MOF Technologies to collaborate with UL researchers to develop technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

MOF Technologies will collaborate with University of Limerick to develop Two New Metal Organic Frameworks with outstanding Gas Capture and Storage Capabilities

MOF Technologies has agreed to develop for commercialisation two MOFs from the University of Limerick (UL) designed to be highly selective for carbon capture and storage.

In response to an EU-led initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across European member states, researchers at the University of Limerick (UL) have developed a new class of Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) which have proven to be highly effective for carbon capture and storage.

Lero and Fraunhofer Centre focus on digital transformation projects

L-R Mikael Lindvall,Peter O’Neill,Brian Fitzgerald,Taoiseach Enda Kenny,Mark Ferguson,Adam Porter,Mike Hinchey,Brendan O’Malley

Washington D.C., Monday, 20th March, 2017

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD has announced the signing of a new agreement between Lero, the UL headquartered SFI Research Centre for Software, and the Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering at the University of Maryland, which will see both centres of excellence engage in extensive research collaboration in the coming years. The collaboration will focus on evolving critical systems and digital transformation.

UL celebrates International Women’s Day

Fiona Mc Carthy, Dell EMC, Jim Breen, Johnson & Johnson, Dr Mary Shire, University of Limerick

The University of Limerick collaborated with Dell EMC to host the International Women’s Day Event “Changing Mindsets”. The event was supported by Johnson and Johnson and held at Dell EMCs’ Limerick Campus. Over 200 people from the Mid-West attended the event which involved discussions exploring the challenge of changing mindsets.

Bernal Institute scientist Dr Tofail Syed to give keynote lecture at leading Nanoanalysis Symposium

Dr. Tofail Syed, Bernal Institute scientist and an Associate Professor at the Department of Physics and Energy at the University of Limerick has been invited to give a keynote lecture at the 5th Dresden Nanoanalysis Symposium. The Symposium is jointly organised by the Dresden Fraunhofer Cluster Nanoanalysis (DFCNA) and the Dresden Center for Nanoanalysis (DCN) at TU Dresden and is supported by the European Materials Characterisation Council (EMCC). It will provide highlights in the field of materials characterisation, represented by invited talks and poster sessions.

Ireland can learn from other countries on introduction of computer science as Leaving Cert subject – NCCA report

Richard Bruton TD, Minister for Education

- Report positive on girls’ performance in computer science but stresses need to increase participation

Ireland can learn from other developed countries in the development of a computer science course at Leaving Certificate level, according to a new report led by a team of researchers at the University of Limerick.  The report¹, commissioned by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) aims to advise on the best methods for implementing a course for upper second-level students.

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