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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University of Limerick Vice President Research Professor Norelee Kennedy
25 Mar 2024

Research Week at UL to showcase work addressing global challenges

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22 Mar 2024

University of Limerick researchers to support innovation in the public sector

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UL researchers lead project aimed at revolutionising how patients are diagnosed and treated
21 Mar 2024

UL researchers lead project aimed at revolutionising how patients are diagnosed and treated

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