Prof. Terry Smith

Prof. Terry Smith

Academic Director
T: +353 91 492022 (ext. 2022)

Terry Smith is the NUI Galway Professor of Biomedical Engineering Science. He is the co-director of the MSc. in Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs, and academic director of an MSc. in Biomedical Science (full-time). His research is focused on the design and development of novel molecular diagnostics tests for infectious diseases, and their clinical application. Terry has a BA. Moderatorship Degree (Microbiology) from Trinity College Dublin and a D.Phil. degree from Oxford University.

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Dr Mary Ní Fhlathartaigh

Dr Mary Ní Fhlathartaigh

Lecturer and Academic Coordinator
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Mary received her BSc (Hons) in Pharmacology from NUI, Galway after which she completed a Higher diploma in Education (NUI, Galway). She taught biology and mathematics through the medium of Irish at Colaiste Chroí Mhuire, Spiddal.

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Olivia Mc Dermott

Olivia Mc Dermott

Lecturer

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Dr. Una Fitzgerald

Dr. Una Fitzgerald

Lecturer

Dr Una FitzGerald directs and lectures on the MSc in Biomedical Science (via distance learning). Una graduated from NUI Galway with a BE in Industrial Engineering and an MSc in Biotechnology.

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Dr. Maura Grealy

Dr. Maura Grealy

Lecturer

Dr Manus Biggs

Dr Manus Biggs

Lecturer

Dr Biggs is a Science Foundation Ireland Investigator and lecturer within the department of Biomedical Engineering at NUI Galway. He received a Ph.D in cell engineering from the University of Glasagow in 2009 through research into nanotopographical modification of orthopedic implants. This was proceeded by postdoctoral experience at Columbia University, New York, where he worked on the nanofabriaction of cell platforms for probing T-cell and stem cell processes.

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Dr Ted Vaughan

Dr Ted Vaughan

Lecturer

Dr. Vaughan was recruited to the Discipline of Biomedical Engineering in September 2015. He was awarded a PhD in Mechanical Engineering in 2011 by the University of Limerick and holds a First Class Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering, also from the University of Limerick. Following his PhD, he spent four years working as a postdoctoral researcher in the Centre for Biomechanics Research at NUI Galway on a European Research Council funded grant examining aspects of bone mechanobiology.

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Dr Mark Foley

Dr Mark Foley

Lecturer

Ms Maura O'Connell

Ms Maura O'Connell

Lecturer

Maura O’ Connell teaches in the Department of Marketing at the Cairnes School of Business, Public Policy and Law. Her interests lie in innovation and business start-ups and in the emerging area of digital marketing. Prior to joining NUIG she worked in the Graduate School of Business, UCD, where she taught and conducted research in the area of business-to-business marketing. She has worked as a consultant to numerous business start-ups, advising on market research and marketing planning.

Dr Dara Cannon

Dr Dara Cannon

Lecturer

Dr. Dara Cannon's research focuses on the biological underpinnings of psychiatric diseases such as mood and anxiety disorders.

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Dr Aoife Boyd

Dr Aoife Boyd

Lecturer

Dr Yury Rochev

Dr Yury Rochev

Lecturer

Dr. Yury Rochev obtained an honours Master of Science degree in Physics (1984) at Moscow State University, Biophysical Department, Russia. In 1990 he was awarded a Doctorate in Biophysics from the Institute of Biological Physics, the Soviet academy of Science, at Pushchino (Moscow region).

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