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# nuig - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Domestic violence costs Irish victims €113,000 over more than 20 years – study
# Financial Cost
# Financial Cost

Domestic violence costs Irish victims €113,000 over more than 20 years – study

Jul 14th 2021, 9:56 AM 7,802 Views 10 Comments

Lost income, health and legal costs and damage to property are cumulatively costing domestic violence victims billions every year.

# nuig - Monday 19 April, 2021

New survey launched to capture people's experiences of remote working during the pandemic
# Working From Home
# Working From Home

New survey launched to capture people's experiences of remote working during the pandemic

Apr 19th 2021, 6:10 AM 18,102 Views 14 Comments

Researchers from NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission will publish their findings from the survey in May.

# nuig - Monday 8 March, 2021

Significant drop in number of children drinking and smoking in the last two decades
# Research
# Research

Significant drop in number of children drinking and smoking in the last two decades

Updated Mar 8th 2021, 2:29 PM 16,174 Views 30 Comments

More children reported feeling low and being on a diet compared with 1998.

# nuig - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Gardaí in Galway deny claims they will share student addresses with colleges over house parties
# NUIG
# NUIG

Gardaí in Galway deny claims they will share student addresses with colleges over house parties

Sep 30th 2020, 12:28 PM 28,962 Views 18 Comments

The Mayor of Galway said that gardaí would be passing the details of students who have house parties to colleges.

Some students with reduced campus hours backtrack on decision to live away from home
# NUIG
# NUIG

Some students with reduced campus hours backtrack on decision to live away from home

Sep 30th 2020, 6:45 AM 26,558 Views 14 Comments

One NUIG student is trying to leave his accommodation partly due to rising cases in Galway.

# nuig - Friday 25 September, 2020

NUIG students warned they could face expulsion if they fail to stick to Covid-19 guidelines
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

NUIG students warned they could face expulsion if they fail to stick to Covid-19 guidelines

Sep 25th 2020, 7:13 AM 23,604 Views 11 Comments

Students have been urged to “socialise safely and call out reckless behaviour”.

# nuig - Thursday 24 September, 2020

'A slightly lesser place': Challenges ahead for universities as international student numbers fall by up to 50%
# College Life
# College Life

'A slightly lesser place': Challenges ahead for universities as international student numbers fall by up to 50%

Sep 24th 2020, 6:10 AM 19,898 Views 6 Comments

A less diverse campus and a devastating impact on university income lies ahead due to a drop in international students.

# nuig - Thursday 13 August, 2020

'Black Lives Matter': NUIG contacts gardaí over video of racist incident on campus
# Investigation
# Investigation

'Black Lives Matter': NUIG contacts gardaí over video of racist incident on campus

Aug 13th 2020, 6:15 PM 43,856 Views 41 Comments

In a statement this evening, NUIG said it had been in contact with gardaí.

# nuig - Monday 10 August, 2020

Swimmers and surfers asked to take part in NUI Galway study to see if they have superbugs
# Water Quality
# Water Quality

Swimmers and surfers asked to take part in NUI Galway study to see if they have superbugs

Aug 10th 2020, 6:30 AM 47,295 Views 0 Comments

Surfer Easkey Britton and Liffey Swim champ Paul O’Flynn are supporting the project by urging people to sign up to be tested.

# nuig - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Hacker was paid ransom after NUI Galway alumni data targeted in worldwide cyber attack
# Blackbaud
# Blackbaud

Hacker was paid ransom after NUI Galway alumni data targeted in worldwide cyber attack

Jul 30th 2020, 7:07 AM 57,967 Views 16 Comments

The university said “names, telephone numbers and email addresses” in its alumni database may have been targeted in the hack.

# nuig - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Researchers want your questions for new survey about Irish society during the pandemic
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

Researchers want your questions for new survey about Irish society during the pandemic

Jun 9th 2020, 6:10 AM 7,908 Views 4 Comments

The research aims to record how Irish society has coped with the Covid-19 crisis.

# nuig - Monday 27 April, 2020

The 2km rule is the first restriction people want lifted, according to new survey
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

The 2km rule is the first restriction people want lifted, according to new survey

Apr 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 43,279 Views 114 Comments

The government has said it is hoping to ease some of the restrictions on 5 May.

# nuig - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Universities put Irish students in Italy on high alert as number of coronavirus cases there rockets
# Erasmus
# Erasmus

Universities put Irish students in Italy on high alert as number of coronavirus cases there rockets

Feb 26th 2020, 12:05 AM 29,382 Views 10 Comments

More than 10 people have died from the virus in Italy as confirmed cases reach over 280.

# nuig - Thursday 30 January, 2020

IT Carlow win extra-time thriller to book place in last-four of Fitzgibbon Cup
# Lovely Hurling
From The42
# Lovely Hurling

IT Carlow win extra-time thriller to book place in last-four of Fitzgibbon Cup

Jan 30th 2020, 10:05 PM 18,735 Views 3 Comments

A high-scoring clash eventually went against NUIG.

# nuig - Monday 16 December, 2019

NUI Galway charity criticised by regulator for spending over €30,000 on taxis
# Investigation
# Investigation

NUI Galway charity criticised by regulator for spending over €30,000 on taxis

Dec 16th 2019, 10:54 PM 26,815 Views 63 Comments

The report also found over €48,000 had been spent by Galway University Foundation on business class flights from 2015-17.

# nuig - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Irish students studying in Hong Kong forced to return to Ireland amid violent protests on campus
# Chaos
# Chaos

Irish students studying in Hong Kong forced to return to Ireland amid violent protests on campus

Nov 14th 2019, 4:14 PM 15,956 Views 12 Comments

Students from UCD, Trinity College and NUIG are in discussions about returning as a result of the protests.

# nuig - Saturday 5 October, 2019

As vaping-linked injuries and deaths rise in the US, some Irish colleges are moving towards an all-out ban

As vaping-linked injuries and deaths rise in the US, some Irish colleges are moving towards an all-out ban

Oct 5th 2019, 10:00 PM 24,863 Views 52 Comments

18 deaths and 1080 injuries in the US have been linked to vaping.

# nuig - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Researchers call for Irish families to take part in study of controversial weedkiller
# Glyphosate
# Glyphosate

Researchers call for Irish families to take part in study of controversial weedkiller

Jul 27th 2019, 9:00 AM 24,570 Views 44 Comments

The Austrian government recently banned glyphosate products over fears that it could cause cancer.

# nuig - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Sean O'Shea's 2-3 propels UCC past NUIG into Sigerson Cup final
# Last Four
From The42
# Last Four

Sean O'Shea's 2-3 propels UCC past NUIG into Sigerson Cup final

Feb 17th 2019, 4:41 PM 14,583 Views 1 Comment

They’ll face St Mary’s in the final on Wednesday night.

# nuig - Monday 11 February, 2019

8 players to watch in this week's Fitzgibbon Cup hurling semi-finals
# Leading Lights
From The42
# Leading Lights

8 players to watch in this week's Fitzgibbon Cup hurling semi-finals

Feb 11th 2019, 4:51 PM 15,931 Views 5 Comments

DCU, UCC, Mary Immaculate and NUI Galway are all in action.

# nuig - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Limerick-Galway and Cork-Dublin semis in store as Fitzgibbon last four confirmed
# Lovely Hurling
From The42
# Lovely Hurling

Limerick-Galway and Cork-Dublin semis in store as Fitzgibbon last four confirmed

Feb 7th 2019, 9:39 PM 8,133 Views 0 Comments

It’s Mary I v NUIG and UCC v DCU.

# nuig - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Late drama as NUIG stun favourites Ulster University to reach last four
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Late drama as NUIG stun favourites Ulster University to reach last four

Feb 6th 2019, 10:03 PM 11,886 Views 0 Comments

Frank Burns missed a last-minute free from close range for UU.

# nuig - Friday 1 February, 2019

All-Dublin clash for 2018 finalists DCU - here's the Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-final draw
# Business End
From The42
# Business End

All-Dublin clash for 2018 finalists DCU - here's the Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-final draw

Feb 1st 2019, 9:44 AM 7,817 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, it’s LIT v NUIG, Mary I v CIT and UCC v IT Carlow.

# nuig - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Kingston goal and 0-7 from Kerry forward helps UCC seal top spot in Fitzgibbon group
# Victory
From The42
# Victory

Kingston goal and 0-7 from Kerry forward helps UCC seal top spot in Fitzgibbon group

Jan 31st 2019, 5:28 PM 12,097 Views 0 Comments

Shane Kingston and Shane Conway played key roles in the victory for the Cork college over NUIG.

# nuig - Monday 19 November, 2018

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 13,883 Views 17 Comments

All students who may have been impacted have been notified.

# nuig - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography
# Sex Ed
# Sex Ed

Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography

Aug 7th 2018, 3:45 PM 28,741 Views 64 Comments

A new survey finds that 53% of boys in Ireland first watched porn under the age of 13.

# nuig - Monday 30 July, 2018

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 28,658 Views 12 Comments

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

# nuig - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Four female lecturers at NUIG promoted after settling gender discrimination case
# High Court
# High Court

Four female lecturers at NUIG promoted after settling gender discrimination case

Jul 25th 2018, 3:27 PM 19,719 Views 62 Comments

The proceedings were taken after the four claimed they were overlooked for promotions between 2008 and 2009.

# nuig - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Aran Islands to be used as testing ground for research into using hydrogen as fuel
# Renewable Energy
# Renewable Energy

Aran Islands to be used as testing ground for research into using hydrogen as fuel

Feb 18th 2018, 6:30 PM 19,224 Views 24 Comments

The research will use renewable energy to power a fleet of vans.

# nuig - Friday 16 February, 2018

'The workload on players in these months is absolutely appalling' - Corofin defender's fixture clash
# Man In Demand
From The42
# Man In Demand

'The workload on players in these months is absolutely appalling' - Corofin defender's fixture clash

Feb 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 5,910 Views 2 Comments

Kieran Molloy has had to choose an All-Ireland club semi-final over the Sigerson Cup final.

# nuig - Saturday 10 February, 2018

NUIG scientists develop new method of fighting breast cancer
# Stem Cells
# Stem Cells

NUIG scientists develop new method of fighting breast cancer

Feb 10th 2018, 6:04 PM 13,213 Views 5 Comments

Breast cancer patients whose cancer has spread still face relatively poor outcomes.

# nuig - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

14-man NUIG advance to Sigerson Cup semi-finals after shock victory over UCC
# Huge Upset
From The42
# Huge Upset

14-man NUIG advance to Sigerson Cup semi-finals after shock victory over UCC

Feb 7th 2018, 6:46 PM 17,818 Views 4 Comments

Galway’s Peter Cooke impressed for NUIG in midfield.

The key Cork, Dublin, Tipp and Galway players to watch in colleges action
# Seven Wonders
From The42
# Seven Wonders

The key Cork, Dublin, Tipp and Galway players to watch in colleges action

Feb 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 6,095 Views 0 Comments

The opening round of the 2018 O’Connor Cup kicks off today.

# nuig - Monday 25 December, 2017

More than 3,300 live animals used for research at NUI Galway
# Labs
# Labs

More than 3,300 live animals used for research at NUI Galway

Dec 25th 2017, 8:45 AM 10,852 Views 25 Comments

It bucks a national trend that saw a reduction in animal testing in 2016.

# nuig - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Student sex survey: 8% of women have had non-consensual sexual contact in the last year
# Consent
# Consent

Student sex survey: 8% of women have had non-consensual sexual contact in the last year

Dec 20th 2017, 8:30 AM 23,903 Views 163 Comments

The study also focused on the role alcohol plays in young people’s sex lives.

# nuig - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Here's why students are standing in massive queues outside Galway pubs today
# NUIG
From The Daily Edge
# NUIG

Here's why students are standing in massive queues outside Galway pubs today

Nov 16th 2017, 3:38 PM 18,722 Views 0 Comments

Yes, they’re wearing Christmas jumpers.

# nuig - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

After years of high-profile gender issues at NUIG, 40% of senior lecturers are now female
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

After years of high-profile gender issues at NUIG, 40% of senior lecturers are now female

Oct 31st 2017, 5:09 PM 10,165 Views 35 Comments

The equality reports come following a series of high profile gender discrimination cases taken against the university by female academic staff in recent years.

# nuig - Monday 23 October, 2017

Enda Kenny got an honorary doctorate at NUIG today
# Dr Kenny
# Dr Kenny

Enda Kenny got an honorary doctorate at NUIG today

Oct 23rd 2017, 9:16 PM 24,043 Views 139 Comments

He follows other former Taoisigh in receiving the award.

# nuig - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Enda Kenny to be conferred with honorary doctorate by the NUI
# Doctor Kenny
# Doctor Kenny

Enda Kenny to be conferred with honorary doctorate by the NUI

Oct 11th 2017, 6:19 PM 11,885 Views 65 Comments

The doctor will see you on 23 October.

# nuig - 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 64,163 Views 35 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.

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