• New Vice President for Research appointed

    The UL Governing Authority has approved the appointment of Professor Norelee Kennedy as Vice President for Research

    A new Vice President for Research has been appointed at University of Limerick, it has been announced.

    The UL Governing Authority has approved the appointment of Professor Norelee Kennedy as Vice President for Research (VPR).

    Prof Kennedy is an Associate Professor of Physiotherapy and Head of School of Allied Health at UL. She will take up the new position in January.

    UL President Dr Des Fitzgerald said he was “very happy to announce that the Governing Authority has just approved the appointment of Professor Norelee Kennedy as Vice President for Research.

  • LongActNow project awarded €1.29 million Marie Curie ITN funding

    SSPC investigators, Sarah Hudson and Luis Padrela together with Lidia Tajber of TCD were recently successful in securing €1.29 million in funding under the Marie Curie ITN European Industrial Doctorate programme. Their proposal, LongActNow, will design a novel platform technology for the development of long acting (LA) suspensions of complex active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), involving innovative manipulation of API crystal formation and growth and solvent removal.

  • Future Jobs Pillar One and €100m in Disruptive Technologies funding launched at UL

    Prof Edmond Magner, Heather Humphreys, TD, Paschal Donohoe, TD, Patrick O’Donovan, TD and Dr Ann Ledwith

    Heather Humphreys, TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, together with Paschal Donohoe, TD, Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform and Patrick O’Donovan, TD, Minister of State for Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform, held a flagship event at the Kemmy Business School in UL on the impact of technological change on Irish businesses.

  • SSPC PhD student Oisín Kavanagh awarded Fulbright Irish Scholarship

    The Secretary General of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Niall Burgess and Chargé d’affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Ireland, Mr Reece Smyth, recently announced the 36 Fulbright Irish Awardees for 2019-2020. Recipients were presented with Awards at a ceremony in Dublin Castle on Friday 14th June 2019.