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NUI Galway to welcome 3,500 first years after exceptional year

CAO points have risen in all four colleges at NUI Galway, as the University prepares to welcome 3,500 First Year students later this month. The University made an extra 190 offers to CAO applicants, as demand for popular programmes intensified after the increases in CAO points. President of NUI Galway Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, congratulated […] …


‘Clinical Pass’ app helping medical students safely carry out placements

NUI Galway and the Saolta Healthcare Group are rolling out a new app to help medical students safely carry out their hospital placements in the COVID-19 crisis. The “Clinical Pass” smartphone app requires medical students to fill out a COVID-19 registration form each day, with questions relating to their health and wellbeing. If they answer […] …


Galway scientist leading international study on detecting dementia risk

NUIG researcher Dr Emer McGrath has been awarded a Clinician Scientist Fellowship and €655,524 for her research into detecting a person’s risk of of dementia. The Health Research Board’s funding for Dr McGrath will help support  new Academic Consultant Neurologist post based at NUI Galway and UHG, as well as an international study with partners […] …