Search Results for 'Ryan Institute'

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Galway researchers announce world’s first shellfish traceability tool

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A study led by researchers at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, in collaboration with NUI Galway, has resulted in the development of the world’s first scientific shellfish traceability tool.

NUI Galway study finds sea lettuce can play a key role in Irish coastal ecosystems

Researchers at NUI Galway’s Ryan Institute and School of Natural Sciences have carried out a study aimed at identifying strains of seaweed which are good for aquaculture and agriculture in Ireland. The study discovered that sea lettuce, a fast growing seaweed with excellent nutritional value for animal feed and industrial uses, could return higher yields when the right strains are used. This seaweed is also responsible for green tides in Cork and Dublin.

NUI Galway study reveals dogfish diet

Dogfish (Scyliorhinus canicula), which are an abundant small shark species in Irish coastal waters, have been shown to have a very varied diet, preferring soft-bodied animals over crabs and fish, according to a new study by marine scientists at the Ryan Institute in NUI Galway. The study was published in the Journal of Fish Biology.

NUI Galway launches Marine Science and Biology Programme for visiting international students

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NUI Galway’s International Affairs Office and College of Science have just announced a tailor-made programme in Marine Science and Biology for international students coming to Galway for a semester or year for a study abroad experience.

Marine expedition off Mayo coast collects samples for pharmaceutical research

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Marine scientists from NUI Galway returned home from an expedition recently with some stunning footage of Irish deep-sea waters, as well as samples set to be part of pharmaceutical research.

NUI Galway scientists identify strategies to develop better beet

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Plant biotechnologists from the Ryan Institute at NUI Galway have identified genetic breeding strategies to develop bigger and better sugar beet. Sustainable intensification of agriculture to meet rapidly growing global demand for food and non-food products produced by crops will require higher yielding crop varieties that can produce more food using less resources and land area. For crops such as sugar beet, this means the development of varieties that produce more per hectare, while reducing inputs. The findings from their research has been published in the international journal, BMC Plant Biology.

New hub for sustainable energy and fuel efficiency

The Research Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy Ireland (MaREI) has secured an additional €4.4 million in funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and industry partners under the Sustainable Energy and Fuel Efficiency (SEFE) SFI Spokes Programme, to be based at NUI Galway.

Upsurge of lion's man jellyfish in Galway

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Swimmers and coastal visitors are being urged to photograph and report any sightings of lion's mane jellyfish in Galway.

Female scientists to take to the streets to talk STEM this weekend for Soapbox Science Galway 2018

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This weekend will see female scientists bring their research to the masses at the second annual Soapbox Science event in the city.

NUI Galway launches biodiversity trail to showcase its natural habitats

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NUI Galway has launched a new biodiversity trail highlighting the rich variety of animal and plant life on the campus.

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