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27 November 2014
UL invites people with MS to take part in a new physiotherapy exercise and education programme

The University of Limerick (UL), in collaboration with Multiple Sclerosis Ireland and the Health Research Board, is inviting people with multiple sclerosis (MS) in Munster to take part in Step It Up, a new physiotherapy-led exercise and education programme which aims to positively impact on MS symptoms such as muscle strength, walking mobility, fatigue, mood and facilitate long-term and sustainable management of the condition. The 10-week programme, which is led… 26 November 2014

University of Limerick graduate receives Gold Medal at Undergraduate Awards

University of Limerick graduate Fiona Malone B.Eng in Biomedical Engineering was awarded the George Berkeley Gold Medal by the international awarding body The Undergraduate Awards. Seven UL students and graduates: Kate Horgan (History), Evana Downes (History), Paul O’Neill (International Relations & Politics), Emma Kate Ryan (Law), Lisa Bolger (Life Sciences), Louise O’Rourke (Medical Sciences) and Rita O’Connell (Nursing & Midwifery) were highly commended, meaning they… 25 November 2014

First Taste of Paramedic Studies at UL

To coincide with College Awareness Week this week, the Access Office at the University of Limerick  hosted an Orientation Day in collaboration with the Graduate Medical School.  The focus of this Orientation Day is Paramedic Studies.  UL is currently developing an undergraduate programme in Paramedic Studies.

Pupils St. Enda’s Community School and the CBS in Sexton Street, were witnesses to a demonstration of  Emergency Services took place with a full crash… 24 November 2014

New School of Culture and Communication launched at UL

Minister for Education, Jan O’Sullivan TD has officially launched the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Limerick.

The new school is a unique interdisciplinary unit incorporating a diverse range of subject specialisms, including Léann na Gaeilge / Irish Language and Literature; Journalism and Media; English Literature and Creative Writing; and Technical Communication and Instructional Design. Research strengths include the study of Irish literature and… 24 November 2014

UL Researcher awarded €330K for new research into Acute Kidney Injury

It is estimated that at least 1 in 5 hospitalised adults develop Acute Kidney Injury (AKI). Emerging evidence suggests that AKI: is under-recognised in clinical practice; predicts an accelerated risk of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), and may be a risk amplifier for many other chronic diseases with death rates in excess of 20%.

Professor Austin Stack, Foundation Chair of Medicine, University Hospital Limerick, Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick has been awarded €330,000…