• UL Researchers Invent New Gas Sponges

    Scientists at the University of Limerick, as part of an international research team, have invented a new approach for purifying gases using sponge-like materials that could result in lower global energy use, emissions and pollution.

  • KBS researcher receives IAFA Scholar Award 2016

    Professor Joe Coughlan, Chairman of IAFA presents Orla Lenihan, KBS, with the prestigious IAFA Scholar award

    Orla Lenihan, Kemmy Business School, was recently presented with the prestigious Irish Accounting and Finance Association (IAFA) Scholar award. This national award is used to identify, support and fund early career scholars in the Irish accounting and finance community. Ms Lenihan received the award for her innovative research, which investigates how U.S. firms evaluate CEO performance for compensation purposes by examining the benchmarks and targets included in bonus contracts.

  • UL showcase vital research projects on World MS Day

    Pictured at the '9,000 Steps for MS' walk was Susan Coote, MS Research UL, Jerry Flannery, Munster Rugby and Ava Battles, CEO MS

    The University of Limerick celebrated five years of partnership with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Ireland. To mark this partnership and celebrate World MS Day UL hosted a "9000 Steps for MS" fundraiser and an academic showcase detailing significant life-enhancing research projects undertaken at UL for MS Ireland.

  • KBS hosts 4th NERI Labour Market Conference

    Darragh Flannery, UL, Jim Deegan, UL, Louise Gavin, NERI, Tom Healy, Director NERI, Eoin Reevs, UL and Tom McDonnel, NERI

    A distinguished panel of economic and labour market policy experts met at the Kemmy Business School (KBS) to address the 4th Annual Nevin Economic Research Institute (NERI) Labour Market Conference. The event was hosted by the Department of Economics, KBS, and was set in the context of providing a forum for the presentation of research papers on labour market issues across the island of Ireland.

  • Dr Eoghan Cunnane wins Best Poster Award at the European Society for Vascular Surgery

    Dr Cunnane receiving Best Poster Award from Prof David Vorp

    Dr Eoghan Cunnane (Contract Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Biomedical Engineering) was the recent recipient of the Best Poster Award at the European Society for Vascular Surgery 4th Spring Meeting held in University College London on the 13th and 14th of May.

  • Environmental effects of the consumption of infant foods

    Dr. Bernadette O’Regan, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science leads a research team examining the environmental effects of the consumption of infant foods: this follows the general methodology adopted by Dr. O’Regan which maximizes participation of the community but at the same time is sufficiently rigorous and evidence-based to be publishable in leading journals.

  • International Clinical Trials Day - 20th May 2016

    The HRI is delighted to promote international clinical trials day which celebrates the first clinical trial which began in May 1747.

    The HMS Salisbury of Britain’s Royal Navy fleet patrols the English Channel at a time when scurvy is thought to have killed more British seamen than French and Spanish arms.  Aboard this ship, surgeon mate James Lind, a pioneer of naval hygiene, conducts what many refer to as the first clinical trial.  Acting on a hunch that scurvy was caused by putrefaction of the body that could be cured through the introduction of acids, Lind recruited 12 men for his “fair test.”

  • University of Limerick Investigators cruise to H2020 success

    Dr Finbarr Murphy (KBS), Dr Martin Mullins (KBS), and Raymond Friel (School of Law)

    Globally prominent investigators at the University of Limerick’s Kemmy Business School (KBS) and School of Law have successfully secured two EU Horizon 2020 awards, which will facilitate joint industry-academic research in the area of autonomous vehicles. These two successful H2020 consortia, VI-DAS and Cloud-LSVA, will receive €11 million between them, and are comprised of 17 academic and industrial partners across seven EU countries, these include amongst others, XL Catlin’s insurance operations, Honda Research, Tom Tom, Valeo, IBM and Intel.