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01 October 2014
Ireland to Host Major Scientific and Engineering Conference in 2018

Ireland has been successful in its bid to attract a significant scientific conference to the Convention Centre Dublin in 2018. Almost two thousand experts in aspects of clean and efficient energy and propulsion technologies, fire safety and power generation will visit the capital in 2018 for the 37th International Symposium on Combustion.The Dublin bid was put together by a consortium of researchers from the University of Limerick, NUI Galway and the University of Ulster, who saw off competition… 01 October 2014

Two UL Lecturers receive Teaching Hero Awards determined by students

John Heneghan, Department of Accounting and Finance in the Kemmy Business School and Joseph Lynch, Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Science and Engineering were two of fifty-three Teaching Heroes from twenty seven higher education institutions throughout Ireland recognised at a special awards ceremony yesterday evening in Dublin Castle. The National Teaching Hero Awards were established by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education… 30 September 2014

International Students at UL will bring €19million to the mid west region

The University of Limerick welcomes the largest cohort of International Students in its history with 2,500 students representing over 100 countries attending the University, who are estimated to contribute in the region of €19million to the mid west region. The €19million figure is based on student spending estimates of between €7,000 and €12,000 in one year and does not include tuition fees paid to the University of Limerick.

Josephine Page, Director, International… 26 September 2014

University of Limerick named Sunday Times University of the Year

The University of Limerick has been named 'University of the Year 2015' in the Sunday Times Good University Guide.  UL’s  leading position in graduate employability, strong research commercialisation, the €52million Bernal Project in science and engineering  and a rising academic performance were among the reasons for the Award.

Alastair McCall, Editor of The Sunday Times Good University Guide, said: “Limerick is one of the country’s… 22 September 2014

Exhibition celebrating 20 years of the Irish World Academy launched

An exhibition ‘Watermark’ featuring Helena Enright, Fiona Hallinan, Aaron Lawless and David Lilburn was recently launched at the Irish World Academy as part of its 20th anniversary celebrations.

Drawing its title from Dan Beachy-Quick’s poem Exegesis of the First Word Spoken (Ishmael), this exhibition brings together the work of three visual artists: Fiona Hallinan, Aaron Lawless, David Lilburn and that of the playwright, actor and documentary theatre maker Helena Enright.…