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NUI Galway student to feature in new RTÉ documentary, My Uni Life

NUI Galway student Róisín Farragher will feature in a new five-part series ‘My Uni Life’, which begins on Friday evening on RTÉ One. Filmed over the past 12 months, the series gives an insight into the lives of seven students across the country who have a unique journey to a university education, as they navigate […] Galway Daily …


Galway Science Festival unveils 2020 programme

Galway Science and Technology Festival returns this November as a virtual event, but promises to capture all of its usual fun and excitement. The festival will run for two weeks from November 8 – 22, and this year offers all primary schools in Galway the chance to participate with many exciting workshops. The culmination of […] Galway Daily …


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 […] …