National University of Ireland, Galway

The University

The National University of Ireland, Galway (Irish OÉ Gaillimh) is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland. It is located in Ireland’s westerly city of Galway. A tertiary-level educational institution, it is ranked among the top 2 per cent of universities in the world.

NUI Galway launched a major project in 2001, entitled the Community Knowledge Initiative (CKI), which set out to underpin and realise a civic mission as part of its core activities. The CKI was funded by the Atlantic Philanthropies and core funded by NUI Galway in 2007.

NUI Galway is committed to a set of values, and a programme of research and scholarship, which fosters learning and leadership, and the development of professional skills their graduates will require throughout their lives.

National Coordinator

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Lorraine McIlrath

CKI Coordinator and Academic Staff Developer

Principal Investigator, Campus Engage

lorraine.mcilrath@nuigalway.ie

 

Team

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Áine Gallagher

NUIG – CKI

aine.a.gallagher@nuigalway.ie

Ann Lyons (NUIG – CKI), Lorraine Tansey (NUIG- CKI), Carmel King (NUIG-CKI).

National Networks

Community Knowledge Initiative (CKI)

Campus Engage