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NUIG wins big at national student societies awards

NUI Galway remains one of the top ranked colleges in the country for student societies, taking home multiple prizes at the national society awards. At...

NUIG challenges claim its Medical School paid for infants’ remains from Tuam Home

NUI Galway research has challenged a claim in the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes about the use of infants' remains by...

Coronavirus: WHO special envoy to address NUIG event on COVID-19

A special envoy from the Director General of the World Health Organisation will address a virtual conference hosted by NUIG on the COVID-19 crisis...

NUIG Prof appointed UN Special Rapporteur on Human Trafficking

NUIG Professor Siobhán Mullally has been appointed as a UN Special Rapporteur on human trafficking, with her post having a particular focus on the...

Galway scientist leading international study on detecting dementia risk

NUIG researcher Dr Emer McGrath has been awarded a Clinician Scientist Fellowship and €655,524 for her research into detecting a person's risk of of...

Three NUIG medtech startups win Health Innovation Hub awards

Three NUI Galway startups are among the big winners this year of Health Innovation Hub Ireland’s nationwide competition for innovative medtech solutions to healthcare...

NUIG Students’ Union calls for repeat exam fees to be scrapped

NUI Galway's Students' Union has condemned the university's decision to charge a fee for students who are sitting an online repeat exam this year. Students...

Professor at NUI Galway given highest honour within European life sciences

A researcher at NUI Galway has been given the lifetime honour of membership of the European Molecular Biology Organization, it was announced today. Professor Brian...

Galway companies awarded over €10 million to develop groundbreaking medical technologies

Over €10 million in government funding has been awarded to Galway companies partnering with NUIG research teams to develop groundbreaking medical technologies. Three projects aimed...

Young people invited to share experiences of using mental health supports

Young people are being invited to share their views on mental health services and supports in Ireland, as part of a youth mental health...

3 in 10 women at college experience sexual violence, national survey finds

A high percentage of college students in the Republic of Ireland have experienced sexual violence, according to the findings of a major national survey...

Ireland’s most venomous spider could be more toxic than believed

In what is sure to be good news for absolutely no-one, the Noble False Widow spider, already considered the most venomous in Ireland, may...

NUIG adds new scholarships for refugees and Travellers

To mark World Refugee Day today, NUI Galway has announced it will expand its University of Sanctuary Scholarship Programme in the coming year from...

NUIG Biomedical Engineer named as ‘visionary’ in list of Innovators Under 35

A Biomedical Engineer at NUI Galway has been named as one of ten global visionaries in MIT Technology Review’s prestigious annual list of Innovators...

NUIG to hold online graduation next week for 155 students

NUI Galway will hold its Summer Virtual Conferring next week which will be broadcast live to 155 graduates and their families through Facebook. A video...

NUI Galway jumps 21 places in QS World University Rankings

NUI Galway has moved up 21 places in the 2021 QS World University Rankings released today, which takes the university to 238th in the...

NUIG hosting leaders from universities in four countries to address challenges of Covid-19

NUI Galway is holding an online seminar with the heads of universities from four countries this week on the challenges facing higher education with...

Social media overload makes people susceptible to Covid-19 misinformation NUIG study shows

People who are overloaded with social media content are more likely to share Covid-19 misinformation online an NUIG study has found. The Covid-19 crisis has...

Public asked to be ‘Citizen Scientists’ in national hedgehog survey

One of Ireland's favourite animals - the hedgehog - is the subject of a new national survey led by researchers at NUIG and the...

Galway scientists develop new drone to fight COVID-19

A new drone has been developed by scientists at NUIG which can sanitise surfaces in public places to help fight the spread of the...
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Coronavirus: 4 deaths and 98 new COVID-19 cases

There have been 4 additional deaths related to COVID-19 and 98 new confirmed cases reported by the Department of Health today. The number of confirmed...

Athenry Walled Town Day set to go virtual for first time

Now in its 14th year, Athenry Walled Town Day is set to go virtual for the first time due to Covid-19. The theme of this...

Galway mother of 4 sick children pleads for respite after death of her husband

A Galway mother of four sick children has pleaded for help after her husband died suddenly less than two months ago. Aine Crosse, who lives...

Huge class sizes in parts of Galway is a “huge concern” says Galway TD

A Galway West TD has expressed concerns about new figures from the Department of Education which show class sizes with as many as 37...
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