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16 December 2014
UL’s Professor Mark Davies announced as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Professor Mark Davies of the University of Limerick has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

Election to NAI Fellow status is a high professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.

Those named today bring the total number of NAI Fellows… 15 December 2014

Academic Scholarships awarded to UL Students

The University of Limerick has awarded 40 first year students €2,000 entrance scholarships for the third year running. The entrance scholarships, which are offered to students who began their undergraduate studies in the Autumn Semester for the Academic Year 2014/15, were established in 2012 as the University celebrated its 40th Anniversary.  The decision has been made to extend the offer of entrance scholarships beyond the UL40 celebration year. 

Speaking at a special… 15 December 2014

Gifted Primary School Children ‘Graduate’ from Courses at UL

Primary school children aged 10-12 years from areas with traditionally low college attendance rates are celebrating graduating from the Centre for Academic Achievement (CAA) at the University of Limerick. The CAA provides academic after school courses to children in subjects such as ‘forensic science’, ‘medicine’, ‘volcanoes & earthquakes’, and ‘cartoons & illustrations’ taking place on Wednesday afternoons in the Kemmy Business school in… 12 December 2014

UL Journalism students produce seventh newspaper for local community

Journalism students at the University of Limerick produced their seventh annual newspaper for the city and county this week. The Limerick Voice is available as a supplement in the Limerick Leader this weekend and it will also be distributed to 1, 5000 homes in the regeneration areas.

The online edition of the paper isalso available at Thursday at: www.Limerickvoice.com. The newspaper has an exclusive interview with Limerick boxer,… 11 December 2014

UL joins Prestigious Partnership of theEuropean Institute of Innovation and Technology

The University of Limerick has been successful in joining the Raw Materials Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), a partnership of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) which is set to deliver over 10,000 jobs to the Europe over the next 7 years. 

There are over 100 partners of the Raw Materials KIC, with a budget of over €800 million to invest in new innovations and up to 50 new SMEs in the supply of key materials for the manufacturing and ICT sectors…