‘We will dedicate spaces on campus to mindfulness practice.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

Because of the increasing pace of modern life, we are transitioning from human beings to human doings. We are losing connection with ourselves and (...)

Helena Wood, far left, of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra; Tanya Massey; Ronan Timmins; and leader of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra Mia Cooper at the launch of this year’s Fr Frank Maher Classical Music Awards

NUI Galway’s reputation has suffered somewhat from recent gender equality controversies, but it’s promising to turn a new leaf. More precisely,(...)

A US stealth bomber approaches for mid-air refuelling: stealth aircraft are one of the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s biggest success stories. Photograph: Reuters/Hyungwon Kang

The US government’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) is involved in many different areas because the creation and prevention of strat(...)

NUIG haematologist Prof Michael O’Dwyer: worked with Prof Lokesh Joshi of NUIG’s glysoscience group and Dr Siobhán Glavey on studying the complex sugars which cover all cells in the human body, and many of the proteins in the bloodstream.

Researchers at NUI Galway have identified an enzyme that plays a key role in the spread of blood cancer cells.The scientists say that the discovery af(...)

Measuring up: With experimentation at the heart of all research, it is rare that the producer knows exactly how a project will turn out

While the modern world of commercially driven research might lead you to believe that most innovators and inventors know exactly what they’re doing, t(...)