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NUI Galway becomes a designated University of Sanctuary

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NUI Galway has become a designated University of Sanctuary, a movement aimed at promoting the inclusion of International Protection Applicants, refugees and Irish Travellers within the community.

Local study finds social media overload affects academic performance in students

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A study carried out by the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics at NUI Galway has examined the problem of social media overload, which is the feeling of being overwhelmed and exhausted by the amount of communication and information demands a person is exposed to through social media channels, that may require energy and cognitive processing beyond their capabilities.

'All eyes on Galway' as 2020 Programme launched

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“At the end of the storm there’s a golden sky” goes the famous song 'You’ll Never Walk Alone' and it’s an image that the official programme launch, last night, of Galway 2020 brought to mind.

Galway 2020 announces partnership with French Embassy in Ireland

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The French Embassy in Ireland and Galway 2020 announced "a significant partnership" this week, in which support from the embassy will enable Galway 2020 to feature several key French artists as part of its year-long programme.

NUI Galway launches new €13 million genomics data science centre

NUI Galway has officially launched a new SFI Centre for Research Training in Genomics Data Science at a conference this week. The NUI Galway-led centre has received €13 million in funding from Science Foundation Ireland to train 115 PhD students over the next seven years in the analysis of big genomic data sets, enabling them to take up future high-skills careers across the range of genomics applications.

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.

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 Tuesday, August 20, 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.

Thumbs up for funding to fastrack treatment of arthritis

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Loci Orthopaedics, based in the Innovation Centre at NUI Galway, is lead partner in a consortium awarded in excess of €2.5 million to advance one of the company’s products to market, the “InDx Implant” under the European Commission’s ‘Fast Track to Innovation’ fund.

Michael J Fox Foundation Funds NUI Galway research into brain repair for Parkinson’s

A team at NUI Galway has been awarded funding of US$300,000 from The Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research to develop a novel approach to brain repair for Parkinson’s disease.

NUI Galway student selected to represent Ireland at Future News Summit

NUI Galway student Róisín McManus is representing Ireland at the major international Future News Worldwide Summit for young journalism students in London this week. This is the second year that an NUI Galway journalism student has been chosen for the summit.

 

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