Check out the Postgraduate Research Mentoring Programme and get in touch if you wish to take part.

Check out the Research Development Centre (RDC) at https://www.nuigalway.ie/rdc/ for upcoming workshops and events. The RDC is an initiative of the offices of the VPR and Graduate Studies to support the continuing professional development of all our researchers, from Postgraduate to Senior Fellows, at NUI Galway.

GS Modules

  • Supervisor approval is required for all modules (except GS506 - Teaching and Learning).
  • Check that the module/s are available to take under your structured research programme.
  • Each module can only be taken for credit once. 
  • Please click on module codes for module description. 
  • Blackboard is not used for most of the GS modules. In these cases, contact module owner or student supervisor for further information.

GS modules assessed by supervisor

Module Code Title ECTS
GS501 Seminar Programme or Conference Participation 5
GS502 Participation in Journal Club Programme 5
GS505 Graduate Research Skills 5
GS508 Formulating a Research Project Proposal 5
GS509 Participation in Workshops/Courses 5
GS5103 Conference Organisation 5
GS5107 Work-based Placement 1 5
GS5108 Work-based Placement 2 10
GS5109 Work-based Placement 3  15
GS511 Research Placement 1 5
GS513 Research Placement 2 10
GS514 Research Placement 3 15
GS515 Research Paper Publication 5
GS526 Oral/Poster communication  5
GS527 Clinical Skill Development 1 5
GS528 Clinical Skill Development 2 5
GS529 Clinical Skill Development 3 5
GS532 Introduction to Psychopharmacology (BAP) 5
GS536 Communication & Outreach 5

  GS modules (with module owners)

Contact Person Module 
Code
Title ECTS

mairead.greene@nuigalway.ie

GS506 Teaching & Learning 5
john.newell@nuigalway.ie GS507    Statistical Methods for Research (Available to Structured PhD/MD students for credit in the first instance due to limited places) 5
martin.ohalloran@nuigalway.ie GS5101  BioInnovate I: Needs finding to concept generation 
(You must contact Martin before registering for this module)
5
martin.ohalloran@nuigalway.ie GS5102  BioInnovate II: Concept Development and Implementation  
(You must contact Martin before registering for this module)

5

rachel.hilliard@nuigalway.ie GS5104
 Intensive Writing Workshop
(You must contact Rachel before registering for this module). 
5
Ruth Dooley
researchintegrity@nuigalway.ie
GS5110 Research Integrity
The following form must be completed as part of this module Research Student Supervisor Agreement
5
martin.ohalloran@nuigalway.ie

natalie.walsh@nuigalway.ie
GS5111 From Idea to Execution - Entrepreneurship Training Programme 5
martin.ohalloran@nuigalway.ie GS520 BioInnovate I Core: Needs finding to concept generation
(You must contact Martin before registering for this module)
10
martin.ohalloran@nuigalway.ie
GS521 BioInnovate I core and project: Needs finding to concept generation 
(You must contact Martin before registering for this module)
15
martin.ohalloran@nuigalway.ie
GS522 BioInnovate II Core: Concept Development and Implementation 
(You must contact Martin before registering for this module)
10
martin.ohalloran@nuigalway.ie
GS523 BioInnovate II Core and project: Concept Development and Implementation 
(You must contact Martin before registering for this module)
15
yolanda.garcia@nuigalway.ie GS525 Laboratory Animal Science Training (LAST) Ireland course 5
rosie.dunne@nuigalway.ie  GS530 Graduate Research Information Skills  5
seosamh.macdonnacha@oegaillimh.ie GS535 Induction & Professional Development (College of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies only) 5