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UL Engaged Projects - Science & Engineering

Knowledge for Change (K4C) for Kids

Location: University of Limerick
Project Leader: Niamh O'Sullivan | Access Office
The K4C-4-Kids programme was run in association with Gaelscoil Sheoirse Clancy. The programme is a collaboration between UL Engage, the school and the SSPC research centre. The aim of the programme is to introduce 5th and 6th class children to the... Learn More

Improving the penetration of Renewable Energy using batteries: A cross national policy study

Location: University of Limerick
Project Leader: Dr Conor Little | Department of Politics and Public Administration
This project is part of the Low-Cost Sustainable Battery Systems for Enhanced Grid Penetration of Intermittent Renewable Energy (Principal Investigator: Dr. Tadhg Kennedy, University of Limerick), which aims to produce a low-cost sustainable battery... Learn More

A day in the life of a Scientist

Location: Virtual
Project Leader: Martin McHugh, Louise McNeill
A video collaboration between university partners to explain the kind of work that scientists do. Learn More

Hands on with Horses (2021 - current)

Location: Clonshire Equestrian Centre
Project Leader: Dr. Bridget Younge | School of Natural Sciences
A 25+ years partnership between School of Natural Sciences and Clonshire Equestrian Centre providing hands-on experience to support all equitation modules. Learn More

Supporting people with dementia and their family carers through music (2020 - current)

Location: Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, UL; online
Project Leader: Dr Hilary Moss, University of Limerick | Lisa Kelly
A community research partnership designed to develop accessible and suitable music-related supports and music therapy services to support the psychosocial needs of people living with dementia and their family caregivers. Learn More

UL Meitheal (2019-2021)

Location: Office of VPAASE
Project Leader: Maura Adshead
A whole of university approach to develop UL as a "Civic University" Learn More

Developing the Potential of Community Energy Action Groups Towards Transition to a Low Carbon Society (2017-2019)

Location: University of Limerick
Project Leader: Bernadette O'Regan
A project to develop, test and revise a Community toolkit to map out and systematically address strategies, targets, policies, measures and schedules to support transition to, measure and maintain a low carbon emissions strategy. Learn More

Supporting urban communities moves towards environmental sustainability (2018-2020)

Location: Centre for Environmental Reseach, Limerick
Project Leader: Dr. Bernadette O'Regan
This project provides communities with detailed, up to date guidance on implementing sustainability programmes of sufficient significance to qualify for EU and international accreditation. Learn More

Addressing the Environmental Impacts of Infant Feeding Decisions in Healthcare and Society (2017-2019)

Location: UL, UL Maternity Hospital, Cork University Maternity Hospital
Project Leader: Dr Bernadette O’Regan Principal investigator, Dr Yvonne Ryan Postdoctoral Researcher
It is the aim of this to identify environmental impacts associated with infant feeding and develop strategies and policies to mitigate where possible. Learn More

Measuring community greenhouse gas emissions - application in EU communities (2017-2019)

Location: Ballynagran, Glenealy, Co. Wicklow
Project Leader: Dr. Bernadette O'Regan
Ballynagran Energy Plus - A community based project to carbon footprint through community actions relating to transport, energy and food. Learn More