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University of Limerick (UL) is a research-led, energetic, and enterprising institution with a proud record of innovation and excellence in education and scholarship. We value creativity, curiosity and excellence in our inclusive community which is committed to social good.

Our motto Eagna chun Gnímh translates as Wisdom for Action reflecting our mission to contribute to the discovery of new knowledge for a better world.

Our research and commitment to excellence has propelled us into the Top 500 universities in the world.

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Our goal is to build a vibrant community where research excellence is valued, supported and central to all facets of our organisation and aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

We have set out four strategic, mission-orientated challenges in which research across all disciplines at UL is making, and will continue to make, an impact.

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About Research in UL

UL’s research and knowledge transfer activities span all of its faculties and disciplines. The University values and supports the excellence of output and achievement by its research community across all of its research areas. In addition, the University has identified a number of areas  of research strength, characterised by having critical mass, addressing common research questions, having a significant body of research inputs and outputs, attracting international scholars, and having a national and international reputation.

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Mark Campbell and Adam Toth of UL/Lero
21 Feb 2024

New UL-Lero research finds playing video games may improve attention and memory

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21 Feb 2024

University of Limerick propelled into Top 500 universities in the world

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Global study involving UL researchers to increase climate awareness and action
16 Feb 2024

Global study involving UL researchers to increase climate awareness and action

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