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Tourmakeady scientist wins award for breast cancer research work

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A Tourmakeady scientist has won a €15,000 fellowship for her work to identify new treatments for chemo-resistant breast cancer.

Cinema review: Tomorrowland

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DISNEY STRUCK gold in 2003 when it turned one of its theme park rides into the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise that went on to gross $3.7 billion. Since then it has been looking for a similar live action franchise and not had much luck.

Initiative to give teenage inventors a head start comes to Galway

Galway Science and Technology Forum, in partnership with NUI Galway, has invited TeenTech to Galway. TeenTech is an industry-led initiative that helps students understand how STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects are the pathway to tomorrow’s careers, and to give teenage inventors and innovators a head start.

Judge gobsmacked by attitude of State witness to Athlone drugs trial

Westmeath’s Circuit Court judge has said he is gobsmacked that a State employed witness, who had been summonsed to court, went on holidays instead of attending an Athlone man’s drugs trial earlier this year.

NUIG to hold summer schools for prospective students

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NUI Galway is offering secondary school students the choice of seven separate summer schools in June, covering the disciplines of business, nursing, computing, engineering, science and law.

EU Commissioner to open annual science teachers’ conference

NUI Galway will host the 52nd annual Irish Science Teachers’ Association Conference on Friday and Saturday.

Go viral for science with Ireland’s first science video competition

Some 300 schools nationwide have been invited to enter Ireland’s first science video competition, cleverly named ReelLife Science.

NUI Galway opens its doors for summer schools

NUI Galway is offering secondary school students the choice of six separate summer schools in June, across the disciplines of business, nursing, computing, engineering and science.

Superlative drama Female Gothic comes to Castlebar

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Described by some critics as “brilliant”, “exquisite” and “beautiful”, actor extraordinare Rebecca Vaughan brings her superb new one-woman show Female Gothic to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Tuesday. February 12 at 8pm.

Quit smoking with hypnosis

Some years back the largest study ever conducted into stopping smoking was undertaken in the USA and published in the New Scientist magazine. It studied everything from willpower, nicotine patches, positive thinking, placebos, chewing gum - and the conclusion was that most of the methods turned out to be hopeless. Hypnosis however came out as the most effective anti-smoking technique. Figures showed that hypnotherapy was 300 per cent more successful than nicotine replacement therapies and 500 per cent more successful than methods that are based on willpower alone.

 

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