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Seize the moment and boost local economies through greenways, say Moycullen residents

Community groups, political representatives and residents are calling on Galway County Council to seize the moment and deliver on the long anticipated Connemara Greenway. The groups are echoing the words of Transport Minister Eamon Ryan who has called on local authorities to use the July stimulus package to deliver on initiatives like the greenway to boost local economies and ensure sustainable modes of transport.

Qualities of Water exhibition and Lough Carra Catchment Association Booklet launched

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Over 70 people gathered in the Linenhall Foyer on Friday, February 7 to attend the opening of a photographic exhibition “Qualities of Water” and the launch of an educational booklet “Lough Carra – a Gem Worth preserving”.

Researchers and locals team up to develop village plan for Moycullen

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Researchers at NUI Galway’s School of Geography, Archaeology and Irish Studies have teamed up with Forbairt Pobail Maigh Cuilinn (Moycullen Community Development Association) to develop a people-powered development plan for the village. The Moycullen 2030 Village Plan project was funded by the Irish Research Council.

European Research Council Funds ‘blue-sky’ NUI Galway biomedical research projects

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded two NUI Galway researchers €4.4 million to pursue ‘blue-sky’ biomedical research. With this support, Professor Laoise McNamara and Dr Dimitrios Zeugolis, will pursue frontier research to achieve far-reaching impact on improving human health.

NUI Galway study on empathy shows benefit of youth work and culture

A new study undertaken by researchers at the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre at NUI Galway (UCFRC) assessed the attitudes and values of 700 12 to 16 year old youths in Ireland with regard to empathy, social values and civic behaviour.

NUI Galway seek participants for autism in healthcare research study

The School of Medicine at NUI Galway is conducting the H-FIT study, which aims to improve access to healthcare for people on the autism spectrum. The research team are currently recruiting people on the autism spectrum and their caregivers. Participants who take part in the study will be asked to complete anonymous questionnaires and/or interviews about their experiences in healthcare.

NUI Galway publishes study on economic impact of childhood autism spectrum disorders

A new study published by NUI Galway researchers provides original insights into the economic impact of childhood autism spectrum disorders in Ireland. The study highlights the extent to which families pay for services relative to state funded services and provides a compelling case for significant additional state funded investment. The study was published this week in the international journal, Autism – The International Journal of Research and Practice.

NUI Galway study discovers novel approach to tackle bowel cancer

Scientists from the Regenerative Medicine Institute in the School of Medicine at NUI Galway, in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast, have found a new function for normal cells, called stromal cells, within tumours that point the way in better understaning and preciction of response to immunotherapy. The study has been published in the internationally renowned journal, Cancer Immunology Research.

NUI Galway scientists identify strategies to develop better beet

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Plant biotechnologists from the Ryan Institute at NUI Galway have identified genetic breeding strategies to develop bigger and better sugar beet. Sustainable intensification of agriculture to meet rapidly growing global demand for food and non-food products produced by crops will require higher yielding crop varieties that can produce more food using less resources and land area. For crops such as sugar beet, this means the development of varieties that produce more per hectare, while reducing inputs. The findings from their research has been published in the international journal, BMC Plant Biology.

Féile na bhFlaitheartach 2018

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THE SIXTH Féile na bhFlaitheartach, the annual celebration of the work of two of Ireland's finest writers - Liam and Tom O'Flaherty - takes place on Inis Mór, The Aran Islands, on Saturday August 25 and Sunday 26.

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