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# nui-galway - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Research conducted by Irish scientists could mean the end of organ donors
# Breaking Ground
# Breaking Ground

Research conducted by Irish scientists could mean the end of organ donors

Aug 28th 2014, 11:12 AM 11,208 Views 15 Comments

New technology uses sound waves to target specific cells.

# nui-galway - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Some people might need more salt in their diets, not less
# Blood Pressure
# Blood Pressure

Some people might need more salt in their diets, not less

Aug 14th 2014, 10:14 AM 11,779 Views 22 Comments

New research suggests that a moderate intake is best to reduce blood pressure.

# nui-galway - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Do you have ADHD or teach children with the condition?
# Research Study
# Research Study

Do you have ADHD or teach children with the condition?

Jul 26th 2014, 10:30 AM 14,021 Views 135 Comments

Researchers are looking to speak to young women and secondary level teachers about the disorder.

# nui-galway - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Lecturer wins €80,000 in discrimination case against NUI Galway
# Employment
# Employment

Lecturer wins €80,000 in discrimination case against NUI Galway

Jun 17th 2014, 12:19 PM 23,921 Views 11 Comments

The Equality Tribunal found that the engineering lecturer had been discriminated against on the grounds of gender and disability.

# nui-galway - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Researchers have found a massive underground river network in Galway Bay
# Limestone
# Limestone

Researchers have found a massive underground river network in Galway Bay

Jun 4th 2014, 7:15 AM 23,266 Views 29 Comments

These rivers could be flowing under the seabed out as far as 48 kilometres from the shore.

# nui-galway - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Cancer survivors reveal how 'overwhelming, lingering, unrelenting' tiredness holds them back
# Survivors
# Survivors

Cancer survivors reveal how 'overwhelming, lingering, unrelenting' tiredness holds them back

Apr 27th 2014, 8:45 AM 16,989 Views 35 Comments

More study on cancer-related fatigue is needed – and doctors are hoping to talk to survivors about it.

# nui-galway - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Students told to check that they're vaccinated after measles outbreak
# Infected
# Infected

Students told to check that they're vaccinated after measles outbreak

Apr 2nd 2014, 6:45 AM 8,531 Views 18 Comments

Two cases have been confirmed at NUI Galway in the first cases in the country so far this year.

# nui-galway - Friday 14 March, 2014

"We have to hold out hope": Student now missing one week
# Please Help
# Please Help

"We have to hold out hope": Student now missing one week

Mar 14th 2014, 6:00 PM 26,120 Views 7 Comments

The family and friends of Mark Casey, 19, travel to Limerick city every day to search for Offaly man who went missing on night out.

# nui-galway - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Column: Awarding top athletes extra CAO points makes total sense
# Points For Sports
# Points For Sports

Column: Awarding top athletes extra CAO points makes total sense

Mar 8th 2014, 8:00 AM 1,869 Views 52 Comments

We live in a society, not just an economy – and giving additional points to people for accomplishments beyond the academic makes sense, write Aaron McKenna.

# nui-galway - Friday 28 February, 2014

Saints duo O'Brien and Clarke lead NUI Maynooth to first ever Collingwood success
# College Football
From The42
# College Football

Saints duo O'Brien and Clarke lead NUI Maynooth to first ever Collingwood success

Feb 28th 2014, 7:30 PM 4,236 Views 1 Comment

The Kildare man overcame NUI Galway at the UCD Bowl this evening.

# nui-galway - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

DCU hit four goals in comfortable Sigerson Cup win over NUI Galway
# Impressive
From The42
# Impressive

DCU hit four goals in comfortable Sigerson Cup win over NUI Galway

Feb 5th 2014, 4:04 PM 6,679 Views 3 Comments

DCU now advance to face UCD at the quarter-final stage.

# nui-galway - Monday 27 January, 2014

Stem cells for human use can now be manufactured in Ireland
# Cures
# Cures

Stem cells for human use can now be manufactured in Ireland

Jan 27th 2014, 9:28 AM 6,551 Views 10 Comments

The Centre for Cell Manufacturing Ireland at NUIG will allow the university to expand their already established research into the field.

# nui-galway - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Former AG Peter Sutherland to give Garret FitzGerald memorial address
# Lecture
# Lecture

Former AG Peter Sutherland to give Garret FitzGerald memorial address

Jan 19th 2014, 8:15 AM 8,158 Views 18 Comments

Sutherland and FitzGerland had a close working relationship, with the former Taoieach appointing the barrister Ireland’s Attorney General when he took office in 1981.

# nui-galway - Friday 6 December, 2013

When Nelson Mandela danced to The Corrs in Galway (video)
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

When Nelson Mandela danced to The Corrs in Galway (video)

Dec 6th 2013, 3:59 PM 15,195 Views 17 Comments

He got up and held the floor on a visit in 2003. Watch here.

# nui-galway - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

NUIG scientists find deep-sea world off Irish coast
# Beneath The Sea
# Beneath The Sea

NUIG scientists find deep-sea world off Irish coast

Nov 19th 2013, 10:30 AM 15,077 Views 25 Comments

The underwater organisms could be more than 200 years old.

# nui-galway - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Trinity College Dublin falls 19 places in world university rankings
# Slippage
# Slippage

Trinity College Dublin falls 19 places in world university rankings

Oct 2nd 2013, 11:24 PM 14,909 Views 60 Comments

But UCD has pulled itself back up to 161st place.

# nui-galway - Monday 23 September, 2013

Half of children who smoke had their first cigarette aged 13 or younger
# Children's Health
# Children's Health

Half of children who smoke had their first cigarette aged 13 or younger

Sep 23rd 2013, 3:06 PM 4,586 Views 16 Comments

However, a new report out today shows that smoking rates among school-aged children are down overall — dropping from 21 per cent in 1998 to 12 per cent in 2010.

# nui-galway - Monday 19 August, 2013

Points jump for business, agriculture and science courses
# Points Race
# Points Race

Points jump for business, agriculture and science courses

Aug 19th 2013, 8:12 AM 19,075 Views 30 Comments

Students hoping to receive an offer for their first preference courses will find out what the points requirements are this morning.

# nui-galway - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

NUI Galway’s School of Physics recognised for commitment to gender equality
# Juno Project
# Juno Project

NUI Galway’s School of Physics recognised for commitment to gender equality

Jul 9th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,666 Views 28 Comments

Women are under-represented in physical science at every level – but NUI Galway is trying to change this.

# nui-galway - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Cutbacks 'causing stress' among parents of children with autism
# Autism
# Autism

Cutbacks 'causing stress' among parents of children with autism

Jun 5th 2013, 7:15 AM 4,554 Views 9 Comments

New research shows that the levels of stress are higher when families have less access to autism services.

# nui-galway - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

'Number of people arrested' in unofficial Rag Week celebrations in Galway
# Rag Week
# Rag Week

'Number of people arrested' in unofficial Rag Week celebrations in Galway

Feb 19th 2013, 9:51 AM 18,934 Views 81 Comments

The President of the Student’s Union at NUI Galway, Paul Curley said he has been led to believe that none of the people arrested were from NUI.

# nui-galway - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Here's your 2013 Fitzgibbon Cup Guide: Part 2
# Hurling
From The42
# Hurling

Here's your 2013 Fitzgibbon Cup Guide: Part 2

Jan 31st 2013, 7:30 AM 3,376 Views 0 Comments

This year’s Fitzgibbon Cup throws in this afternoon. Here’s the second part of our team guide to the competition.

# nui-galway - Monday 7 January, 2013

FBD League: Galway, Sligo and Leitrim triumph
# Connacht
From The42
# Connacht

FBD League: Galway, Sligo and Leitrim triumph

Jan 7th 2013, 6:30 AM 1,116 Views 0 Comments

Micheal Meehan was to the fore as the Tribesmen got their 2013 campaign off to a winning start in Tuam yesterday.

# nui-galway - Friday 21 December, 2012

Big break: NUI Galway secures snooker's Grand Finals for 2013
# Tour Champs
From The42
# Tour Champs

Big break: NUI Galway secures snooker's Grand Finals for 2013

Dec 21st 2012, 2:41 PM 1,647 Views 3 Comments

Ken Doherty and Mark Selby will join an elite field for the Players Tour Championship event.

# nui-galway - Monday 17 December, 2012

Imagine if J.R.R. Tolkien was marking your exam papers?
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

Imagine if J.R.R. Tolkien was marking your exam papers?

Dec 17th 2012, 8:30 PM 21,104 Views 16 Comments

If you were a NUI Galway student in the late forties… he might have been.

# nui-galway - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Study says recession has hit older people more than reported
# Poverty
# Poverty

Study says recession has hit older people more than reported

Dec 5th 2012, 10:50 AM 2,485 Views 8 Comments

A study from NUI Galway says the perception that older people have secure finances is not always a fair one.

# nui-galway - Monday 26 November, 2012

Galway Volvo Ocean Race worth €60.5 million to Irish economy
# Galway City
# Galway City

Galway Volvo Ocean Race worth €60.5 million to Irish economy

Nov 26th 2012, 1:15 PM 5,119 Views 13 Comments

Over 500,000 people visited Galway city for the festival with 16% of those coming from outside of Ireland.

# nui-galway - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Students in pre-budget protest against fee increases and grant cuts
# Galway
# Galway

Students in pre-budget protest against fee increases and grant cuts

Nov 14th 2012, 5:47 PM 5,024 Views 26 Comments

Between 1,500 and 2,000 students protested in Galway today in the run up to next month’s budget.

# nui-galway - Friday 2 November, 2012

Student whose Halloween costume catches fire "highly motivated, respected"
# Investigation
# Investigation

Student whose Halloween costume catches fire "highly motivated, respected"

Nov 2nd 2012, 8:35 AM 24,076 Views 22 Comments

NUI Galway releases statement on popular student who is still in critical condition in hospital.

# nui-galway - Monday 24 September, 2012

Treatment for rare bone cancer available for the first time in Ireland
# Cancer
# Cancer

Treatment for rare bone cancer available for the first time in Ireland

Sep 24th 2012, 2:00 PM 4,430 Views 5 Comments

However the drug will have to be approved in the HSE’s reimbursement process before it can be made available to medical card patients.

# nui-galway - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

No major changes for Irish colleges in latest University rankings
# University Rankings
# University Rankings

No major changes for Irish colleges in latest University rankings

Sep 11th 2012, 8:05 AM 10,360 Views 13 Comments

Trinity College, UCD, UCC, NUI Galway and DCU haven’t seen any major change in their rankings since this time last year.

# nui-galway - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Women with disabilities more vulnerable to sexual violence, says report
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

Women with disabilities more vulnerable to sexual violence, says report

Jun 20th 2012, 2:01 PM 2,644 Views 4 Comments

84 per cent of perpetrators were known to the victims.

# nui-galway - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Enda Kenny hails Irish 'resilience' through crisis
# Recession
# Recession

Enda Kenny hails Irish 'resilience' through crisis

Mar 4th 2012, 11:09 AM 3,379 Views 66 Comments

The Taoiseach acknowledged many people are concerned for the future, but said Ireland has “great potential”.

# nui-galway - Monday 9 January, 2012

'Worrying' level of overspending at Irish universities, says TD
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

'Worrying' level of overspending at Irish universities, says TD

Jan 9th 2012, 2:58 PM 3,776 Views 13 Comments

A Cork TD has expressed disbelief at UCC’s €138,000 taxi bill.

# nui-galway - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

NUI Galway students vote to scrap controversial Rag Week
# Rag Week
# Rag Week

NUI Galway students vote to scrap controversial Rag Week

Oct 18th 2011, 2:27 PM 2,554 Views 15 Comments

The Students’ Union council votes by 107 votes to 7 to scrap the event, in exchange for extra cash towards student hardship funds.

# nui-galway - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Galway team pinpoints part of brain which produces "marijuana-like substances" to dull pain
# Discovery
# Discovery

Galway team pinpoints part of brain which produces "marijuana-like substances" to dull pain

Oct 11th 2011, 2:55 PM 1,229 Views 12 Comments

They discovered that the hippocampus of the brain, which is usually associated with memory, helps to suppress pain during times of stress.

Higgins tops nationwide poll of students' Aras intentions
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Higgins tops nationwide poll of students' Aras intentions

Oct 11th 2011, 12:15 PM 1,264 Views 18 Comments

Michael D Higgins tops a nationwide opinion poll of almost 2,000 students across Ireland’s seven university campuses.

# nui-galway - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

In pictures: Women hit streets for SlutWalk protest
# SlutWalk
# SlutWalk

In pictures: Women hit streets for SlutWalk protest

Oct 5th 2011, 5:58 PM 2,970 Views 17 Comments

Ireland’s first ever SlutWalk took place in Galway today, with dozens protesting against attitudes to sexual assault.

# nui-galway - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

NUI Galway astronomers make pulsar discovery
# Space
# Space

NUI Galway astronomers make pulsar discovery

Aug 30th 2011, 11:32 AM 1,394 Views 2 Comments

The team’s discovery has paved the way for understanding how these rapidly spinning neutron stars work.

# nui-galway - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Bike scheme on its way to Galway
# Galway Bikes
# Galway Bikes

Bike scheme on its way to Galway

Aug 11th 2011, 9:40 PM 979 Views 20 Comments

It’s reported that 20 ideal locations have been pinpointed for the scheme, which could be in Galway by next summer.