Wednesday October 28, 2020

Galway: Taking the city to a new level

Collaborating with industry, international partners and the local community, NUI Galway plays a key role in developing Ireland's third-level sector, writes Margaret O'Brien.

29th September, 2012
Jim Browne, president of NUI Galway. Photo: Aengus McMahon

This is Dr Jim Browne's fourth year as president of NUI Galway. While he was elected at the end of what was arguably Ireland's most affluent era, he has been at the helm during a time of unprecedented economic collapse. The university has weathered the storm well, but it is bracing itself to face the challenges ahead.

"The government has picked off low-hanging fruit and we have been cushioned, to a certain extent, by the...

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