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#nui galway

# 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 10,725 Views 97 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 6,173 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 8,147 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 15,233 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 5,071 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 9,472 Views 10 Comments

It’s the little things.

# 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 11,222 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 11,833 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 14,051 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 24,136 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 23,352 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 16,999 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 8,550 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 26,155 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 2,076 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 4,246 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 6,695 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 6,570 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 8,182 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 15,218 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 15,093 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 14,927 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 4,635 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 19,093 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 4,684 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 4,568 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 18,963 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 3,400 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 1,131 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 1,688 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 21,272 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 2,499 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 5,137 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 5,043 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 24,113 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 4,480 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 10,388 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 2,647 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 3,392 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 3,783 Views 13 Comments

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