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Research Support

Conducting Research in EHS: Support and Information 

  • The EHS research committee supports the work of all researchers across EHS. It is chaired by the Assistant Dean Research and membership of the Committee is representative of the research staff base in EHS.
  • Research EthicsAll research involving data from human participants is required to have ethical approval. The EHS ethics committee reviews applications monthly and further information should be accessed from the EHS ethics committee website.
  • Research Conduct: All research in EHS is conducted in accordance with established guidelines, standards and procedures. The links below provide information and guidance about relevant issues:
    • The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity (ALLEA guidelines)
    • National Policy Statement on Ensuring Research Integrity in Ireland
    • Vancouver Guidelines on Authorship
  • Research Impact - The University of Limerick research impact initiative is driven by the concept of measurable impact that excellent research can have on society, culture and the economy. Information and workshop materials for researchers are available on Sharepoint.
  • Research mentorship is an important support available to researchers. While there are other types of mentorship available in UL, the EHS programme focusses on the development of research careers. 
  • Early Career Researcher issues are championed by Dr Tadhg Macintyre. Regular meetings will be organised, the goals of which are to allow attendees to discuss issues that affect their research and career development in a friendly informal atmosphere, and also to raise awareness of and give a voice to those issues at Faculty level. Times of meetings will be communicated through Faculty email lists.
  • Postgraduate researchers are represented by a current postgraduate research student. The postgraduate student's forum will take place every term and is an informal arena for the sharing of research experiences and raising issues which affect postgraduate research. Times of meetings will be communicated through Faculty and Course email lists.