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UL lecturer runs website to help voters choose election candidates

The country will take to the polls this Friday 24th May to vote in European Elections. WhichCandidate is a ‘voting advice application’ that allows voters to compare their own policy views with those of the candidates standing for election. The website is run by Dr Rory Costello (Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of… Continue reading UL lecturer runs website to help voters choose election candidates

All posts, History, News & events, Students, Taught postgraduates

UL History Student Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship at the European University Institute, Florence

Paul Barrett, who holds a BA in English and History, and is currently a student on the MA in History at University of Limerick, has been awarded a prestigious four-year scholarship to pursue a PhD at the European University Institute, Florence. Paul’s project will examine the social history of the executioner in early modern Europe.… Continue reading UL History Student Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship at the European University Institute, Florence

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AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference, 2019

The AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference took place on Tuesday 7th May in the Foundation Building at UL.  This year, postgraduate researchers from UL were joined by postgraduate researchers from Mary Immaculate College, Limerick School of Art & Design and Limerick Institute of Technology. The Assistant Dean of Research, Dr Niamh Nic Ghabhann welcomed the attendees… Continue reading AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference, 2019

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UL Law Professor speaks on circumstantial evidence in documentary on the trial of Patrick Quirke

Professor Shane Kilcommins (School of Law) spoke on the issue of circumstantial evidence on the The Trial of Patrick Quirke documentary which aired on Virgin Media One on Monday the 6th May at 10pm. A link to a clip of the documentary is available below: http://www.independent.ie/videos/entertainment/video-clip-from-virgin-medias-new-documentary-on-the-mr-moonlight-murder-trail-38080860.html

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UL launches new Community Research MA which offers real-life training in community projects

University of Limerick has launched a new taught postgraduate programme in Community Research. The MA Community Research+ programme is unique in providing students with real time, real-life on-the-job research training in community collaborative projects, locally and internationally. The MA Community Research+ is designed to meet the needs of professionals and practitioners in community based settings… Continue reading UL launches new Community Research MA which offers real-life training in community projects

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UL law students launch legal apps with Limerick Chamber

(left to right) Sophie Walsh, Sinead Ni Raghaill and Amy Dermody Four legal apps created by final year law students from the Law Plus degree course at the University of Limerick have been launched. Dr Hugh O'Donnell of Ingenium TC, who was one of the competition judges, said he was overwhelmed by the output of… Continue reading UL law students launch legal apps with Limerick Chamber

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UL researchers invited to speak at event with Minister for Justice and Garda Commissioner

Dr Alan Cusack, Commissioner of An Garda Síochána, Mr Drew Harris, Minister for Justice, Mr Charles Flanagan T.D. and Dr John Connolly Dr Alan Cusack and Dr John Connolly addressed the Minister for Justice, Mr Charles Flanagan T.D., and the Commissioner of An Garda Síochána, Mr Drew Harris, at a special one-day conference entitled, ‘Policing,… Continue reading UL researchers invited to speak at event with Minister for Justice and Garda Commissioner

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Annual AHSS Postgraduate Conference 2019

The Annual AHSS Postgraduate Conference will take place on Tuesday 7th May in the Foundation Building at the University of Limerick. The conference reflects the PhD research currently ongoing within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at UL being undertaken by the postgraduate community.   The conference provides PhD researchers at UL with the… Continue reading Annual AHSS Postgraduate Conference 2019

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ICEL Seminar on Dispute Resolution in Sport: Keeping the Courts out of Sport

The International Commercial and Economic Law Research Group (ICEL) at the School of Law hosted a seminar on Dispute Resolution in Sport: Keeping the Courts out of Sport on 11th April. Gareth Farrelly, a former Aston Villa, Bolton Wanderers and Everton player with a number of caps for Ireland, spoke about Dispute Resolution in Professional… Continue reading ICEL Seminar on Dispute Resolution in Sport: Keeping the Courts out of Sport

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Music Therapy at the Irish World Academy featured on the Marian Finucane Show

The Marian Finucane Show on RTE Radio 1 featured a section on the health and well-being benefits of singing in a choir, on Saturday 27th of April. Music Therapy PhD student Jess O'Donoghue was a guest on this panel and spoke about research on singing and health on behalf of the research team at the… Continue reading Music Therapy at the Irish World Academy featured on the Marian Finucane Show

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UL Journalism students showcase their work in new magazine

Grapevine is student publication, written by second-year BA Journalism and New Media students at the University of Limerick. This year's content features a wealth and breadth of stories, including the rise of substance abuse at third level institutions, one student's experience of being ghosted, veganism, and plus size fashion are also featured. The magazine represents… Continue reading UL Journalism students showcase their work in new magazine

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Research from UL lecturer shows concern about over-reliance on technology in schools

Research from Dr Ann Marcus-Quinn (School of English, Irish and Communication)  was highlighted by RTÉ last week. Dr Marcus-Quinn was part of a team of researchers who found that the use of some technologies in the classroom could be hurting rather than helping learning. The study questions the practice of replacing hard copy schoolbooks with… Continue reading Research from UL lecturer shows concern about over-reliance on technology in schools