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UL Study Shows Higher Number of Women in Politics Can Lead to Lower Rates of Mortality

New research from the University of Limerick (UL)  has found that greater numbers of women elected to political office is associated with an increase in the life expectancies of women and children. The study, led by UL’s Chair in Sociology Ross Macmillan, found that in countries which meet the UN ‘critical mass’ of at least 30% of the legislature being …


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Healthy UL Reusable Biodegradable Cup Launched

This month marked the launch of UL’s new ‘Healthy UL reusable biodegradable cup’. Over 3,500 of these biodegradable, reusable beverage cups were given out to all incoming first year undergraduate, postgraduate and international students during their orientation at UL. The new cups will be on sale for all other members of the UL community at a subsidised price of €2 …