Irish Science Heroes – William King

  https://youtu.be/9ByKipmcvdI Video by Claire Riordan, Scientific Engagement Associate at CÚRAM . In the latest of our series of Research Videos, Dr. John Murray (Lecturer in Palaeontology in the Discipline of Earth & Ocean Sciences) and Prof. Heinz Peter Nasheuer (Professor of Biochemistry) introduce the groundbreaking work of a true Irish Science Hero, William King. In 1849, … Continue reading Irish Science Heroes – William King

Myths Busted – Can you really die from a broken heart?

In the latest of our Research Videos for 2016, Prof. Brian Hughes investigates whether the belief that feelings of misery and loneliness can cause someone to die of a broken heart, is in fact true. Brian's work in the NUI Galway School of Psychology explores the link between emotional stress, the functioning of our hearts, and our … Continue reading Myths Busted – Can you really die from a broken heart?

The Brain – Exploring the Brain

In the fifth in our series of NUI Galway Research Videos for 2016, Dilip Thomas, a final year PhD student in the CÚRAM Centre for Research in Medical Devices, describes the structures and functions of the human brain. Dilip’s current research interest in CÚRAM is to develop 'stem cell factories', a next generation biomedical device … Continue reading The Brain – Exploring the Brain