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Galway as a Smart City in the 'New Normal'

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Covid-19 is changing the way we behave in Galway city. We all know now how complicated life is being in confinement, trying to keep a good balance between personal life and professional activities while working from home and/or also living with high levels of stress when there is a health or safety risk in our surroundings.

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.

NUI Galway to develop new treatments for multiple sclerosis

An NUI academic has secured funding to the value of €3.9 million to train European researchers to develop new treatments for multiple sclerosis.

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.

AIT developing zero gravity 3D printing machine for space usage

Athlone Institute of Technology has been contracted by the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop the world’s first large-scale, zero-gravity 3D printing machine for use on the International Space Station as part of a wider European consortium which includes German aerospace company Sonaca Group, BEEVERYCREATIVE, a Portuguese 3D printer provider, and OHB, a leading German Space and Technology Group.

Significant advances in CF patients after landmark trial at Galway University Hospitals

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Patients at Galway University Hospitals have taken part in a landmark trial that demonstrates a significant advance in cystic fibrosis (CF) care, Saolta announced yesterday.

GMIT researchers win funding to explore use of drones for water quality testing

GMIT’s Marine and Freshwater Research Centre (MRFC) has won funding from the Environmental Protection Agency to assess the potential of drones to sample water and physico-chemical data from open lakes.

Major collaboration between CÚRAM and Boston Scientific announced by Taoiseach in Washington

A major research project between CÚRAM, the SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices based at National University Ireland (NUI) Galway, and Boston Scientific, that will enhance medical devices that allow surgeons to support minimally invasive procedures when carrying out life-saving repairs for aneurysms and aortic valve repair, was announced by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Washington last evening.

Tá siad ag teacht — RV Celtic Explorer leaves Newfoundland and heads for Galway

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An international team of scientists from six countries set sail last week on Ireland’s national research vessel, RV Celtic Explorer on a major trans-Atlantic voyage to study the impact of climate change on the ocean. Departing from St. John’s Newfoundland, and due to arrive in Galway on 23 May, the Galway-based Marine Institute-led team of experts are surveying a transect of the Atlantic Ocean last surveyed 20 years ago to investigate carbon dioxide levels in the ocean. The survey is essential to understand and project how carbon dioxide emissions are accumulated in the oceans and the atmosphere, as well as its effects on the acidification of the ocean.

Demons, silent screaming and multiple attackers – researchers explore the nightmare that is sleep paralysis

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The School of Psychology at the National University of Ireland Galway has completed the first phase of a study on the number of people affected by sleep paralysis and unusual sleep experiences. Over 1,100 people in Ireland have shared their experiences, with participants relating the often scary sensations they have experienced while in the awake-like state.

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