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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.

New insights into potent cancer tumour suppressor gene

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New insight into the function of a gene important in the suppression of cancer was published this week published today, when esearchers at the National University of Ireland Galway have shown that the TP53 gene has even greater anti-cancer activity than previously thought.

Conference examines how to improve health of young adults with Type 1 diabetes

A conference which takes place today (Thursday) at NUI Galway, will examine ways of improving the health of young adults with Type 1 diabetes.

Galway stem cell research breakthrough into heart disease and sudden death in young children

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Biomedical researchers from the Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI) and CÚRAM at NUI Galway, in collaboration with clinicians from Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin (OLCHC) have developed the first in Ireland synchronised beating heart cells from human pluripotent stem (iPS) cells made from skin biopsy.

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