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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 Graduate Scoops Top Press Council Award October 14, 2019 - A University of Limerick journalism graduate has scooped the top bursary award of the Press Council of Ireland for a series of articles she wrote on how cancer patients are treated. Muireann Duffy, (21), won the €1,000 prize for her articles, which were part of her undergraduate thesis. The articles focused on the Government’s failure… Continue reading UL Journalism Graduate Scoops Top Press Council Award
Student blog: A rainy day in Killaloe October 10, 2019 - Britta Kaukver is a postgraduate student in Irish World Academy studying the MA in Irish Dance Studies. Britta is a dancer, dance teacher and choreographer from Estonia. In this blog post she tells us about a trip to Killaloe organised by UL in September. It was a rainy Saturday morning and the bus was there… Continue reading Student blog: A rainy day in Killaloe
UL lecturers win first ERASMUS+ DELTA Scholarship October 8, 2019 - Congratulations to Dr Liam Murray and Dr Marta Giralt from the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics have been the first UL scholars awarded with the ERASMUS+ DELTA Scholarship by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. DELTA stands for Disciplinary Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Assessment and… Continue reading UL lecturers win first ERASMUS+ DELTA Scholarship
Postgraduate researcher profile: Mamobo Ogoro October 1, 2019 - Mamobo Ogoro is the first Sanctuary PhD Fellow at the University of Limerick. Born in Nigeria, but raised in Ireland since the age of 3, Mamobo’s multicultural upbringing has paved the way for her research, in which her interests include multicultural identities, discrimination, integration, inclusivity & diversity. Trained as a social psychologist with a keen interest in multicultural… Continue reading Postgraduate researcher profile: Mamobo Ogoro
AHSS Alumni reception, Saturday 28th September September 30, 2019 - The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Alumni reception took place in School of Law, Foundation building, University of Limerick, on Saturday 28th September. Classes celebrated included 1979, 1984,1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009. AHSS colleagues Professor Eoin Devereux and Dr Joachim Fischer spoke to attendees. Thanks to UL Alumni and Oonagh Grace for organising!

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