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Research Excellence and Impact Awards - Call for Nominations

Wed, 29 Sep 2021

The President’s Research Excellence and Impact Awards recognise staff across the University who have made outstanding contributions in the excellence and impact of their research.

The call for applications is now open for the Outstanding Research Collaboration Award. The call for applications to the  Early Career Researcher awards will open in January 2022.

Outstanding Research Collaboration

This award celebrates the achievements of research collaborations by recognising their excellent research that delivers impact and an outstanding contribution to their field. Collaborations will differ among disciplines and can be composed of staff from all career stages as well as external partners and academic collaborators. Multidisciplinary collaborations are encouraged to be considered for the award. Eligible collaboration applications must be led by a University of Limerick staff member who is an employee of the University at the time of the award presentation.

Prize: President’s Research Excellence and Impact medal and €5,000 research funding.

Deadline for nominations: 5pm, Friday 22nd October 2020.

The President’s Research Excellence and Impact awards will be judged by the Academic members of the Research Impact Committee chaired by Professor Helena Lenihan, Kemmy Business School. The panel will evaluate the eligible applications based on their demonstration of excellent research and articulated impact (beyond academia).

Applications are made by email to using the appropriate form.

For further detail go to: Research Excellence Impact Awards