Lokesh Joshi

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Dr Lokesh Joshi described being made feel like an ‘inmate’ since entering the mandatory hotel quarantine system after returning from India following the death of his mother from Covid-19.

A leading Irish scientist currently in mandatory hotel quarantine in Dublin has criticised the “dehumanising” nature of the experience. “There are wa(...)

Adjustable ventilator system:  treats two patients with one machine. Photograph: NUI Galway

“Never let a good crisis go to waste” – the often-quoted words of former UK prime minister Winston Churchill when he worked to form the United Nations(...)

Face masks for sale at  a pharmacy in  Dublin. Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill

A Galway-based campus company has developed a new kind of cleaning wipe which it says could have an “enormous impact” in arresting the spread of coron(...)

The US military test fires an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile  at Vandenberg Air Force Base,  California.  Photograph: Ringo Chiu/AFP/Getty

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) continues to be five steps ahead of the competition globally. Driving innovation in numerous t(...)

NUI Galway: Prof William Wijns has paid tribute to “excellent facilities and world-class researchers” at the university

Sensors alerting people at risk of heart attacks to “triggers” such as stress or high blood pressure are being developed by a research team at NUI Ga(...)

Canine therapy has been used in colleges in recent years to help calm stressed-out students. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Playing with puppies. Free yoga classes. Social media “holidays”. Mindfulness tips. These are just some of the ways colleges and universities are try(...)

‘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(...)

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