By Caoimhe Killeen “Here we go again” was the main sentiment that was no doubt echoed in households across the country, as Taoiseach Micheal Martin confirmed that Level 5 restrictions were to be imposed for a six-week period nationwide. And once again, for a lot of businesses here in Galway, a forced temporary closure. Some businesses deemed as “non-essential retail” may … [Read more...] about Bookshops in the age of Covid-19 – A conversation with Bell, Book and Candle.
No staff members were reprimanded in the final month of 2020 By Ellen O’Donoghue In the month of December alone, 59 sanctions were issued by NUI Galway for students found to be breaching Covid-19 guidelines. SIN learned through a request made under the Freedom of Information Act ,that during the final month of 2020, a total of 59 students were sanctioned by the … [Read more...] about Surplus of 50 sanctions issued by University for breaching Covid-19 restrictions in December
By Ellen O’Donoghue Co- News Editor NUI Galway and Galway City Council have welcomed an announcement by the Government of €4.3 million in funding for the Innovation and Creativity District in Galway. The development of Nuns’ Island and Earl’s Island as the focal point of an Innovation and Creativity District is at the heart of Galway’s plan to connect all of the … [Read more...] about Landmark multi-purpose cultural venue a focal point of NUI Galway’s proposed Innovation and Creativity District
By Paddy Henry Editor Occupational Therapy students in NUI Galway have developed a novel initiative aimed at supporting people in high-risk categories during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Build-a-Box campaign sees students send parcels to those in vulnerable groups to help ease the sense of isolation that the pandemic has brought about among those most at risk from the … [Read more...] about Building Boxes and Building Bridges: Occupational Therapy students help the vulnerable with parcel campaign
By Paris Ediagbonya The Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics has launched a collaboration with US based technology and communications company Avaya in a research initiative which aims to develop and test new Artificial Intelligence (AI). Insight SFI Research Centre specialises in research in data analytics to facilitate better decision making for the benefit of … [Read more...] about Insight SFI Research Centre at NUI Galway partners with Avaya for next generation Artificial Intelligence development