September 2017

Tom Comyns - EHS Winner for the UL Excellence in Teaching Award

Congratulations to Dr. Tom Comyns (Lecturer in Human Movement Science in the Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences), who has been selected as the EHS winner for the UL Excellence in Teaching award.

This is a wonderful achievement and reflects Tom’s commitment to teaching and his passion for his subject area. Tom will now go forward for the overall institutional award.

Well done Tom!

 

Remembering the Life and Legacy of Dr. PJ Smyth

Remembering the Life and Legacy of Dr. PJ Smyth (Jan 2nd 1947-JULY 30th 2017)
 
As a mark of respect and a tribute to Dr. PJ Smyth, the Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences have published a blog in his honour on the PESS Blog entitled “Remembering the Life and Legacy of Dr PJ, Smyth”. Published on blog 5th September 2017.

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PESS Achieve Bronze Award from Athena Swan to Advance Gender Equity

The Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences (PESS) has been successful in achieving a Bronze Award from Athena SWAN (Scientific Women’s Academic Network) formally acknowledging the ongoing commitment of PESS to improve gender inequalities. It recognises and celebrates good practice towards the advancement of gender equality and specifically representation, progression and success for all. In particular, the charter was set up to encourage the advancement of careers for women in STEM, and higher education and research.