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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.


Promoting Inclusivity through Universal Design for Learning November 13, 2019 - Dr Lydia Bracken hosted a workshop on ‘Promoting Inclusivity through Universal Design for Learning,’ which was delivered by Karen Buckley, Academic Developer, Dublin City University on 6th November. The workshop introduced participants to the principles of universal design for learning (UDL) and provided practical guidance on how participants can integrate UDL principles into their own… Continue reading Promoting Inclusivity through Universal Design for Learning
Irish launch for Ireland in the European Eye at Goethe-Institut Irland November 12, 2019 - Congratulations to our colleagues in the School of Modern Languages and and Applied Linguistics on the launch of their publication Ireland in the European Eye. The book had its official Irish launch on Thursday evening, 7 November, at an event in Goethe-Institut Irland. Dr Thomas Lier, the director of the institute, hosted the evening celebrating… Continue reading Irish launch for Ireland in the European Eye at Goethe-Institut Irland
Poets Leanne O’Sullivan and Stephen Sexton to visit University of Limerick November 8, 2019 - The MA in Creative Writing at UL will welcome the award-winning poets Leanne O’Sullivan and Stephen Sexton, when they read in the Millstream Common Room at 2pm on November 13th, as part of the Guest Vocals poetry series. Poet Leanne O’Sullivan is from the Beara Peninsula in West Cork and was educated at UCC, where… Continue reading Poets Leanne O’Sullivan and Stephen Sexton to visit University of Limerick
Marie Curie funding for UL’s Hate and Hostility Research Group November 7, 2019 - Dr Jennifer Schweppe (School of Law) and Dr Amanda Haynes (Department of Sociology) have been selected for funding for a Marie Curie Initial Training (PhD) Network for NETHATE. The vision for the NETHATE (Network of Excellence of Training on HATE) ETN is to bring together an interdisciplinary team of world-leading European researchers to tackle a highly… Continue reading Marie Curie funding for UL’s Hate and Hostility Research Group
Music and the workplace November 6, 2019 - On November 8th and 15th 2019 Dr Hilary Moss and Jessica O’Donoghue of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance will be contributing to the RTE Lyric FM programme Music and the Mind. The programme on 8th November will focus on the health and well-being aspects of music in the workplace. Here, Hilary Moss… Continue reading Music and the workplace

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