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10/11/14  <br />
Puente Saigha, UL and Tewfik Soulimane, UL at the launch of a new research initiative driven by the concept of the measurable impact that research can have on industry, society and the wider community.<br />
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The University of Limerick has launched a new research initiative driven by the concept of the measurable impact that research can have on industry, society and the wider community. The University of Limerick Research Impact initiative will highlight best practice among the UL research community with the guiding principle of pursuing excellent research that is measurable, achieved through collaboration and focused on the ultimate goal of delivering impact.<br />
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The University hosted a ‘Research Impact’ conference with representatives from industry, government, policy and the research community to discuss the topic. Participants include Minister for Skills Research and Innovation, Damien English T.D.; Professor Mark Ferguson, Director General, Science Foundation Ireland, Dr Mary Shire, Vice President Research, UL; Professor David Bailey, Professor of Industrial Strategy, Aston University; Declan Hughes, Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Paul Malone, Team Leader Process Engineering, Eli Lilly and Professor Helena Lenihan, Kemmy Business School, UL.<br />
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Pic Sean Curtin Photo.