UL Led Research Centre To Create More Than 100 Jobs

The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys TD  launched the latest Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre, CONFIRM – a ‘smart manufacturing’ research centre led by University of Limerick (UL) and involving 42 companies. The centre is funded by SFI and industry to a value of €47 million, making it one of the […]

UL Launches Robot For Use In Marine Renewable Energy Sector

University of Limerick (UL) unveiled a unique €2-million underwater robot at the docks in Limerick city. The Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) was officially launched by Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen TD. The Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) funded ROV Étaín can operate in challenging wind, […]

Diverse City Helps To Mark International Day Against Racism At UL

University of Limerick celebrated International Day Against Racism as part of the University’s inaugural Sanctuary Week. The university hosted a football and basketball tournament with UL’s Sanctuary Scholars as well as students from the International Society, members of the Irish Homeless Football World Cup squad, players from Dublin-based Diverse City FC and visitors from Sports […]

Engineering Showcase 2018 Postponed Due To Severe Weather Forecast

The Mid West Limerick for Engineering Showcase 2018, which was to take place at Shannon Airport on Thursday March 1, has been postponed by one week until Thursday March 8, 2018. Organisers of this free event, which offers secondary school students, guidance counsellors, parents and teachers a unique insight to the various engineering careers available in the […]

French Honour For UL’s Dr. Gordon Armstrong

Dr Gordon Armstrong, Chief Technical Officer of the Bernal Institute at University of Limerick (UL) was recently awarded the rank of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques. Presented by Ambassador of France to Ireland, H.E. Stéphane Crouzat, the award is an order of the French Republic, recognising exceptional services to education, culture and the promotion […]

Former Minister Among UL Alumni Award Recipients

University of Limerick Alumni have bestowed their highest honour on four of the university’s outstanding graduates at the 11th Annual UL Alumni Awards gala dinner held on Saturday, November 12. Waterford-based Patsy Carney and Tom Brennan, co-founders of Eirgen Pharma were presented with a joint award for their contribution to business. Former Minister for the […]

UL Seeks ‘Digs’ Landlords To Meet Student Accommodation Demand

In response to the unprecedented demand for student accommodation for University of Limerick students, the UL Accommodation Service has launched a campaign inviting homeowners and landlords to come forward and advertise available accommodation on the University Accommodation List.   UL provides over 2,600 student bedrooms on campus and lists over 1,000 rooms in off campus […]

Boredom Leads to Political Extremes

Boredom among an electorate may be contributing to a widening of political views among voters. Studies undertaken by researchers at the University of Limerick and King’s College London, demonstrate that experiences of boredom, contribute to a stronger endorsement of left versus right-wing ideologies, resulting in greater polarization of political preferences. The research, undertaken by Dr Wijnand A. P. van […]