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12 September 2014
UL to host new €5m Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre

The Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English TD, today launched the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre (PMTC) which will be headquartered at the University of Limerick. 
The State, through the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, is investing €5M over the next 5 years in this industry-focussed Centre which will deliver advanced technology solutions to contemporary manufacturing issues currently challenging the Irish pharmaceutical sector. 10 September 2014

University of Limerick appoints Ireland’s first Chair of STEM Education

The University of Limerick has recently announced the appointment of Ireland’s first Professor of STEM Education, Sibel Erduran. Professor Erduran will also take on the role as the new Director of the National Centre for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and Learning, NCE-MSTL. 

University of Limerick President, Professor Don Barry welcomed the appointment; “We are delighted to welcome Ireland’s first Professor of STEM Education, Sibel Erduran. This… 08 September 2014

Limerick jobseekers boost prospects through UL and LIT courses in high-growth areas

With 33,716 people on the Live Register in the midwest region in July, jobseekers from Limerick and elsewhere in the region who lost their jobs during the recession are boosting their prospects of returning to work by starting third-level courses at University of Limerick (UL) and Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) this month.

Offered through the State-funded Springboard programme managed by the Higher Education Authority for the Department of Education & Skills, the places are… 03 September 2014

Bernal Professor awarded top honour by Polish President

Bernal Chair of Energy, Professor Bartek Glowacki was recently honoured by the President of Poland when he was awarded the Knight’s Cross of Polonia Restituta. The Knight’s Cross is presented by the Order of Rebirth of Poland and is one of Poland’s highest orders. The order was conferred for outstanding achievements in the fields of science and education.

Prof Glowacki graduated in physics and received a PhD in the Polish Academy of Science. He received the life title… 03 September 2014

Specialist Diploma in Aviation Leasing and Finance Launched

The University of Limerick and the Aviation Finuas Network have launched Ireland’s first Level 9 postgraduate diploma supporting expertise in Ireland’s vital aviation leasing and finance sector. 

Minister of State for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English  launched the new Postgraduate Level 9 Specialist Diploma in Aviation Leasing and Finance at the University of Limerick. This programme is a first at this advanced level and is a major step in supporting…