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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.
- Research & Innovation
- Business & Industry
- 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.
Equality, Diversity, & Inclusion Campus Committee
The Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Campus Committee (EDICC) was established in 2016 and held it's inaugural meeting in November 2016. The EDICC sets the framework for equality in service provision and employment across the University through development of operational work programmes.
This committee is composed of representative members from across the University who are senior decision makers with responsibilities for major units, schools, colleges, and leadership, including involvement from the Students' Union and Staff Networks. The EDICC reports to both the University Management Team (UMT) and to Údarás na hOllscoile, via a sub-committee of the Údarás, the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
The Terms of Reference of the EDICC were initally approved on November 1st 2016 and are reviewed regularly: Terms of Reference EDICC
The EDICC meets four times per academic year and working groups have been scoped to develop plans in relation to 4 strategic areas:
Membership of the Equality, Diversity, & Inclusion Campus Committee (EDICC)
|CHAIR||Vice President for Equality and Diversity||Prof Anne Scott|
|SECRETARY||Office of the Vice President for Equality and Diversity||Ms Tonya Watts|
|MEMBERS||Registrar and Deputy President||Prof Pól Ó Dochartaigh|
|Dean, College of Business, Public Policy, and Law||Prof John McHale|
|Dean of Graduate Studies||Prof Lucy Byrnes|
|Chief Operating Officer||Mr John Gill|
|Academic Secretary||Ms Caroline Loughnane|
|VP-Welfare and Equality Officer, Students' Union||Mr Brandon Walsh|
|Part-Time Officer, Students' Union||TBC|
|Vice President for Research||Prof Lokesh Joshi|
|Vice President - International||Prof Becky Whay|
|Head of Equal Opportunities||Ms Aoife Cooke|
|Head of Student Services||Mr John Hannon|
|Centre for Global Women's Studies||Dr Nata Duvvury|
|Director of Estates||Mr John Gibney|
|Director of Library||Mr John Cox|
|Director of International Office||Ms Anna Cunningham|
|Director of Human Resources||Ms Josephine Hynes|
|Head of School of Mathematics, Statistics, and Applied Maths||Dr Rachel Quinlan|
|Head of School of Medicine||Dr Carmel Malone|
|Head of Cairnes School of Business and Economics||Dr Tom Acton|
|Head of School of Psychology||Dr John Bogue|
|Vice-Dean EDI CASSCS||Dr Gerry Molloy|
|Vice-Dean EDI CBPPL||Dr Shivaun Quinlivan|
|Vice-Dean EDI CoS||Dr Niall Madden|
|Vice-Dean EDI CoEI||Ms Mary Dempsey|
|Vice-Dean EDI CMNHS||Dr Sinéad Lydon|
|Co-Chair of University Women's Network||Dr Rachel Hilliard|
|Co-Chair of LGBT+ Staff Network||Dr Chris Noone|
Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Annual Report
The Public Sector Duty was introduced as part of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) Act 2014. The University is required to produce an annual report that is accessible to the public which includes details of developments and initiatives in the line with the Public Sector Duty. Production of this annual report falls under the remit of the EDICC. Please find the current and past annual reports below.