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History made during NUIG stopover

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From early Tuesday morning 140 members of the international, national, and local press gathered at the media centre at NUI Galway in anticipation of the first stopover of the royal visit.

NUI Galway students say no to N6 bypass routes

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An online petition organised by students of NUI Galway, showcasing their opposition to proposed routes for the new Galway city bypass, has been presented to university president Dr Jim Browne.

Drive over to Dublin for less than a euro

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A super fuel-efficient car which is 20 times more economical than typical road cars was launched at NUI Galway this week. It has been designed and road-tested by NUI Galway engineering students. At the event, Connacht Rugby star Eoin McKeon officially unveiled the Geec and it was driven in public for the first time.

NUI Galway launches Strategic Plan with ambitious aims for 2020

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NUI Galway’s President, Dr Jim Browne, today unveiled Vision 2020, the University’s new Strategic Plan 2015–2020.

NUI Galway conference business to boost local economy by millions

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Galway’s economy will be boosted next year to the tune of at least €7million as NUI Galway has secured several conference bids and will host 18 international conferences in 2016 with more than 5000 international delegates confirmed to attend. This is an increase of more than 250 percent on 2014 international conference visitors to the university, and is expected to boost the local economy by up to €7 million.

NUI Galway honours Dr Michael Loftus

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Dr Michael Loftus from Crossmolina was conferred with an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree by NUI Galway last Friday. He is pictured with Eamon O’Shea (left), professor of economics at NUI Galway and manager of the Tipperary Senior Hurling team, and Dr Jim Browne (right), president of NUI Galway.

NUI Galway agreement with Tsinghua University builds on long-standing tradition of exchange

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NUI Galway signed an agreement on Tuesday with Tsinghua University in China to collaborate on both education and research activities. The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding was witnessed by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, and President of China, Xi Jinping, in The Great Hall of the People immediately prior to the State Banquet to mark the visit.

Archive launch and symposium to mark the legacy of Professor Kevin Boyle

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The legacy of world-renowned human rights lawyer and scholar, the late Professor Kevin Boyle, endures at NUI Galway with the launch of his personal archive on Friday, 28 November by the Attorney General, Máire Whelan, S.C. The archive contains a wealth of material and unique insights into the field of human rights, legal research and scholarship.

NUI Galway honours leading lights in the arts

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Three leading figures in literature, music, education, and the arts have received honorary degrees from NUI Galway this week in recognition of their contribution to the arts in Galway.

University to play a key role in three of five new research centres announced this week

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A new world-class medical device research centre is to be established at NUI Galway as part of a €245 million national investment in science and technology announced this week. The funding will see five new Science Foundation Ireland research centres established around the country, with NUI Galway playing a key role in three of these.

 

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