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Mayo Medical Academy launch opens new era of medical training in west of Ireland

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD today officially launched the Mayo Medical Academy, an NUI Galway partnership with Saolta University Health Care Group and Mayo University Hospital for the training of doctors. The Academy is housed in a purpose-designed facility located in the former chapel on the grounds of Mayo University Hospital.

‘Coming in from the cold’ at UCG

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Even the master of intrigue himself, John le Carré, would have been mystified at the bizarre challenges the late Labhrás Ó Nualláin was presented with when he applied for a lectureship in economics, commerce and accountancy (through Irish) at University College Galway in 1953.

NUI Galway awarded €1.5 million European Research Council grant for schizophrenia study

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NUI Galway has been awarded a European Research Council Starting Grant of almost €1.5 million over five years from Horizon 2020’s European Research Council, to identify a new biological target for new treatment development of schizophrenia.

New book examines 1916's impact on the arts

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THE SIGNIFICANCE, impact, and wider resonances of the 1916 Rising on Irish literature, culture, and society are explored in a new book, co-editied by Galway academic Seán Crosson.

BBC presenter to deliver geology lecture

BBC Science programme presenter, Professor Iain Stewart will deliver a geology public lecture at NUI Galway on Monday next, November 9. The lecture, ‘Between a Rock and a Hard Place: communicating geology to society’, is a collaboration between Galway Earth and Ocean Sciences Student Society, Galway Geological Association and NUI Galway’s Earth and Ocean Sciences.

Cell EXPLORERS teams to bring hands-on science to Irish schools

NUI Galway’s Cell EXPLORERS science outreach programme has announced the launch of their new partnership with the University of Limerick (UL) and Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT). Funded by a two-year Science Foundation Ireland Discover Award, the partnership will see teams visit primary schools in their localities sharing the wonder of science, allowing children to act like real scientists in their own classrooms.

NUI Galway law lecturer publishes report on clinical legal education

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Dr Bryan McMahon, retired Judge of the High Court and former part-time Professor of Law at NUI Galway, recently launched a new report, Clinical Legal Education in Ireland: Progress and Potential. The report was written by Larry Donnelly, Lecturer and Director of Clinical Legal Education in NUI Galway’s School of Law, and was commissioned by the Dublin-based Free Legal Advice Centres Ltd (FLAC) and Public Interest Law Alliance (PILA).

Druid accepting applications for artist residency

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DRUID THEATRE Company is offering emerging artists rehearsal space, mentoring, office space, and professional development as part of its FUEL: Emerging Artist Residency.

NUI Galway named Most Biodiverse Campus for second year running

NUI Galway has won the top award for most biodiverse campus at Ireland’s Intervarsity BioBlitz competition for the second year in a row, beating UL, UCC, and Maynooth University. Over a 24 hour period, volunteers combed the university’s campus and recorded a total of 628 species. Last year the university recorded 581 species.

Half of students who sought counselling at NUI Galway were Arts students

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students who sought counselling from the university’s student counselling service in the past year were from the Arts faculty.

 

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