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UL Journalism student wins Limerick’s Live 95FM Broadcast Journalism Award 2018

Congratulations to our Journalism student Michaela Deane, who has won the Live 95FM radio documentary award for 2018. Michaela's entry tackled the topic of the morning after pill and examined different attitudes amongst pharmacists dispensing the medication. Head of News at Live 95FM, Gillian Devlin said: “Michaela's entry showed innovation and courage, tackling an issue that… Continue reading UL Journalism student wins Limerick’s Live 95FM Broadcast Journalism Award 2018

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AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference 2018

The annual AHSS Postgraduate Conference took place on Tuesday 22nd May in the IWAMD Building. The conference highlights the research of the Faculty’s postgraduate students, and gives students the opportunity to present in a real conference environment. Each conference panel was chaired by a PhD student, and the day also featured a number of academic posters… Continue reading AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference 2018

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UL Journalism students’ videos shortlisted for competition

A tribute to palliative care nurses, two stories highlighting the importance of defibrillators and a focus on 'Ireland's national card game', 25, are among the videos produced by University of Limerick students for this year's annual video journalism prize. The competition is part of an ongoing partnership between UL and the Irish Examiner in which content… Continue reading UL Journalism students’ videos shortlisted for competition

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LISTEN: Writers and musicians from UL feature on RTÉ Radio One’s Sunday Miscellany

This weekend, RTÉ Radio One's Sunday Miscellany programme featured writers and musicians from the University of Limerick. The recording of the programme took place at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, as part of the UL Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival in association with Shannon Airport on May 6th, 2018. Listen in full here: https://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/#102812263 This… Continue reading LISTEN: Writers and musicians from UL feature on RTÉ Radio One’s Sunday Miscellany

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President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins writes letter of support for UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival

The University of Limerick is honoured to have received a letter of support from the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, for our UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival which starts today, 3rd May and runs until 6th May. In his letter, the President writes: Writers' formations are never unilinear. Creative encounters are also occasions which bring… Continue reading President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins writes letter of support for UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival

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Leaving University: What Now?

It's getting to that sad time of year where we say farewell to our final year students. Micheál Costello is a final year BA in New Media & English student at the University of Limerick. In this blog post, originally published on his blog What He Does, Micheál writes about his time at UL, and his future… Continue reading Leaving University: What Now?

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UL hosts EU-funded TecCOMFrame project colloquium

As part of the EU-funded TecCOMFrame project, UL hosted a project meeting, an academic colloquium, and a meeting of technical communication teachers last week (April 25th – 27th). On Wednesday, the twelfth transnational TecCOMFrame project meeting took place. On Thursday, 55 delegates from nine countries attended the European Academic Colloquium on Technical Communication Studies. This… Continue reading UL hosts EU-funded TecCOMFrame project colloquium

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FAHSS PhD students compete in Thesis in 3 Minutes Competition

Ten Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences PhD candidates took part in the Faculty heat of UL's Thesis in 3 Minutes competition this afternoon. Organised by  the Graduate School at the University of Limerick, each student was given a strict 3 minutes to tell the audience about their research at UL. Dr Ann Ledwith, Dean… Continue reading FAHSS PhD students compete in Thesis in 3 Minutes Competition

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UL Journalism students increase TV presence

A project where MA and BA journalism students had to work as a team to plan, execute and deliver a bulletin in a single day has been officially launched. Lecturer in broadcast journalism Dr Fergal Quinn said the Limerick Voice TV news channel is part of a significant expansion in TV news production in UL,… Continue reading UL Journalism students increase TV presence

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UL Journalism students win at National Student Media Awards

We are delighted to congratulate our Journalism students for their big win at the National Student Media Awards, more popularly known as the Smedias. The Limerick Voice, a newspaper published by Journalism students as part of their studies at the University of Limerick, was named Newspaper of the Year. The award was presented by The… Continue reading UL Journalism students win at National Student Media Awards

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Scholarships for Postgraduates 2018

Are you planning a PhD, or thinking of pursuing a taught postgraduate course? The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (AHSS) at the University of Limerick, Ireland, is offering a number of Scholarships, Fellowships, Bursaries and Fee Waivers to MA and PhD candidates for September 2018. For full details please visit: https://ahss.blog/scholarships/

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UL Journalism students nominated for national sMedia awards

Aspiring journalists at University of Limerick have helped boost the status of the media courses at UL, after being nominated for numerous national awards. A number of students have been nominated for the annual sMedia awards which take place at the Aviva Stadium tonight, 19th April. The Limerick Voice newspaper, produced by 4th year and… Continue reading UL Journalism students nominated for national sMedia awards