Women in Engineering‌ 

Women in Engineering: The School of Engineering at NUI Galway is proud of its long history of graduating successful female Engineers. In fact, Alice Perry, the first woman to receive a degree in Engineering in either Ireland or the United Kingdom graduated me from this University in 1906, top of her class in Civil Engineering. Our new Engineering Building was officially named the Alice Perry Engineering Building on March 6th 2017, in recognition of Alice as a role model and inspiration for staff, students and visitors.

Galway Science and Technology Festival

Galway Science and Technology Festival. The Galway Science & Technology Festival is Ireland's leading premier event for the education of children and the promotion of STEAM. The Festival has grown over the years to be the preeminent STEAM event in the West of Ireland, and a key feature on the national STEAM calendar.  The Festival is a collaboration of industry, education and local government and the support of these bodies allows the Festival to provide all events free to attend.

Engineers Week

NUI Galway Engineers Week: 'Engineering Our Future: Family Fun Day' in the Alice Perry Engineering building at NUI Galway celebrates Engineering as part of the Engineers Week. This Family Fun Day provides  science and engineering shows, movie screening, workshops and hands-on activities that will inspire young (and older!!) people and help them learn about the world around us!

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) Engineering Diversity: Biomedical Engineering workforce diversity, capitalizing on the full spectrum of skills, talents, and viewpoints, is essential for solving complex human health challenges. The participation of underrepresented individuals in engineering and medicine is a critical issue affecting our nation’s health and the future of research. The urgent national challenge to diversify the scientific workforce calls for research universities, academic medical centers, and national stakeholders to take action.