Research projects in the areas of maths, pharmaceuticals and composite materials at the University of Limerick have been awarded over €4million in SFI funding it has been announced. The announcement cements UL’s reputation as a center for excellence in translational research, focused on delivering real impact for Irish industry.
Director of Pfizer Process Development Centre, Dr. Liam Tully has been appointed as Adjunct Professor of Pharmaceutical Innovation at the University of Limerick. The Adjunct Professor position results from Liam’s extensive work and continued efforts in building collaborations between the pharmaceutical industry and academia in Ireland. The Adjunct Professor role will ensure closer collaboration and increased input from industry in the educational development of students and the important Research Programmes ongoing in the University of Limerick in support of the Irish pharmaceutical industry.
The milestone amount is reached as the Clinical Therapies Department celebrate 10 Years. The Department of Clinical Therapies at the University of Limerick hosted a showcase of current research by faculty and students in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Department. Since 2006, over €3million in competitive research grants has been awarded to staff within Clinical Therapies at UL, across the three disciplines of Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech and Language Therapy.
Maeve Kiely, a PhD student with the Department of Life Sciences at UL has been awarded a coveted and prestigious scholarship from FAPESP, the São Paulo Research Foundation in Brazil. The scholarship will allow Maeve to attend a workshop entitled "SPSAS - Advances in Molecular Oncology: Translating Molecular Biology into Cancer Treatment" which will be held in São Paulo, Brazil in February.
The University of Limerick (UL), Graduate Entry Medical School (GEMS) have appointed Professor Austin G. Stack, as the first Foundation Chair and Professor of Medicine and Consultant Nephrologist at University Hospital Limerick. A native of Cromane, Co. Kerry, he has trained in Ireland and the United States with previous academic appointments at the University of Michigan and the University of Texas Medical School.