ERASMUS SPEAKS is a Transnational Virtual Exchange Project (TEP) between the University of Limerick (UL) and five European partner Universities.
A group of interdisciplinary postgraduate researchers from Limerick Institute of Technology, in partnership with postgraduate researchers from the University of Limerick, Mary Immaculate College and Athlone Institute of Technology collaborated to organise the 2021 Shannon Region Postgraduate Research Conference (SRPRC), which was held on May 18th and 19th.
Maëlle Le Roux, PhD candidate, Department of History My research project analysing representations of Irish nationalist figures in the Capuchin Annual uses digital humanities methods, as I designed an interdisciplinary methodology to analyse this digitised periodical. Since I have a humanities background, I was interested in working with researchers from other backgrounds to get a… Continue reading Digital Humanities Hackathon and historical Space Wars
By Dr Maria Rieder and Dr Marta Giralt ‘Tell your own story’ is a new project promoting inclusivity and diversity in Limerick and the Mid-West region through a sustained media campaign. It emerged as a response to racist incidents that took place on the UL campus and Limerick city in 2021. These included sustained intimidation… Continue reading Tell your own story: A media campaign promoting diversity in the Mid-West region and Limerick city
After starting a PhD based on my MA History of Family research, the Women’s History Association of Ireland’s (WHAI) annual MacCurtain/Cullen essay prize competition offered me the opportunity to work on my editing and writing skills. Helene Haak and fellow MA History of theFamily graduate Pádraig Hogan during a transcription workshop at the Glucksman Library… Continue reading From MA dissertation to award-winning essay – Helene Haak and the WHAI Annual MacCurtain/Cullen essay prize
“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.
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
The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Limerick has been conferred with a Bronze Athena SWAN award. The award recognizes the Faculty’s commitment to advancing gender equality, representation, progression and success for both staff and students. The award is valid until April 2024. The Faculty is committed to implementing a… Continue reading Athena SWAN Bronze Award for AHSS
Jennifer Schweppe and Amanda Haynes of the Hate and Hostility Research Group were delighted to accept the Silver Award in the “Best in Government and Not for Profit” category at the 2020 Digital Media Awards on Friday. Jennifer accepted the award along with colleagues at We The People on behalf of the HHRG and the… Continue reading Silver Award in Best in Government and Not for Profit: Hate and Hostility Research Group
Congratulations to our School of Law colleague Sinead Eaton on being shortlisted for The Education Awards in the category Best Business and Third Level Institution Collaboration. Sinead organised a Lawyering project earlier this year for final year law students on AI in the Delivery of Legal services. Sinead liaised with and got support from McCann Fitzgerald… Continue reading UL Law lecturer shortlisted for The Education Awards
Congratulations to our first year Arts student Lorcán Tuohy-Donnelly, who was awarded a Gold Gaisce Award by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins. Gaisce – The President’s Award is a self-development programme for young people between the ages of 15-25, which can enhance confidence and well-being through participation in personal, physical, community and team challenges.… Continue reading Gold Gaisce Award for UL First Year Arts Student
Dr Jennifer Schweppe of the Hate and Hostility Research Group (HHRG) at University of Limerick, who presented to the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) on the issue of hate crime and related matters Picture: Alan Place A report by researchers based at University of Limerick presented to a… Continue reading Report by University of Limerick researchers shows State ‘failing to meet obligations’ on hate crime