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Managing a Career in Academia and Research

On Friday, 14 February 2020, Professor Fiona Cownie (Keele University) and Professor Anthony Bradney (Keele University) will deliver a special, interactive seminar on the topic of 'Managing a Career in Academia and Research'. The seminar will take place at 11am in the Teaching Space in the School of Law. More details about the seminar are contained in the… Continue reading Managing a Career in Academia and Research

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Internships for UL Law students

Áine Cooke, a third year Law plus student, has been selected for the prestigious CRCC Asia internship offered by the School of Law in conjunction with CRCC. Áine has just completed her cooperative work placement with the Immediate Office of the Registrar, Kosovo Specialist Chambers and will return to her studies in the School of… Continue reading Internships for UL Law students

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UL Law lecturer shortlisted for The Education Awards

Congratulations to our School of Law colleague Sinead Eaton on being shortlisted for The Education Awards in the category Best Business and Third Level Institution Collaboration. Sinead organised a Lawyering project earlier this year for final year law students on AI in the Delivery of Legal services. Sinead liaised with and got support from McCann Fitzgerald… Continue reading UL Law lecturer shortlisted for The Education Awards

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English Postgraduate Career Workshop

PhD students Tracy McAvinue and Tara Giddens hosted the English Postgraduate Career Workshop on Tuesday 3rd December. It was a full day with three sessions around careers for English students. Dr David Coughlan (UL) started the day discussing how to write a cover letter and C.V., which included the “do’s and do not’s” of an… Continue reading English Postgraduate Career Workshop

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Gold Gaisce Award for UL First Year Arts Student

Congratulations to our first year Arts student Lorcán Tuohy-Donnelly, who was awarded a Gold Gaisce Award by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins. Gaisce – The President’s Award is a self-development programme for young people between the ages of 15-25, which can enhance confidence and well-being through participation in personal, physical, community and team challenges.… Continue reading Gold Gaisce Award for UL First Year Arts Student

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UL Journalism students launch 2019 edition of Limerick Voice newspaper

Limerick Voice editor Nicole Glennon with journalism course director Kathryn Hayes, Limerick Leader editor Eugene Phelan and Professor Helen Kelly Holmes, Dean of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Picture: Arthur Ellis Congratulations to our fourth year and MA students of Journalism at University of Limerick, who this week launched the 2019 edition of Limerick Voice… Continue reading UL Journalism students launch 2019 edition of Limerick Voice newspaper

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Report by University of Limerick researchers shows State ‘failing to meet obligations’ on hate crime

Dr Jennifer Schweppe of the Hate and Hostility Research Group (HHRG) at University of Limerick, who presented to the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) on the issue of hate crime and related matters Picture: Alan Place A report by researchers based at University of Limerick presented to a… Continue reading Report by University of Limerick researchers shows State ‘failing to meet obligations’ on hate crime

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Field Trip to Limerick Prison

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

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Seminars for AHSS postgraduate researchers

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