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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 rang of key areas of expertise.
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Guiding Breakthrough Research at NUI Galway
We explore and facilitate commercial opportunities for the research community at NUI Galway, as well as facilitating industry partnership.
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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.
Ms. Sinéad Hahessy RGN, MA
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Sinead Hahessy, (corresponding author), Eimear Burke, Evelyn Byrne, Frances Farrelly, Marcella Kelly, Brona Mooney, Pauline Meskell (2014) 'Indicators of Student Satisfaction in Postgraduate Blended Learning Programmes: Key Messages from a Survey Study'. The All Ireland Journal of Teaching & Learning in Higher Education, 6 (3):1941-19423. [Details]|
|Newell, E., and Hahessy, S (2013) 'Social support for parents of children of type 1 diabetes: An Ethnographic Study'. Journal of Diabetes Nursing, 17 :27-31. [Details]|
|Heaney, F.,Hahessy, S. (2011) 'Patient satisfaction with an orthopaedic pre operative assessment clinic International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing'. International Journal Of Orthopaedic And Trauma Nursing, 15 (2):82-91. [Details]|
|Hahessy, S. (2007) 'Inter-professional Working: Power & Politics in the Operating Department'. Clinical Services Journal, . [Details]|
|Moloney, J.,Hahessy, S. (2006) 'Using Reflection in everyday orthopaedic nursing practice'. Journal Of Orthopaedic Nursing, 10 :49-55. [Details]|
|Hahessy, S. (2003) '‘The Benefit of Sociology to Gerontology’: Reflecting on Experience'. All Ireland Journal Of Nursing & Midwifery, 2 (11). [Details]|
|Hahessy, S (2001) '‘The Power of the Label’: A semi personal account Irish Nurses’ Organisation'. Journal of Nursing Research, (1). [Details]|
|Conway, Y., Meskell, P., Meagher, C., Mooney, B., Hahessy, S. & Gannon, M. (2013) Fit for purpose: Nurse/Midwife managers perceptions of postgraduate blended learning programmes and their impact on clinical practice 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference: Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice, School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway [Details]|
|Hahessy, S.,Ui Chiardha, T.,Byrne, E.,Brennan, M.,Burke, E.,Kelly, M.,Mee, L.,Meaney, T., Counihan, S. (2008) (2008) (2008) Students' experiences of preceptorship during their rostered year in clinical practice: A phenomenological study Nursing and Midwifery Planning and Development Unit HSE West , Making the paradigm shift, Galway [Details]|
|Hahessy, S. (2011) Poetry: A pedagogical tool for enhancing critical thinking and reflective practice. Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference. Transforming Healthcare through Research & Education. Trinity College Dublin. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Hahessy, S.,Carr, G. (2010) So you think you can write! Creative Thinking: Re-Imagining the University, . Centre for Excellence in Learning & Teaching 8th Annual Galway Symposium. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Hahessy, S. (2010) Look who’s talking! Social networking and Transformational learning in post graduate healthcare education. All Ireland Society for Higher Education. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Hahessy, S.,Carr, G. (2009) Developing critical thinking & problem solving skills in nurse education through the use of poetry . 2nd International Nursing & Midwifery Conference. NUIG: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Hahessy, S.,Kelly, M. (2009) Multi-disciplinary students’ knowledge of child protection and welfare . 9th International Family Nursing Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Hahessy, S.,Kelly, M. (2009) Enhancing Multidisciplinary Knowledge of Child Protection and Welfare through Collaborative Educational Methods . 1st International Children’s Nursing Conference. Queen?s University, Belfast: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Hahessy, S. (2009) A Rainy Summers Work: Reflections on the implementation of technology enhanced e learning in post graduate programmes . Irish Learning Technologies Assocaition Annual Conference. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Hahessy, S. (2008) Power & politics in the operating department Irish Nurses Organisation, . Operating Department Nurses Conference. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Hahessy, S.,Byrne, E.,Mee, L.,Ui Chiardha, T.,Burke, E. (2008) Student experiences of preceptorship. Nursing and Midwifery Planning and Development Unit HSE Mid West. 5th Annual Conference Transforming Care through Innovation and Quality Limerick. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Hahessy, S.,Kelly, M., Smyth, S., Eaton, P Sherlock, C. (2008) The importance of inter-professional education: Messages from a Child Protection Study . NETNEP-2nd International Nurse Education Conference: Research & Innovation in International Nurse Education. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Hahessy, S. (2007) Poetry: An Educational Aesthetic for Nursing . 1st International Conference, School of Nursing & Midwifery. National University of Ireland, Galway: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Hahessy, S.,Moffat, U. (2006) Supporting Stroke: Findings from an ethnographic study Irish Heart Foundation Annual Stroke Study Day, Dublin. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Hahessy, S.,Byrne, E.,Mee, L.,Ui Chiardha, T.,Burke, E (2006) Poster presentation Knowing the student: Issues of diversity that effect learning . 4th Annual Conference on Teaching & Learning The Challenge of Diversity: Teaching, Support & Student Learning, National University of Ireland, Galway. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Hahessy, S (2006) Evidenced Based Teaching: Challenges & Dilemmas for the Future of Nurse Education . 26th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Conference RCSI. Dublin: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Hahessy, S. (2005) ‘Using Reflection as a tool to develop clinical expertise in Orthopaedic Nursing’ 7th National Orthopaedic Nurses Conference, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dublin . Conference Paper [Details]|
|Hahessy, S. (2005) Psychological Effects of Trauma-Issues for Orthopaedic Nurses. 2nd Multidisciplinary Orthopaedic Conference, Galway. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Hahessy, S.,Moffat, U. (2005) An Ethnographic Study of a Stroke Support Group. 6th Annual Multidisciplinary Research Conference, Sligo General Hospital. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Hahessy, S.,Farrelly, F (2004) ‘The Significance of Diversity’: The Challenge of large class teaching on the Bachelor of Nursing Degree Programme. International Conference on Learning in the Europe of Knowledge, 2nd Annual Teaching & Learning Conference, CELT, NUIG. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Heaney, F. & Hahessy, S. (2012) Patient Satisfaction with A Pre Operative Orthopaedic Assessment Clinic. Galway Orthopaedic Nurses Conference. Orthopaedic Nursing:Back to Basics and Beyond. Conference Poster [Details]|