Research

Why crystals will save the world

UL researchers have made major discoveries to affect global energy consumption. Professor Michael Zaworotko, Bernal Chair of Crystal Engineering, talks about the ‘secret sauce’

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Brewing the perfect cup - Grinding out the maths behind coffee

Few of the billions of coffee drinkers around the world would ever consider the science behind the drink.

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The OPTIMEND study - Changing how healthcare is delivered to older people in the Emergency Department

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...

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Origin project delivers personalised cancer treatments through diagnostic targeted therapies

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

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UL Study finds just 13% of children meet national physical activity guidelines

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...

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Migrant health study as part of WHO collaboration with GEMS

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

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Eco-Neurobiology and how the environment shapes our brains

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.

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Funding for Research and Development Strategy for the Irish language based arts

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...

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Marie Curie @ UL

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.

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PESS research continues to include analysis of schools rugby injuries

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...

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The future of law - AI in the delivery of legal services

A University of Limerick project is changing the way legal services are delivered.

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