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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.
School of Medicine
Welcome to the School of Medicine
Welcome to the School of Medicine, one of the three Schools in the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. The School is overseen by Prof. Carmel Malone, the current Head of School. Carmel Malone is a Consultant General Surgeon and Senior Lecturer in Surgery. Carmel has been involved in the Undergraduate education programme both as former chair of the Curriculum Review Committee and Final Medicine Year Head. Furthermore, Carmel has been extensively involved in postgraduate training as consultant inter co-ordinator for the West, North-West Region and former Chair of the National Intern Network Executive. Additionally, Carmel sits on the RCSI Postgraduate General Surgical Training Committee. Clinically, Carmel’s speciality interest is in the area of breast cancer. She is the President of the Society of Irish Breast Surgeons (SIBS). Her research interests include Molecular Oncology and Reconstructive Breast Surgery.
Professor Carmel Malone FRCSI (Gen) MD
Head of School of Medicine
College of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for all School enquires
Athena Swan Bronze Award
The School of Medicine is the first School of Medicine in the Republic of Ireland to be awarded an Athena Swan Bronze Award.
Our Commitment To Excellence In MedicineThe University is committed to providing the most up-to-date facilities and resources for the study of medicine and health sciences at our Galway campus. An energetic building programme is underway, with new buildings coming on stream to accommodate new programmes and expanding enrolments.
The School of Medicine, based in the Clinical Science Institute, has an enrolment of c.800 students. University College Hospital, Galway is the major teaching hospital of the Medical School. School members are highly qualified and the University has an extensive and well-funded programme of medical research.
Building for the Future
We are developing Medical Academies for Teaching and Research in Sligo, Letterkenny, Mayo and Ballinasloe.
The construction of a €40 million Human Biology building on campus will be completed in Autumn 2016.
The recently completed Clinical and Translational Research Facility adjacent to the Clinical Science Institute was jointly funded by the University, the Health Research Board and the Health Services Executive.
School members are engaged in innovative research in many areas, with particular emphasis on cancer, gene and stem cell therapy and biomedical engineering science.
Research undertaken by members, is aligned to the priority research areas of the Universtiy and staff participate in research as part of multi-disciplinary teams. We collaborate with many research institutes and centres including NCBES, CURAM, REMEDI, The Martin Ryan Institute, Galway Diabetes Research Centre, Galway Neuroscience Centre and the Clinical Research Facility.
The School of Medicine has a large number of international students and staff from countries such as Australia, Brunei, Canada, Great Britain, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, South Korea, Kuwati, Malaysia, Nigeria, Norway, Singapore, Sweden and USA.
We welcome exchange students, visiting students, and full-time students from all over the world. We value the richness and diversity of experience that international students bring to our community. We encourage all students to avail of international study and placement opportunities across the globe. We promote sustainable international development, human rights, and globally conscientious citizenshop.
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