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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a range of key areas of expertise.
Business & Industry
Guiding Breakthrough Research at NUI Galway
We explore and facilitate commercial opportunities for the research community at NUI Galway, as well as facilitating industry partnership.
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Postgraduate Research Studentships
Marine Renewable Energy Ireland: PhD studentships
Five exciting funded PhD studentships are available under the SFI-funded Marine Renewable Energy Ireland centre (MAREI). The research projects are in the area of composite materials and structural testing, with starting dates from September 2013. You can read more details.
BMERM Programme 2013: Call for Applications
The Structured PhD Programme in Biomedical Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (BMERM) is an innovative multi-disciplinary, multi-partner PhD programme, combining world-class research (leading to the thesis) and a comprehensive didactic and experiential learning component. Research is performed in one of the following themes: Functional Biomaterials; Biomechanics and Mechanobiology; Bioelectronics and Rehabilitation Engineering; Regenerative Therapeutics (Orthobiologics, Neurotherapeutics, Cardiovascular Therapeutics). Click here for more details.
Post-Doctoral Researcher - Medical Device Design
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time fixed term position as a Postdoctoral Researcher within Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering at the National University of Ireland, Galway. This position is funded by the European Commission Seventh Framework Program (FP7) and is available from April 2013 to contract end date of 31st March 2015.
The project focuses on the development of a stent system for treatment of bronchial stenoses due to both malignant and benign diseases. The work combines elements of stent design, tissue engineering and drug delivery. NUI Galway’s role in the project is focused on stent system analysis, design and prototype development.
We always welcome inquiries from graduates or final year students who are interested in postgraduate research leading to a Ph.D. or M.Eng.Sc. Please visit the research pages to find out about the department's research programmes and/or contact the appropriate staff member to discuss your interests. Fully funded studentships are often available for students working on specific projects, and these will be advertised here as they arise.
We have no current academic vacancies.
Postdoctoral Research Posts
Enquiries are always welcome from qualified researchers in relevant areas, with a view to applications for funding schemes such as the Government of Ireland Embark Postdoctoral Fellowships and other opportunities that may arise. Please visit the research pages to find out more, and/or contact the appropriate staff member directly. Specific vacancies will be advertised here as they arise.