• Two of the world’s top 20 chemists at UL

    Professor Michael O’Keeffe, Arizona State University and Dr Michael Zaworotko, Bernal Chair of Crystal Engineering

    Two of the world’s top 20 chemists, Professor Michael O’Keeffe, Arizona State University and Dr Michael Zaworotko, Bernal Chair of Crystal Engineering, Bernal Institute University of Limerick, pictured on campus recently as part of the Bernal Institute Distinguished Lecture Series.

    Professor O’Keeffe, who was listed at third in the world in chemistry, delivered the lecture “Beautiful Geometry of Crystal Structures”. Dr Zaworotko, Bernal Chair of Crystal Engineering and Science Foundation Ireland Research Professor also made the top 20 in the same list.

  • New head of Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre announced

    Professor Brian Fitzgerald has been appointed director of Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre which is headquartered at the University of Limerick (UL). He replaces Professor Mike Hinchey following an eight year term of office.

    Roscommon born Professor Fitzgerald was formerly chief scientist at Lero and has been involved with the Science Foundation Ireland supported national research centre since its inception in 2005, apart from a spell as vice-president research at UL from 2008-2011.

  • DOCTRID V Conference

    The DOCTRID V Conference will take place at the University of Limerick on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 April 2017.

    Who should be there?

    Researchers (social, technological, behavioural and life sciences), Health
    care professionals, People with Intellectual Disability or Autism, their families and carers.

    What will you learn?

    The DOCTRID V conference will include presentations from international experts, panel discussions and workshops aimed at fostering collaborations and innovations to make a real difference in the lives of those with ID and Autism.

    Key themes to be discussed: