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Christine Domegan and Patricia McHugh have launched a new report ‘ Healthcare Worker Flu Vaccination and Strategy’

HSE recommends that all healthcare workers (HCW) in Irish health services receive the seasonal influenza vaccination each year. The recommended national uptake target is 40%. Compared to adults working in nonhealthcare settings, HCWs are at significantly higher risk of influenza1. Achieving a high uptake of influenza vaccination among HCWs is recognised as a vital infection… | Read on »

SFI awards €2.8m in funding to five leaders in Irish science policy

SFI awards- 2.8m in funding to five leaders in Irish science policy Silicon Republic (Web) (Main), 26/02/2018, Unattributed for both postdoctoral researchers and PhD students, for a period of up to four years. The winners include: Prof Helena Lenihan, University of Limerick Prof John McHale, NUI Galway Prof Kalpana Shankar, University College Dublin Dr Alma… | Read on »

MOSES: “Maritime, Ocean Sector and Ecosystem Sustainability: fostering blue growth in Atlantic marine industries” Kick of meeting at NUI Galway

NUI Galway was delighted to welcome partners from Ireland, UK, France, Spain and Portugal to NUI Galway this week for the MOSES kick off meeting.  The MOSES project is funded through the EU’s Northern Periphery & Arctic (NPA) Interreg programme. The MOSES project will examine the ‘blue’ growth path for the sustainable development of the… | Read on »

New EPA report by SEMRU researchers launched ‘Valuing Ireland’s Coastal, Marine and Estuarine Ecosystem Services’

New EPA report by SEMRU researchers launched An EPA report on the economic value of Ireland’s marine and coastal ecosystems has just been published [EPA Research Report No 239:  Valuing Ireland’s Coastal, Marine and Estuarine Ecosystem Services]. The work undertaken by SEMRU researchers, Daniel Norton and Stephen Hynes, and John Boyd from the Galway Mayo… | Read on »

Irish Independent- Over a barrel: oil hikes will push up more than just fuel prices

NUI GALWAY – 05/02/2018 Over a barrel: oil hikes will push up more than just fuel prices Sunday Independent (Main), 04/02/2018, p.8, Louise Mcbriide damage competitiveness and in an uncertain world with Brexit, the outcome would generally be bad.” Interest rates could also increase, according to Alan Ahearne, director of the Whitaker Institute in NUI… | Read on »

Project to Road Map Future Direction of Human Health and a Healthy Environment

Project to Road Map Future Direction of Human Health and a Healthy Environment NUI Galway SHEER project to highlight how water quality and access to blue/green spaces can improve our health, wellbeing and socio-economic status in Ireland Friday, 2 February, 2018: Researchers from NUI Galway have launched the ‘SHEER’ (Socio-economic, Health, Environmental Research) project, an… | Read on »

The Ultimate Immune Boost: Healthcare Worker Flu Vaccination

In line with the Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee, the HSE recommend that all healthcare workers (HCW) in health services receive the seasonal influenza vaccination each year. Compared to adults working in non-healthcare settings, HCWs are at significantly higher risk of influenza. Achieving a high uptake of influenza vaccination among… | Read on »