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Study seeks people who experienced medical GP errors

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.

Construction commences on Mary Robinson Centre

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Following the recent signing of contracts, Mayo County Council confirmed this week that construction of the Mary Robinson Centre in Ballina has a commencement date of Thursday December 5.

Local mental health researchers seek participants for groundbreaking psychology therapy study

Researchers from the School of Psychology at NUI Galway are currently recruiting participants from ages 16-35 in the Galway area to participate in a new psychology therapy study being trialed for individuals who are in the first five years of a diagnosis of psychosis. Early psychosis, which refers to a range of mental health difficulties often associated with experiences of hallucinations or delusions, can result in significant difficulties with social and occupational functioning.

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.

Naughton welcomes €15 million funding to transform NUI Galway library

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Funding of €15 million has been approved for the transformation of the library at NUI Galway into a state-of-the-art interactive learning facility, which will be the first of its kind in the Irish university sector.

Council confirm purchase of Victoria House

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Mayo County Council confirmed last weekend it had reached an agreement to purchase Victoria House in Ballina - the family home of former president Mary Robinson.

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.

Next Level Skillnet launches specialist diploma in corporate environmental planning

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Mayor of Galway Mike Cubbard launched a new specialist diploma in corporate environmental planning programme at the PorterShed in Galway.

Public invited to share their vision for Nuns’ Island

NUI Galway is holding a two-day public consultation event from tomorrow to generate ideas for the future of the Nuns’ Island area of the city. The University, in partnership with Galway City Council, is developing a masterplan to optimise the use of this underutilised city centre space through the appropriate mix of redevelopment and enhancement of public realm spaces.

 

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