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  • Unique PhD course begins at Lero, the Irish Software Engineering Centre The first batch of students has enrolled in a unique new PhD programme at the Lero Graduate School in Software Engineering. The group of 11 students met for the first time at UCD, Belfield on Friday, October 10th. T Read more..
  • Lero hosted 2 SFI STARs during the summer of 2008. Ms. Muireann O Brien from Carrigaline Community College, Co. Cork and Mr. Brendan O Sullivan from Castletroy College, Co. Limerick worked for 8 weeks with Education and Outreach Manager Clare McInerney to develop a set of materials for teaching c Read more..
  • Many of lero people attended ICGSE 2008 which was held in India. Below are a list of papers and lero's involvement in the conference. PAPERS: Lane & Agerfalk – On the Suitability of Particular Software Development Roles to Global Software Development Michael Lane gave th Read more..
  • Three of Lero's partner companies were successful in applying for Enterprise Ireland's Innovation Vouchers in April's call. These are Cloudium Systems, Driverite and Action Point. Vispi Shroff and Jacek Rosik are the Lero researchers who will carry out the work for these companies.
  • On Monday 26th May 2008 Lero played host to the Board of Science Foundation Ireland ( The board were meeting in Limerick and took the opportunity to visit the Lero facility at the University of Limerick to hear about Lero's progress and to meet some of the staff. Following some sh Read more..
  • STARs SFI has awarded Lero funding for 2 STARs (Science Teacher Assistant Researchers) this year.  The programme provides school teachers with a unique opportunity to get involved in world class research under the supervision of an SFI Research Professor. The experience and knowledge gai Read more..
  • Lero is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Mike Hinchey as Co-Director and Professor of Software Engineering at UL. He takes up his appointment on June 1. Until last year Prof Hinchey was Director of the Software Engineering Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Centre in Gre Read more..
  • We won the Best Paper award for "Visualisation Techniques to Support Derivation Tasks in Software Product Line Development" authored by Nestor D., O'Malley L., Healy P., Quigley A., Thiel S., at the IBM CAS Software and Systems Engineering Symposium 2007.
  • Dr. Fergal McCaffery, who has been a post-doctoral researchers on the Global Software Development for small to medium sized enterprises has been appointed as a Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Stokes Lecturer with Dundalk Institute of Technology.  Dr. McCaffery has been with Lero for over tw Read more..
  • In 2002, the Molex company generously endowed a professorial chair at the University of Limerick in honour of Frederick A Krehbiel II, the Co-Chairman of the Board and grandson of the founder of Molex. The chair is entitled the Frederick A Krehbiel II Chair in Innovation in Global Business a Read more..