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Partnership between University of Limerick and SDUT, China

By Dr Angela Farrell and Michelle Daly, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics (MLAL). Dr Angela Farrell and Ph.D. student Michelle Daly (MLAL) are currently guest EAP lecturers at Shandong University of Technology (SDUT) in Zibo in China as part of the 2+2 undergraduate joint programme between UL and SDUT. SDUT, founded in 1956,… Continue reading Partnership between University of Limerick and SDUT, China

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Irish launch for Ireland in the European Eye at Goethe-Institut Irland

Photo: RIA Congratulations to our colleagues in the School of Modern Languages and and Applied Linguistics on the launch of their publication Ireland in the European Eye. The book had its official Irish launch on Thursday evening, 7 November, at an event in Goethe-Institut Irland. Dr Thomas Lier, the director of the institute, hosted the… Continue reading Irish launch for Ireland in the European Eye at Goethe-Institut Irland

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Postgraduate researcher profile: György Nagy

György Nagy is a Hungarian PhD Candidate in the Structured PhD in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) programme in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics. His PhD is under the supervision of Dr Freda Mishan and Dr Marta Giralt. György’s research explores the extent to which English language learning materials… Continue reading Postgraduate researcher profile: György Nagy

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UL lecturers win first ERASMUS+ DELTA Scholarship

National Forum for Teaching and Learning, Erasmus and Delta meeting, held in the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin. October 2019. Photographer Paul Sherwood http://www.sherwood.ie Congratulations to Dr Liam Murray and Dr Marta Giralt from the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics have been the first UL scholars awarded with the ERASMUS+ DELTA Scholarship by the… Continue reading UL lecturers win first ERASMUS+ DELTA Scholarship

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Postgraduate research profile: Mark Ryan

Mark Ryan is a PhD Candidate in the field of Applied Linguistics, as well as a tutor in Linguistics and Sociolinguistics. His research aims to create a language policy and programme, which can be implemented in various contexts (e.g. domestic, schools, businesses), aimed at mitigating the harmful effects of heteronormative ideologies and implicit homophobia and… Continue reading Postgraduate research profile: Mark Ryan

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Graduate profile: Alan Owens, Communications Officer at the University of Limerick

Alan Owens, Communications Officer, University of Limerick. Photo: Oisin McHugh True Media Alan Owens recently joined University of Limerick as Communications Officer. He graduated from UL in 2004 from the BA in European Studies, and spent a year working as a German translator in Thomson Scientific. After a year of travel around the world, he… Continue reading Graduate profile: Alan Owens, Communications Officer at the University of Limerick

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Ireland in the European Eye reviewed in the Irish Times

The Irish Times recently reviewed the book Ireland in the European Eye, edited by Bettina Migge and UL's Dr Gisela Holfter (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics). The review, written by Eamon Maher, described the book as "an excellent analysis of Ireland’s various interactions with its European allies, from the early medieval period up… Continue reading Ireland in the European Eye reviewed in the Irish Times

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PHOTOS: AHSS graduations 26th August 2019

Yesterday saw hundreds of our students from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences conferred at the University Concert Hall, including 15 of our PhD students. During conferrings, Dr Darina Slattery (School of English, Irish and Communication) was awarded the Excellence in the Provision of Pedagogic Support award as part of the UL Teaching… Continue reading PHOTOS: AHSS graduations 26th August 2019

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Colloquium on 90 years Irish-German diplomatic relations

A colloquium on 90 years Irish-German diplomatic relations took place yesterday evening in the Irish Embassy, Berlin. Organised by Dr Gisela Holfter, Centre for Irish-German Studies, UL, in coordination with the Irish Embassy, it reflected on past and present. Speakers included: Tánaiste and Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D.H.E. the Irish… Continue reading Colloquium on 90 years Irish-German diplomatic relations

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Opinion: What do our accents say about us?

Dr Máiréad Moriarty, our Assistant Dean International, writes for RTÉ Brainstorm that while it is impossible to speak without an accent, it is something which is ultimately controlled by ourselves: Despite the fact that many people believe they do not speak with an accent, the reality is that it is impossible to speak without an… Continue reading Opinion: What do our accents say about us?

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AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference, 2019

The AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference took place on Tuesday 7th May in the Foundation Building at UL.  This year, postgraduate researchers from UL were joined by postgraduate researchers from Mary Immaculate College, Limerick School of Art & Design and Limerick Institute of Technology. The Assistant Dean of Research, Dr Niamh Nic Ghabhann welcomed the attendees… Continue reading AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference, 2019