Prof Tewfik Soulimane, an Algerian national who is head of chemical sciences at UL’s Bernal Institute with Dr Maireád Moriarty, assistant dean of arts, humanities and social sciences at UL. Photograph: Brian Arthur

The Algerian government is to fund hundreds of PhD students to study at University of Limerick (UL) under a deal estimated to be worth up to €20 milli(...)

Regeneration Optimized Sorbent 37, a nanomaterial generated at UL with the potential to solve global water supply issues. Photograph: Sean Curtin.

A material developed at University of Limerick “could help solve the global water crisis” by producing water from air, even in the most hostile of loc(...)

<USTEMPLATES>The collaboration emerged following an EU-wide call to reduce carbon emissions associated with aviation. Photograph: Getty Images

An initiative to develop biofuel in Ireland suitable for use in aviation has been announced by the University of Limerick and a Dutch company which is(...)

 Astrophysicist Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell with the five scientists (Niamh Kavanagh, Christopher Broderick, Sarah Guerin, Adam Kelly and Vijaykumar V Jadhav) chosen to represent Ireland in Germany at the Science Gallery in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Five young scientists, who are leading researchers on cosmology, particle physics and quantum technology, have been chosen by the Irish Research Counc(...)

The discovery may have wide-reaching applications and could lead to further research in the area of energy-harvesting and flexible electronics for biomedical devices. File photograph: Getty Images

A group of Limerick-based scientists has discovered how to generate electricity from human tears, saliva, and milk. It is hoped the discovery by the (...)

Titan Themis: Prof Des Fitzgerald, president of the University of Limerick, Prof Edmond Magner of the faculty of science and engineering, and Ursel Bangert, Bernal professor of microscopy and imaging, at the new microscope

A total of €9 million has been invested in a superadvanced microscope at the University of Limerick’s Bernal Institute. The Titan Themis, one of onl(...)

Prof Don Barry:  Bernal Institute at UL is academia, government and industry all working together to create a “gamechanger”. Photograph: Sean Curtin Press 22

New drugs, better batteries and new materials are just a few of the discoveries expected to emerge from a €86 million investment in a new research ins(...)

 “Using carbon fibre composites we can achieve rotor diameter sizes of up to 220 metres generating much greater amounts of electricity in the process,” said  Professor Paul Weaver as Bernal Chair of Composite Materials, UL.

Next week sees the launch of the Bernal Institute at the University of Limerick (UL). The new Institute combines the Bernal Project, the Materials a(...)