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Sexualities Summer School

Alena Kiel, PhD candidate, School of English, Irish and Communication, University of Limerick, writes about the Sexualities Summer School at the University of Manchester. Their attendance was funded by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The twelfth annual Sexualities Summer School was held at the University of Manchester on May 20-24 2019. Having… Continue reading Sexualities Summer School

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Workshops for AHSS Postgraduate Researchers

June was an eventful month with three workshops organised for Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences postgraduate researchers that focused on research skills necessary for postgraduate researchers and early career researchers. The first of two workshops was given by Ashling Hayes, Head of Research Services in UL on 6th June, who outlined the importance of… Continue reading Workshops for AHSS Postgraduate Researchers

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Podcast: Music Festivals, Inclusion and Public Spaces

Dr Aileen Dillane (Irish World Academy of Music and Dance) discusses her EU-funded FestiVersities project on the UL Research Impact podcast. The project has been awarded just under 1.2 million euro by Humanities in Europe Research Area (HERA). The 3-year project, entitled “European Music Festivals, Public Spaces, and Cultural Diversities [FestiVersities]” is a multi-sited qualitative, comparative… Continue reading Podcast: Music Festivals, Inclusion and Public Spaces

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Research from UL lecturer shows concern about over-reliance on technology in schools

Research from Dr Ann Marcus-Quinn (School of English, Irish and Communication)  was highlighted by RTÉ last week. Dr Marcus-Quinn was part of a team of researchers who found that the use of some technologies in the classroom could be hurting rather than helping learning. The study questions the practice of replacing hard copy schoolbooks with… Continue reading Research from UL lecturer shows concern about over-reliance on technology in schools

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Research Week @ UL

The inaugural Research Week @ UL will run from the 3 – 7 December with many events taking place across the campus. Research Week is an opportunity for our research community, from PhD to Professor, to connect, explore innovative practices and celebrate our research excellence and impact. The week will kick off with a one-day masterclass… Continue reading Research Week @ UL

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Do accents matter? UL Sociolinguistics lecturer discusses her research on RTÉ

Dr Máiréad Moriarty, our Assistant Dean International, appeared on RTÉ's Claire Byrne Live yesterday evening, discussing her research on accents with poet Colm Keegan and musician Paddy Cullivan. Watch the segment now (from 33.57 minutes) Máiréad Moriarty is a Senior Lecturer in Sociolinguistics. Her research focuses on the relationship between language and society with a… Continue reading Do accents matter? UL Sociolinguistics lecturer discusses her research on RTÉ

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UL law research quoted in The Irish Times

Research from Laura Cahillane (UL School of Law) on Article 41.2 of the Constitution - women in the home provision - was quoted in The Irish Times at the weekend. In truth, of course, women were not meaningfully compensated for what they did at home but, as Brian Walsh noted in 1988, “Astonishingly, this protective… Continue reading UL law research quoted in The Irish Times

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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