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# nui-galway - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Spider eats native Irish lizard in first recorded case
# Noble False Widow
# Noble False Widow

Spider eats native Irish lizard in first recorded case

Jul 26th 2018, 1:07 PM 45,995 Views 54 Comments

The unusual scene was recorded in a private garden in Killiney, Co Dublin in May 2017.

# nui-galway - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Are you neurotic? Then you're at a higher risk of dying sooner
# Science
# Science

Are you neurotic? Then you're at a higher risk of dying sooner

May 6th 2018, 6:15 AM 16,079 Views 8 Comments

A new study from NUI Galway has linked the personality trait with a greater risk of death.

# nui-galway - Monday 19 February, 2018

Most deepwater fish have ingested microplastics, new Irish study finds
# Plastic Pollution
# Plastic Pollution

Most deepwater fish have ingested microplastics, new Irish study finds

Feb 19th 2018, 7:37 AM 9,802 Views 19 Comments

It’s one of the highest reported frequencies of microplastic occurrence in fish around the globe.

# nui-galway - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Fixture pile up this weekend for Corofin, Kerry, Monaghan and Sligo players
# Busy Lads
From The42
# Busy Lads

Fixture pile up this weekend for Corofin, Kerry, Monaghan and Sligo players

Feb 15th 2018, 7:00 AM 8,068 Views 8 Comments

Sigerson Cup, All-Ireland club and Allianz league action all on the agenda.

# nui-galway - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Goals help NUIG into Sigerson Cup final against DIT team that started with Dublin's Howard
# The West Is Awake
From The42
# The West Is Awake

Goals help NUIG into Sigerson Cup final against DIT team that started with Dublin's Howard

Feb 14th 2018, 9:03 PM 17,441 Views 7 Comments

A three-point win in Mullingar for NUIG.

# nui-galway - Saturday 9 December, 2017

NUI Galway looking for people with obsessive thoughts or compulsive disorders for survey
# Psychology
# Psychology

NUI Galway looking for people with obsessive thoughts or compulsive disorders for survey

Dec 9th 2017, 10:00 PM 18,317 Views 25 Comments

This research will examine the relationship between obsessional and compulsive symptoms and emotions such as guilt and self-disgust.

# nui-galway - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Do Irish people hoard things when we lose someone close to us?
# A Way Of Grieving
# A Way Of Grieving

Do Irish people hoard things when we lose someone close to us?

Nov 12th 2017, 8:30 PM 30,310 Views 19 Comments

Irish researchers want your help to answer this very question.

# nui-galway - Thursday 5 October, 2017

False widow spiders have invaded Ireland over the past 20 years, but what are the symptoms of a bite?
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

False widow spiders have invaded Ireland over the past 20 years, but what are the symptoms of a bite?

Oct 5th 2017, 6:19 AM 64,158 Views 36 Comments

In 20 years, the false widow spider has invaded Ireland, one NUIG researcher said, with the highest number of them found in Dublin and Cork.

# nui-galway - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Four Irish universities ranked among the top 250 in the world
# In Good Company
# In Good Company

Four Irish universities ranked among the top 250 in the world

Sep 5th 2017, 5:23 PM 38,619 Views 16 Comments

Trinity isn’t far off the top 100 in the latest Times Higher Education rankings.

# nui-galway - Saturday 22 July, 2017

'It shouldn't be laughed at': Study begins on effect bowel disorders have on women's minds
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

'It shouldn't be laughed at': Study begins on effect bowel disorders have on women's minds

Jul 22nd 2017, 9:30 PM 43,725 Views 46 Comments

Researchers hope the study will recognise the seriousness of the chronic, painful condition.

# nui-galway - Friday 23 June, 2017

This is Ireland's favourite building
# Galway
# Galway

This is Ireland's favourite building

Jun 23rd 2017, 10:58 AM 70,466 Views 20 Comments

The shortlist included 60 projects across 13 counties and three international projects.

# nui-galway - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Irish universities make gains in list of the world's top colleges
# In Good Company
# In Good Company

Irish universities make gains in list of the world's top colleges

Jun 8th 2017, 9:31 AM 22,991 Views 13 Comments

There were gains for Trinity, UCD and NUI Galway in the latest QS rankings.

# nui-galway - Saturday 27 May, 2017

'I was afraid of my father. I thought it was normal to be afraid of adults'
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

'I was afraid of my father. I thought it was normal to be afraid of adults'

May 27th 2017, 12:05 AM 35,081 Views 19 Comments

A new report from NUI Galway highlights the experiences of children in foster care in Ireland.

# nui-galway - Sunday 12 March, 2017

'Life is left up to you': NUIG researcher delves into her Mars simulation mission
# The Martian
# The Martian

'Life is left up to you': NUIG researcher delves into her Mars simulation mission

Mar 12th 2017, 9:30 AM 8,642 Views 5 Comments

The experiment has been compared to a desert version of the Hollywood movie The Martian.

# nui-galway - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Galway mathematicians have found a way of making Batman's cape
# No Joke(r)
# No Joke(r)

Galway mathematicians have found a way of making Batman's cape

Feb 19th 2017, 5:00 PM 21,619 Views 7 Comments

NUI Galway mathematicians’ research makes Batman that bit more real.

# nui-galway - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Limerick's Gillane hits 2-10 as champions Mary I reach Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals
# Scoring Star
From The42
# Scoring Star

Limerick's Gillane hits 2-10 as champions Mary I reach Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals

Feb 14th 2017, 4:07 PM 13,639 Views 5 Comments

The holders saw off NUI Galway today.

# nui-galway - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

A group of Mayo students in Galway have set up a Mayo Monday event to rival Donegal Tuesday
# Mayo For Sam
From The Daily Edge
# Mayo For Sam

A group of Mayo students in Galway have set up a Mayo Monday event to rival Donegal Tuesday

Feb 8th 2017, 9:45 AM 4,511 Views 2 Comments

FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT!

# nui-galway - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Tipp's McGrath and Waterford's Bennett both hit 1-5 as UL reach Fitzgibbon Cup last eight
# Last Eight
From The42
# Last Eight

Tipp's McGrath and Waterford's Bennett both hit 1-5 as UL reach Fitzgibbon Cup last eight

Feb 2nd 2017, 4:28 PM 11,158 Views 0 Comments

A nine-point win for the Limerick-based college against NUI Galway today.

# nui-galway - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Clare's Cleary and Mayo's Gallagher bag goals as NUI Galway triumph on the double
# Winning Ways
From The42
# Winning Ways

Clare's Cleary and Mayo's Gallagher bag goals as NUI Galway triumph on the double

Jan 25th 2017, 6:23 PM 7,287 Views 1 Comment

Wins for NUIG today in the Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cup.

# nui-galway - Sunday 8 January, 2017

10 debutants in Mayo side as they lose out narrowly in early season clash with NUI Galway
# New Faces
From The42
# New Faces

10 debutants in Mayo side as they lose out narrowly in early season clash with NUI Galway

Jan 8th 2017, 4:55 PM 9,914 Views 6 Comments

Neil Douglas and Danny Kirby hit the goals for Mayo.

# nui-galway - Monday 28 November, 2016

Mary Robinson will not be giving her papers to the controversial Presidential library
# Ballina
# Ballina

Mary Robinson will not be giving her papers to the controversial Presidential library

Nov 28th 2016, 10:03 PM 21,329 Views 34 Comments

Instead, they’ll be housed in NUI Galway to save money.

# nui-galway - Monday 27 June, 2016

Students at NUI Galway are getting an STI clinic
# STI Galway
# STI Galway

Students at NUI Galway are getting an STI clinic

Jun 27th 2016, 1:41 PM 10,820 Views 17 Comments

Rates of STIs in Ireland are highest among under-25s.

# nui-galway - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Most evictions in Ireland are from rented homes - and we don't pay enough attention to them
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Most evictions in Ireland are from rented homes - and we don't pay enough attention to them

May 19th 2016, 9:45 PM 16,857 Views 64 Comments

There are few records kept on illegal evictions across the European Union, despite the high levels in some countries.

# nui-galway - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Irish student whose mother had breast cancer is researching new ways to identify the disease
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

Irish student whose mother had breast cancer is researching new ways to identify the disease

Apr 27th 2016, 6:15 AM 22,464 Views 8 Comments

NUI Galway student Úna McVeigh started her PhD in September 2015.

# nui-galway - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Mandatory gender quotas recommended for NUI Galway
# Report
# Report

Mandatory gender quotas recommended for NUI Galway

Apr 14th 2016, 1:11 PM 13,258 Views 94 Comments

The Gender Equality Taskforce is due to present its final report next month.

# nui-galway - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Open thread: Have you ever experienced sleep paralysis?
# Study
# Study

Open thread: Have you ever experienced sleep paralysis?

Apr 13th 2016, 7:03 PM 35,708 Views 79 Comments

The School of Psychology at NUI Galway is starting to research the topic. But have you ever experienced it?

# nui-galway - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Suffer from chronic pain? Mindfulness might help
# New Trial
# New Trial

Suffer from chronic pain? Mindfulness might help

Apr 10th 2016, 8:30 AM 19,450 Views 14 Comments

About 35% of people in Ireland are affected by pain which has lasted for three months or more.

# nui-galway - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Fox on the double as NUI Galway demolish DIT
# Fox In The Box
From The42
# Fox In The Box

Fox on the double as NUI Galway demolish DIT

Feb 4th 2016, 6:26 PM 8,106 Views 0 Comments

A win against UL on Tuesday would guarantee a Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-final spot for Tony Ward’s charges.

# nui-galway - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Mayo survive NUI Galway comeback as Rochford begins reign with win
# Winning Start
From The42
# Winning Start

Mayo survive NUI Galway comeback as Rochford begins reign with win

Jan 3rd 2016, 4:08 PM 7,451 Views 0 Comments

Kevin McLoughlin starred for the Green and Red in their two-point victory in Castlebar.

# nui-galway - Friday 18 September, 2015

Irish people's binge drinking could increase our risk of cancer
# One Too Many
# One Too Many

Irish people's binge drinking could increase our risk of cancer

Sep 18th 2015, 6:01 AM 8,865 Views 30 Comments

More than half of people who drink do so irresponsibly.

# nui-galway - Monday 6 April, 2015

Over 300 people donated their bodies to medical science from 2012 - 2014
# Silent Teachers
# Silent Teachers

Over 300 people donated their bodies to medical science from 2012 - 2014

Apr 6th 2015, 8:00 AM 12,859 Views 20 Comments

There are five medical schools who take donations in Ireland.

# nui-galway - Thursday 12 March, 2015

# nui-galway - Friday 6 March, 2015

Poll: Is it time to legalise cannabis in Ireland?
# High Time
# High Time

Poll: Is it time to legalise cannabis in Ireland?

Mar 6th 2015, 9:30 PM 38,331 Views 145 Comments

In a referendum held today, 68% of students voted in favour of the SU supporting legalisation.

# nui-galway - Friday 27 February, 2015

NUI Galway says questionnaire about menstrual cycles did not decide who got jobs
# Equality
# Equality

NUI Galway says questionnaire about menstrual cycles did not decide who got jobs

Feb 27th 2015, 1:12 PM 20,051 Views 77 Comments

The forms were given to them upon receiving a job offer.

# nui-galway - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

NUI Galway Students' Union to hold referendum on cannabis legalisation
# Rock The Vote
# Rock The Vote

NUI Galway Students' Union to hold referendum on cannabis legalisation

Feb 25th 2015, 9:38 AM 10,710 Views 95 Comments

Luke Ming Flanagan and Garda whistleblower John Wilson will speak at an information night ahead of the vote.

# nui-galway - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Does your teddy bear need medical attention? You're in luck
# Stuffed Animal Hospital
# Stuffed Animal Hospital

Does your teddy bear need medical attention? You're in luck

Jan 15th 2015, 7:15 AM 6,166 Views 4 Comments

If you live in and around Galway.

# nui-galway - Friday 9 January, 2015

Staff at NUI Galway to start investigation into structural inequality
# Equality
# Equality

Staff at NUI Galway to start investigation into structural inequality

Jan 9th 2015, 10:19 AM 8,136 Views 13 Comments

This follows a decision to award Dr Micheline Sheehy-Skeffington €70,000 last month after she was unfairly passed over for promotion.

# nui-galway - Monday 15 December, 2014

€24,000 for man forced to reduce hours and then retire at 66
# Not Fair
# Not Fair

€24,000 for man forced to reduce hours and then retire at 66

Dec 15th 2014, 7:00 AM 15,210 Views 11 Comments

The Equality Tribunal awarded €123,000 last month.

# nui-galway - Friday 5 September, 2014

New breakthrough could reduce the number of people suffering from blindness
# Stem Cells
# Stem Cells

New breakthrough could reduce the number of people suffering from blindness

Sep 5th 2014, 10:21 AM 5,062 Views 2 Comments

Research conducted by scientists in NUI Galway could increase the number of successful cornea transplant operations.

# nui-galway - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Don't know how to help grandparents with dementia? Ask them about the olden days
# Tell Us A Story
# Tell Us A Story

Don't know how to help grandparents with dementia? Ask them about the olden days

Sep 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 9,454 Views 10 Comments

It’s the little things.