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A team at NUI Galway reckon they've cracked 'Darwin's Dilemma'
# Fossils
# Fossils

A team at NUI Galway reckon they've cracked 'Darwin's Dilemma'

Dec 15th 2018, 9:30 AM 45,770 Views 60 Comments

The great naturalist could not explain an apparent gap in animal evolution.

NUIG data breach concerns as USB possibly storing student details goes missing
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

NUIG data breach concerns as USB possibly storing student details goes missing

Nov 19th 2018, 7:39 PM 13,918 Views 17 Comments

All students who may have been impacted have been notified.

Symposium set to examine grey areas of sexual consent
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

Symposium set to examine grey areas of sexual consent

Oct 6th 2018, 8:30 PM 13,522 Views 16 Comments

The free event takes place on Friday 12 October at NUI Galway.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Galway city
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Galway city

Aug 19th 2018, 9:45 AM 24,080 Views 18 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer
# Study
# Study

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer

Aug 15th 2018, 10:00 AM 15,691 Views 22 Comments

The groundbreaking research was conducted by scientists at the Apoptosis Research Centre in NUIG.

70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment
# Consent
# Consent

70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment

Aug 7th 2018, 8:41 AM 20,862 Views 123 Comments

54% of first-year women students reported experiencing sexual hostility or crude gender harassment since starting college.

NUI Galway repays students fees after complaints about course
# Ba Journalism
# Ba Journalism

NUI Galway repays students fees after complaints about course

Jul 30th 2018, 2:54 PM 28,714 Views 12 Comments

The Students’ Union described the situation as “appalling”.

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 46,025 Views 54 Comments

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

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 16,110 Views 8 Comments

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

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 9,848 Views 19 Comments

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

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 8,088 Views 8 Comments

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

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 17,525 Views 7 Comments

A three-point win in Mullingar for NUIG.

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 18,333 Views 25 Comments

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

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 30,349 Views 19 Comments

Irish researchers want your help to answer this very question.

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 64,222 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.

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 38,646 Views 16 Comments

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

'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 43,756 Views 46 Comments

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

This is Ireland's favourite building
# Galway
# Galway

This is Ireland's favourite building

Jun 23rd 2017, 10:58 AM 70,518 Views 20 Comments

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

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 23,023 Views 13 Comments

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

'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 35,140 Views 19 Comments

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

'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 8,665 Views 5 Comments

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

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 21,663 Views 7 Comments

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

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 13,701 Views 5 Comments

The holders saw off NUI Galway today.

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 4,549 Views 2 Comments

FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT!

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 11,195 Views 0 Comments

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

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 7,301 Views 1 Comment

Wins for NUIG today in the Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cup.

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 9,951 Views 6 Comments

Neil Douglas and Danny Kirby hit the goals for Mayo.

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 21,360 Views 34 Comments

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

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 10,869 Views 17 Comments

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

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 16,912 Views 64 Comments

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

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 22,521 Views 7 Comments

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

Mandatory gender quotas recommended for NUI Galway
# Report
# Report

Mandatory gender quotas recommended for NUI Galway

Apr 14th 2016, 1:11 PM 13,276 Views 95 Comments

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

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

Open thread: Have you ever experienced sleep paralysis?

Apr 13th 2016, 7:03 PM 35,772 Views 79 Comments

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

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

Suffer from chronic pain? Mindfulness might help

Apr 10th 2016, 8:30 AM 19,473 Views 14 Comments

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

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 8,136 Views 0 Comments

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

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 7,478 Views 0 Comments

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

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 8,887 Views 30 Comments

More than half of people who drink do so irresponsibly.

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 12,990 Views 20 Comments

There are five medical schools who take donations in Ireland.

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 38,359 Views 145 Comments

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