October 2020

Europe's First Dual Med-Eng Course

Europe's First Dual Med-Eng Course

NUI Galway has launched a unique dual Medicine-Engineering, or Physicianeer programme.

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September 2020

Key Findings in Cancer Research

Key Findings in Cancer Research

Researchers investigating anti-cancer drugs reveal new key findings on how cells duplicate and divide DNA

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New Appointments at NUI Galway

New Appointments at NUI Galway

A new Director and Associate Director for the HRB Clinical Research Facility

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Improved Dementia Risk Prediction

Improved Dementia Risk Prediction

New research has identified biomarkers that could help identify those at risk of developing dementia later in life

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Confucius Institutes Online Forum

Confucius Institutes Online Forum

NUI Galway hosts inaugural meeting of Institutes dedicated to study of Chinese medicine

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Visual Impairment Technology

Visual Impairment Technology

NUI Galway researchers develop innovative technology to assist people with visual impairment

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NUI Galway Developing Covid-19 Test

NUI Galway Developing Covid-19 Test

Ryan Institute researchers developing Covid-19 testing of saliva samples using next-generation synthetic biology tools

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Diabetes Prevention Study

Diabetes Prevention Study

NUI Galway seeks participants for new diabetes study

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August 2020 

Professor Among Covid-19 Task Force

Professor Among Covid-19 Task Force

NUI Galway Professor among global task force study examining mHealth Role in COVID-19 pandemic

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Gold Medal for Civic Engagement

Gold Medal for Civic Engagement

NUI Galway rewards excellence with new Gold Medal for Civic Engagement in Health Sciences

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PIER Project seeks participants

PIER Project seeks participants

New project to investigate superbugs in swimmers

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July 2020

Sláinte Society Wins

Sláinte Society Wins

Society Sláinte wins at National Board of Irish College Society Awards

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Chinese Scholarship Council

Chinese Scholarship Council

10 Chinese PhD Candidates Awarded Scholarships to NUI Galway from the Chinese Scholarship Council

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Promising Stem Cell Therapy

Promising Stem Cell Therapy

Research on Promising Stem Cell Therapy using Biomaterials for Wound Healing Published

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NUI Galway Health starts-ups

NUI Galway Health starts-ups

Three NUI Galway Start-Ups named Health Innovation Hub Ireland’s Health Innovations 2020

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€10.3million awarded in DTIF

€10.3million awarded in DTIF

Over €10.3million awarded in DTIF to NUI Galway teams partnering with Galway based companies

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Live NUI Galway event

Live NUI Galway event

Live Event to Discuss Why COVID-19 is a One Health Challenge

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HRB Health Research Award

HRB Health Research Award

NUI Galway Researcher Awarded HRB Health Research Award

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June 2020

Irish adults willing to download CO

Irish adults willing to download CO

The vast majority of Irish adults – 82% – are willing to download a contact tracing app to their smartphone

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Ultraviolet Drone to Fight COVID-19

Ultraviolet Drone to Fight COVID-19

NUI Galway and UL scientists have collaborated to develop an innovative autonomous drone platform to deliver sterilising

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High Blood Pressure and COVID19

High Blood Pressure and COVID19

A team of cardiology experts have collaborated to interpret a study into high blood pressure & COVID19

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McGinty MBA Scholarship

McGinty MBA Scholarship

We are pleased to announce the new McGinty MBA Scholarship, established by Medicine alumna, Dr Geraldine McGinty

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May 2020

Spotlight on Adolescent Health

Spotlight on Adolescent Health

The HBSC international report from the 2018 survey is now available

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Blood pressure and dementia

Blood pressure and dementia

NUI Galway researchers show that lowering blood pressure reduces the risk of developing dementia

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iHealthFacts

iHealthFacts

Check your COVID facts on the new iHealthfacts site

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Improving long-term recovery

Improving long-term recovery

Can microRNAs predict or improve muscle health and strength?

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Clinical trial for ARDS

Clinical trial for ARDS

University start-up commences clinical trial for the treatment of ARDS in COVID-19 patients

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ICU Family Link

ICU Family Link

Accelerated response, for the care of people, by the power of community

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Corona Citizens Science Project

Corona Citizens Science Project

A survey to investigate the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic and the associated restrictive measures

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Refocusing healthcare research

Refocusing healthcare research

Healthcare - the immediate battleground in this pandemic.

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Helping Patients Breath

Helping Patients Breath

Project to design easy to manufacture and reuse hood for oxygen delivery

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Mapping PPE supply and demand

Mapping PPE supply and demand

Teams at NUI Galway & UL have created a new app to help share PPE

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April 2020

Prof. Dearbhaile Morris

Prof. Dearbhaile Morris

Study detects presence of disease-causing E.coli in recreational waters

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Medicine Class of 2020

Medicine Class of 2020

Over 190 medicine students graduate early to assist with COVID19 response

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