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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 […]

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 […]