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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

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Research trip to National Archives, Kew and the British Library, St Pancras

Stephen Griffin is a PhD candidate in the Department of History, University of Limerick. He writes about his latest research trip here: In January I undertook a seventeen-day research trip to London to visit the National Archives, Kew and the British Library, St Pancras. In Kew, I viewed the State Papers, Foreign which concern the… Continue reading Research trip to National Archives, Kew and the British Library, St Pancras

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PhD Life Hacks Seminar

Continuing on with our PhD Life Hacks Seminars, our Spring Seminar event took place on Tuesday 19 February.  The topic was ‘Writing an excellent conference paper’.  It was a busy schedule for the morning that began with a meet and greet section with coffee and pastries, to give postgraduate researchers an opportunity to meet others… Continue reading PhD Life Hacks Seminar

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Prof. Richard L. Roe Street Law teaching project

The School of Law at UL was delighted to welcome Professor Richard L. Roe of Georgetown University Law Centre to Limerick from 28th January to 1st February. Professor Roe was working with Dr Lydia Bracken as part of a Street Law teaching project that she is supervising. As part of this project, six final year… Continue reading Prof. Richard L. Roe Street Law teaching project

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My experience at UL so far

By David Roche, BA in Criminal Justice, University of Limerick This blog post is aimed at exploring a wide variety of tips and tricks to help survive college life here at the University of Limerick. As a second-year student I have an adequate but limited idea of what it takes to survive and excel in University.… Continue reading My experience at UL so far

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UL doctoral student chosen as Society for Ethnomusicology ‘Student of the Month’

Congratulations to Felix Morgenstern, a PhD student with the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at UL, who has been chosen by the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) as Student of the Month (February 2019). SEM is a very prestigious international ethnomusicology organisation based in the USA and it is a real honour for Felix and… Continue reading UL doctoral student chosen as Society for Ethnomusicology ‘Student of the Month’

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Challenges in Prosecuting International Crimes: A Case Study from Uganda

Paul Bradfield delivered a guest lecture titled “Challenges in Prosecuting International Crimes: A Case Study from Uganda” on the 11th February, to LL.M. /M.A. Human Rights in Criminal Justice students, and staff in the School of Law and Centre for Crime, Justice & Victim Studies. Paul delivered a very interesting and informative lecture on the… Continue reading Challenges in Prosecuting International Crimes: A Case Study from Uganda