Professor Kerstin Mey gives an insight into becoming Ireland’s first female University president.
UL Vice President for Research Professor Norelee Kennedy looks back on an eventful first year
UL Provost and Deputy President Professor Nigel Healy discusses the need to rethink global engagement post COVID-19
COVID does not destroy so much as reveals weakness.
Welcome to the Winter 2020 edition of UL Links - packed with stories from our community.
‘A magical association with an amazing university’: Dr Niamh NicGhabhann speaks to Loretta Brennan Glucksman, outgoing chair of the University of Limerick Foundation
CEO and President of GE Aviation John Slattery feels that UL can be at the heart of aviation recovery and the industry's future.
Nathan Tenzer, Edwards Lifesciences GM, says proximity to UL was a ‘major consideration’ in the medical devices firm’s decision to locate a new €160m facility in Castletroy.
C-MINUS – the University of Limerick-led research project that has designed a self-contained greenhouse that provides its own water and could have a major impact on global food production.
On March 12th, like most in UL, Carl Corcoran left his office at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance due to COVID - now he writes about how the show must go on
Frontline GPs and UL researchers Professor Liam Glynn and Dr Mike O'Callaghan talk about starting COVIDWATCHIRL as the pandemic gripped the world
Professor Maura Adshead, Head of UL Engagement and Associate Professor of Politics, reflects on UL's engagement with Limerick City and County Council to change the face of local government in...
University of Limerick leading the way in fourth industrial revolution as Confirm delivers its new HQ
Simon Thompson, lecturer on the MA Festive Arts at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, on the serious business of taking performance skills to the virtual world
Director of UL Global Josephine Page talks about welcoming international students to UL
The award winning UL social enterprise Moyo Nua has officially broken ground in launching its pilot programme in Malawi with GOAL Global, supported by the UL Foundation.
Professor Tony Dundon has provided research evidence on new processes and forms of worker voice that can enhance decent work goals, expose labour market inequalities, and support collaborative...
A near death experience led Padraic back to the right path of giving
With 107 countries represented in the University of Limerick student body during the last academic year, the campus community and student experience is enriched by preserving, respecting, and...
Recent UL graduate Niamh Damery won a James Dyson award for her Econoc design – a digital hive made for conserving wild native endangered Irish Black Bees.
Dr Diane Daly talks about how the MA in Classical String Performance at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance is unique in many ways.
UL's Allied Health students get first-hand experience as they engage in internationally recommended Interprofessional Education at the on-campus Intermediate Care Facility
Dr David Fleming talks about the MA in local history course that is attracting students both young and old
Shane Kilcommins of the UL School of Law delves into a ‘close working relationship’
A specially designed International PhD at University of Limerick will help transform the way teaching and administration at Algerian universities is carried out.
Research is at the very core of everything Norelee Kennedy does. It is in her fibre, her very being.
When the new position of Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Engagement (VPAASE) at the University of Limerick was offered to Kerstin Mey, she says that she was “hugely excited and...
Welcome to the newest edition of UL Links, a University of Limerick publication highlighting some of the best stories and features from our campus community.
Busking for a job, love, the notion to move to New Zealand and another to become a hairdresser all make up the key ingredients in Emma Langford’s colourful story.
UL researchers have made major discoveries to affect global energy consumption. Professor Michael Zaworotko, Bernal Chair of Crystal Engineering, talks about the ‘secret sauce’
AT just 20, Ciara Neville has the world at her feet, literally, for this rising athletics star has goals and ambitions that will take her to international stages and beyond.
The importance of accreditation is that it allows entities to stand out from the crowd, but few elevate to a higher class altogether.
Student Social Entrepreneur Jack O’Connor providing solutions to international third World agricultural problems
Few of the billions of coffee drinkers around the world would ever consider the science behind the drink.
Crowding in Emergency Departments (ED) is a growing problem in Ireland and internationally and it is a problem that is likely to continue to increase in the future due to the changing demographics...
A new project led by researchers at University of Limerick has the potential to dramatically reduce the risk of error in the treatment of prostate and gynaecological cancer
Professor Paul Weaver and Dr Ronan O’Higgins, of the IComp funded ProLaTS project tell UL Links about the development of a new commercial aircraft wing box at University of Limerick which is made...
From a conversation around a coffee table, to flying a drone, off-shore, laden with medication to the Aran Islands, a concept was proven for researchers who have described the drone delivery...
From summers in India, to growing up in St Louis Zohra Coday’s love of Irish music spans continents and she talks to UL Links about her time her as an international student.
Harvey Duthie has been appointed as the new CEO of the University of Limerick Foundation and has also taken up the new role of Vice President Development at UL.
Limerick as a ‘lighthouse city’: Professor Stephen Kinsella writes about an exciting new project that UL is taking the lead on
Real progress in improving the number of children that meet the Department of Health’s national physical activity guidelines can only be made if “targets are set and achievable actions informed by...
The Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) unit at University of Limerick is to collaborate with the World Health Organisation in the area of migrant health
The things we eat, the stressfulness of our lives, and traumatic events all have effects on our brains that we are just beginning to understand.
During a 2004 visit to UL, the former Chinese Premier praised the University’s ethos of linkage and cited it as a model he wanted to encourage as a means of developing economic and social growth.
Driverless cars are coming and while they won’t be rolled out overnight, UL is very much at the forefront of helping to develop this innovation and address the questions that lie ahead.
Quite a lot actually, and the programme named after him even more so.
TEDx University of Limerick fits the bill for a campus full of spark and discovery as 2020 moves to focus on alumni and Limerick
A research team from University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College has been awarded €35,000 in funding by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and Creative Ireland to produce...
In 2019, University of Limerick became the second best performing university in Ireland for Marie Curie Individual Fellowship awards and the best performing Irish university for COFUND awards.
The Irish Chamber Orchestra celebrates 50 years in 2020 with a packed calendar of events scheduled for the year ahead.
New research at University of Limerick, which looks at injury incidence in the Men’s and Women’s All-Ireland League, has now been expanded to allow the IRFU to begin to monitor seasonal trends in...
A University of Limerick project is changing the way legal services are delivered.
The Javanese gamelan is an orchestra of 60-plus musical instruments - bronze gongs and metallophones, drums, wooden flute and two-stringed fiddle - which together create a rich, distinctive sound.
Sitting in between the two worlds of traditional and contemporary, IN LiMBO takes a journey where few have gone within Irish step dancing, but who is the performer behind the dance.
UL graduate Jonathan O'Toole has been part of the team at Elvie, a UK company developing innovative products for women including the world's first silent breast pump.
Profile: Dr Helen Raftery CEO of Junior Achievement Ireland and a UL graduate of the class of ‘91 where she gained her degree in English, education and physical education.