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UL Postgraduate Study Open Evening

Join us on Thursday the 22nd of February, from 17.30 to 19.30, at the University of Limerick Postgrad Open Evening, in The Pavilion on the University’s North Campus. The University of Limerick offers a suite of taught postgraduate programmes and invites you to meet UL Faculty and current postgraduates to learn more about the opportunities… Continue reading UL Postgraduate Study Open Evening

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Plain Language Association International (PLAIN) conference in Austria

AHSS post-graduate research student Margaret Grene attended the 11th Plain Language Association International (PLAIN) conference in Austria in September 2017. Her attendance was funded by the AHSS postgraduate travel award. Margaret’s research is exploring how health information providers can communicate with asthma patients using plain language, to help these patients use their asthma inhalers effectively. … Continue reading Plain Language Association International (PLAIN) conference in Austria

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Opinion: The media still has work to do regarding the Kerry Babies case

Audrey Galvin (School of Culture & Communication) wrote for RTE's Brainstorm about the Kerry Babies case. She says that Joanne Hayes may have received apologies from the state and the gardaí, but there is still unfinished business in the case: "Little was said about those who levelled these charges against her and few photographs were printed… Continue reading Opinion: The media still has work to do regarding the Kerry Babies case

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AHSS graduations, January 2018

Congratulations to all our students who graduated from the University of Limerick today, we're proud of all of you. Our newly conferred PhDs include: Yanuar Dwi Prastyo (MLAL): Effects of Cooperative Learning on Student Teachers' Communicative Competence in Indonesia. Supervisors: Freda Mishan and Elaine Vaughan Yanuar Dwi Prastyo (MLAL): Effects of Cooperative Learning on Student… Continue reading AHSS graduations, January 2018

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OPINION: When responsibility for media content is evaded, the truth suffers

Given the role that hugely profitable social media giants play in the spread of misinformation, University of Limerick Journalism lecturer Dr Fergal Quinn asked in the Irish Independent and Cork Independent whether they should be made more liable for it. The world we live in now seems a darker, more pessimistic place. Rather than the… Continue reading OPINION: When responsibility for media content is evaded, the truth suffers

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AHSS Postgraduate Research Community: Spring Seminar

The next AHSS Postgraduate Research Community Seminar ‘Teaching Methods & Practices’ will take place on Thursday 25th January 2018. The seminar, which is organised by members of the AHSS Postgraduate community will address different methods of teaching used by postgraduates and faculty.  Full details below:

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Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences newsletter, Winter 2017

We've had a highly productive and positive semester here at the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Limerick. Our Winter 2017 newsletter features news, research profiles and events from our faculty and students from Autumn semester. Read the newsletter at this link: Read the AHSS Newsletter December 2017 (PDF) Read our previous newsletters

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Poet appointed as Writer in Residence at UL

The Creative Writing programme at UL has announced the appointment of Dr Martin Dyar as its 2018 Arts Council Writer in Residence. Martin will join novelists Sarah Moore Fitzgerald, Joseph O’Connor, Giles Foden and Donal Ryan as a teacher on UL’s MA in Creative Writing and at UL’s Creative Writing Summer School. Dr Dyar succeeds… Continue reading Poet appointed as Writer in Residence at UL

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Tenth edition of Limerick Voice newspaper launched

The story of a Limerick family who have gone to extraordinary lengths to ease the agony of terminal illness features in the tenth edition of Limerick Voice, published on December 7th, 2017. Other powerful stories about people overcoming enormous physical disabilities to achieve greatness on the sporting fields and in wider society are also recounted… Continue reading Tenth edition of Limerick Voice newspaper launched

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AHSS welcomes TY students to campus

This week the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences welcomed Transition Year students on to campus for Taster Sessions in our wide variety of undergraduate subjects. 620 students from 21 schools visited the University of Limerick on 28-28th November, for course talks and subject lectures. Students from Mayo, Waterford and Laois visited, as well… Continue reading AHSS welcomes TY students to campus

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AHSS postgraduate courses win national awards at the GradIreland Higher Education Awards

  Two of our Faculty's postgraduate courses have won national awards in their category at the GradIreland Higher Education Awards. The Master of Laws LLM (General) at the School of Law, won Postgraduate Course of the Year in Law, and the MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning (School of Culture and Communication) won Postgraduate Course of… Continue reading AHSS postgraduate courses win national awards at the GradIreland Higher Education Awards

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UL presents more than 110 scholarships worth nearly €280,000

Students from across the country were presented with scholarships totalling nearly €280,000 at the 2017 University of Limerick Scholarship Awards ceremony held on Monday, November 27. This year, more than 110 scholarships were presented, including over 30 UL Sports Scholarships. Forty students were awarded UL40 Scholarships, introduced in 2012 to mark UL’s 40th anniversary and… Continue reading UL presents more than 110 scholarships worth nearly €280,000