University of Limerick 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.   

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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.

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A picture of UL President Professor Kerstin Mey outside Plassey House
21 Sep 2023

University of Limerick ranked 152nd in inaugural QS Europe University Rankings

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13 Sep 2023

Unique new UL-led research finds bacteria resistant to antibiotics in hospital wastewater system

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11 Sep 2023

University of Limerick’s top early career researchers among recipients of flagship IRC funding

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