of Law, on child care proceedings in the District Court. To read more about the project and to read review some of their open access outputs, see this link:  



Research Team of the Year         

  • Dr Kenneth Burns, representing the Child Care Proceedings in the District Court Research Team (School of Applied Social Studies, School of Law & ISS21)
  • Dr Peter O’Brien, representing the Tyndall Photonics Packaging Group (Tyndall National Institute)



Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Learning 2016

  • Individual Award – Dr Brian Brid (School of Medicine, UCC & Consultant Oncologist, Bons Secours Hospital Cork)
  • Team Award – Dr Patrick Henn, Dr Irina Korotchikova, Mr Simon Smith and Ms Sinead Riome (School of Medicine)
  • Team Award – Dr Kenneth Burns, Dr Ruth Hally (Applied Social Studies), Dr Catherine O’Mahony (CIRTL)