February 2015

Month Archives

What’s in a Name?

2014/15 Projects

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This project aims to make students, staff and visitors at NUI Galway aware of the stories behind the names of some of the University’s key lecture halls located on the Concourse.

Geo-Bogs: Conserving Ireland’s Natural Heritage

2014/15 Projects

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The objective of this project is to publish geo-referenced maps of Ireland’s peatlands, document bog loss / degradation, and to raise awareness about the importance of biodiversity and source water protection.

Please Talk

2014/15 Projects

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This project aims to establish a Please Talk hub at NUI Galway to increase mental health awareness on campus, promote positive mental health, alert students and staff to the signs and symptoms of mental health difficulties, and encourage individuals to reach out for help when needed.

University College Galway students in World War One

2014/15 Projects

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This project will develop a database of biographies of UCG students who served in British forces (and if feasible US and other forces) in World War One.

Bright Sparks

2014/15 Projects

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This outreach pilot project will invite 5th and 6th class students into the School of Psychology at NUI Galway and will use innovative technology to teach children about neuroscience in novel and fun ways. 

‘Smart Consent’: Devising Workshops on Consenting Sex for University Students

2014/15 Projects

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Building on recent community research with Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI), this pilot project will design and pilot materials and procedures for workshops on consenting sex for university students.

Forward Footsteps in Diabetes Initiative

2014/15 Projects

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This project aims to organise a one-day event to raise awareness of diabetes and provide free foot screening to encourage early identification of diabetes-related foot changes.

TARA – Teaching Achievement by Revitalising Apparel

2014/15 Projects

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This project taught teenagers from Ability West who have intellectual disabilities how to bring new life to old clothes, such as t-shirts and shoes, in a fun environment of learning and creativity.

Rate my Trip

2014/15 Projects

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This pilot project aims to develop an app for users to monitor their travel patterns by collecting relevant information about travel habits.

Heat Ensilage Recovery Systems

2014/15 Projects

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This project aims to develop a cutting edge new source of renewable energy.