NUI Galway and the Moore Institute mourn the passing of Tim Robinson

The university community and the Moore Institute mourn the passing of Tim Robinson at the age of 85, one of the finest writers on landscape in the last hundred years, who made the Aran Islands and Connemara the subject of his greatest work. Based initially in Árainn and then in Roundstone, Co. Galway, Tim composed… | Read on »

Moore Institute COVID-19 webinar video

This was the first of a series of seminars to discuss the crisis from multiple points of view. Our focus in this session was on political and societal considerations in understanding the impact of Covid-19. Session speakers John Morrissey (Geography) Nessa Cronin (Irish Studies) Kevin O’Sullivan (History) Pádraic Moran (Classics) The session is chaired by… | Read on »

EDEN Peer Review Workshop – Call for Papers

Back by popular demand! We are pleased to announce the Spring 2020 EDEN Peer Review workshop, to be held on Thursday, 19th of March, 15.00 (venue tbc). This is an excellent chance to get feedback on works in progress in any form and at any stage of development. Whether it is a chapter draft, a journal article or a… | Read on »

EDEN Conference 2020 Call for Papers

“The Age of the Precariat: Identity and Precarity”: All Island Interdisciplinary Conference Hosted by the Early Doctoral Exchange Network (EDEN) at NUI Galway. National University of Ireland, Galway. 24th-25th April Plenary Speaker: Dr Mariya Ivancheva, University of Liverpool EDEN invites submissions by postgraduate and early doctoral researchers that explore the themes of Identity and Precarity…. | Read on »

Readers and Reputations: a new exhibition from the RECIRC research project

Readers & Reputations, Jan-Mar 2020 Readers and Reputations: The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing, 1550-1700 is a landmark exhibition that showcases the findings of a major research project, ‘RECIRC: The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing, 1550-1700’. The project, which is led by Professor Marie-Louise Coolahan, Professor of English at NUI… | Read on »

Launch of RIA Oireachtas Science Pairing Scheme

The Royal Irish Academy Oireachtas Science Pairing Scheme was officially launched on Monday, November 18th, by Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl, at Academy House in Dublin: https://www.ria.ie/oireachtas-science-pairing-scheme. The scheme is a collaborative project between the RIA and the Houses of the Oireachtas to enable expert research on a range of AHSS and STEM themes to positively… | Read on »

Open Scholarship Community Galway

  Momentum is gathering to start an Open Scholarship Community Galway (OSCG). Open Scholarship supporters at NUI Galway are looking at successful models in the Netherlands (such OSC Utrecht) to build a bottom-up community that aims to learn, share and discuss practices in Open Scholarship, such as Open Access publishing, FAIR data, Responsible Metrics, research… | Read on »

Postdoctoral Researcher/Research Associate position on ‘Future Proofing the University City Interface’ now available!

Postdoctoral Researcher/Research Associate in Future Proofing the University City Interface Department of Geography Ref. No. NUIG 177-19 Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a fixed-term position as a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Department of Geography at the National University of Ireland, Galway. This position is available from November 1, 2019 for 12 months…. | Read on »