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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

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Our students: Jennifer Ess, European Studies

Jennifer Ess, from Kilkenny, is a 4th year student studying BA in European Studies at the University of Limerick. Jennifer discusses her time at UL in this blog post: ESN Bochum What interested you about the course initially? What I liked most about European Studies was the variety of subjects to study, as well as… Continue reading Our students: Jennifer Ess, European Studies

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Internationalisation of Higher Education in practice: Promoting foreign language learning in multicultural settings

Dr Marie-Thérèse Batardière, Catherine Jeanneau and Dr Veronica O’Regan (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics) presented findings from a research project entitled ‘Internationalisation of Higher Education in practice: Promoting foreign language learning in multicultural settings’ at the international AILA conference, Educating the Global Citizen - International Perspectives on Foreign Language Teaching in the Digital… Continue reading Internationalisation of Higher Education in practice: Promoting foreign language learning in multicultural settings

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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