Research Week 2019 launch

Dr Puneet Saidha, Dr Martina Fitzgerald, Prof Kerstin Mey

Research Week 2019 was officially launched this morning Monday 2nd December in the Glucksman Library by Professor Kerstin Mey, Vice President Academic Affairs and Student Engagement at the University of Limerick. Prof Mey launched the event to the backdrop of a poster exhibition of research from UL which supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the theme of this year's Research Week. 

The 2019 Research Week will run from the 2-6 December. The Faculty of Arts Humanities and Social Science will host a panel discussion on ‘Sustainable Development Goals and the Humanities – A New Horizon’ with eminent speakers from across Ireland. A lecture on ‘The Implications of Open Data’ will be delivered by Dr Michael Arentoft from the EU Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation. There will be a half-day symposium on ‘So you think you want to do a PhD’, and a session on ‘Developing Relationships with Industry.’ The week includes workshops on media training, a ‘How to write great papers and get published’ workshop by Elsevier, a Research Soapbox event, a movie night in the city centre, Bernal and HRI research days. For further details or if you would like to get involved in any way please e-mail researchweek@ul.ie