Moore Institute Fellow Shortlisted for Inaugural Michel Déon Prize

Dr Breandán Mac Suibhne, a Fellow with NUI Galway’s Moore Institute Dr Breandán Mac Suibhne, a Fellow with NUI Galway’s Moore Institute, has been shortlisted for the Royal Irish Academy’s inaugural Michel Déon Prize for non-fiction for his book The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland. Six books have been shortlisted from over 240… | Read on »

Moore Institute announces Visiting Research Fellowship Scheme

The Moore Institute Visiting Research Fellowships in association with the College of Arts, Social Sciences & Celtic Studies, James Hardiman Library & Galway University Foundation, National University of Ireland Galway CLOSING DATE: 2 NOVEMBER 2018 Introduction The Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies at NUI Galway will award a number of… | Read on »

Learn “Creative Coding”

This semester we’re going to run a weekly session for those interested in learning “creative coding”. This approach is a good way for those without any coding experience to develop a foundation in programming. The sessions will use online resources (see below) to guide self-directed learning. Creative coding is a different discipline than programming systems…. | Read on »

‘Pope Francis and the modern church’ essay by Gearoid Barry on RTE website

Opinion: how does Pope Francis compare to his modern predecessors and has his approach to date been marked by continuity or change?  See full essay published on RTE website: https://www.rte.ie/eile/brainstorm/2018/0821/986547-pope-francis-and-the-modern-church/ Essay by Gearóid Barry – Lecturer in Modern European History at NUI Galway.

Welcoming Visiting Fellows – 14th May 2018 – Debapriya Basu, Peter Glazer, Daniel Watkins and Olivier Szerwiniack.

Debapriya Basu, Indian Institute of Technology. Contact Details: debapriya.06@gmail.com The Moore Institute Project Title: The Examinations of Anne Askew Online. Peter Glazer working with another Visiting Fellow Patrick Ball: Contact Information: prg@berkeley.edu The Moore Institute Project Title:  Come Dance with Me in Ireland: A Pilgrimage to Yeats Country. Daniel Watkins, Baylor University, USA. Contact Information: Daniel_Watkins@baylor.edu The Moore Institute Project Title: Berruyer… | Read on »

Welcoming this weeks Visiting Fellows: Ellen McCabe, Paul Carter, Patrick Ball and Jessica Pliley

Ellen Mc Cabe, Queen’s University Belfast mccabe.ellen@gmail.com Project Title in The Moore Institute:Living the Stories We Create: Preparing Students for the Digital Age.   Paul Carter, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia paul.carter@rmit.edu.au Project Title in the Moore Institute: The impact of deforestation on Irish culture: a sylva sylvarum for treeless places. Patrick Ball Patrick@patrickball.com Project Title… | Read on »

Classics/School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures/CASSCS: Funded PhD Scholarship

Classics/School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures/CASSCS: Funded PhD Scholarship Project Title: A study and critical edition of the Carolingian compilation De Astronomia in Laon, Bibliothèque Municipale, MS 422 Supervisor: Dr Jacopo Bisagni (Classics / School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures / CASSCS / NUI, Galway) Duration: Funded for 4 years (Structured PhD), full-time. Project description:… | Read on »