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  • Clare McInerney, Education and Outreach Manager Many girls put off computing “by nerdy, geeky image" Lero has been named by Google as one of the global winners of the 2015 RISE Awards. Google’s RISE programme, which began in 2010, is designed to support organisations that encourage girls and under Read more..
  • Prestigious contract for Irish organisation designed to boost software reliability in space Lero has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) for the implementation of a research programme worth €400,000. The 18 month programme, which will be led by Lero Director Prof. Mike Hinchey, will co Read more..
  • Irish Times - Business Innovation- Dick Ahlstrom Monday, 12 January 2015 Watch this space: Lero’s software research can later apply to down-to-earth situations Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre based at the University of Limerick has just won a software development contract with the Europe Read more..
  • Professor Tiziana Margaria has been appointed Professor of Software Systems at the University of Limerick and a Principal Investigator of Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre.  She was previously Professor of Service and Software Engineering at the University of Potsdam in Germany and is a Read more..
  • Dr Klaas-Jan Stol was awarded a Charlemont Award of 2,000 euro by the Royal Irish Academy ( The grant was awarded for work on adapting agile software development methods to regulated and critical domains such as medical, aerospace and automotive
  • Prof. Paolo Prinetto from Politecnico di Torino/CINI (italy) visited Lero in the week Dec. 2-5th. At UL, his talk on "Connected Assisted Living 2.0" outlined the development of the AsTech National Laboratory of CINI and highlighted several projects where software, hardware, sensors, robots, and virt Read more..
  • Lero was represented at the Innovation Showcase, held in the Convention Centre in Dublin on December 2nd. The Innovation Showcase is a showcase of research in Ireland and gives companies an opportunity to learn more about collaborative research, development and innovation. The sold out event was att Read more..
  • Professor Mike Hinchey , Director of Lero, the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre at UL has recently been elected a member of Academy of Europe, a cross-Europe academy of high achieving academics.  Professor Hinchey is the first UL faculty member to be accorded this honour and is one of Read more..
  • The Limerick Celebrate Science Festival was a great success on Saturday15th November. Children of all ages enjoyed a series of physics experiments during the science busking session in the Milk Market. The Celebrate Science festival continued at the Hunt Museum where the general public enjoyed an af Read more..
  • Dr. Fergal McCaffrey (Lero@DKIT) The global medical device market is currently valued at $315 billion and is forecast to reach $362 billion by 2015. A steady growth between 4 and 6% is expected in most countries worldwide with a particular increase in China and regions where an increasing aging Read more..