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UL Engaged Projects - Health & Wellbeing

Cherish the Children?

Location: University of Limerick
Project Leader: Professor Ross MacMillan | Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, UL
The project is part of broader study of the impact on the COVID-19 pandemic and the accompanying social restrictions on the health and well-being of children and adolescents. Learn More

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

One Million Stars

Location: The Hunt Museum, Limerick
Project Leader: Eileen Hoffler | CWELL Programme
The One Million Stars to End Violence project brings communities together to engage in a creative project that demonstrates our support and solidarity with those who experience violence, particularly domestic violence. Learn More

Wall of Hope

Location: Garryowen, Limerick
Project Leader: CWELL
The project sees the creation of a mural, which will contain positive affirmations as well as information on local helplines, to promote positive mental health in the Garryowen area and beyond. Learn More

Limerick Food Partnership (2021 - current)

Location: School of Allied Health, UL
Project Leader: Dr Anne Griffin | School of Allied Health, UL
A partnership between Limerick Food Partnership and the School of Allied Health, MSc Human Nutrition and Dietetics programme to facilitate intercultural integration and diversity through an initiative between dietetic students and four migrant... Learn More

Health Alliances for Pratice-Based Professional Education and Engagement [HAPPEE] (2021 - current)

Location: Corpus Christi National School, Moyross
Project Leader: Jimmy Burke, School of Allied Health
The HAPPEE project facilitates UL health professional students (Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Music therapy) to carry out their practice placements in schools as opposed to clinical... Learn More

Sing Yourself Better (2020-2021)

Location: UL and nationwide
Project Leader: Dr. Hilary Moss
Researchers in music therapy at the University of Limerick have engaged in several singing, health and wellbeing research projects. These include: a) International survey of singing for health and wellbeing with singers in Ireland and across the... Learn More

Music Therapy supports for Chronic Pain (2020 - current)

Location: Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, UL, online, and University Hospital Limerick
Project Leader: Dr Hilary Moss, UL | Katie Fitzpatrick
This project investigates the use of music therapy to support people living with chronic pain, considering the potential effects of music therapy as a non-pharmacological intervention in the management of chronic pain. Learn More

The Wellbeing Way (2020-2021)

Location: Limerick City
Project Leader: Amanda Clifford
The CWELL Wellbeing Way was a community wellbeing project that came about as a response to the loneliness and isolation being felt because of the COVID 19 pandemic. It included the distribution of a wellness book and sensory pack as well as the... Learn More

Southill Hub Community Garden (2019-2020)

Location: Southill Hub, Southill, Limerick
Project Leader: Ita McGurren
A community partnership to restore the Southill Hub Community Garden ~ making the garden sustainable, environmentally friendly and inclusive for the whole community. Learn More