SAH - General
07 Feb 2024

School of Allied Health's intervention programme improves outcomes for children in regeneration areas

UNIVERSITY of Limerick students, training to be physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists, will placed in primary schools. The innovative programme will aim to help to provide better outcomes for children and families in regeneration communities.
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Practice Education Symposium 2024
07 Feb 2024

Practice Education Symposium 2024

On 19th February, the Allied School of Health hosted the Annual Practice Education Symposium. It was attended by professional colleagues in Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Speech and Language Therapy.
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Helen McEntee
21 Aug 2023

ENGAGE 2023

This summer the School of Medicine, University of Limerick held a significant event “ENGAGE 2023”. It included a combination of keynote (Dr Brendan O'Mahony, Dr John Taggart and Sally Kedge) and lightning talks, poster presentations and an interactive workshop.
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School of Allied Health SLT job Vacancy
17 May 2023

Speech and Language Therapy Job Vacancy

Are you an SLT interested in teaching and learning with pre-professional qualification students?  We have an upcoming vacancy (specific purpose contract) on our academic team, commencing mid-August.
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Student Led Physio Clinic
11 May 2023

Student Led Physiotherapy Clinic

Four final year physiotherapy students were busy creating resources and using social media to help promote their work on this placement. Well done to all involved
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Trial Profile
08 May 2023

University of Limerick research shows personalised care approach to back pain is ‘highly effective’

A new study has offered conclusive evidence that a personalised care approach for back pain can have significant benefits. The multi-centre trial based in Australia was led by Associate Professor Peter Kent at Curtin University in Perth, and Professor Mark Hancock at Macquarie University.
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AIPEC Event March 24th 2023
06 Apr 2023

AIPEC Event March 24th 2023

On 24th March, we had a team of UL Health Sciences students representing UL at the All-Ireland Interprofessional Education Challenge (AIPEC) hosted by University of Galway.
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Early Careers Day Schedule
06 Apr 2023

Early Careers Event February 28th 2023

On 28th February, the Health Sciences Academy hosted its 3rd annual ‘Early Careers’ event, aimed to showcasing a career in healthcare from the perspective of clinical staff and students studying these careers.
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SAH- Prac Ed Symposium
06 Mar 2023

Practice Education Symposium January 2023

There was a welcome return to real life contact for staff and practice educators for the School of Allied Health on January 20th 2023, when the School held their Annual Practice Education Symposium in the Health Sciences Building. This was the first in-person Symposium the school has held since 2020, having held it online the previous two years. This year, the Symposium was themed around “Feedback and Evolvement of Practice Education”. We welcomed numerous speakers and Practice Educators from around the country who showcased their respective ideas surrounding the topic throughout the day.
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