NUI Galway is top of the class

With the arrival of Enda Kenny to unveil a €25 million cutting edge Clinical Research Facility, NUI president Dr Jim Browne has his sights set on global domination for NUI Galway, writes Margaret O’Brien

27th September, 2015
Dr Jim Browne, president of NUI Galway

NUI Galway has the wind in its sails. Over the past 12 months, it attracted more EU Horizon 2020 funding for research and innovation than any other Irish university. Four of its up-and-coming research leaders won European Research Council (ERC) grants, a feat almost unheard of for one university. It confirmed its status as the only Irish university consistently rising in the QS World University Rankings.

To cap it all, it welcomed Britain’s Prince Charles and president...

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