• New UL-led project could dramatically reduce risk of error in certain cancer treatments

    Principal investigator Dr Sinéad O’Keeffe, a Royal Society – Science Foundation Ireland University Research Fellow

    A new project led by researchers at University of Limerick has the potential to dramatically reduce the risk of error in the treatment of prostate and gynaecological cancer.

    The Origin project, of which UL is the coordinating organisation, aims to deliver more effective, photonics-enabled, brachytherapy cancer treatment through advanced real-time radiation dose imaging and source localisation.

  • University of Limerick researchers putting mental practice to golfing performance test

    Putting their research to the test on Ballyneety Golf Course, Co Limerick were researchers Eoghan McNeill, Dr Adam Toth, Niall Ramsbottom and Dr Mark Campbell Picture: Alan Place.

    Research carried out at University of Limerick has lended support to Arnold Palmer’s famous assertion that golf is “predominantly played in the six inches between the ears”.

    According to research by Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software hosted at UL and University researchers, kinaesthetic ability, which is an individual’s ability to feel an action without actually performing it, may improve their golf game.

  • Master Class for 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Cure Individual Fellowships applicants

    We are currently assessing the situation in relation to the coronavirus (COVID-19). We ask everyone interested to still apply by the deadline, so that we can keep you updated and help you with your application. Please do not make any travel plans at this stage

    The University of Limerick invites MSCA-IF applicants to join our free MSCA Master Class on 9-10 June 2020.

  • New material developed at University of Limerick could ‘help solve global water crisis’

    Professor Michael Zaworotko, Bernal Chair of Crystal Engineering and Science Foundation of Ireland Research Professor

    A revolutionary new material developed at University of Limerick could “help solve the global water crisis” by producing water from air, even in the most remote of locations.

    Professor Michael Zaworotko, Bernal Chair of Crystal Engineering and Science Foundation of Ireland Research Professor at University of Limerick’s Bernal Institute, has developed the crystalline material after decades of research.

  • University of Limerick led SSPC wins Pharma Research Centre of the Year

    The SSPC team collecting the award for Pharma Research Centre of the Year at the 2019 Pharma Industry Awards

    SSPC, the SFI Research Centre for Pharmaceuticals hosted at University of Limerick, has been awarded Pharma Research Centre of the Year and the Pharma Education and Training Award at the 2019 Pharma Industry Awards.

    The awards recognise SSPC, a national research centre led by UL at the Bernal Institute, for its outstanding national and international industry-academia, inter-industry collaborations.