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University of Limerick (UL) is a research-led, energetic, and enterprising institution with a proud record of innovation and excellence in education and scholarship. We value creativity, curiosity and excellence in our inclusive community which is committed to social good.

Our motto Eagna chun Gnímh translates as Wisdom for Action reflecting our mission to contribute to the discovery of new knowledge for a better world.

Our research and commitment to excellence has propelled us into the Top 500 universities in the world.

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Our goal is to build a vibrant community where research excellence is valued, supported and central to all facets of our organisation and aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

We have set out four strategic, mission-orientated challenges in which research across all disciplines at UL is making, and will continue to make, an impact.

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About Research in UL

UL’s research and knowledge transfer activities span all of its faculties and disciplines. The University values and supports the excellence of output and achievement by its research community across all of its research areas. In addition, the University has identified a number of areas  of research strength, characterised by having critical mass, addressing common research questions, having a significant body of research inputs and outputs, attracting international scholars, and having a national and international reputation.

Latest News

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Professor Orla Muldoon pictured in front of an art installation
20 May 2024

New research by leading UL academic radically rethinks psychological trauma

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14 May 2024

UL listed among world’s Top 75 young universities in new global rankings

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Damon Warnock has been appointed as Director of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre at University of Limerick
25 Apr 2024

Industry leader to head up UL’s Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre

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