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KBS student nominated to become a #NissanGenNext ambassador!

KBS student Nicole Drought has been nominated to become a ambassador!

Nicole Drought, is one of Ireland's premier female racing drivers. She became the first woman to win in the Irish Touring Car Championship last year. That feat of achievement also led to her being named as the 2016 Irish Sportswoman of the Year.

Voting is open on: https://www.nissangenerationnext.ie/entry/candidate/77

KBS, UL researchers & the AA announce connected car research partnership

The AA and the University of Limerick have announced a major research partnership to study developments in connected car technology and their implications for Irish road users.

The rapid development of car technology is heralding a major social change in terms of ownership and personal transport. Both organisations feel that the broader implications in Ireland and elsewhere are not fully understood.

Ireland: austerity poster child or "beautiful freak"?

Ireland: austerity poster child or "beautiful freak"? Economist Stephen Kinsella joins Cardiff Garcia to discuss the right lessons from Ireland's experience of crisis, austerity, and recovery -- and a few of the wrong lessons as well:

Click here to listen to the podcast

BR4041 Social Media for Social Good story fair: Winners of #BR4041 best social media strategy displays announced

The winners of the best social media strategy displays, at the recently held #BR4041 'Social Media for Social Good' story fair, have been announced as follows:

  • Tiffany Fanning
  • Karl Mulligan
  • Ryan Sheehan
  • Sarah Long
  • Jordan Corkery

Kemmy Business School Researchers Provide Expertise to Oireachtas Committee of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

A group of researchers from the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, were recently invited by the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation to provide expert opinion on the Banded Hours Contract Bill 2016.

The Bill aims to address legal issues on working hours identified by the researchers in their study ‘A Study on the Prevalence of Zero Hours Contracts among Irish Employers and the Impact on Employees’, which was commissioned by the Irish Government in 2015.

Interdisciplinary Teams Developing Solutions for a more Sustainable City – Kemmy Business School

Developing more sustainable cities require interdisciplinary solutions. It is this mindset that has framed the Heath Futures Lab, a five-week long interdisciplinary unit focused on ‘Innovations in Health and Well-Being for Limerick City’. The lab utilises design principles to organise the interaction between 14 recent graduates across a range of disciplines including Economics, Marketing, Architecture, Engineering, Interactive Media, Product Design and Occupational Therapy.

UL student named in top two EY Ireland interns

A University of Limerick student has been named in the top two interns at Ernst and Young (EY) Ireland and will now represent the company at its global internship conference in the United States.

David Geaney (Economics & Mathematical Sciences) to compete in tonight's Britain's Got Talent live semi-final

Best of luck to UL student David Geaney (Economics & Mathematical Sciences) who will be competing in the Britian's Got Talent live semi-final tonight (Britain's Got Talent airs on ITV and TV3 at 7.30pm).

David is a five-time World Irish Dancing Champion. TG4 viewers might recognise David from An Jig Gig in 2011.  He also won Kerry's Got Talent in 2012.




Kemmy Business School/Limerick Chamber MBA scholarship to strengthen professional and business advancement

Kemmy Business School and Limerick Chamber have joined ranks with a scholarship programme that will strengthen professional development and business prospects.

For the third year running, Limerick Chamber and Kemmy Business School have announced three scholarships for the corporate MBA programme in UL, worth €27,000 over the two year programme across the three scholarships.

Each year three people from Member companies of Limerick Chamber are given one-third of the MBA fees, worth over €9,000 per person towards the overall cost of the two year programme.

UL MBA Class Act 2017 raise over €18k in much needed funds for charity

MBA students at UL have raised over €18,000 in much needed funds for four charities: The Limerick Learning Hub; Join Our Boys; Limerick Marine Search and Rescue, and Milford Care Centre.

The MBA students took part in the 8th annual Barringtons Hospital Great Limerick Run in a bid to raise much needed funds for these four charities.

KBS student Nicole Drought & Thomas Barr Launch Team Ireland’s World University Games Campaign

KBS student and Irish Sportswoman of the Year Nicole Drought, and Thomas Barr met for some high speed action at Mondello Park recently. Pictured are the pair launching Team Ireland’s involvement in the 2017 World University Games.

In August of this year, 60 Irish students will travel to Tapei as the Student Sport Ireland team for the World University Games.

KBS student Nicole Drought to compete in UK New Millennium Series

Sportswomen.ie Irish Sportswoman of The Year Nicole Drought today announced her plans for her 2017 campaign. Having just finished her final year exams at University of Limerick, where she studied Business and Accountancy, the 22 year old Roscrea native will compete in the New Millennium Series in the UK. She will drive a 300bhp Ginetta G50.

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