2014/15 Projects

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EXPLORE awarded funding to 19 innovative new projects in 2014/15 involving over 130 students, staff and external partners. Click the projects below to find out more. 

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

Farm check

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

YOLO (YOung peoples’ Life Opportunities)

2014/15 Projects

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Responding to a current knowledge gap on employment opportunities for young people, this pilot project aims to develop an ‘employment opportunities’ toolkit for use by community development workers in Galway. 

The Aether Drone Project

2014/15 Projects

Aethger Drone image from project group for use on website 5 Jan 2015

This project is a pilot model for how cutting-edge technology can potentially be made available to both students and staff for a variety of uses.

European Union on Campus

2014/15 Projects

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This project will promote EU job opportunities at NUI Galway by educating students about the variety of job possibilities the EU has to offer and encouraging them to apply for careers in the EU, and its institutions and agencies.

The First Annual NUI Galway Undergraduate Research Conference

2014/15 Projects


The objective of this project is to provide a forum for the development of undergraduates’ research voice at NUI Galway by organising and running the university’s first ever undergraduate research conference, unique in Irish Higher education. 

The Gift of Healthy Feet

2014/15 Projects


Podiatry students and staff offered Podiatry services to homeless people in Galway during January 2015 in collaboration with local charities COPE Galway and Galway Simon Community. 

Eco-Explorers Web TV

2014/15 Projects

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This project aims to develop a media platform for bringing Zoology research, education and science outreach initiatives at NUI Galway to a national and international audience.