Posts Tagged ‘NUIG’

Michael J. Fox Funds Parkinson’s Research in Galway

The Michael J. Fox Foundation, founded by and named for actor, author, and advocate Michael J. Fox, announced that it is awarding $300,000 to NUI Galway for researchers to develop an approach to brain repair for Parkinson’s disease. Brain repair for Parkinson’s involves transplanting healthy cells into the brain, a process that has not beenRead more..

NUI Galway Collaborate on Global Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria Study

NUI Galway participates in major international study showing sewage can reveal levels of antimicrobial resistance worldwide. ℘℘℘ A comprehensive analysis of sewage collected in 74 cities in 60 countries worldwide has yielded the first comparable global data which show the levels and types of antimicrobial resistant bacteria that are present in mainly healthy people inRead more..

NUI Galway Gala Dinner

On Thursday, November 15, NUI Galway held its 12th Annual Gala Dinner at the University Club in New York City. This year’s honoree was Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, Sean Lane, who graduated with an honors post-graduate diploma in business and a B.A. from NUI Galway. A first-generation Irish American born in NewRead more..

University Research

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN A Radical Approach in Diabetes Research An international collaboration jointly led by University College Dublin (UCD) and Monash University in Melbourne has found that mimicking the activity of molecules found naturally in the body may provide a new approach to treating vascular disease in patents with diabetes. Currently 425 million people have diabetes andRead more..

Galway’s Irish Famine Archives

An exciting new archive for a little known area of Irish Famine research was recently unveiled at NUI Galway. The Digital Irish Famine Archive shines a much-needed light on the eyewitness accounts of Irish famine emigrants to Canada between 1847-48 and the role of the many extraordinary people who helped them. Included in the archiveRead more..

Irish Universities Get Top Ranks

Several Irish universities are ranked in the highest echelons of a new international ranking system. A recent report from U-Multirank gave Dublin City University and the National University of Ireland Galway perfect scores in the “international orientation” category. Only 27 institutions from the worldwide study received perfect grades, and Ireland tied Switzerland and Sweden forRead more..

NUI Galway Dinner
Supports Drama

The eighth annual National University Ireland, Galway Gala Dinner took place in November at the Metropolitan Club in New York. Garry Hynes, Tony Award winner and founder of the Druid Theatre in Galway city, was this year’s honoree. Proceeds from the gala benefited the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance at NUI Galway. Attendees atRead more..