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Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Limerick are delighted to announce that four of our postgraduate courses have been shortlisted for Postgraduate Course of the Year by Grad Ireland: Postgraduate Course of the year in Arts & Humanities School of Culture and Communication - MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning School… Continue reading Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards

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Jennifer Schweppe Presented Eva Lassman Take Action Against Hate Award

Jennifer Schweppe of the School of Law and co-Director of the International Network for Hate Studies (INHS), was presented with the Eva Lassman Take Action Against Hate Award by the Gonzaga Institute for Hate Studies at Gonzaga University, Washington on Friday 20th October. Jennifer accepted the award with her colleague Dr Mark Walters of the… Continue reading Jennifer Schweppe Presented Eva Lassman Take Action Against Hate Award

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UL students honoured with President’s Volunteer Awards

Last Thursday over 400 University of Limerick students were honoured at the 7th annual President’s Volunteer Award (PVA) ceremony held in the University Concert Hall. UL students completed more than 22,000 hours of voluntary work across a range of civic and charitable organisations during the last academic year. In total, 401 people applied for this… Continue reading UL students honoured with President’s Volunteer Awards

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Prof Emeritus Tom Moylan wins lifetime achievement in Science Fiction award

We are delighted to congratulate our esteemed colleague Professor Emeritus Tom Moylan on receiving the Pilgrim Award from the Science Fiction Research Association. This prestigious award, now in its 46th year, is given in recognition of lifetime achievement in science fiction research. Tom is the first Irish academic to be awarded this honour. A list… Continue reading Prof Emeritus Tom Moylan wins lifetime achievement in Science Fiction award

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New €2000 bursary for BA in European Studies students at UL

We are pleased to announce the new Jean Monnet European Studies Entrance Bursary. This annual award will be presented to the incoming student on the BA in European Studies at the University of Limerick who achieves the highest CAO points. The award is worth €2,000. It will be awarded for the first time this year… Continue reading New €2000 bursary for BA in European Studies students at UL

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Third annual AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference

  The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences yesterday held its third annual AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference.  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… Continue reading Third annual AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference

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UL School of Law wins Law School of the Year award

The School of Law at the University of Limerick was named the top law school in the country at the sixth annual AIB Private Banking Irish Law Awards held in Dublin at the weekend. The AIB Private Banking Irish Law Awards set out to identify, commend and publicise excellence and outstanding achievements in Irish law… Continue reading UL School of Law wins Law School of the Year award

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UL scores hat-trick at National Student Media Awards

The University of Limerick scored a hat-trick at the 17th National Student Media Awards where three of its journalism students scooped top awards. Fourth year Journalism and New Media student, Jennifer Purcell (22), from Rosbrien, Limerick was named Features Writer Of The Year- News & Current Affairs, for a number of stories she wrote highlighting mental health issues. The award was sponsored by the Evening Herald newspaper… Continue reading UL scores hat-trick at National Student Media Awards

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UL researcher awarded RIA Charlemont Grant

Many congratulations to Dr Mariano Paz (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics, University of Limerick) who has been awarded a Charlemont Grant by the Royal Irish Academy. Mary E. Daly, President of the Academy presented the 2017 Charlemont scholars with their certificates in a ceremony on 9th March 2017. Professor Daly noted the importance of the… Continue reading UL researcher awarded RIA Charlemont Grant

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UL Lecturer presented with a certificate of appreciation by the Japanese Foreign Ministry

The year 2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Ireland and Japan. At an event on Monday 9 January at Iveagh House in Dublin, Barbara Geraghty, lecturer in Japanese in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics, was presented with a certificate of appreciation by the Japanese Foreign Ministry… Continue reading UL Lecturer presented with a certificate of appreciation by the Japanese Foreign Ministry

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UL presents 95 scholarships worth more than €300,000

Students from across Ireland were presented with awards totalling more than €300,000 at the 2016 University of Limerick Scholarship Awards ceremony held on Monday November 28. This year, 95 scholarships were presented, including the inaugural UL Sports Scholarships. Forty students were awarded UL40 Scholarships, introduced in 2012 to mark UL’s 40th anniversary and valued at… Continue reading UL presents 95 scholarships worth more than €300,000

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2016 Peadar Kirby FYP Prize awarded to two students

Niamh Dillon and Miriam Ryan have been jointly awarded the 2016 Peadar Kirby FYP Prize, for submitting the best two Final Year Projects to the Department of Politics and Public Administration in the previous academic year. Miriam Ryan’s FYP, ‘One Size Does Not Fit All! The Relevance to Travellers of Labour Market Approaches in Addressing… Continue reading 2016 Peadar Kirby FYP Prize awarded to two students