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About University of Galway
About University of Galway
Since 1845, University of Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
University of Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a range of key areas of expertise.
- Research & Innovation
Business & Industry
Guiding Breakthrough Research at University of Galway
We explore and facilitate commercial opportunities for the research community at University of Galway, as well as facilitating industry partnership.
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At University of Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Contact Details and Links to Profiles
Professor Gerry Mac Ruairc
Gerry Mac Ruairc is an Established Professor of Education and Head of the School of Education in NUI Galway. Previously to taking up this role Gerry was a teacher, School Inspector and Associate Professor in the School of Education in University College Dublin. Gerry is also Programme Director of the M.Ed. in Education LeadershipREAD MORE
Ms Rose Cahill
Ms Caroline Casey
Dr Cornelia Connolly
Dr Cornelia Connolly is a lecturer at the School of Education, National University of Ireland, Galway. Her teaching and research interests centre principally on STEM teacher education, with a particular emphasis on the Technology (T) aspect of STEM, curriculum and computational thinking.READ MORE
Ms Sinéad Coyne
Dr Kevin Davison
Kevin G. Davison is a Lecturer in Education with the School of Education, at NUI Galway. He is the Director of the Professional Master of Education (Year Two) Programme and also contributes to the BA Mathematics and Education initial teacher education programme.READ MORE
Ms Emer Davitt
Dr Niamh Flynn
Dr Niamh Flynn is a lecturer in Educational Psychology at the School of Education. Her research and practitioner interests centre on inclusive education, special educational needs (SEN) provision, socio-emotional learning and well-being. She contributes to undergraduate and postgraduate initial teacher education and continuous professional development courses in the areas of psychology of teaching and learning and SEN and is also Director of the M.Ed. (Special and Inclusive Education) ProgrammeREAD MORE
Dr Paul Flynn
Dr Brenda Gallagher
Brenda is a graduate of NUI, Galway and was awarded her PhD from Trinity College Dublin in 1998. She has experience of working in industry and of teaching at second level within the Irish context.READ MORE
Dr Tony Hall
Tony is Senior Lecturer in Educational Technology and a design-based researcher in the School of Education, National University of Ireland, Galway. Tony's research interests centre on innovation and technology in education, and the potential of design-based research (D.B.R.) in educational settings, elective and formal. Tony is Joint Programme Director (Education) of the BA Mathematics and Education.READ MORE
Dr Manuela Heinz
Manuela is a Lecturer in educational theory and practice, quantitative and mixed-methods research methodologies and action and practitioner research. She is also the Programme Director of the Professional Master of Education (Year One).READ MORE
Andrea Higgins is a lecturer and Director of the Postgraduate Diploma in Special Educational Needs (PGDSEN) at the School of Education, NUI Galway. Prior to joining NUI Galway, Andrea worked as a primary school classroom and special educational needs teacher.
Dr Elaine Keane
Dr Elaine Keane is a Senior Lecturer in the Sociology of Education and Associate Professor as well as Director of Doctoral Studies in the School of Education at the University of Galway.READ MORE
Ms Rachel Konisberry
Mr Jim Lenaghan
Jim is a Chief Technical Officer in the National University of Ireland, Galway, where he manages the technical support for teaching, learning and research within the School of Education.READ MORE
Mr Seamus Lynch
Mr Breandán Mac Gearailt
Is Léachtóir san Oideachas ar an Máistir Gairmiúil san Oideachas é Breandán. Chaith sé sé bliana déag mar mhúinteoir meánscoile (Gaeilge, Eacnamaíocht agus Iriseoireacht). Ábhair spéise: múineadh na Gaeilge, teagasc trí Ghaeilge (an foghlaim chomhtháite ábhar agus teangacha), ceannaireacht scoile, an fhoghlaim le cuidiú teicneolaíochta, teicneolaíochtaí móibíleacha agus an fhoghlaim chumaisc/cianfhoghlaim.
Dr Veronica McCauley
Veronica McCauley, PhD, is a researcher and lecturer in science education, based in the School of Education, NUI Galway. She publishes regularly in the field of science education, science communication and related areas; and holds the seat of Vice-Chair at NUI Galway's University Ethics Committee.READ MORE
Dr Ian Munday
Dr Clíona Murray
Is léachtóir ar an Máistir Gairmiúil san Oideachas (MGO) í Clíona Murray. Clíona Murray is a lecturer on the Máistir Gairmiúil san Oideachas (MGO).READ MORE
Ms Sinéad Ní Ghuidhir
Is léachtóir í Sinéad ar an Máistir Gairmiúil san Oideachas (MGO).READ MORE
Ms Maria Silke
Maria's areas of responsibility are, School Placement Tutor, Microteaching Tutor & Technology Enhanced Learning TutorREAD MORE
Mr Seán Ó Grádaigh
With a background in second-level teaching (Gaeilge, Geography & History) and educational technologies, Seán is employed as a Lecturer in Education in the School of Education, National University of Ireland, Galway.READ MORE
Dr Kathy O’Sullivan
Kathy O’Sullivan is currently working as a lecturer in mathematics education. Prior to commencing her role as a mathematics teacher educator in NUI Galway, Kathy worked as the National Programme Coordinator for the Professional Diploma in Mathematics for Teaching (PDMT) in EPI*STEM (The National Centre for STEM Education in Ireland). Kathy completed a postgraduate diploma in mathematics education for teaching in the University of Limerick and has experience in teaching mathematics to all levels in secondary school.READ MORE
Mr Brendan Togher