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Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD this week officially launched the Donegal Medical Academy, an NUI Galway partnership with Saolta University Health Care Group and Letterkenny University Hospital for the training of doctors. The Academy is housed in a purpose-designed facility located on the grounds of Letterkenny University Hospital.
NUI Galway has dropped its requirement that the president of the university must be fluent in Irish.
The 19th Galway Science and Technology Festival welcomed another record breaking 20,000 visitors to its annual final day Exhibition at NUI Galway last Sunday, and honoured several people on the day with major science awards. The two-week Festival culminated in the final day Exhibition and also brought 180 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) shows and workshops to 35,000 primary and secondary school students across Galway City and County.
President Michael D Higgins will be the guest of honour on Monday night next at a spectactular birthday party at NUI Galway held to mark the 20th anniversary of the opening of TG4.
Pat Lam, head coach of Connacht Rugby, and former rugby international is to be recognised at NUI Galway with an honorary degree for his achievements which have significantly enriched both Connacht and the wider community.
Ireland’s positon as one of the top medtech clusters in the world will be bolstered today (Monday) with the official launch of CÚRAM, the Centre for Research in Medical Devices. CÚRAM is a Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre based at NUI Galway, which is a unique symbiotic relationship of academia and industry partners that pushes the scientific frontiers in medical devices.
Professor Michael Kane, Emeritus Professor of Physiology at NUI Galway, is the 2016 winner of the Society for Reproduction and Fertility’s premier research award, the Marshall Medal. Professor Kane accepted this prestigious award at the Annual Conference of the Society in Winchester, England recently.
NUI Galway has continued its rise in global ranking as the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016/2017 today confirms the university’s position within the top tier of Irish universities. NUI Galway made a significant leap into the 201-250 range, compared to 351-400 in 2012.
Her Excellency Ms Mari Miyoshi, the Ambassador of Japan to Ireland, and Professor Nobuo Ueno, director of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science London, visited Galway yesterday to attend the NUI Galway-led ‘Ireland - Japan Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Meeting’ in the Hotel Meyrick, Galway.
Former Tánaiste and Labour Party leader Eamon Gilmore, actor and Druid Theatre co-founder Maire Mullen, and the popular classical quartet ConTempo, will be among the recipients of honorary degrees from NUI Galway.