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NUI Galway engineering maths qualifying exam offers Leaving Cert students a second chance

The College of Engineering and Informatics at NUI Galway has announced details of this year’s engineering maths qualifying exam, which gives students a second chance to pursue a career in engineering. The exam, which takes place on Wednesday, August 22, is for students who achieve the CAO points for an undergraduate engineering degree course at NUI Galway but who have not met the obligatory maths requirement.

NUI Galway students’ energy efficient car wins major award at Shell Eco-marathon Europe

Engineering students from NUI Galway have won first place for technical innovation at Shell Eco-marathon Europe, the continent’s premier competition for ultra-efficient vehicles.

NUI Galway students' energy efficient car wins major award at Shell Eco-marathon Europe

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Engineering students from NUI Galway have won first place for technical innovation at Shell Eco-marathon Europe, the continent’s premier competition for ultra-efficient vehicles.

NUI Galway biomedical engineering students selected for global competition

A team of students from NUI Galway's biomedical engineering master's programme have been selected for a global innovation competition run by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US. This is the first time a team from Ireland has been selected for the six month programme.

NUI Galway to name iconic building after first woman to earn an engineering degree

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A ceremony to mark the official naming of the Alice Perry Engineering Building will take place at NUI Galway on Monday next March 6 to honour the woman first woman in Ireland or the UK to have received a degree in engineering.

Local researcher helps develop soft robot to help heart to pump

An innovative soft robotic sleeve which can help a heart to beat has been developed by researchers including Dr Ellen Roche of National University of Ireland Galway. The soft robotic sleeve wraps around the organ, twisting and compressing in synch with the beating heart, potentially opening new treatment options for people suffering from heart failure.

Close heart defects without placing patients on bypass — NUI Galway academic writes paper on innovative development

Researchers, including four Irish researchers, while based at the Wyss Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Boston Children’s Hospital have jointly designed a fundamentally different way to implant an innovative patch to close a heart tissue defect that eradicates the need to place a patient on bypass. Their work was published recently in Science Translational Medicine, and features as the cover article.

 

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