Researchers discover coral with Covid drug potential

Researchers at NUI Galway have discovered a coral in the Atlantic Ocean which contains a potential wonder drug chemical compound that acts against the virus responsible for Covid-19.

NUIG launches student well-being programme

NUI Galway has launched a new well-being programme - Mind, Body, Boost - to support students’ physical and mental health and research its impact.

Clare woman joins effort to tackle childhood obesity

A Clare woman has joined the fight against childhood obesity in Ireland and is urging the public to join the Irish Heart Foundation’s ‘Stop Targeting Kids’ drive.

Orla Guerin is Honorary Professor at NUI Galway 

The BBC correspondent Orla Guerin has been appointed Honorary Professor of International Journalism by NUI Galway.

Traveller students win National Educational Awards

Five NUI Galway Traveller students and the University’s Traveller Education Officer Owen Ward have been honoured with National Educational Achievement Awards.

NUIG project recognised internationally

A project which saw over 200 archival terms entered into the Irish language lexicon earlier this year, has now led to those terms being officially recognized by the International Council on Archives.

NUIG study solves enigma of oceanic squids

Scientists at NUI Galway have identified family relationships among lineages of oceanic squids which have been puzzling researchers for more than a century.

NUI Galway appoints first Irish Language Officer

NUI Galway has announced the appointment of the University’s first ever Irish Language Officer.

NUIG award for Clare-based journalist and lecturer

A Clare-based journalist and lecturer in Broadcast Journalism has been named the 2021 winner of Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award in Journalism and Communication at NUI Galway.