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NUIG professor creates site to link Protective Equipment supplies with hospitals in need

NUI Galway has set up a new donations website to link Personal Protective Equipment supplies with hospitals in need worldwide during the coronavirus pandemic. The...

NUIG President asks landlords for “care and compassion” towards students

The President of NUI Galway has asked landlords and property owners to show compassion to students during the Covid-19 crisis.

Coronavirus: NUIG confirms two cases among student body

NUIG has said that there have been two confirmed cases of Covid-19 coronavirus among its student body, both of who are...

Massive economic cost of violence against women highlighted in NUIG study.

Researchers from NUIG recently presented the finding of the What Works to Prevent Violence project, which highlighted the massive economic cost...

Coronavirus: Teaching, gatherings, and meetings at NUIG cancelled

All teaching at NUIG will cease as of 6pm this evening to combat the spread of the coronavirus, and the university...

NUIG student referred to HSE for possible Coronavirus infection

Results are due later today on an NUI Galway student who has been tested for the COVID-19 coronavirus after being triaged...

NUIG secures €4 million EU project to make chemicals with solar power

NUI Galway has secured a €4 million EU project in sustainable manufacturing to produce chemicals using solar power.

Galway scientist wins prestigious Irish Cancer Society award

NUI Galway researcher John Daly was named PhD Researcher of the Year at the recent Irish Cancer Society Research Awards.

Students camp out at NUIG in protest against rent increase

Students from NUI Galway are camping out in the university quadrangle this evening in protest against a 4% rent increase at...

Irish Traveller elected to NUI Galway governing body for first time

An Irish Traveller has been elected to NUI Galway's Údarás na hOllscoile for the first time. Owen Ward,...

Incredible health scientist shortlisted for European Young Researcher Award

NUIG's Elaine Toomey, a scientist dedicated to improving the quality of health research, has been shortlisted for the Euroscience European...

Families rack up debt due to lack of autism services NUIG study finds

Huge numbers of children on the autism spectrum in Ireland are not getting the services they need, putting a major financial...

City Councillor calls for NUIG to revoke campus rent increase

Galway City Councillor Eddie Hoare has criticised the decision by NUIG to impose a 4% rent increase on campus accommodation.

Petition against 4% rent hike at NUIG garners over 1,200 signatures

More than 1,200 people have signed a petition calling on NUI Galway to reverse a 4% increase in rent for on-campus...

NUI Galway awarded €175,000 for science engagement initiatives

NUI Galway has been awarded €175,000 for five initiatives that aims to improve public engagement and education about science.

NUIG gets approval to use student accommodation for tourists

NUI Galway has been granted approval to use some of its new student accommodation for tourists during the holiday season.

NUIG launches nationwide survey on students sexual experiences

NUI Galway Active Consent and the Union of Students of Ireland have teamed up for a nationwide survey on students sexual...

NUIG scientists make breakthrough on schizophrenia with genome editing

Scientist at NUI Galway have made a breakthrough in identifying genetic risk factors for schizophrenia which could lead to new treatments. Schizophrenia affects an average...

Blood pressure treatment guidelines called into question by Galway study

Up to 150,000 Irish patients who could be affected by new, lower thresholds for high blood pressure treatment might not need any increase in...

Galway startup developing chemical free masks and wipes to fight viruses

A Galway based medical startup is developing new medical masks and wipes which could capture and trap viruses without using toxic chemicals. Aquila Bioscience is...
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