Stem-cell vote by UCC governors paves way for campus research

“The governors of University College Cork yesterday paved the way for embryonic stem-cell research to be carried out at the university when they decided by one vote to endorse a code of practice on the issue, recommended by the university’s academic council. UCC became the first third-level institution in the Republic to effectively allow embryonic stem-cell research when members of the 40-strong governing body voted by 16 votes to 15 to note the council’s recommendation …” (more)

[Barry Roche, Irish Times, 29 October]

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