Our mission is to develop and support interdisciplinary research activity across the spectrum of humanities, culture, and social studies at NUI Galway, fostering international networks and building a reputation for original, path-breaking research.
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"Research in the humanities and critical social studies constitutes a vital dimension of Irish intellectual life, giving expression to cultural values and traditions that sustain the country and provide a vital foundation for the future."
"The facilities at the Moore Institute are second to none. The use of a purpose built silent research centre, with the use of my own desk, with comfortable storage space and close proximity to the library, access to internet and technical help when I needed it, has been wonderful. Meeting other researchers and going to other seminars and lectures during my visits has also been useful."
"My time at the Moore Institute was absolutely invaluable: it is hard to quantify the benefits of a month of research and writing in such a community. I returned to Texas Tech with valuable archival material, but also with renewed energy and focus."
"Of the many academic trips that I have made to Ireland over the years, I cannot think of another of comparable length that was as productive and useful to me as this one."
The Moore Institute Visiting Fellowship scheme has welcomed 135 visiting academics from a wide range of institutions around the world and within Ireland since its launch in 2010...More Information
The Moore Institute provides support for researchers making funding proposals, organising conferences, and developing research groups. We hold training sessions for prospective grant applicants...More Information
The Moore Institute has a major commitment to Digital Humanities. DH brings together expertise and methodologies from humanities scholars with new digital technologies...More Information