• UL hosts conference exploring the wider impact of austerity on society

    The Kemmy Business School, UL hosted a conference exploring the impact of austerity on society. ‘Austerity: Economic, Political, and Social Perspectives’.

    Speakers include Mark Blyth, Brown University, Jonathan Hopkin, London School of Economics, Niamh Hardiman, University College Dublin, Niamh Hourigan, UCC, John McHale, Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, Stephen Kinsella, UL and Mary Regan, Political Editor, Irish Examiner among others.

  • UL research fellow wins inaugural Knowledge Transfer Ireland Research2Business Award

    Dr. Mark Southern, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Limerick has won the inaugural Knowledge Transfer Ireland Research2Business Award. The inaugural Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) Research2Business award recognises excellence in engagement between researchers and the business community.  The award was presented by Sean Sherlock T.D. Minister for Research & Innovation at the launch of the office of Knowledge Transfer Ireland and its web-portal, the first resource of its kind in Europe which took place in Dublin today (28th May 2014).

  • UL and Pieta House collaborate to evaluate impact of suicide crisis service on communities

    The University of Limerick and Pieta House were recently awarded funding from the Irish Research Council to conduct a study into how communities are impacted by the opening of a Pieta House centre in their area. The research project aims to provide evidence that open and visible access to services such as Pieta House can change perceptions around suicide and self-harm, leading to increased health and wellbeing within the entire community in which the service is based.

  • UL spin-out activity reaches major milestone as UL applauds its top inventors

    UL spin-outs have raised in excess of €80 million investment with the generation of over 260 jobs.

    The University of Limerick continues to build on the success of its spin-out activity having reached a milestone of over €80 million funding with 260 jobs created to date. In recent years, the University has seen growth in top spin-out companies including: Stokes Bio, Crescent Diagnostics, Poly-Pico Technologies, Cauwill Technologies, Powervation, LearnOpt and Biomass Heating Solutions among others. The University today (Thursday 1st May) marked this milestone by hosting the UL Innovation Awards held at Plassey House.

  • The University of Limerick welcomes Science Foundation Ireland funding of over €4million

    Research projects in the areas of maths, pharmaceuticals and composite materials at the University of Limerick have been awarded over €4million in SFI funding it has been announced.  The announcement cements UL’s reputation as a center for excellence in translational research, focused on delivering real impact for Irish industry.