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NUI Galway research set to revolutionise use of body implants

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Researchers from the National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway), Massachusetts Institute of Technology and AMBER, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Materials and BioEngineering Research have today (Thursday, 29 August) announced a significant breakthrough in soft robotics which could help patients requiring in-situ (implanted) medical devices such as breast implants, pacemakers, neural probes, glucose biosensors and drug and cell delivery devices.

Academic receives prestigious Royal Society-SFI Research Fellowship

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The Royal Society-SFI University Research Fellowship scheme 2019, representing an investment of €2.8 million, has been announced this week. NUI Galway biomedical engineer, Dr Eimear Dolan, was one of the four outstanding researchers in the Republic of Ireland who received the prestigious award.

NUI Galway continues strong performance in QS World University Rankings

NUI Galway continues to perform strongly in the QS World University Rankings, ranked 259th this year out of the world’s top 1,000 universities considered in this year’s QS ranking, maintaining its position among the world’s elite educational institutions. NUI Galway now ranks third in Ireland, the top Irish university outside Dublin, and 112th in Europe.

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.

New rankings place NUI Galway in top one per cent of universities in the world

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NUI Galway has climbed six places in the QS World University Ranking 2017/2018, to reach 243 in the world. This is the fifth successive year the University has risen in the international rankings, consolidating its position among the world’s elite educational institutions. It now ranks amongst the top one per cent of universities in the world.

MIT names Toyota among world’s 50 smartest companies

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MIT Technology Review has named Toyota one of the world’s smartest companies, placing the automaker among respected tech leaders like Amazon, Alphabet, and Facebook, and ahead of others such as Microsoft, IBM, and Intel.

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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