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The School of Law is delighted to invite you to a seminar ‘On Women in Sport’ on the 26 November 2018 from 5.30 to 7.30.

Speakers Include:

Mary O’Connor, Federation of Irish Sport CEO ‘20X20 Campaign for Increasing the Visibility and Participation of Women in Sport’

Niamh Kavanagh, former Irish Rugby International ‘Sport and Transferable Skills’

Laura Donnellan, Lecturer, School of Law, UL ‘Eligibility Regulations for Female Classification (Athlete with Differences of Sexual Development)’

 Cost: Free

SOLA Symposium on Quality for Community and Voluntary Sector

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The Disability Federation of Ireland, University of Limerick and Johnson & Johnson, through their joint venture, SOLA – The Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Quality, are pleased to invite you to their annual Symposium on Sustainable Quality in the Community, Voluntary & Disability Sector 2018.

This year we are pleased to announce the following speakers;

Leigh Gath – HES Confidential Recipient will MC the Symposium

Helen Martin – Interim CEO

Charities Regulator – New Charities Governance Code

BDARG Talk: Empirical Modelling of Emissions from Electricity Grid

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BDARG talk by Dr Joe Wheatley, Biospherica Risk

De-carbonisation policy is effecting radical change to electric power grids. These systems are an example of complex networks. In this talk the problem of quantifying the impact of renewable generation on emissions in mixed renewable-thermal (fossil fuel) grids is described. A successful approach combines rich datasets available from grid operators with a stochastic matrix description of thermal generators.

Blas International Summer School of Irish Traditional Music and Dance

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The Blas International Summer School of Irish Traditional Music and Dance returns to the Irish World Academy at the University of Limerick for the 23rd successive year this June 24th – July 5th.

The summer school will be launched on Monday June 24th where students attending the course at the University’s Irish World Academy will benefit from the wisdom and tutelage of eminent figures of the Traditional World such as Dónal Lunny, Paddy Glackin, Siobhán Peoples, Louise Mulcahy, Jim Higgins, Colin Dunne, and Karan Casey, to name but a few.

 

Limerick History Research Seminar Series

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Organised by the Departments of History UL and MIC

Professor Pierce Grace University of Limerick GEMS ‘Medicine in Gaelic Ireland and Scotland, c. 1350 to c. 1750’

Big Data and Analytics Research Group

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Empirical Modelling of Emissions from Electricity Grids

Talk by Dr. Joe Wheatley, Biospherica Risk Abstract: De-carbonisation policy is effecting radical change to electric power grids.

These systems are an example of complex networks. In this talk the problem of quantifying the impact of renewable generation on emissions in mixed renewable-thermal (fossil fuel) grids is described. A successful approach combines rich datasets available from grid operators with a stochastic matrix description of thermal generators.

Reading and Discussion with Meltu Uche Okorie - UL One Campus, One Book.

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Please join us for the first event of the ‘UL One Campus, One Book’ initiative 2018/19.

Author Melatu Uche Okorie will visit the UL campus next Wednesday, 21st of November, to discuss her first book 'This Hostel Life'. Louise will read a short passage from her book, discuss the book with Prof. Joseph O'Connor and engage in a Q&A session with the audience.

 

 

Meet The Editor

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This event brings together an expert panel of academic staff who serve as Editors on international peer-reviewed journals. Panellists include Dr Aileen Dillane, Prof Ray Friel, Prof Ann MacPhail, Prof Paul Conway and Dr Jonathan Lavelle who will share their insights about best practice in publishing. Academic staff will have the opportunity to pose questions in an informal environment about publishing to an expert panel who have experience in editing for academic journals.

Science Communication

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Science Communication workshop with multi award-winning TV and radio broadcaster and founder of Whipsmart Media Jonathan McCrea. The workshop will cover topics such as;

Why communicate science,

How to communicate effectively,

How to communicate tricky science,

Techniques in telling the stories of science,

What the media want and Do’s and Don'ts.

Registration is essential to attend. 

Open Science

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Lecture by Prof Karel Luyben, former Rector Magnificus of TU Delft and an expert on Open Science. During his lecture Prof Luyben will pose questions such as;

What concrete conditions should be met first, for your organisation to embrace Open Science?

What do you hope that your organisation will gain from open science?

What is the number one prerequisite for you personally with respect to Open Science implementation?

What role are you willing to take for the implementation of open science?