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Taoiseach announces €6 million investment and 20 new jobs in Newport

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny on Saturday, announced the creation of 20 new jobs and a €6 million investment in the Marine Institute's facility in Newport.  The 20 new positions will be based at the Marine Institute, Newport, where they will be engaged on a number of research projects funded from a secured pot of €6 million in research grants from a number of agencies including Science Foundation Ireland, Interreg, EU H2020/European Research Council, European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) and the British Research Council.

Christmas carols at the Augustinian

GAUDETE IS the Latin word for rejoice, the name of one of the greatest Christmas choral songs, and the title for the Marine Institute Singers upcoming Christmas carols and seasonal songs concert.

Marine Economics and Policy Research Symposium told of ecosystem benefits to society

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The 7th Annual Marine Economics and Policy Research Symposium was held on Thursday, 24 November, in the Glenlo Abbey Hotel, Galway. Organised each year by the Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit (SEMRU) of the Whitaker Institute, NUI Galway, with the support of the Marine Institute, the day provides participants with an update on a wide range of policy topics related to the marine sector in Ireland. This year there was a particular focus on the valuation of marine ecosystem services and benefits to society.

20,000 turn out for final day of Galway Science and Technology Festival

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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.

Another successful science and technology festival to conclude on a high

The 19th Galway Science & Technology Festival will culminate with its final day exhibition this Sunday 27 November at NUI Galway from 10am-6pm. World leading Galway companies, schools, colleges and research institutes will exhibit over 80 free interactive STEM demonstrations and science shows for all ages to enjoy.

Galway Science and Technology Festival opens with largest full moon in decades

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The 19th Galway Science and Technology Festival kicked off on Monday with a spectacular bang coinciding with one of the largest and brightest full moons in decades.

Rick O’Shea launches rocket at Medtronic to announce Galway Science & Technology Festival

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RTÉ 2FM presenter Rick O’Shea officially launched the 19th Galway Science & Technology Festival, part of National Science Week, hosted by the main sponsor Medtronic Parkmore in their Customer Innovation Centre on Tuesday.

Spiddal test site a ‘Trojan horse’ claims anti-fish farm group

Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages (GBASC) has announced it will be opposing the 35-year foreshore lease application made by the Marine Institute.

Galway Bay marine site sparks new concerns for local residents

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Fears are growing among concerned residents about the recent application to construct an offshore marine and renewable energy test site in Galway Bay near the Spiddal coastline.

NUI Galway-led research projects receive almost €4.4 million in funding

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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.

 

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