Tag Archive | NUI Galway

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 […]

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 […]