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International conference on intercultural theatre and performance

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NUI Galway will host a major international conference on ‘Interculturalism and Performance Now: New Directions?’ from 10-11 April. The conference will feature leading scholars in intercultural theatre and performance studies from Australia, Canada, the United States, the UK and Turkey.

NUI Galway launches Strategic Plan with ambitious aims for 2020

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NUI Galway’s President, Dr Jim Browne, today unveiled Vision 2020, the University’s new Strategic Plan 2015–2020.

New mental health initiative at NUI Galway targets students and staff

There’s something a little bit special happening in NUI Galway. Earlier this month saw the launch of Please Talk, a mental health awareness campaign aimed at both staff and students. Mental health is something we all have, and something we all have to look after, but very often it falls way down our list of priorities, and we ignore it until suddenly something goes wrong. It’s not a subject we like to talk about, and rarely do we wait to hear the answer to the standard Irish greeting of, ‘How’s it going?’

NUI Galway professor elected Science secretary of the Royal Irish Academy

Professor Peter McHugh was elected Science Secretary of the Royal Irish Academy at the Stated General Meeting of the RIA recently.

Sean-nós singing in Pennsylvania

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UNLIKELY AS it might seem, for a time, Pennsylvania was a hot-bed of sean nós singing, as a public lecture at the Galway City Library will show.

NUI Galway opens new pharmacy on campus

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NUI Galway has officially opened its new campus pharmacy.

Art to be projected onto city centre buildings under Year of Light

Children will have the chance to have their art projected onto walls in Galway city centre locations and app enthusiasts will get access to new apps under the designation by the UN of 2015 as the International Year of Light.

Former Apprentice star’s new book looks at policing and social media

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A new book, which takes an in-depth look at the emerging field of policing social media has been published by the Managing Director of Digital Training Institute, based in NUI Galway’s Business Innovation Centre. Authored by Joanne Sweeney-Burke, Social Media Under Investigation, Law Enforcement and the Social Web takes and in-depth view of An Garda Síochána’s adoption of social media and benchmarks this against international best-practice.

NUI Galway conference business to boost local economy by millions

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Galway’s economy will be boosted next year to the tune of at least €7million as NUI Galway has secured several conference bids and will host 18 international conferences in 2016 with more than 5000 international delegates confirmed to attend. This is an increase of more than 250 percent on 2014 international conference visitors to the university, and is expected to boost the local economy by up to €7 million.

NUIG students call on other universities to hold ‘legalise cannabis’ referenda

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Students in NUI Galway are calling on university student bodies across Ireland to follow their example and hold referenda to support the legalisation of cannabis, thereby creating a momentum that will encourage politicians to “seriously rethink” the State’s laws on the drug.


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