• UL officially granted Athena SWAN Bronze Awards

    Professor Don Barry, UL President and Marie Connolly, Learning, Development & Equal Opportunities Manager at UL

    The University of Limerick has been officially granted the Athena SWAN Bronze Award for advancing gender equality.  The prestigious award was presented to the Institution as a whole as well as at departmental level to the UL Departments of Mathematics and Statistics and Life Sciences.

  • O’Donnell Research Fellowship Awarded to Dr Aileen Dillane

    Dr Aileen Dillane Awarded O’Donnell Research Fellowship

    Dr Aileen Dillane of the Irish World Academy has been awarded the 2016 O'Donnell Research Fellowship in Irish Studies by Newman College, University of Melbourne, Australia, for a project in Irish Music Studies. The six-week O’Donnell Fellowship commemorates the donation to Newman College, University of Melbourne, of the personal library of Melbourne-based doctor and Irish scholar, Nicholas Michael O’Donnell (1862-1920).

  • UL wins Academic Contribution to MedTech Award

    Hilda Mulvilhill, Stryker, Sarah Syed, UL, Eamonn de Barra, UL, Aoife Culliton, UL and Dr Mary Shire VP Research

    The Irish Medical Devices Association (IMDA) announced the University of Limerick as the winner of their Academic Contribution to Medtech Award at the Irish Medical Technology Industry Awards last night, jointly hosted with Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland. The award was presented to Dr Eamonn de Barra, Department of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Biomedical Engineering for UL’s research collaboration with leading medical devices company Stryker.

  • UL welcomes Innovation 2020 committing to R&D increase to 2.5% GNP

    Innovation 2020

    Actions across talent development, STEM and entrepreneurship education and R&D expenditure highlighted as vital to Ireland becoming a global innovation leader.

    The University of Limerick welcomes Ireland’s Strategy for Research and Development, Science and Technology - Innovation 2020 which was today (8th December) launched by the Minister for Skills, Research, Innovation Damien English TD, together with the Taoiseach and the Minister for Jobs.

  • International Academics Gather at UL for the 3rd Age in the Workplace Expert Group Meeting

    Jean McCarthy, UL, Jeanette Cleveland, Colorado State University, Noreen Heraty,UL

    This month saw some of the world’s leading academics in workplace ageing gather at the University of Limerick for the 3rd Age in the Workplace Expert Group Meeting. The meeting brought together 70 thought leaders from around the world, representing 47 prestigious institutions across Europe, the United States and Canada, to advance knowledge on successful ageing at work, in order to promote a sustainable workforce as the population ages.