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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.
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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
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- 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.
Mrs. Geraldine Nolan B.Sc., Dip. in Nutrition, M.Sc.
Geraldine Nolan BSc. MSc. Dip Nut & Dietetics is a lecturer in the Departments of Health Promotion, and Biochemistry at the National University of Ireland, Galway. She previously worked as a nutritionist in both clinical and public health settings.
Geraldine was involved in setting up the National Nutrition Surveillance Centre, which was established in the Department of Health Promotion in 1992. Some of the research projects to which she has contributed include; evaluation of the community nutrition service in the HSE West (previously Western Health Board), exploration of attitudes to breastfeeding, evaluation of nutrition education in primary schools and evaluation of nutrition interventions in various settings. Some of the reports to which she has contributed include annual reports published by the National Nutrition Surveillance Centre and the Report of the Obesity Task Force 2005.
- Principles of clinical nutrition
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Kelleher, C., Harper, S., Tay, J., Nolan, G. (2004) 'Hurling Alone? How Social Capital failed to save the Irish from Cardiovascular disease in the United States'. American Journal of Public of Health, 94 (12):2162-2169. [ARAN Link] [Details]|
|Friel, S,Kelleher, CC,Nolan, G,Harrington, J (2003) 'Social diversity of Irish adults nutritional intake'. European Journal Of Clinical Nutrition, 57 :865-875. [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]|
|Kelleher, C.C., Friel, S., Nolan, G., Forbes, B. (2002) 'Effect of social variation on the Irish diet'. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 61 :527-536. [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]|
|Nic Gabhainn, S., Nolan, G., Kelleher, C. & Friel, S. (2002) 'Dieting patterns and related lifestyles of school aged children in the Republic of Ireland'. Public Health Nutrition, 5 (1):457-462. [DOI] [Details]|
|Nolan, G., Hodgins, M. (2000) 'Nutrition for Social Care Workers'. Galway: Centre for Health Promotion Studies, N.U.I. Galway, . [Details]|
|Nic Gabhainn, S., Nolan, G., Kelleher, C. & Friel, S. (2000) 'Health Behaviour in school children (HBSC): Food habits of dieting teenagers'. Proceedings Of The Nutrition Society, . [Details]|
|Friel, S., Kelleher, C.C., Campbell, P. & Nolan, G. (1999) 'Evaluation of the Nutrition Education at Primary School (NEAPS) programme'. Public Health Nutrition, 2 (4):549-555. [Details]|
|Kelleher, C., Nolan, G., Connolly , C., Mac Farlane, A., Rossnagel, K. (1998) 'Knowledge & attitudes to breast feeding in the Eastern health board area'. Report for community nutrition service health promotion department, Eastern Health Board by Centre of Health Promotion Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway, . [Details]|
|Nolan, G., Friel, S., Kelleher, C. (1998) 'Comparative diet and lifestyle study between Irish and West Virginian women'. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 57 (1). [Details]|
|Friel, S., Nolan, G., Kelleher, C. (1997) 'A Review of the Health Promotion Framework for Action Nutrition Plan'. Galway: National Nutrition Surveillance Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway, . [Details]|
|Nolan, G., Kelleher, C. (1997) 'A G.P strategy for managing obesity'. Journal of the Irish College of General Practitioners, . [Details]|
|Friel, S., Nolan, G., Kelleher, C. (1995) 'Changes in the Food Chain since the Great Irish Famine'. Galway: National Nutrition Surveillance Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway, . [Details]|
|Kelleher, C., Solan, J. (1995) 'Public health medicine in Ireland : lecture notes'. Galway: Centre for Health Promotion Studies, University of Galway, . [Details]|
|Friel, S., Nolan, G., Kelleher, C. (1994) 'NNSC Report - Health Status of the Irish population 1994'. Galway: National Nutrition Surveillance Centre, University College Galway, . [Details]|
|Newell, J., Nolan, G., Kelleher, C. (1993) 'Nutrition Surveillance in Ireland 1993'. Galway: National Nutrition Surveillance Centre, University College Galway, . [Details]|
|Fogarty, G., Nolan, G. (1992) 'Assement of the nutritional status of rural and urban elderly living at home'. Irish Medical Journal, 85 (1):14-16. [Details]|
|Nolan, G. Diet in the prevention of obesity and cancer. Health Research Board Conference. Northern Ireland National Cancer Institute: Conference Paper [Details]|
Non Published Reports
|Nolan, G. (2005) Obesity - the Policy Challenges. The report of the National Taskforce on Obesity. Non Published Reports [Details]|