Wednesday, 25 July 2018

EXPLORE collaborative projects (staff and students)

EXPLORE is where NUI Galway students and staff find support for innovative ideas. Over 100 projects have been supported by EXPLORE.  Staff and students across campus are invited to apply for collaborative projects. There is up to €900  in funding, along with a support structure, to enable innovative ideas get off the ground. Visit the for more info and to apply online.

Location: Boardroom (125) in the Research and Innovation Centre (opp. Engineering Building)     
Time: Wednesday, 25th July 2018

Thursday, 26 July 2018

Using Endnote Online for Citing & Referencing

Endnote Online is a type of reference management software that allows you to gather references automatically from databases, format documents and citations instantly in a variety of styles and generate reference lists or bibliographies.

In this session you will learn how to:

  • Set-up an Endnote account
  • Add references to Endnote
  • Cite and reference your sources using the Cite While You Write plug-in
  • Share citations with colleagues

For more information and to sign up:

Location: Library Training Room    
Time: Thursday, 26th July 2018

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Library Reading List Service Training

This is an introductory training session demonstrating the Library's reading list management service. This service is aimed at lecturers or any teaching/administrative staff involved in reading list provision. For more information and a guide see the Reading List page.

Location: Library Training Room    
Time: Wednesday, 25th July 2018

Thursday, 26 July 2018

Procurement Training: Stage 1: Foundation Course: How To Buy

The How to Buy workshop is the Foundation Course in the Procurement Training Calendar and is essential and now mandatory for all staff members who have any involvement in the buying goods / services / works.      From time to time – do you have a need to:-

  • Finding the right supplier
  • Get pricing
  • Compare the different offers from suppliers
  • Decide on whom to purchase from and communicate to the unsuccessful suppliers
  • Place POs / Receive goods / authorise invoices for payment
  • Manage the supplier relationship (if applicable)

This course explains the basic principles of purchasing / procurement, covering such topics as (but not limited to)

  1. Knowing how much I have to spend
  2. Be aware of my obligations with University funds
  3. Step by Step Guide to using the right policy
  4. What is a Sole Source and when does it apply
  5. How do I setup a New Supplier
  6. Aggregation – spending more with the same supplier – implications
  7. Document Storage obligations
  8. PAC – recent experience
  9. Why is the C&AG annual Procurement Audit so important to us

Participants are also taken on a guided tour of the Procurement & Contracts Office website where they can see the process information, guidance and template documents and details of the centralized contracts currently available.   The site also includes a Reference Section, where more detail on the processes is included.

Trainer:  Ann Melia, Head of Procurement & Contracts, NUI Galway
Click to Register

Location: CA001    
Time: Thursday, 26th July 2018

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Online Registration

Online Registration process for the coming Academic Year 2018-2019 opens  Thursday 16th August, and Wednesday 22nd August.  Click here for more info.  If you have any queries about Registration, please email

Location: Online Registration    
Time: Thursday 16th August & Wednesday 22nd August