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29 January 2015
Professor Cathal Walsh takes up UL’s Chair in Statistics

MACSI and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics recently announced that Professor Cathal Walsh has taken up UL's Chair in Statistics  2014. Professor Walsh joins UL from Trinity College Dublin. His research interests include Bayesian modelling,  evidence synthesis, disease and epidemic models, and biomedical statistics. He has published over 100 journal publications in these areas.

Cathal Walsh is also a HRB Research Leader in Health Decision Science. Specific… 26 January 2015

288 Secondary Teachers Advance their Mathematics Qualifications

The conferring of awards on the first graduands of the Professional Diploma in Mathematics for Teaching took place at the University of Limerick this week. Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan TD attended the ceremony which saw 288 teachers graduate from the two year part-time programme, devised as a targeted initiative for out-of-field teachers of mathematics in Ireland. As registered post-primary teachers and graduates of the programme, they are deemed by the Teaching Council… 20 January 2015

Céimithe Ollscoil Luimnigh réidh le tabhairt faoin saol !

Agus Ollscoil Luimnigh ag cur tús le trí lá de shearmanais bhronnta an Gheimhridh áit a mbeidh bronnadh á dhéanamh ar 1831 mac léinn, 74 PhD san áireamh, tharraing Uachtarán na hOllscoile, an tOllamh Don Barry aird ar an méadú ar an éileamh atá ag fostóirí ar chéimithe de chuid Ollscoil Luimnigh agus ar sheasamh na hinstitiúide mar Ollscoil Sunday Times na Bliana.

Ag… 20 January 2015

UL Graduates Set to Make their Mark !

As the University of Limerick commences three days of Winter conferring ceremonies which will see 1831 students conferring, including 74 PhDs, UL President, Professor Don Barry highlighted the increasing growth in demand for UL graduates by employers and the institution’s position as Sunday Times University of the Year.

Speaking from the first of six conferring ceremonies Professor Barry said: “Today we also celebrate the national recognition of our efforts to be a University… 14 January 2015

UL’s Dept of Psychology seeks Participants for Research Project

Study Title: Taking part in protests: Exploring experiences and actions

Ireland has seen a large rise in the number of protests taking place in recently.  Researchers at the UL's Department of Psychology are interested in the way these protests are experienced by those taking part, and the recent use of modern technologies to recruit likeminded others and also to hold authorities accountable to their actions and are conducting a confidential interview study on this topic.