Category: Research

UL academic appointed to European Commission Clean Sky 2 Scientific Committee
Johnson and Johnson Announce 100 jobs at new facility based on UL campus Tags: Johnson and Johnson, UL Enterprise Corridor, Lero - the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre, research
UL Research breakthrough leads to better outcomes for patients with bowel cancer Tags: Calvin Coffey, University of Limerick, Graduate Entry Medical School, University Hospital Limerick, Cleveland Clinic, Dana-Farber Institute, Harvard Cancer Centre
UL Researcher awarded €330K for new research into Acute Kidney Injury Tags: Austin Stack, Health Research Board, UL Kidney Health Consortium, University Hospital Limerick
Home dialysis may be better than in-center hemodialysis for patients with kidney failure Tags: Austin Stack, Graduate Entry Medical School, UL Kidney Health Consortium, American Society of Nephrology
UL researcher delivers address at Leinster house to champion wheelchair provision in Ireland Tags: Dr Rosie Gowran, Occupational Therapy, wheelchair and seating provision
Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation announces €1.5 million SFI funding for SSPC Tags: Science Foundation Ireland, SFI, SSPC, Damien English, Synthesis & Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre, Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation
Minister of State launches unique framework to support community participation in primary healthcare Tags: Primary Care, Health Research Board, Graduate Entry Medical School, GEMS, HSE, Kathleen Lynch, communities
Partnership Alliance of the Year Awarded to SSPC Tags: SSPC, Principal Investigator, Science Foundation Ireland, SFI, Partnership Alliance of the Year Award, Pharma Industry Awards
University Hospital Limerick and Graduate Entry Medical School hosts Irish Society of Nephrology Tags: Irish Society of Nephrology, Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick
Grow your own Crystal! Tags: SSPC, Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre, Crystallography, national competition, post-primary schools, primary schools, Science Week, Science Foundation Ireland, pharmaceutical proecss, advanced manufacturing
UL hosts discussion on new hate crime law chaired by Minister of State Tags: University of Limerick, Minister of State for New Communities, Culture & Equality, Hate and Hostility Research Group
€2.6m project to combat dialysis failure among research spotlighted at UL Hospital Symposium Tags: UL Hospitals, Michael Walsh, Austin Stack, University of Limerick, University Hospital Limerick, Graduate Entry Medical School, Centre for Applied Biomedical Engineering Research
Lero among five world-class SFI research centres to benefit from €245 million investment Tags: Lero - the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre, Science Foundation Ireland, SFI, Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
Drive-through diagnostics – making diagnosis more accurate and less expensive Tags: Nature Materials, diagnostics, Damien Thompson, Physics and Energy, Materials and Surface Science Institute, Science Foundation Ireland
100 years of anatomy corrected leads to better outcomes for patients Tags: Prof Calvin Coffey, University Hospital Limerick, Graduate Entry Medical School, research, Surgery
UL leads major European partnership to address environmental impact of alumina production Tags: BRAVO, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Design and Manufacturing Technology
Voting advice app developed by UL researcher launched for by-elections Tags: Whichcandidate.ie, The Irish Times, Department of Politics and Public Administration
University of Limerick named Sunday Times University of the Year Tags: University of Limerick, Professor Don Barry, Sunday Times University of the Year, Sunday Times Good University Guide
New UL Teaching Strategy Commits to Engaging Students in a Broader Education Tags: University of Limerick, Professor Don Barry, Professor Paul McCutcheon, Engaged Learning
UL to host new €5m Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre Tags: PMTC, Enterprise Ireland, IDA, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre, University of Limerick
Bernal Professor awarded top honour by Polish President Tags: The Bernal Project, Chair of Energy, Bartek Glowacki, Knight’s Cross of Polonia Restituta
Hate crime highlighted as major concern for Irish NGOs in recent UL report Tags: University of Limerick, UL School of Law, Department of Sociology, Dr Jennifer Schweppe, Dr Amanda Haynes, Senator Ivana Bacik, UL Research
IComp helps bring Limerick students’ project to the International Space Station Tags: IComp, NASA, Irish Centre for Composites Research, St Nessan's Community College, International Space Station
New report highlights need to address skills shortage and incentivise investment in indigenous firms Tags: LERO, Irish Software Engineering Research Centre, Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, software engineering, economy
UL think tank showcases ideas to develop Limerick as a Healthy City Tags: Health Futures Lab, Think Tank, University of Limerick, healthy city, limerick
From twitter to live streaming - the environmental impacts of global communications Tags: Science Foundation Ireland, Stokes Institute, environment, Electronics Thermal Management, Eurotherm, Jeff Punch
The world of science is brought to life at teachers workshop Tags: National Science Demonstration Workshop, Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre, Department of Chemical and Environmental Sciences, PharmaChemical Ireland, Professional Development Service for Teachers
UL early career researchers awarded over €1.85 million in SFI funding Tags: Science Foundation Ireland, SFI, Career Development Awards, Starting Investigator Research Grant
Mathematical model illustrates our online “copycat” behaviour Tags: University of Oxford, Harvard School of Public Health, University of Limerick, mathematical modelling, James Gleeson, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
UL research aims to make structures safer and stronger through innovative joining solutions Tags: Science Foundation Ireland, Dr Conor McCarthy, Principal Investigator, components, engineering
Children’s TV Programming in Ireland and England Positively Portraying Unhealthy Food Tags: Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, GEMS, UL Research, Professor Clodagh O'Gorman, Children and Unhealthy Foods
Startling levels of overdose among homeless people highlighted in research Tags: Graduate Entry Medical School, research, Primary Care, homelessness
UL’s Bernal Chair of Crystal Engineering ranked among the world’s top 1% of highly cited researchers Tags: Bernal Chair of Crystal Engineering, Michael Zaworotko, Highly cited researchers, Science Foundation Ireland Research Professorship Award
UL - first Irish university to become a member of the National Academy of Inventors Tags: United States Patent and Trademark Office, research, University of Limerick, National Academy of Inventors, NAI
UL and Pieta House collaborate to evaluate impact of suicide crisis service on communities Tags: Irish Research Council, Pieta House, University of Limerick, research
UL delivers PhD research skills online Tags: Continuing and Professional Development, online, research skills
UL study highlights potential for up to 300 jobs to be generated from e-waste reuse programme Tags: Dr Colin Fitzpatrick, University of Limerick, WEEE, re-use, environment, Environmental Protection Agency
Lero wins industry commitments of over €400,000 for software modernisation programmes Tags: Irish Software Engineering Research Centre, LERO, Science Foundation Ireland
President of Ireland Attends RIA Ethics Discourse at University of Limerick Tags: University of Limerick, Royal Irish Academy, Professor Richard Bellamy, Professor Mary Daly, Professor Don Barry, President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins
UL Leads UN Initiative Assessing what University Graduates know about Sustainability Tags: University of Limerick, Kemmy Business School, Dr Sheila Killian, Dr Philip O'Regan
Holding Journalism to Account : University of Limerick Panel Examines Journalism and Ethics Tags: University of Limerick, Department of Sociology, Dr Eoin Devereux
Student entrepreneurs in the spotlight at business bootcamp held at Nexus Innovation Centre Tags: Nexus Innovation Centre, Local Enterprise Offices
UL hosts conference exploring the wider impact of austerity on society Tags: Kemmy Business School, Austerity Conference, #ausconf, University of Trento
UL research fellow wins inaugural Knowledge Transfer Ireland Research2Business Award Tags: Enterprise Research Centre, Dr Mark Southern, Knowledge Transfer Ireland, Research and Innovation
UL researcher receives funding to research cardiovascular disease risk in adolescents Tags: Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research, Irish Heart Foundation, cardiovascular health
UL study advises simple blood test could detect fatal outcomes in patients with kidney disease Tags: Graduate Entry Medical School, University Hospital Limerick, Health Research Board, kidney disease, fibrinogen
UL spin-out activity reaches major milestone as UL applauds its top inventors Tags: UL Innovation Awards, Technology Transfer Office, University of Limerick, Cook Medical, Stokes Bio, spin-out, patents
Adjunct Professor appointed in unique academia and industry collaboration at UL Tags: Adjunct Professor of Pharmaceutical Innovation, Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre, Professor Liam Tully
UL researcher wins Irish Heart Foundation Award to support major national study Tags: Professor Austin Stack, Graduate Entry Medical School, Irish Heart Foundation, cardiovascular disease