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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
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Full Time MSc Programme Team
Prof. Terry Smith
Terry Smith is the NUI Galway Professor of Biomedical Engineering Science. He is the co-director of the MSc. in Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs, and academic director of an MSc. in Biomedical Science (full-time). His research is focused on the design and development of novel molecular diagnostics tests for infectious diseases, and their clinical application. Terry has a BA. Moderatorship Degree (Microbiology) from Trinity College Dublin and a D.Phil. degree from Oxford University.READ MORE
Dr Mary Ní Fhlathartaigh
Mary received her BSc (Hons) in Pharmacology from NUI, Galway after which she completed a Higher diploma in Education (NUI, Galway). She taught biology and mathematics through the medium of Irish at Colaiste Chroí Mhuire, Spiddal.READ MORE
Olivia Mc Dermott
Dr. Una Fitzgerald
Dr Una FitzGerald directs and lectures on the MSc in Biomedical Science (via distance learning). Una graduated from NUI Galway with a BE in Industrial Engineering and an MSc in Biotechnology.READ MORE
Dr. Maura Grealy
Dr Manus Biggs
Dr Biggs is a Science Foundation Ireland Investigator and lecturer within the department of Biomedical Engineering at NUI Galway. He received a Ph.D in cell engineering from the University of Glasagow in 2009 through research into nanotopographical modification of orthopedic implants. This was proceeded by postdoctoral experience at Columbia University, New York, where he worked on the nanofabriaction of cell platforms for probing T-cell and stem cell processes.READ MORE
Dr Ted Vaughan
Dr. Vaughan was recruited to the Discipline of Biomedical Engineering in September 2015. He was awarded a PhD in Mechanical Engineering in 2011 by the University of Limerick and holds a First Class Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering, also from the University of Limerick. Following his PhD, he spent four years working as a postdoctoral researcher in the Centre for Biomechanics Research at NUI Galway on a European Research Council funded grant examining aspects of bone mechanobiology.READ MORE
Dr Mark Foley
Ms Maura O'Connell
Maura O’ Connell teaches in the Department of Marketing at the Cairnes School of Business, Public Policy and Law. Her interests lie in innovation and business start-ups and in the emerging area of digital marketing. Prior to joining NUIG she worked in the Graduate School of Business, UCD, where she taught and conducted research in the area of business-to-business marketing. She has worked as a consultant to numerous business start-ups, advising on market research and marketing planning.
Dr Dara Cannon
Dr. Dara Cannon's research focuses on the biological underpinnings of psychiatric diseases such as mood and anxiety disorders.READ MORE
Dr Aoife Boyd
Dr Yury Rochev
Dr. Yury Rochev obtained an honours Master of Science degree in Physics (1984) at Moscow State University, Biophysical Department, Russia. In 1990 he was awarded a Doctorate in Biophysics from the Institute of Biological Physics, the Soviet academy of Science, at Pushchino (Moscow region).READ MORE