The 3 – 7 December 2018 saw UL’s inaugural Research Week take place across campus. The programme involved 24 events from seminars, to panel discussions, networking sessions to workshops, which involved over 730 registered attendees across all faculties. The events covered a wide range of themes: publishing, open science, communication, research integrity, a creative showcase and career development.
Launching the report are Dr Rod McLoughlin, IRFU Medical Director, Caithriona Yeomans, IRIS UL PhD researcher for club rugby, Therese Leahy, IRIS UL PhD researcher for schools rugby and Dr Ian Kenny, Senior Lecturer Biomechanics UL and IRIS Co-Principal Investigator
The Irish Rugby Football Union and University of Limerick have released the second year of findings from the Irish Rugby Injury Surveillance (IRIS) research project, which looks at injury incidence in the Men’s and Women’s All-Ireland League and schools rugby during the 2018/19 season.
CONFIRM, the world-leading SFI research centre in Smart Manufacturing hosted by University of Limerick, is to break ground on its bespoke new €3.1m headquarters at Park Point.
With a tender process now concluded, CONFIRM will commence building works at its new headquarters, a bespoke 1619 m2 facility based in Park Point, adjacent to UL.Research Admin, 18.09.2019 | Posted in Science & Engineering
Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor, seated, with Dr Ruth Freeman, SFI, Prof James Gleeson, UL and Director of CRT Foundations of Data Science, CEO Skillnet Paul Healy, Assoc Prof Claire Gormley, UCD, Co-Director of CRT, and Prof Ken Duffy, Maynooth University, Co-Director of CRT Picture: Andres Poveda
A new doctoral training programme in data science led by University of Limerick and a number of key industry partners has been launched.
Prof. Martin Curley, Chair of the Digital Academy Forum, Dr. Colm Henry, HSE’s Chief Clinical Officer, Prof Ann Ledwith, Dean of Graduate & Professional Studies at UL and Dr. Michael Harty, Chair of the Oireachtas Health Committee
University of Limerick is to lead a collaboration that will deliver a unique new Masters to train digital leaders in the health service.
The new MSc in Digital Health Transformation has been hailed as a “step forward for digital innovation in the Irish Healthcare system”.Research Admin, 10.09.2019 | Posted in Health & Medical
Three researchers at UL were among nine winners of the inaugural Lero Director’s Prizes, recognising their achievements and contribution to the Science Foundation Ireland centre’s success.
Professor Brian Fitzgerald, director of Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre which is based at UL, made the presentations at the annual Lero Summit in Athlone.
A total of nine prizes were awarded across five categories including research excellence, entrepreneurship, education and public engagement, diversity and inclusion and outstanding service to Lero.Research Admin, 10.09.2019 | Posted in Software
A University of Limerick academic has been appointed to a new European expert group tasked with developing a set of principles of digital responsibility in the insurance sector.
Dr Martin Mullins, Head of Department of Accounting and Finance at UL’s Kemmy Business School and a researcher in Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre based at UL, was selected by the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) to join its Consultative Expert Group on Digital Ethics.