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NUI Galway and TCD Researchers Ask Burning Questions

Researchers from NUI Galway and Trinity College Dublin will host this year’s largest and most important scientific gathering on alternative fuels and fuel efficiency, when the 37th International Symposium on Combustion comes to Dublin from 30 July to 3 August. This is the first time the biennial Symposium has been held in Ireland and is […]

NUI Galway Study Seeks Participants with Multiple Chronic Health Conditions

Study seeks people with chronic pain and at least one other chronic condition to test online treatment for multimorbidity A new online treatment programme called ACTION, set up by expert psychologists and physiotherapists at NUI Galway, aims to help those who are managing multiple chronic health conditions. In Ireland, over half a million people suffer […]

Actor Cillian Murphy Attends Youth Empathy Day at NUI Galway

Actor Cillian Murphy Attends Youth Empathy Day at NUI Galway The UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre at NUI Galway recently hosted a Youth Empathy Day. The youth-led day brought together 200 Transition Year students from six secondary schools in Galway, Dublin and Tipperary, all of whom are taking part in a new pilot education […]

Galway City Council and NUI Galway agree new development Initiatives

Galway City Council and NUI Galway have signed an agreement to formalise joint plans for collaboration and development in Galway city. The signing of the “Poitiers Declaration” means NUI Galway is the latest of the Coimbra Group of long-established, multidisciplinary research European universities to agree cooperation initiatives within their local socio-economic environment. Galway joins cities […]

NUI Galway Professor receives Gold Medal Award

Professor William Wijns of NUI Galway has been honoured with a Gold Medal Award from the European Society of Cardiology in Barcelona. The award is in recognition for his outstanding achievements and international reputation as a leading cardiologist. A Professor in Interventional Cardiology at the Lambe Institute for Translational Research in NUI Galway, his research […]

No laughing matter as NUI Galway physicist wins medal

NUI Galway nanoscience physicist, Dr Jessamyn Fairfield from the School of Physics at NUI Galway has been honoured with the Mary Somerville Medal from the Institute of Physics. Dr Fairfield has been awarded the medal for her, “stellar work as a public speaker and writer on physics for a popular audience, and for having organised […]

NUI Galway Technology to Support US Intelligence

NUI Galway partner, Compact Imaging, teams with SRI International for development of improved detection of attempts to evade or deceive biometric security systems, such as fingerprint identification scanners NUI Galway and its partner Compact Imaging, Inc. (CI) announced this week that SRI International (SRI) has selected its technology as a critical component in the development […]

NUI Galway gets thumbs up

NUI Galway Research Recognised in New International Ranking Four A grades for NUI Galway Research in U-Multirank 2017 edition, an EU Commission-led initiative, highlighting the University’s research impact NUI Galway’s research performance has been given the ranking of four A grades for its research impact. The ranking was published today in U-Multirank 2017, an EU […]

NUI Galway Study To Inform Future Mental Health Clinical Practice

Study seeks participants aged 18-25 years old to examine common experiences of feeling disconnected or detached from one’s sense of self or their surroundings The School of Psychology at NUI Galway is conducting a research study on people who experience feelings of being disconnected or detached from themselves and their surroundings. Adults aged 18-25 years […]

Female Scientists Taking to the Streets for Soapbox Science Galway 2018

Twelve female scientists will take to their soap boxes and bring science to the streets of Galway as part of NUI Galway’s second annual, Soapbox Science Galway. The event will take place from 11am-2pm at the Spanish Arch, Galway on Saturday, 7 July and is free and open to the public. The scientists will be […]

CÚRAM Art-Science Exhibition Galway

CÚRAM Art-Science Exhibition Sparks Inspiring Ideas from the Public CÚRAM, the Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Research in Medical Devices based at NUI Galway together with the Galway City Arts Office, have launched a new Community Art-Science exhibition in the Westside community in Galway City. By award winning art duo, Cleary Connolly (Anne Cleary and […]

Ed Sheeran shuts down Galway

Ed Sheeran shoots music video for Galway Girl in Galway locations The 26 year old international superstar caused quite a stir in Galway, with excited crowds of fans shutting down streets outside the Salthill House, where he was shooting. Social media was a wash with photos and videos showing the extent of the reaction from […]

Galway Races first female board member

Galway Race Committee has welcomed its first ever female board member Zoë Fitzgerald has been announced as the first female member of the Galway Race Committee, attending her first race meetings at the two day Autumn Festival last Monday and Tuesday. Zoë Fitzgerald, a native of Galway city, is well known in hospitality circles due […]

Irish Film Magic at the Galway Film Fleadh 2016

The rain couldn’t keep film fans away as Galway’s Fleadh sells out once again For one week in the summer the entire Irish film industry descends on the “Cannes on the Corrib”, alongside filmmakers, talent, financiers and more from every corner of the world. They share ideas, collaborate and watch films in the uniquely welcoming, […]

Galway university to bring 1916 event to Columbia University in New York

NUI Galway will host a 1916 conference at Columbia University this Friday (1 April) at Columbia University in New York. Entitled 1916: The Irish Rising at 100 Years it is taking place at the prestigious Heyman Center for the Humanities. Four speakers from NUI Galway will discuss aspects of the relationship between Ireland, America, and […]

Labour on way out as ex-member Michael D rides high in polls

Why is Ireland’s oldest political party in a state of implosion while a former member of that party goes from strength to strength? PJ Cunningham looks at the vicissitudes involved in an intriguing rise and fall tale on the Irish political landscape. Irish public life is changing rapidly and no one knows this better than […]

Are adults using Facebook to fulfil attachment needs?

NUI Galway study finds difficulties in forming secure attachments with others may be linked to problematic Facebook use in adults A study carried out by researchers from the School of Psychology at NUI Galway have found that adults whose close relationships are characterised by high levels of insecurity may use Facebook in problematic ways in […]

Survey Launched about experiences of LGBT+ migrants in Ireland

Survey Launched To Document the Experiences of LGBT+ Migrants in Ireland A new survey has been launched and is seeking to examine the experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT+) migrants in Ireland. Led by Dr Chris Noone from NUI Galway, this is the first national consultation of LGBT+ migrants in Ireland and aims […]

Low Awareness of Early Childhood Obesity in Ireland

NUI Galway Study Finds Low Awareness of Early Childhood Obesity in Ireland Missed opportunities for healthcare professionals to improve knowledge exchange and early interventions to assist parents recognise a healthy weight for their children Childhood obesity is disproportionately characteristic of low-income families Improvements needed in information provided between healthcare professionals and mums regarding infant feeding, […]

First in World Treatment Strategy to Address Breast Cancer Relapse

Scientists from the Apoptosis Research Centre at NUI Galway have found that targeting the IRE1 stress response pathway may improve the response to chemotherapy and reduce relapse for patients with triple negative breast cancer. These first in world research findings were published today (15 August 2018) in the internationally renowned Nature Communications journal. Triple negative […]

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