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PhD student Girum Azmach inspecting young maize plants in IITA high vitamin A maize field trial in Nigeria

Plant researchers at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) have helped to make a significant contribution to the fight against micronutrien(...)

 Prof John Cawley of Cornell University in the US told conference in Galway  he favoured a ban on advertising unhealthy foods targeted at children. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Offering financial incentives to people to lose weight is of dubious long-term impact, a conference at NUI Galway on obesity has heard. People who (...)

  “In one of the afternoon sessions on the subject of archives, Patrick Lonergan of NUI Galway drew gasps from the audience.  He was relating how many women playwrights had had new plays performed on the main Abbey stage since 1940. The figure was just three, with five plays (three of which were by Marina Carr alone), although there have been some 500 productions in that time.”  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The second day of the Abbey Theatre symposium, entitled the Theatre of Memory, took place yesterday. “Making History: Artists and the Past” was the ti(...)

Rose Hynes: chairwoman of Irish Water and Bord Gáis and Irish Water, to which she was appointed in July, 2013. She has been chairwoman of Bord Gáis since July, 2009

The Irish Water board was established in July, 2013, with more members appointed last November following a public advertisement process. It incl(...)

Working in tandem: CloudDock’s (from left) Padraic Harley, Cian Brassil and Scott Kennedy are fine-tuning an adaptor service that will enable compatibility between cloud storage service providers

By last November, Google Drive had 120 million users. An impressive number but one that is dwarfed by cloud storage service rivals such as Microsoft’s(...)

A researcher at NUI Galway School of Law will lead a €1 million EU-funded project on evictions across all EU member states, investigating national leg(...)

Roscommon 2-13 NUIGalway 1-5 Ten unanswered points from Roscommon to start the game meant John Evans’ side were never in trouble in the FBD League aga(...)

Dr Padraic Kenna of school of law at National University of Ireland Galway: “Today, an eviction represents the collision of basic human rights with property rights . . .” Photograph: Aengus McMahon

The pace and extent of evictions from housing across 28 EU member states is to be measured in a €1 million research project led by a Galway law lectur(...)

In the first week of January last year I placed an €80 bet that 2013 would be among the top 10 hottest years since global records began in 1850. The o(...)

Niall McCormick and Colmán Munnelly, founders of Irish educational technology start-up Colmac Robotics

You are hungry and tired and in need of dinner. You relay this message via iPad to Herb. He goes to the freezer, takes out a ready meal, microwaves it(...)

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