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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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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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PhD Life Hacks: What worked for me and my PhD – July 2020

In July 2020, the PhD Life Hacks topic was What worked for me and my PhD and once again, the topic was chosen by the AHSS Postgraduate community. The session was organised by Dr Niamh Lenahan and it took place on Microsoft Teams. Postgraduates within AHSS were speakers at the event. Robert Collins, History who… Continue reading PhD Life Hacks: What worked for me and my PhD – July 2020

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LLM International Commercial Law: Postgraduate Profile – Aisling Croke

Aisling Croke is currently studying for the LLM International Commerical Law here at UL. Aisling gives her perspective on studying the LLM and her experience of the course so far. What made you study at UL? I was going to do my FE1’s while I was doing the Masters programme and I just thought it… Continue reading LLM International Commercial Law: Postgraduate Profile – Aisling Croke

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MA in History of Family: Graduate Profile – Carmel McEvey

Carmel is a recent graduate of the MA in History of Family (online), Carmel resides in Australia and describes her experience of completing the MA remotely and her student experience in UL. MA in History of Family Graduate Carmel McEvey What made you choose the MA in History of Family at UL? I had previously… Continue reading MA in History of Family: Graduate Profile – Carmel McEvey

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MA TESOL: Postgraduate Profile – Darrell Healy

Darrell Healy is currently studying the MA TESOL here at UL. Darrell gives his perspective on studying in UL and his experience of the course so far. MA TESOL Student Darrell Healy What made you study at UL? I was looking at courses in TESOL and the one in UL seemed appropriate for what I… Continue reading MA TESOL: Postgraduate Profile – Darrell Healy

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Silver Award in Best in Government and Not for Profit: Hate and Hostility Research Group

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

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LLM in Human Rights in Criminal Justice: Postgraduate Profile – Michael Carmody

Michael Carmody is graduate of the Bachelor of Laws (Law plus) LLB at the University of Limerick and is currently a student of the LLM in Human Rights in Criminal Justice at UL. He shares his experience of the masters programme, the UL School of Law and studying at UL. LLM in Human Rights in… Continue reading LLM in Human Rights in Criminal Justice: Postgraduate Profile – Michael Carmody

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MA in History Graduate Profile: Stephen Griffin

Stephen Griffin is a graduate of both the BA in English and History and the MA in History at UL. He is currently in the process of completing his PhD here in UL also. Stephen discusses his experience of the MA programme: MA History Graduate Stephen Griffin What made you study at UL and what… Continue reading MA in History Graduate Profile: Stephen Griffin

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Report by University of Limerick researchers shows State ‘failing to meet obligations’ on hate crime

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

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Seminars for AHSS postgraduate researchers

As part of the AHSS Professional Development Programme for postgraduate researchers, on 26 November 2019, the AHSS Graduate Research Centre organised a full day of seminars.  It was a busy schedule and the morning session consisted of an information session on ‘How to write an excellent conference paper’ followed by a session on ‘Developing an… Continue reading Seminars for AHSS postgraduate researchers