Research Areas

NUI Galway is world-renowned as an expert research-led University.  We emphasise inter-disciplinary research programmes, and collaborations with industry partners in areas of strategic importance, both regionally and nationally.

Vision 2020 - NUI Galway's Strategic Plan for the period 2015-2020

Research at NUI Galway

NUI Galway aims to be firmly embedded among the top rank of research universities. The University makes a meaningful contribution internationally, nationally, and to the region, following a prioritise a set of research themes. Five thematic research priorities at NUI Galway have been identified and these are listed below:

Biomedical Science & Engineering Informatics, Physical, and Computational Sciences Environment, Marine, and Energy Applied Social Science and Public Policy Humanities in context