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The Faculty of AHSS prides itself on the quality of its teaching and its commitment to research and places a strong emphasis on the role of debate and discussion in the development of knowledge and analytical skills. On this blog you’ll find all our latest news and events, plus profiles of our researchers and students.


UL Journalism students launch 2019 edition of Limerick Voice newspaper December 6, 2019 - Congratulations to our fourth year and MA students of Journalism at University of Limerick, who this week launched the 2019 edition of Limerick Voice newspaper. The award winning newspaper was published this Thursday with the Limerick Leader, and reports how the Health Service Executive (HSE) has been notified of 105 cases of mumps so far this… Continue reading UL Journalism students launch 2019 edition of Limerick Voice newspaper
Report by University of Limerick researchers shows State ‘failing to meet obligations’ on hate crime December 6, 2019 - A report by researchers based at University of Limerick presented to a United Nations Committee has said that the Irish State is failing to meet its obligations in relation to hate crime. The Hate and Hostility Research Group (HHRG) at University of Limerick (UL) was asked by the Coalition Against Hate Crime to write an alternative… Continue reading Report by University of Limerick researchers shows State ‘failing to meet obligations’ on hate crime
Field Trip to Limerick Prison December 5, 2019 - Postgraduate students studying on the LLM/MA in Human Rights in Criminal Justice programme recently gained a real-world insight into an operational prison during a field trip to Limerick Prison organised by Course Director, Dr Ger Coffey. Students experienced the prison environment and gained valuable insights into the workings of an operational prison. This served to… Continue reading Field Trip to Limerick Prison
Seminars for AHSS postgraduate researchers December 3, 2019 - As part of the AHSS Professional Development Programme for postgraduate researchers, on 26 November 2019, the AHSS Graduate Research Centre organised a full day of seminars.  It was a busy schedule and the morning session consisted of an information session on ‘How to write an excellent conference paper’ followed by a session on ‘Developing an… Continue reading Seminars for AHSS postgraduate researchers
Partnership between University of Limerick and SDUT, China December 3, 2019 - By Dr Angela Farrell and Michelle Daly, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics (MLAL). Dr Angela Farrell and Ph.D. student Michelle Daly (MLAL) are currently guest EAP lecturers at Shandong University of Technology (SDUT) in Zibo in China as part of the 2+2 undergraduate joint programme between UL and SDUT. SDUT, founded in 1956,… Continue reading Partnership between University of Limerick and SDUT, China

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