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Seminar Discusses Sustainable Creative Careers in Film

Filmmakers from northern Europe connected with local industry players in NUI Galway as part of A Creative Momentum project. The Whitaker Institute and School of Geography and Archaeology at NUI Galway hosted an event on 13 July as part of a creative exchange seminar titled ‘Screen Industries on the Periphery: Policy and Practice’, at the Huston… | Read on »

NUI Galway Receives €3 Million for Research Initiatives

The north and west of Ireland is set to benefit from an investment of over €3 million in research initiatives. The support has been granted to NUI Galway by an EU programme that supports innovative projects addressing regional challenges. NUI Galway will coordinate four projects and partner in an additional six as part of the Atlantic… | Read on »

Teagasc PhD Walsh Fellowship Opportunity

This is a novel and innovative project which will design and develop a Farm Financial Information System (FARMFIS) programme as a way to make use of existing technologies to model weather and market changes on income, which research suggests will substantially increase profitability. The objective of the project is to encourage farmers to better understand… | Read on »

Minister Creed Launches Report on Ireland’s Strong Performing Ocean Economy

NUI Galway publishes report on Ireland’s Ocean Economy that shows in 2016 the direct economic value of the ocean economy was €1.8 billion representing a 20% increase on 2014 Friday, 30 June, 2017: NUI Galway’s Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit (SEMRU) has published its fourth report on Ireland’s Ocean Economy as part of their ongoing process… | Read on »

Economic impact from expansion of the Irish aquaculture sector

As part of the European Union (EU)’s Blue growth Strategy to create sustainable growth and employment in the marine economy, aquaculture has been identified as a sector with high growth potential. In Ireland, the Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development (NSPSAD) sets out a target of achieving production levels, for all aquaculture sub-sectors, at or… | Read on »