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UL students win French-language intervarsity debating competition

Congratulations to Déarbhla Hennessy (a third-year student on the BA in Applied Languages) and Mario Sánchez-Cortés Macías (a UL Erasmus student from the University of Granada) who were the overall winners of the 2019 Joutes Oratoires Interuniversitaires. This event is a French-language intervarsity debating competition organised by the Service Culturel of the French Embassy in… Continue reading UL students win French-language intervarsity debating competition

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Postgraduate Funding Opportunities 2019/20

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) at the University of Limerick, Ireland, is offering a number of Postgraduate Research Fellowships and Postgraduate Fee Awards to MA and PhD candidates. The Faculty of AHSS is a vibrant, outward-looking faculty that combines intensive research activity with the strongest commitment to high quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. The awards… Continue reading Postgraduate Funding Opportunities 2019/20

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Conference report by Louise Ryan, PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology

  By Louise Ryan, PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Limerick In 2018, I presented papers from my PhD research at two conferences. The first, Theorizing the Web (TtW) was held in New York City and the second, Instagram Conference 2018: Studying Instagram Beyond Selfies, at Middlesex University in London. These conferences… Continue reading Conference report by Louise Ryan, PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology

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Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) 

By Marie Gethins, PhD candidate with the School of English, Irish, and Communication. University of Limerick "The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) held its 40th anniversary conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico over 20-23 February. Spanning more than 70 areas, topics ranged from Animation Studies to Zombie Culture and everything in-between. With a mission to promote innovative… Continue reading Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) 

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Annual AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference

The Annual AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference will be held at UL on Tuesday 7th May 2019. Postgraduate research students from UL, LIT, LSAD and Mary Immaculate College are invited to submit papers, panel or poster proposals for this event. This conference is a great way to develop presentation skills for discipline-specific conferences, and to share… Continue reading Annual AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference

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Iveagh Fellowship Programme

Congratulations to second year Law and Accounting student, John Healy, who has been awarded an Iveagh Fellowship by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, in partnership with Saothar. The Fellowship helps Irish students identify and participate in high-quality internships in international policy organisations that could relate to international development, human rights, and humanitarian work.… Continue reading Iveagh Fellowship Programme

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Aoife Finnerty presents at the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 13th World Conference

Aoife Finnerty, a PhD student in the School of Law, presented her paper entitled 'Pregnancy and Irish Law; History, Recent Updates and the Eight' at the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 13th World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Health Law on November 28th in Jerusalem, Israel. Her paper explores the complex relationship between the law… Continue reading Aoife Finnerty presents at the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 13th World Conference

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Master of Arts in Serious Crime Investigation Induction Day

The School of Law at the University of Limerick was delighted to welcome eighteen senior-ranking members of An Garda Síochána onto the School's newest postgraduate programme - a Master of Arts in Serious Crime Investigation - on 5th February. Candidates on the 2019 intake of the programme were welcomed to the University of Limerick by Course Director,… Continue reading Master of Arts in Serious Crime Investigation Induction Day

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Winners of the AHSS Thesis-in-Three competition Faculty heat

Graduate & Professional Studies, in conjunction with the Assistant Deans in each faculty, organised a Thesis-in-Three competition for each of the four faculties. Each entrant presented an overview of their research in three minutes using three power point slides in an open forum. The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences heat took place on… Continue reading Winners of the AHSS Thesis-in-Three competition Faculty heat

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UL to be a Centre for Sports Media

A new course aimed at training the next generation of sports journalists has been launched in University of Limerick. Rugby icon Keith Wood, Irish Examiner sports Editor Tony Leen and RTE sports presenter Jacqui Hurley are among the top sports media industry figures who are involved in the MA in Journalism, Sport programme which gets… Continue reading UL to be a Centre for Sports Media

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Listen: Is it immoral not to donate organs?

Aoife Finnerty speaks on BBC Radio Ulster about Organ Donation Aoife Finnerty, PhD student in the School of Law, discussed the morality of organ donation on Sunday Sequence (BBC Radio Ulster) with Roisin McAuley on February 24th. Aoife appeared with Dr Elaine Storkey (theologian and sociologist), Dr Brendan McCarthy (medical ethics advisor to the Church… Continue reading Listen: Is it immoral not to donate organs?

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Tales of the Final Year Project

By Shaunagh-Marie O'Reilly, 4th year BA in English and History student at University of Limerick The Final Year Project or FYP is the beginning of the end of your journey as an undergraduate, which gives the project a bitter-sweet feeling as you prepare to submit your work. Realistically, if you enjoy working on your FYP… Continue reading Tales of the Final Year Project