Applied Social Science and Public Policy

NUI Galway has an international reputation in this research area. We have inter-disciplinary research activity across the Colleges of Commerce, Law, Arts and Medicine, as well as an academic structure within the University that facilities collaboration between research departments.  We are committed to improving our understanding of innovation and social entrepreneurial strategies.  Our researchers examine economic innovation and social change and different academic disciplines in the social sciences to explore issues of innovation, social inclusion, balanced development and health.

Research Institutes, Centres, and Units