Category Archives

Do-It-Yourself Laparoscopic Trainer

2015/16 Projects

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The aim of this project is to design and develop laparoscopic box trainers (DIY box trainers) on a budget to improve the technical skills of medical students with an interest in surgery as a career.

Digitising our Primary School Past

2015/16 Projects

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This project will photograph the Registers and Roll Books of the Primary Schools of North Mayo creating an electronic record of these archives.

Hypo Help

2015/16 Projects

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Hypo Help aims to develop a portable product that educates the public on what to do if they encounter a person with diabetes experiencing severe low blood sugar.

Loss Of the Night in Galway (LONG)

2015/16 Projects

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The objective of this project is to run Galway’s first light pollution/sky quality measurement campaign.

NUIGlobal Buddy Programme

2015/16 Projects

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This project aims to develop a buddy programme to ease the transition for incoming international students and ultimately enhance their academic and personal experience at NUI Galway.

NUI Galway Mini Med School

2015/16 Projects

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This project will pilot a new student-led, interactive model at NUI Galway for promoting NUI Galway healthcare education and cancer awareness by engaging secondary school students interested in pursuing a medical related career.

NUI Galway: Laboratory for Sustainable Living

2015/16 Projects

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This project aims to complete an audit of sustainability related activities throughout the NUI Galway campus and will develop a video presentation as the foundation for an awareness campaign to encourage students and staff to study, work and live sustainably.

‘Past Students: New Women’

2015/16 Projects

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This project aims to produce short radio/podcast documentaries to illustrate how women undergraduates and graduates were prominent in the history of NUI Galway at a time of social and political change during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Pi Bot 2.0: electronics, photonics and robotics

2015/16 Projects

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 This project will expose interested Physics secondary school students to electronics, photonics and robotics in an interactive and fun way.

‘Roots’ – Youth Programme

2015/16 Projects

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This project will work with young people in Galway to encourage group participation in extracurricular activities.