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

What is a Medical Device?

In the third of our series of Research Articles for 2015,  Claire Riordan, Science Engagement Officer with the CÚRAM Centre for Research in Medical Devices in NUI Galway, writes about the history of medical devices and tells us about some of the exciting research being carried out at CÚRAM. What is a Medical Device? When you think of a medical device, … Continue reading What is a Medical Device?

Exploring the Cell, by Dr. Danielle Hamilton

Next in our weekly series of articles, Dr. Danielle Hamilton, a Research Scientist with the Centre for Chromosome Biology, writes about her work "Exploring the Cell" and how understanding how a cell repairs damage to its DNA may lead to the prevention and treatment of cancer. Every living creature is made up of one or more cells, and … Continue reading Exploring the Cell, by Dr. Danielle Hamilton