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An NUI Galway Ryan Institute project will see 20 children’s books, written and illustrated by this year’s sixth class students of Galway Educate Together National School, reach global audiences through the EcoScience Writers in Schools project.
NUI Galway, in collaboration with 19 software industry partners, is offering a limited number of free places on its Higher Diploma in Software Design and Development Programme – Industry Stream. This programme was recently awarded the accolade of being Postgraduate Programme of the Year in Information Technology by Grad Ireland.
NUI Galway has appointed David Murphy as its new Director of Technology Transfer.
Thought leaders from the seemingly disparate worlds of human rights and the arts will come together for the Galway International Summer School on the Arts and Human Rights from 9-11 July. This landmark event, a world-first, is hosted by NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Human Rights, and will take place in the days immediately before the Galway International Arts Festival.
NUI Galway has signed a co-operation agreement with Addis Ababa Science and Technology University (AASTU), in which the Irish university will support its Ethiopian counterpart in establishing itself as an international hub of science, innovation, and education in East Africa.
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 will host a major international conference on ‘Interculturalism and Performance Now: New Directions?’ from 10-11 April. The conference will feature leading scholars in intercultural theatre and performance studies from Australia, Canada, the United States, the UK and Turkey.
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.
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 has over 90,000 graduates around the world, and at a recent NUI Galway event, RTE’s Sean O’Rourke, NUI Galway Alumni Association Chair launched a new departure through the means of an innovative social media platform for the University’s graduates to connect. The new Alumni Network is an exciting new way for graduates to connect with NUI Galway's global network and with each other, and it can be found at www.nuigalway.ie/network