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NUI Galway’s International Affairs Office and College of Science have just announced a tailor-made programme in Marine Science and Biology for international students coming to Galway for a semester or year for a study abroad experience.
NUI Galway will host the 43rd Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium, the largest Surgical Conference in Ireland, from 7-8 September. The Symposium, named in memory of the Galway-born surgeon, Sir Peter Freyer, who performed the first successful surgical operation to remove an enlarged prostate in 1900, comprises of multiple research and education sessions across the various surgical subspecialties, two keynote addresses and a discussion forum around the future of Surgical Care in Ireland.
Bill Schmarzo, Chief Technology Officer, Internet of Things and Analytics at Hitachi Vantara, has been appointed Honorary Professor at the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics at NUI Galway.
Two researchers supported by NUI Galway have been awarded significant European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants for their research into bone fragility in type 2 diabetes and the roles and voices of youths in the study of minority and regional language preservation.
BY DECLAN VARLEY
Galway’s Paralympic Champion Eoghan Clifford this week announced his retirement from international cycling. Since his international paracycling debut in 2014, Clifford has been a dominant force in the MC3 category, both on the track and the road. The Galway-based rider has amassed fifteen podium placings at major event, including a Paralympic Title, four World Titles, and six World Cup gold medals.
The Dominican Convent in Taylor’s Hill, Galway has donated its library of more than 2,000 volumes, built up over five centuries, to NUI Galway at an event in the University Library.
Festival season in Galway is well underway with the AtlanTec Festival 2018, which runs through to 25 May. Now in its fourth year, the IT festival is organised by the IT Association Galway (ITAG). At the heart of the festival will be the international conference on 24 May, co-hosted by NUI Galway.
A public lecture and the launch of a new mini documentary on NUI Galway graduate and former city engineer of San Francisco, Michael Maurice O’Shaughnessy will form part of two days of activities marking his legacy.
The viability and competitiveness of the traditional family farm model in Ireland is increasingly viewed as crucial to the survival, continuity and future prosperity of the agri-food sector, and broader sustainability of rural society.