Honorary Conferring: This week, the University honoured Pat Lam, head coach of Connacht Rugby, and former rugby international, with an honorary degree for his achievements, which have significantly enriched both Connacht and the wider community. More information from The Irish Times, RTÉ Six One News @ 40.32, Nuacht TG4 @ 21.44, Irish Examiner and The42.ie.
Top 30 Under 30: This week, Edel Browne, a third year biotechnology student and founder of Free Feet Medical, pitched at the Blackstone LaunchPad Showcase at the Forbes 30 Under 30 Conference. Read more in The Irish Times.
Tionól na Saoránach: Labhair an tOllamh Donncha Ó Conaill (Dlí) le Máirín NÍ Ghadhra faoi Thionól na Saoránach ar RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta.
Maintaining a Healthy Gut: Dr Beth Mallard (Physiology) spoke to The Irish Times about how much a healthy person should fart.
Spin-Out Success: Dr Thomas Kropmans (Medicine) spoke to The Irish Times about Qpercom, a local spin-out company from the School of Medicine. Qpercom, which is based at the University, was founded in 2008 and specialises in exam assessment technology.
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