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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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OPINION: Why Vladimir Putin needs a supermajority in 2018

Professor Neil Robinson (Department of Politics and Public Administration) recently wrote an article for RTÉ Brainstorm on why Vladimir Putin needs a supermajority in 2018. Neil writes that while he may be odds on to win the presidential election in March, Putin needs to win big to weaken competition and discourage opposition. Still, even with… Continue reading OPINION: Why Vladimir Putin needs a supermajority in 2018

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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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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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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

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Faculty of AHSS welcome event for 1st years

Yesterday evening the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences held a welcome event for our new first year students. The UL First Seven Week's theme for Week 3 is 'Meet Your Advisor', and this event allowed our students to meet their advisor and sign up for a one-to-one meeting. The Faculty provided free food… Continue reading Faculty of AHSS welcome event for 1st years

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Article: The Revenge of the Millennials

By Owen Worth, Department of Politics & Public Administration. This article was originally translated into French for Le Monde. There is a common-phase in politics that has been attributed to Francois Guizot, John Adams and Winston Churchill which has a number of variations, but basically says the same thing. That is that if you do… Continue reading Article: The Revenge of the Millennials

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New Dean in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, UL

Last week we said a fond farewell to our Dean Prof. Tom Lodge, and a warm welcome to our new Dean, Prof. Helen Kelly Holmes at a presentation in the Millstream Common Room. Tom was appointed Dean in January 2011, and has overseen huge changes in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. His… Continue reading New Dean in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, UL

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AHSS Teaching Day 2017

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Teaching Day took place on Monday, August 28th 2017 at the Pavilion, University of Limerick. The event was well attended by faculty and postgraduate students from AHSS and other UL Faculties, with lively discussions during each session. The first session examined teaching initiatives which took place in… Continue reading AHSS Teaching Day 2017

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AHSS Teaching Day 2017

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Teaching Day will take place on Monday, August 28th 2017 at the Pavilion, University of Limerick. The first session will examine teaching initiatives which took place in the Faculty this year. The theme of the second session is 'UL: Beyond the Campus', where we will hear from… Continue reading AHSS Teaching Day 2017

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New UL Arts programme ranked as highest general-entry arts course in the country

The University of Limerick and Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences are delighted by the enormous interest in our new LM002 BA Arts programme, which is now ranked as the highest general-entry arts course in the country with 360 points. One of the programme’s strengths is its range of 19 subjects with 176 possible… Continue reading New UL Arts programme ranked as highest general-entry arts course in the country