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Cocooning and the prevalent impact on the local community

Athlone IT lecturer in the Department of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, Joe Tierney, has penned a research editorial pertaining to cocooning during the present COVID-19 pandemic and the impact upon six members of the local community as he ascertained their pertinent views on the issue.

European Research Council Funds ‘blue-sky’ NUI Galway biomedical research projects

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded two NUI Galway researchers €4.4 million to pursue ‘blue-sky’ biomedical research. With this support, Professor Laoise McNamara and Dr Dimitrios Zeugolis, will pursue frontier research to achieve far-reaching impact on improving human health.

‘Get food and wine to give you strength and courage….’

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Week II

Conference exploring the life of James Hack Tuke

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JAMES HAKE Tuke, who initiated an assisted emigration scheme, known as the ‘Tuke Fund’, that supported nearly 10,000 people leaving the western seaboard for a better life in America and Canada, will be remembered in Galway at a special two-day event.

NUI Galway research set to revolutionise use of body implants

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Researchers from the National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway), Massachusetts Institute of Technology and AMBER, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Materials and BioEngineering Research have today (Thursday, 29 August) announced a significant breakthrough in soft robotics which could help patients requiring in-situ (implanted) medical devices such as breast implants, pacemakers, neural probes, glucose biosensors and drug and cell delivery devices.

Public invited to attend seminar on patient involvement in healthcare

People interested in discussing patient involvement in health research are invited to attend a seminar on the Challenges and Perspectives of Public and Patient Involvement in Health Economics Research .

CÚRAM’s open call for artists

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CÚRAM, SCIENCE Foundation Ireland’s funded Centre for Research in Medical Devices at NUI Galway, which also hosts artist residencies in its laboratories, is seeking artists for its public engagement programme.

Professor from Mayo elected to fellowship of Irish Academy of Engineering

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Professor Peter McHugh - a native of Ballyhaunis- has been elected to Fellowship of the Irish Academy of Engineering (IAE). The distinction has been bestowed in recognition of his “exceptional career and contribution to the advancement of engineering and economic and social progress in Ireland”.

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.

Stalker or researcher – what’s it going to be?

Q: I’ve been called to interview and the company has given me the names of the three people who’ll be interviewing me. I’m afraid to look them up on LinkedIn because they might think I’m stalking them. What’s your advice? (IS, email).

 

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