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# 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 1,234 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 1,266 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 2,992 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 1,402 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 989 Views 20 Comments

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

# nui-galway - Friday 5 August, 2011

Irish scientists discover new life beneath the sea
# Discovery
# Discovery

Irish scientists discover new life beneath the sea

Aug 5th 2011, 12:04 PM 5,284 Views 5 Comments

The discovery came during a 23-day mission out in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.

# nui-galway - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

TCD fifteenth in the world when it comes to maths
# Brains
# Brains

TCD fifteenth in the world when it comes to maths

Jul 5th 2011, 1:27 PM 1,016 Views 15 Comments

Irish universities have fared very well in maths and engineering…

# nui-galway - Sunday 26 June, 2011

One in ten UCD staff on six figure salaries- report
# Six Figures
# Six Figures

One in ten UCD staff on six figure salaries- report

Jun 26th 2011, 3:26 PM 1,201 Views 22 Comments

Records reveal that some staff at some universities earn in excess of €200,000.

# nui-galway - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Brian Lenihan appoints economic advisor to Central Bank commission
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Brian Lenihan appoints economic advisor to Central Bank commission

Mar 9th 2011, 8:05 AM 1,079 Views 0 Comments

The outgoing finance minister has appointed Dr Alan Ahearne to the Central Bank commission for the next four years.

# nui-galway - Friday 4 March, 2011

Gardaí make a number of arrests as students celebrate in Galway city
# Galway
# Galway

Gardaí make a number of arrests as students celebrate in Galway city

Mar 4th 2011, 9:03 AM 1,500 Views 0 Comments

There are reports of dozens of students being arrested for public order offences as they celebrated ‘College Week’.