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Postgraduate Student Profile: Mary Ellen O’Keeffe, MA Sociology (Applied Social Research)

Mary Ellen O'Keeffe is a graduate of the MA in Sociology (Applied Social Research). As a UL undergraduate student, she explains why she chose to also pursue her postgraduate degree at UL and describes her experience of the programme. Mary Ellen O'Keeffe, MA in Sociology (Applied Social Research) graduate of the University of Limerick. Can… Continue reading Postgraduate Student Profile: Mary Ellen O’Keeffe, MA Sociology (Applied Social Research)

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Postgraduate Student Profile: Liz Ryan, MA History

Liz Ryan is Limerick native undertaking the MA History. With a business background, she explains why she chose to study history at UL and describes her experience of the programme so far. Liz Ryan, MA in History Student at the University of Limerick Can you please introduce yourself? My name is Liz Ryan, and I… Continue reading Postgraduate Student Profile: Liz Ryan, MA History

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Postgraduate Graduate Profile: Paul Kwamina Ntisful-Yirrah, LLM Law (General)

Paul Kwamina Ntisful-Yirrah was born in Ghana but subsequently moved to the US where he lived with his family. He is a graduate of the LLM Law (General) here at the University of Limerick. Paul describes what inspired him to study law, why he chose UL, and gives us an insight into the programme itself.… Continue reading Postgraduate Graduate Profile: Paul Kwamina Ntisful-Yirrah, LLM Law (General)

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Prof. Gisela Holfter awarded the Bundesverdienstkreuz – the Federal Order of Merit of Germany.

“With her research into bilateral links, Holfter has arguably done the most to bring Germany and Ireland together since Nobel laureate Heinrich Böll” - Derek Scally, Nine decades of rich and largely stable Irish-German relations, Irish Times, 1 July 2019. Prof. Gisela Holfter - Associate Professor in German and Director of the Centre for Irish-German Studies… Continue reading Prof. Gisela Holfter awarded the Bundesverdienstkreuz – the Federal Order of Merit of Germany.

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Postgraduate student profile: Pippa Slattery, MA in Creative Writing

Pippa Slattery was born in England but has been living in Ireland since 1988. She is currently studying on the M.A. for Creative Writing at the University of Limerick. She has recently been shortlisted by New Irish Writing and has short stories published in The Blue Nib, The Galway Review and The Tiny Seed Journal.… Continue reading Postgraduate student profile: Pippa Slattery, MA in Creative Writing

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Graduate Profile – Criostóir King, BA European Studies

Criostóir is a graduate of the BA European Studies undergraduate programme. He graduated in 2020 and describes his experience of the course below. Criostóir King, BA European Studies class of 2020. Why did you choose UL/this course? I chose European Studies at UL due to the fantastic range of interesting modules on offer. I always… Continue reading Graduate Profile – Criostóir King, BA European Studies

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Postgraduate graduate profile: Caitlin Nolan, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Caitlin is graduate of the Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). She describes her experience of the Masters programme and why she would recommend the course to other language-loving students below. Caitlin Nolan, graduate of the MA in TESOL at the University of Limerick Can you tell me a bit about… Continue reading Postgraduate graduate profile: Caitlin Nolan, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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Postgraduate student profile: Shu Yu Li, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Shu is graduate of the Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Shu describes her experience of the Masters programme and the teaching practice she completed as part of course. Read more about her experience below. Shu Yu Li, student of the MA in TESOL at the University of Limerick Firstly, can… Continue reading Postgraduate student profile: Shu Yu Li, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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Postgraduate student profile: Peng Peng Teng, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Peng is a current student on the Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Peng describes his experience of the Masters programme and the internship he completed as part of this programme. Read more below. Peng Peng Teng, student of the MA in TESOL at the University of Limerick Firstly, can you tell… Continue reading Postgraduate student profile: Peng Peng Teng, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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Mapping Singing for Health Ireland

Help us create the first ever comprehensive map of singing and health initiatives across the Republic of Ireland. By early 2021 we will know what choirs or singing groups exist, where they are located and who can access these. In recent times there has been an explosion in research and practice in the area of… Continue reading Mapping Singing for Health Ireland

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Gantt Chart – Monday 21 September 2020

In September 2020, Prof. Ross Macmillan, Chair in Sociology, gave a workshop on how to put together a Gantt diagram for research proposals.  The session was organised by Dr Niamh Lenahan and it took place on Microsoft Teams. Prof. Macmillan explained that a Gantt is a visual representation of a work flow which  specifies when… Continue reading Gantt Chart – Monday 21 September 2020

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Global Community Engagement Through Online Skill Sharing and Music Therapy Education

In 2019, I joined an amazing interdisciplinary group of academics at UL who have built a relationship with the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, and The Padre Pio Rehabilitation Centre at Ahotokurom, nr Elmina in the Central Region in Ghana. This group are working with partners in Ghana to improve the health and well-being of people in the community who… Continue reading Global Community Engagement Through Online Skill Sharing and Music Therapy Education