Tag Archive | NUI Galway

Is Extending Working Life the Best Response to Population Ageing?

Is Extending Working Life the Best Response to Population Ageing?

A stakeholders’policy workshop was held yesterday (24 January 2018) on the highly topical issue of Extended Working Life policy, at the NUI in Dublin. The event involved a presentation of preliminary policy-relevant findings from the EU-funded project, Gender, Older Workers and the Life-course, by project leader Dr Áine Ní Léime of NUI Galway. Extended Working […]

New Report on Sexual Health and Attitudes Highlights Violence and Assaults

New Report on Sexual Health and Attitudes Highlights Violence and Assaults

The School of Psychology at NUI Galway has published a new report on Sexual Health and Attitudes. It is the first comprehensive survey of sexual behaviour and sexual assault in an emerging adulthood college population (aged 18-29). The survey was carried out at NUI Galway by Elaine Byrnes and Pádraig MacNeela, in 2015. It provides […]

NUI Galway Campaign Supports End to Gender-Based Violence in Education

NUI Galway Campaign Supports End to Gender-Based Violence in Education

The Centre for Global Women’s Studies, and the MA in Gender, Globalisation and Rights programme at NUI Galway, is supporting the international campaign ’16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’, which runs until 10 December. The Centre’s sixteen-day programme follows the theme, ‘Together We Can End Gender-Based Violence in Education’ focusing on education, including Irish […]

Going For A Swim? New NUI Galway Study Changes Irish Jellyfish Sting Advice

Going For A Swim? New NUI Galway Study Changes Irish Jellyfish Sting Advice

With this good weather continuing in Ireland, many are tempted to go for a swim. However, last year Ireland had two of the most dangerous jellyfish species coming in around the coast – the Portuguese man o’war, and the Lion’s Mane jellyfish. And if you are stung, new medical advice is to apply vinegar! For […]

‘Parental Separation and Divorce’ Videos by Youth Researchers

‘Parental Separation and Divorce’ Videos by Youth Researchers

NUI Galway will launch two new videos, produced by children and young people, which focus on parental separation and divorce. Dr Niall Muldoon, the Ombudsman for Children, will attend the launch of the videos ‘It’s OK’ and ‘Dear Parents, Dear Friends’ at NUI Galway’s Institute of Lifecourse and Society, on Saturday February 4, from 12-2pm. […]

Conference on Right to Consent To or Refuse Medical Treatment

Conference on Right to Consent To or Refuse Medical Treatment

NUI Galway’s Centre for Disability Law and Policy will hold a seminar entitled ‘Consent and Refusal: Mental Health, Human Rights and the Law’ on 11 January 2017. The event is part of the research project ‘The Voices of Individuals: Collectively Exploring Self-determination’ (VOICES) and takes place in the University’s Institute for Lifecourse and Society.  

NUIG: Participants For Programme To Cope With Persistent Fatigue After Cancer

NUIG: Participants For Programme To Cope With Persistent Fatigue After Cancer

NUI Galway’s School of Psychology, with the support of Cancer Care West is currently recruiting people with persistent fatigue who have completed cancer treatment at least three months ago. Fatigue is one of the most debilitating and frustrating symptoms faced by individuals after cancer treatment. For some, these symptoms can last for months or even […]