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21 November 2014
GAA stars awarded High Performance Scholarships at UL

Thirty-three GAA athletes across Hurling, Gaelic Football and Camogie were awarded the first UL GAA – Bank of Ireland High Performance Scholarships at the University of Limerick.

Speaking at the event, UL President, Professor Don Barry said; “At UL, we are very proud indeed of our students’ achievements both academically and in the field of sport and we recognise that we are lucky to have some of the country’s greatest sports stars studying and training here. The… 20 November 2014

Academic Honour for UL Professor

Professor Mike Hinchey , Director of Lero, the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre at UL has recently been elected a member of Academy of Europe, a cross-Europe academy of high achieving academics.  Professor Hinchey is the first UL faculty member to be accorded this honour and is one of the academy’s 10 youngest members.

Professor Hinchey, as Vice President of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), founded in 1960 under the auspices of UNESCO… 19 November 2014

Professor Bryan Dobson has his first day in Class !!

Veteran broadcaster Bryan Dobson, Adjunct Professor in Public Service Broadcasting at the University of Limerick, held his first day of Master Classes with UL’s journalism students yesterday. The main anchor of the flagship Six One News programme on RTÉ One television, took up the honorary unpaid position in UL earlier this year, joining former editor of The Irish Times, Geraldine Kennedy, and Sunday Times columnist Justine McCarthy, who are also adjunct professors of journalism… 18 November 2014

Unique community health programme receives Pride of Place Award

A unique community programme, Diploma in Community Wellness, Empowerment, Leadership and Lifeskills (CWELL) developed and run in partnership by the University of Limerick and St Mary’s Community has been awarded a Special Award at the IPB Pride of Place Awards. 

The judging panel paid tribute to the “uniqueness of the project, designed by the residents of St Mary’s Community in consultation with the University of Limerick. The overall objective of the programme… 18 November 2014

Home dialysis may be better than in-center hemodialysis for patients with kidney failure

Home dialysis therapies may help prolong the lives of patients with kidney failure compared with hemodialysis treatments administered in medical centers, according to a study by researchers at the Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick.
Home dialysis therapies are more convenient and less expensive than in-center treatment, but it’s unclear whether all home therapies—which include peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis—can prolong patients’ survival.…