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20 October 2014
Lero among five world-class SFI research centres to benefit from €245 million investment

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, and Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation Damien English TD have announced Government and industry funding of €245 million for the establishment of five new world-class SFI Research Centres in Ireland. Lero – The Irish Software Engineering Research Centre which is head-quartered at the University of Limerick is among the 5 world-class research centres to benefit from this announcement.

Professor Mike Hinchey,… 16 October 2014

UL Honours Student Volunteers as Numbers Continue to Rise

155 students from the University of Limerick were honoured today at the annual President’s Volunteer Award (PVA) ceremony held at UL. The President’s Volunteer Award Programme was established in 2010 to encourage students to engage with their communities and become lifelong believers in social responsibility. The 155 students, which represent the largest number to participate in the programme to date, included all elements of the student body, undergraduate, postgraduate, international… 14 October 2014

Drive-through diagnostics – making diagnosis more accurate and less expensive

UL research solves major scientific challenge which unlocks potential for rapid diagnostics tools. 

Research from the University of Limerick has unlocked a major scientific challenge which has exciting potential for point of care medical tests. The research entitled ‘Nanoelectrical analysis of single molecules and atomic-scale materials at the solid/liquid interface’ is reported in the current… 13 October 2014

UL Alumni Honoured at Annual Awards Event

Entrepreneur Justin Keatinge, Sporting Giant David Mahedy and Business Leader Eoin O’Connell honoured at UL Alumni Awards on Saturday.

The University of Limerick Alumni Association (ULAA) has bestowed the Association’s highest honour on three of the University’s outstanding graduates at the 9th Annual UL Alumni Awards Gala Dinner on Saturday, 11 October.

This annual event celebrates the outstanding achievements of Graduates of the University of Limerick and this… 12 October 2014

Urgent support needed for Ireland’s Public Employment Services according to UL Study

More support is needed for Government Public Employment Services which are stretched past capacity since the economic crash and the exponential rise in unemployment.  This is according to UL’s Dr Lucy Hearne, conference organiser of a national symposium examining the professional issues facing career practitioners working with unemployed people which was officially opened by Kevin Humphreys TD, Minister of State at the Department of Social Protection in Limerick recently.  The…