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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 range of key areas of expertise.
Research & Innovation
Research & Innovation
NUI Galway’s vibrant research community take on some of the most pressing challenges of our times.
- Business & Industry
- 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.
NUI Galway Excels in Innovation
NUI Galway’s innovation community continued to excel in 2020 despite the challenges of COVID 19
REMEDI, Cellix and TCD Collaborate
New and pioneering GTCASP technology advancing the next generation treatments for cancers, disorders and disease.
Novel Therapies for Breast Cancer
Irish Research Council funded collaboration has developed novel therapies for the treatment of breast cancer
Covid Tracker App Users Unsure
Survey by NUI Galway, UL and Lero raises concerns over need to communicate value of app.
Covid-19 Rapid Response Projects
NUI Galway will lead three research projects as part of a coordinated COVID-19 Rapid Response programme.
Impact of Covid-19 on Teenagers
Researchers from NUI Galway and Trinity College Dublin are inviting teenagers to take part in a study
2021 Honorary Degree Recipients
WHO Director General Dr. Mike Ryan, Jean Kelly and Dr. Martina Newell-McGloughlin are among the recipients.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
NUI Galway to become beacon for advanced imaging in biological sciences with Chan Zuckerberg Initiative investment
NUI Galway, UL & Lero Collaborate
The researchers are collaborating to better understand public acceptance and reservations of HSE contact tracing app
NUI Galway Winners at KTI Awards
NUI Galway was named winner of the new Covid-19 Response Award for the development of Familylink
Galenband wins “One to Watch” Award
Both Symphysis Medical and Lifelet Medical also made the 12-strong shortlist at Enterprise Ireland's Big Ideas 2020.
'First In Man' Clinical Trial
Research team at CORRIB Core Lab puts University at the cutting edge of cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment
No Research on Impact Of Fake News
There is no research on how the consumption of fake news might affect people’s willingness to take a coronavirus vaccine
Shining a Light on Superbugs
Centre for One Health launches new educational platform secretlifeofmicrobes.com alongside webinar
Nurses In The Pandemic
Report highlights concerns of healthcare workers over PPE and mixed messages about treatment of patients.
Congratulations to CMNHS Professors
Three professors from the CMNHS were included in the Clarivate Most Highly Cited Researchers List for 2020.
Superbugs Could Kill 10m a Year
According to Dearbháile Morris, Professor of Antimicrobial Resistance and One Health at NUI Galway.
CÚRAM and Aerogen Collaborate
The project is focused on optimising the Aerogen Solo nebulizer for the delivery of Heparin to Covid-19 patients
NUI Galway MedTech Forum 2020
Chief Information Officer of the World Health Organisation to Deliver Keynote Address at NUI Galway MedTech Forum
Rapid COVID-19 Testing Grant
Researchers from NUI Galway and the University of Wyoming have received funding to develop a rapid Covid-19 test.
FeelTect addressing leg ulcers
Medtech start-up addressing the slow healing and costly treatment of leg ulcers
Teachers in Residence Programme
Boston Scientific are collaborating with CÚRAM, the SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices, based at NUI Galway.
Postgrad Scholarships & Fellowships
NUI Galway awarded funding for 39 Postgraduate Scholarships & Postdoctoral Fellowships under the Irish Research Council
Optum Ireland Healthcare Scholars
NUI Galway has welcomed two students from Donegal who have been awarded the Optum Healthcare Scholarship.
11 Projects Funded by SFI
More than €6.5million is being provided to progress the studies under SFI’s Frontiers for the Future Programme
Speech & Language Telehealth Clinic
Speech and Language students have embarked on a telehealth clinical placement offering approx. 30 appointments daily
Venari Medical Secures Investment
The innovative medical device company based in Galway recently raised $5.3 million (€4.5 million) in seed equity funding
Researchers Receive SFI Funding
Four NUI Galway researchers have received SFI Public Service Fellowship funding announced by Minister Simon Harris TD
Coronavirus Breakthrough for Aquila
Aquila Bioscience, a company from NUI Galway, has proven that its technology removes 99.99% of coronavirus from skin.
Clinical Trial for Heart Patients
NUI Galway partners with Sahajanand Medical Technologies to test new device for interventional cardiology.
Shining a Light on Chronic Pain
A study from researchers at NUI Galway explores the use of optogenetics as a method to relieve chronic pain.
Europe's First Dual Med-Eng Course
NUI Galway has launched a unique dual Medicine-Engineering, or Physicianeer programme.
Derek Stewart OBE Appointed
Patient Advocate Derek Stewart OBE appointed Honorary Professor at NUI Galway
The People's Trial Announce Results
Does reading a book in bed make a difference to sleep compared to not reading in bed?
Surgery vs Stenting
Cardiologists identify model to weigh risks & benefits of surgery vs stenting for treatments of coronary artery diseases
Mental Health of Frontline Workers
Research project to understand the mental health needs of frontline healthcare workers during Covid-19 pandemic
Novel Treatment for ARDS
Major funding to develop an aerosol treatment with benefits across acute and chronic lung diseases, including Covid-19
National Breastfeeding Week Webinar
NUI Galway to host webinar in support of National Breastfeeding Week 2020, opened by Ms. Sabina Higgins.
Key Findings in Cancer Research
Researchers investigating anti-cancer drugs reveal new key findings on how cells duplicate and divide DNA
New Appointments at NUI Galway
A new Director and Associate Director for the HRB Clinical Research Facility
Improved Dementia Risk Prediction
New research has identified biomarkers that could help identify those at risk of developing dementia later in life
Confucius Institutes Online Forum
NUI Galway hosts inaugural meeting of Institutes dedicated to study of Chinese medicine
Visual Impairment Technology
NUI Galway researchers develop innovative technology to assist people with visual impairment
NUI Galway Developing Covid-19 Test
Ryan Institute researchers developing Covid-19 testing of saliva samples using next-generation synthetic biology tools
Professor Among Covid-19 Task Force
NUI Galway Professor among global task force study examining mHealth Role in COVID-19 pandemic
Gold Medal for Civic Engagement
NUI Galway rewards excellence with new Gold Medal for Civic Engagement in Health Sciences
Chinese Scholarship Council
10 Chinese PhD Candidates Awarded Scholarships to NUI Galway from the Chinese Scholarship Council
Promising Stem Cell Therapy
Research on Promising Stem Cell Therapy using Biomaterials for Wound Healing Published
NUI Galway Health starts-ups
Three NUI Galway Start-Ups named Health Innovation Hub Ireland’s Health Innovations 2020
€10.3million awarded in DTIF
Over €10.3million awarded in DTIF to NUI Galway teams partnering with Galway based companies
Irish adults willing to download CO
The vast majority of Irish adults – 82% – are willing to download a contact tracing app to their smartphone
Ultraviolet Drone to Fight COVID-19
NUI Galway and UL scientists have collaborated to develop an innovative autonomous drone platform to deliver sterilising
High Blood Pressure and COVID19
A team of cardiology experts have collaborated to interpret a study into high blood pressure & COVID19
McGinty MBA Scholarship
We are pleased to announce the new McGinty MBA Scholarship, established by Medicine alumna, Dr Geraldine McGinty
Blood pressure and dementia
NUI Galway researchers show that lowering blood pressure reduces the risk of developing dementia
Clinical trial for ARDS
University start-up commences clinical trial for the treatment of ARDS in COVID-19 patients
Corona Citizens Science Project
A survey to investigate the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic and the associated restrictive measures