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Euraxess Ireland the Researchers' Mobility Portal Ireland is part of an initiative involving both the European Commission and countries participating in the European Union's Framework Programmes for Research.  Euraxess aims to help researchers relocating to Ireland. It is also of relevance to researchers who may need guidance during their research careers in relation to searching for a new position be it in Ireland or abroad. There is a network of over 200 centres across 40 countries and Euraxess can provide the link to information and personalised assistance via EURAXESS SERVICES


The University of Limerick is now a member of Vitae. Vitae is an organisation dedicated to realising the potential of researchers through transforming their professional and career development.  Vitae establish partnerships to champion the needs of researchers and demonstrate their impact on economies and society.  Vitae provides online information, advice and resources for higher education institutions, researchers and their supervisors on professional development and careers. Some of the expert website content includes:

  • Careers destinations and professional development
  • Leadership development for principal investigators
  • Advice for supervising doctoral students
  • Managing a research career
  • Resources for equality and diversity in research careers
  • Advice for completing a doctorate
  • Research staff resources for staying in and moving out of academia
  • Example CVs

University of Limerick staff, researchers and students can now access all Vitae member-only web resources by creating a log in at using their email address. For more information, please see the Vitae website.    

A range of on-line training tools are now available on Sulis.  These are specifically designed for the Higher Education sector and include:

  • Research Skills 
  • Professional Skills for Research Leaders
  • Supervising Doctoral Students
  • University Leadership and Management
  • Blended Learning

The materials are available in Sulis by joining this site - . If prompted, log in to Sulis with your UL username and password. When prompted to join the site, click Yes. Please then see the Online Professional Development tab.