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Marine scientists from NUI Galway returned home from an expedition recently with some stunning footage of Irish deep-sea waters, as well as samples set to be part of pharmaceutical research.
Scientists from the Marine Institute have discovered cold water coral reefs at previously unexplored depths off the west coast. The findings came about as part of the latest expedition at the furthest reaches of Irish waters.
Students from 4th class at Cregmore national school recently visited the research vessel RV Celtic Explorer as part of their marine-science and art project building up to SeaFest, Ireland’s national maritime festival. The project places art, marine science and technology in the heart of the classroom where the students have been learning about marine life and activity under the sea for the past six months. It involves TULCA in partnership with Marine Institute Explorers Education Programme, artist Louise Manifold, marine scientist Dr. Andy Wheeler, and Cregmore National School.
NUI Galway-led research projects received almost €4.4 million in funding last week in an announcement by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell-O’Connor TD. Three projects from the University were funded and they will investigate: the use of cell therapy for diabetic complications; the therapeutic potential of compounds from sponges and corals; and more efficient energy production.
Almost €2 million in funding has been awarded to an NUI Galway zoologist to investigate Irish off-shore waters.