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Dr Patrick Buckley, winner of the KBS Excellence in Teaching Award

Congratulations to Dr Patrick Buckley, Management and Marketing, KBS, UL - winner of the KBS Excellence in Teaching Award.

This is the latest in a series of teaching awards for Dr Buckley and reflects an excellence that has been acknowledged at a variety of levels. Dr Buckley has previously been awarded the Jennifer Burke Award for Innovation in Teaching, along with the International Teaching Award: Wharton/QS Stars Bronze Award.

An insight into creating a knowledge inventory: Firms that leverage the know-how within their organisation will win out

Tacit knowledge is difficult to explain but it is like a reservoir of known but untaught knowledge amassed by doing, sharing and observing. Managed properly, it can give companies a big competitive advantage. But there’s the rub. Organisations often struggle to leverage their tacit knowledge, according to Fergal O’Brien, director of Limerick-based start-up ASSK Knowledge Analytics.

Outstanding students honoured at KBS/Northern Trust Awards

High achieving University of Limerick business and management students were this week honoured with a KBS/Northern Trust Outstanding Scholar Award. This is the 13th year of the awards run by the KBS, UL, and recognises the most outstanding scholars in the School each year. 55 students were presented their award certificates by Dr Philip O’Regan, Dean KBS, UL, and Nick Gilbert, Head of GFS Operations Ireland, Northern Trust at a ceremony, which took place at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick.

UL embarks upon European wide tax evasion project

Researchers at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick are playing key roles in a major new project investigating tax and evasion in the European Union.

The Horizon 2020 COFFERS project (Combating Fiscal Fraud and Empowering Regulators) is one of the world’s largest research projects on tax and inequality and aims to discover how much tax revenue is being lost through avoidance and evasion. The €5 million project will involve researchers in Ireland, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Turkey and the Czech Republic.

UL students excel in renowned International Risk Management Challenge

UL students, Robin Bogan (MSc in Computational Finance), Sinead McInerney (MSc in Risk Management and Insurance) and Shane Brosnan (MSc in Financial Services) claimed second place at the recent 2017 International PRMIA Risk Management Challenge. Starting out in early January 2017, the trio progressed past the preliminary and regional stages, placing second out of 104 teams at the final stages of the competition, in the Dow Jones, London.

UL students raise much needed funds for Pieta House and Temple Street Children's University Hospital

Over 300 students from the University of Limerick, raised €3,000 at a recent Kemmy Business School (KBS) Charity Ball, held in the Strand Hotel, Limerick. The KBS Charity Ball, which was organised by KBS student department representatives, was sponsored by Deloitte Ireland.

Prof. Helena Lenihan kicks off UL’s first research impact podcast series

UL’s first podcast series is now available on the UL Research Impact podcast channel. The series explores the tremendous contributions UL research is making in the real world. From rehabilitating mining sites, helping voters make informed choices at the ballot box, strategies to combat physical inactivity in Ireland and improving the quality of life for people with MS, the series brings our research stories to a global audience.

KBS Dean's Scholarship 2017

The Kemmy Business School is delighted to announce the launch of the 2017 Dean’s Scholarship for fulltime PhD study at the School. The closing date is May 31, 2017, and applications are invited in all business disciplined. Full details are available HERE

Kemmy Business School recognises the success of Junior Certificate Business Studies Students

Students from the mid-west region who received an A in Junior Certificate Higher Level Business Studies in 2016 were recently presented with Certificates of Achievement from the Kemmy Business School (KBS), University of Limerick (UL).  The event, held in association with the Business Studies Teachers Association of Ireland (BSTAI), celebrates and recognises excellence in Junior Certificate Business Studies.

KBS Annual Daffodil Day Coffee Morning raises €2,100 for the Irish Cancer Society

The KBS Annual Coffee Morning, held on March 24th 2017, raised €2,100 for the Irish Cancer Society.

The organising committee wish to thank most sincerely all those who attended the coffee morning and assisted with the event.

KBS Research Bulletin: Tourism and Theatre

March edition of the Kemmy Business School Research Bulletin, presenting some interesting work by our colleague Marta Zieba on addressing issues of tourism and theatre. The study, originally published in the Journal of Cultural Economics, analyses the impact of different kinds of tourism on various categories of cultural activities and consumption in Austria: http://www.ul.ie/business/kbs-research-bulletin

UL sign new MOU with University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, International School of Business

University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, International School of Business (UEH-ISB) are leading the way for education in Vietnam by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick (UL), Ireland. The signing ceremony took place at the University of Limerick during a visit by UEH-ISB Dean Prof. Quan, Tran and Managing Director Mr. Douglas Foster. This MOU has set the framework of cooperation consisting of international student and faculty mobility between both institutions’ Business Schools.


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