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Managing a Career in Academia and Research

On Friday, 14 February 2020, Professor Fiona Cownie (Keele University) and Professor Anthony Bradney (Keele University) will deliver a special, interactive seminar on the topic of 'Managing a Career in Academia and Research'. The seminar will take place at 11am in the Teaching Space in the School of Law. More details about the seminar are contained in the… Continue reading Managing a Career in Academia and Research

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Internships for UL Law students

Áine Cooke, a third year Law plus student, has been selected for the prestigious CRCC Asia internship offered by the School of Law in conjunction with CRCC. Áine has just completed her cooperative work placement with the Immediate Office of the Registrar, Kosovo Specialist Chambers and will return to her studies in the School of… Continue reading Internships for UL Law students

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UL Law lecturer shortlisted for The Education Awards

Congratulations to our School of Law colleague Sinead Eaton on being shortlisted for The Education Awards in the category Best Business and Third Level Institution Collaboration. Sinead organised a Lawyering project earlier this year for final year law students on AI in the Delivery of Legal services. Sinead liaised with and got support from McCann Fitzgerald… Continue reading UL Law lecturer shortlisted for The Education Awards

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Report by University of Limerick researchers shows State ‘failing to meet obligations’ on hate crime

Dr Jennifer Schweppe of the Hate and Hostility Research Group (HHRG) at University of Limerick, who presented to the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) on the issue of hate crime and related matters Picture: Alan Place A report by researchers based at University of Limerick presented to a… Continue reading Report by University of Limerick researchers shows State ‘failing to meet obligations’ on hate crime

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Field Trip to Limerick Prison

Postgraduate students studying on the LLM/MA in Human Rights in Criminal Justice programme recently gained a real-world insight into an operational prison during a field trip to Limerick Prison organised by Course Director, Dr Ger Coffey. Students experienced the prison environment and gained valuable insights into the workings of an operational prison. This served to… Continue reading Field Trip to Limerick Prison

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Marie Curie funding for UL’s Hate and Hostility Research Group

Dr Jennifer Schweppe (School of Law) and Dr Amanda Haynes (Department of Sociology) have been selected for funding for a Marie Curie Initial Training (PhD) Network for NETHATE. The vision for the NETHATE (Network of Excellence of Training on HATE) ETN is to bring together an interdisciplinary team of world-leading European researchers to tackle a highly… Continue reading Marie Curie funding for UL’s Hate and Hostility Research Group

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AHSS Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Limerick are delighted to announce that three of our postgraduate courses have been shortlisted for Postgraduate Course of the Year by Grad Ireland: Postgraduate Course of the year in Arts & Humanities: MA in Songwriting Postgraduate Course of the Year in Law MA in Serious… Continue reading AHSS Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards

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Iveagh Fellowship experience for UL Law and Accounting student

John Healy From August to early October, John Healy, a third year Law and Accounting student at University of Limerick, completed an internship with the Red Cross EU Office, as a fellow of the inaugural Iveagh Fellowship programme supported by Saothar and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The fellowship aspires to develop experience… Continue reading Iveagh Fellowship experience for UL Law and Accounting student

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Eversheds Sutherland scholarship for student on UL’s LLM in International Commercial Law

A very generous scholarship was awarded by Eversheds Sutherland, Solicitors to Tara Tierney who enrolled on the LLM in International Commercial Law and began her studies this month. Eversheds-Sutherland is part of a large international corporate law firm with a truly global presence and the School of Law is grateful for the firm's support. This… Continue reading Eversheds Sutherland scholarship for student on UL’s LLM in International Commercial Law

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Medical Cannabis Symposium at the University of Limerick

The School of Law hosted a symposium on the law and policy surrounding medical cannabis in Ireland on 21st September 2019. The event was organised by Alicia Maher, Dr John Lombard, and Gino Kenny TD. The event included speakers such as: Prof David Finn, Vera Twomey, Karen Gray, Hannah Deacon, Prof Mike Barnes, Dr Garrett… Continue reading Medical Cannabis Symposium at the University of Limerick