Welcome to the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences was established in 2022. It delivers cutting edge research and academic programmes in modern day biological and chemical sciences. In pursuit of environmental and social sustainability for the future the activities within the school align within two key thematic areas, Sustainable World and Health and Discovery.‌‌

We offer a range of taught and research-led programmes at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Post-Doctoral level. Discover undergraduate study in Chemistry, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Agriculture/Bioeconomy or explore our postgraduate  courses in Climate Change, Food Sustainability, Biomedical Science, Biotechnology and Medical Technology.  Our curriculum embeds sustainability and the principles of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, feature innovative teaching methods, and draw on our wide range of strengths from across the sciences at NUI Galway.

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Strategic Plan 2021 - 2025

The NUI Galway 2020–2025 Strategic Plan, Shared Vision Shaped by Values, provides an ambitious vision for the University shaped by the values of respect, openness, sustainability and excellence. J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics’ Strategic Plan 2021–2025 aligns with the University’s strategy, mission, vision and core values.

Our Mission: Energised by our regional edge on the west coast of Ireland, we are a globally engaged School of Business and Economics for the public good that makes a transformative impact for students, society and business.

Our Vision: Striving beyond - From our regional edge on the west coast of Ireland, our vision is to make a global impact for the public good by addressing grand challenges through our teaching, research and influence on public policy.

Learn More About our Strategic Plan