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False Widow spiders up to 230 times more poisonous than native species, study finds
The research was conducted by scientists from the Ryan Institute in NUI Galway.
# remote working
Almost one-third of workers would change jobs to guarantee working remotely, survey finds
The third annual National Remote Working Survey found that 95% of respondents believe working remotely makes life easier.
# into the west
NUI Galway land first Sigerson Cup title since 2003 as strong display secures win over UL
Tough conditions in Carlow for tonight’s decider.
# College Football
Sigerson Cup final to be shown live on TG4
NUI Galway take on UL next Wednesday evening.
# Fitzgibbon Cup
Lynch and Niland impress as NUI Galway claim victory over UCC
Nine points separated the teams in Dangan.
# on fire
10 points for Galway star Niland to fire NUIG into Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals
The Galway University recorded an eight-point win over Mary I to ensure their progression to the next stage.
# Sensible Call
NUI Galway awarded win after serious knee injury forces Sigerson Cup clash to finish early
The clash with University Ulster was halted after 58 minutes when Sean Mulkerrins suffered a worrying-looking knee injury.
All time
# cyber crime
NUI Galway on-campus internet access disabled after attempted cyber attack
The university said there is currently “no evidence of any data being compromised”.
# tributes
NUI Galway community gather to pay tribute to family that died in Galway motorway crash
The family lived in Galway city for several years where Karzan Sabah had been completing a PhD.
# nui galway
Global study suggests new treatment approach for critically-ill Covid patients
The study involved 1,121 patients in Ireland, the US, Canada, Mexico, France and Spain.
# financial cost
Domestic violence costs Irish victims €113,000 over more than 20 years – study
Lost income, health and legal costs and damage to property are cumulatively costing domestic violence victims billions every year.
# nui galway
Noble false widow spider bites can require hospital treatment – study
A study confirms that some bite victims experience symptoms very similar to the true black widow spiders.
# working from home
New survey launched to capture people's experiences of remote working during the pandemic
Researchers from NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission will publish their findings from the survey in May.
# nui galway
People who had difficult childhood events may be struggling with mental health during pandemic, researchers say
A clinical psychologist at NUI Galway says self-compassion and hope are key to mental wellbeing amid Covid-19.
# Research
Significant drop in number of children drinking and smoking in the last two decades
More children reported feeling low and being on a diet compared with 1998.
# Study
Irish scientists discover cause of 'skin-eating' conditions from False Widow spiders
The finding was the result of research carried out by scientists at NUI Galway.
# nui galway
Gardaí called to student accommodation in Galway over false alarm
Armed gardaí responded to reports of a possible firearm.
# Coronavirus
NUIG students warned they could face expulsion if they fail to stick to Covid-19 guidelines
Students have been urged to “socialise safely and call out reckless behaviour”.
# Galway
NUI Galway to refund students who don't take up places in campus accommodation this year
Students were informed late in August that their time on campus may be limited this year.
# black lives matter
Gardaí confirm probe into 'alleged racially-motivated incident' at NUIG campus
An Garda Síochána force has also encouraged people to report hate crimes instead of sharing incidents online.
# blackbaud
Hacker was paid ransom after NUI Galway alumni data targeted in worldwide cyber attack
The university said “names, telephone numbers and email addresses” in its alumni database may have been targeted in the hack.
# plastic pollution
Over 30% of all plastic exported from Europe may not be recycled, according to Irish study
The work was carried out by researchers from NUIG and University of Limerick.
# Pollution
Wet wipes: 50% of brands labelled 'flushable' actually contain microplastics (and shouldn't be flushed)
The researched looked at how sanitary products are polluting Irish oceans.
# Wellbeing
Nationwide survey will ask people how they are coping as Covid-19 restrictions ease
It will also ask people about how well they feel the government is balancing the lifting of restrictions with that of economic and social wellbeing.
# nui galway
Researchers want your questions for new survey about Irish society during the pandemic
The research aims to record how Irish society has coped with the Covid-19 crisis.
# nui galway
High blood pressure can double risk of Covid-19 death, study says
The new research was published today in the European Heart Journal.
# disinfection
Coronavirus: Irish researchers develop drone that can deliver UV light to disinfect public spaces
The drones could be used at night time to sterilise empty trains, buses and restaurants.
This nationwide survey is asking the public which Covid-19 restrictions they would like lifted
The survey is being carried out by researchers at DCU and NUI Galway
# nui galway
190 doctors to join Ireland's coronavirus fight after graduating in online ceremony
The doctors are expected to join the health service next month.
# Waiting for Therapy
Three-quarters of children with autism not getting needs met in public system
Some families are going into debt because of their child’s condition – one to the tune of €150,000.
# Go West
Goal from Loftus clinches Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-final spot for NUIG over CIT
An eight-point win for NUI Galway tonight in Cork.
# College Clash
NUIG's Finnerty strikes 1-9 but champions UCC survive test to progress in Sigerson Cup
There was plenty action elsewhere in the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup today.
# pointing the way
0-12 for NUIG's Niland but Conway's 0-7 tally helps UCC to win Fitzgibbon Cup opener
A two-point success today for the champions in Dangan.
# Investigation
NUI Galway charity criticised by regulator for spending over €30,000 on taxis
The report also found over €48,000 had been spent by Galway University Foundation on business class flights from 2015-17.
# Bee on the lookout
A new survey is asking people to report sightings of wild honey bee colonies in Ireland this summer
The survey is the first of its kind in Europe.
# G-G-G-Galway
Mayo youngster Conroy bags 2-1 as NUIG edge out holders DCU in Freshers final
NUIG held on for a one-point win in Tubberclair this afternoon.
# and it's live
Watch Fitzgibbon Cup hurling semi-final live: Mary Immaculate v NUI Galway
Throw-in at Cusack Park in Ennis is 2.30pm.
# Statement Win
0-11 for Galway's Niland as NUIG dump reigning champions UL out of the Fitzgibbon Cup
The title holders fell to their second group stage defeat this afternoon.
# Super Saints
Free-taking competition secures win for 2017 champions in opening game of the Sigerson Cup
St Mary’s saw off NUIG in Galway this afternoon.
# grin and bear it
NUI Galway's Teddy Bear Hospital aims to ease children's fears of doctor visits
Over 1,200 sick teddy bears are expected to be admitted to NUI Galway’s Teddy Bear Hospital next week.