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Facebook Live 6pm: NUI Galway on Support for Older Adults

Facebook Live 6pm: NUI Galway on Support for Older Adults

‘Hope in the Age of Dementia’ a new programme exploring international developments in dementia, includes NUI Galway research centre   Facebook Live Event to explore Issues facing older people in the age of COVID-19 A new documentary and a live event from NUI Galway aim to broaden the debate about the public policy options that […]

Not so false after all: Venom of the Noble false widow spider similar to venom of ‘true’ black widows

Not so false after all: Venom of the Noble false widow spider similar to venom of ‘true’ black widows

New NUI Galway and University of Liege study shows false widow spider can potentially deliver a more toxic bite than previously thought A team of scientists from NUI Galway, and the University of Liege in Belgium, have investigated the genetic and venom makeup of the Noble False widow spider, which is considered the most venomous […]

NUI Galway: Men’s Health Symposium – International Men’s Day(19 Nov)

NUI Galway: Men’s Health Symposium – International Men’s Day(19 Nov)

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at NUI Galway will host a Men’s Health Symposium focusing on the current issues that affect men’s health across their lifespan. The free event is aimed at health professionals and allied professionals, who have an interest in men’s health and wellbeing, taking place on International Men’s Day on Tuesday, […]

Study Seeks Participants Who Have Experienced A Medical Error Under GP Care

Study Seeks Participants Who Have Experienced A Medical Error Under GP Care

Study aims to discover problems that commonly arise in general practice such as missed or delayed diagnosis, and how such errors can be avoided in the future The School of Medicine at NUI Galway is conducting the ASPIRE study, which aims to involve patients in improving the safety of care in general practice. The research […]

NUIG: Social Media Overload Affects Academic Performance – Study

NUIG: Social Media Overload Affects Academic Performance – Study

A study carried out by the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics at NUI Galway has examined the problem of social media overload, which is the feeling of being overwhelmed and exhausted by the amount of communication and information demands a person is exposed to through social media channels, that may require energy and […]

NUIG:  Jellyfish Researcher’s Advice on Lion’s Mane Sightings and Stings

NUIG: Jellyfish Researcher’s Advice on Lion’s Mane Sightings and Stings

Following the recent increase in Lion’s Mane jellyfish sightings and stings experienced by swimmers across parts of Ireland, jellyfish research experts from the Ryan Institute at NUI Galway and UCC have issued the following information. Research published by NUI Galway in the international journal,Toxins, in 2017, showed that the best first aid treatment for a […]

NUI Galway LGBT+ Network to Celebrate International LGBT+ STEM Day

NUI Galway LGBT+ Network to Celebrate International LGBT+ STEM Day

To celebrate the first ever International LGBT+ STEM Day, members from the LGBT+ Network in NUI Galway will host a number of events on campus on Thursday, 5 July, to demonstrate its commitment to supporting its staff and students who are members of the LGBT+ community and who significantly contribute to the University’s STEM (Science, […]

NUI Galway Conference to focus on Homelessness and Socio-economic Rights

NUI Galway Conference to focus on Homelessness and Socio-economic Rights

NUI Galway’s School of Law will host a half-day conference later today, Tuesday, 17 April, focusing on the theme of ‘Homelessness, the housing crisis and socio-economic rights’. The conference will take place in the Hardiman Building, NUI Galway, from 2.30pm-5.15pm. The conference will bring together academic and civil society voices concerning legal and policy responses […]

NUI Galway: Events to mark International Women’s Day 2018

NUI Galway: Events to mark International Women’s Day 2018

NUI Galway will host a series of events to celebrate International Women’s Day on the 8 and 9 March. Events are free and open to the public. Dr Máire Geoghegan-Quinn will give a keynote address on ‘Excellence in higher education through gender equality’  – a personal and professional reflection, today 12.30-2pm. Throughout her career, Dr […]

Funding for Docu-Makers: NUIG Host ‘Science on Screen’ 2018 Info Day

Funding for Docu-Makers: NUIG Host ‘Science on Screen’ 2018 Info Day

Calling all documentary makers: Can research cure a broken heart? CÚRAM, the SFI Centre for Research in Medical Devices at NUI Galway and Galway Film Centre are offering funding to filmmakers interested in producing a documentary that engages with research into cardiovascular illnesses and stroke, currently underway at CÚRAM. The ‘Science on Screen’ 2018 Information […]