More than 12% of athletes have played in a match that was fixed, while nearly 15% suspect they have, according to the findings of a European survey published today by researchers at University of Limerick (UL).
UL hosted a discussion on The Role of Science in Modern Day Sport Performance with Rena Buckley, GAA's most decorated player with 11 Senior All Ireland Football Medals and 7 Senior All Ireland Camogie medals and retired boxer, Bernard Dunne, High Performance Director for Irish Boxing with the Irish Athletic Boxing Association.
The Institute of Tralee (IT Tralee), which has been named as the latest member of Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre, has announced a new €400,000 research programme.
The programme is one of a number of initiatives marking a collaboration between IT Tralee and Bon Secours Hospital Tralee (BSHT) to develop new activities in teaching, research and education. Today also saw the signing of a formal agreement between IT Tralee and Bon Secours Hospital Tralee to mark this enhanced partnership arrangement.
The Graduate Entry Medical School (GEMS) at University of Limerick celebrated its 10th anniversary on Saturday, September 30.
GEMS, the first medical school established since the formation of the Irish state, has graduated 640 doctors who are now working in Ireland and all over the world.
Since its foundation, research undertaken at GEMS has been at the cutting edge of medical advances globally.
A unique international workshop on materials characterisation was recently held at UL. Hosted by the Modelling Simulation And Innovative Characterisation (MOSAIC) research group at the Bernal Institute, the workshop ‘Frontiers in Materials Characterisation towards Industrial Translation (FRIMACHAT), is a joint undertaking with the European Materials Characterisation Council (EMCC) supported by Science Foundation Ireland and local industry including Analog Devices International, BorgWarnerBeru Systems and Spectrum Instruments Limited.
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Lero researchers from the Regulated Research Centre at Dundalk Institute of Technology have launched a new medical device cybersecurity company that plans to create 78 jobs over the next four years. The Lero DkIT spinout company, Nova Leah has developed an expert cybersecurity risk management software application aimed at global medical device manufacturers and healthcare providers.
The Health Research Board and Irish Research Council have announced a new €1.75million initiative to help researchers involve the public at the very start of the health research process. It is the first of its kind in Ireland.
Twenty years ago people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) were advised to “take it easy”. Today, there is a growing body of evidence showing that exercise is beneficial for a number of key symptoms like walking and fatigue. The MS research team at University of Limerick is making significant contributions to this U-turn and the team’s research has had direct positive impacts on the health of thousands of people, and on clinical practice and national programmes of care.
Exposure to psychological abuse between parents is more damaging to children’s wellbeing as they grow older than physical domestic violence, according to new research carried out at University of Limerick, Ireland.
A scientific paper by Catherine Naughton, Aisling O’Donnell and Orla Muldoon, published recently in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, illustrates that growing up in a home with psychological abuse has longer-term effects on the wellbeing of young people than domestic violence.