Welcome to the
Office of the vice-president for research

"Through research and innovation, NUI Galway takes on some of the great challenges of our times. Our aim is to benefit  humanity, society and the economy. Our impacts can be seen on a local, national, and international level."

The Office of the Vice-President for Research (OVPR) comprises the Research Office and the Technology Transfer Office. Together these offices are tasked with enabling the research community of NUI Galway to deliver on the ambitious research and innovation aims and targets.

Professor Lokesh Joshi, Vice-President for Research

Lokesh Joshi

Since 2013 Professor Lokesh Joshi had led the research and innovation mission for NUI Galway in the role of Vice-President for Research. ‌

Professor Joshi joined the University in 2007 as a Science Foundation Ireland Stokes Professor of Glycoscience and is the Director of the Alimentary Glycoscience Research Cluster, a SFI-funded Strategic Research Cluster. He received his PhD from Bath University, in the UK, and completed Post-Doctoral and Research Associate training at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Before joining NUI Galway, he was an Associate Professor in the Department of Bioengineering and Director of the Center for Glycoscience and Technologies in the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, USA. Lokesh was also co-founder and CSO of Arizona Engineered Therapeutics, a biotechnology company developing products for cardiovascular diseases.




Professor Lokesh Joshi
Vice-President for Research
Tel: 353 91 495768 (Direct) Ext. 5768
Email: vpresearch@nuigalway.ie
Web: http://www.nuigalway.ie/our-research/people/natural-sciences/lokeshjoshi/

Aishling Hanrahan
P.A. to the Vice-President for Research
Tel: 353 91 492047 (Direct) Ext. 2047
Email: aishling.hanrahan@nuigalway.ie
Rm No: 225

Contact us

Research & Innovation Centre
NUI Galway
University Road, Galway
E vpresearch@nuigalway.ie
T 353 (0)91 495312
F 353 (0)91 494591
Visit the Research Office Web site