Discovering new knowledge for a better world

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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 Luuk Van der Wielen with Minister Jack Chambers and others
15 Jul 2024

UL and TCD to collaborate on Sustainable Aviation Fuel research study

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A group of people with the Minister announcing the funding
10 Jul 2024

Two UL researchers awarded over €1 million in Department of Agriculture funding

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An aerial picture of the UL campus
10 Jul 2024

University of Limerick ranked among top 150 universities in Europe

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