Welcome to the GoldenLab

The GoldenLab is an interdisciplinary research group in NUI Galway’s College of Science and Engineering.

We work on large scale & complex astronomical data, and look for opportunities to apply the lessons learned to help solve real world problems in areas as diverse as medical imaging and earth observation remote sensing, and in particular, in climate science (see Research)

Involvement in cutting edge astronomical research using both optical and radio telescopes here in Ireland, in Chile, South Africa and in the US provide the ideal drivers for such technological innovation in imaging, data anaysis and the application of AI solutions.

The Lab is located in the Orbsen Building on the main NUI Galway campus, in close proximity to the Centre of Astronomy, the School of Computer Science, the Ryan Institute’s Geospatial Core Facility, and the Medical Imaging & Applied Optics groups in the School of Natural Sciences.

If you’re interested in working with us, please get in touch… (more info) !

We are grateful to the College of Science & Engineering for provision of our laboratory facilities, and acknowledge funding from the Health Research Board, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Geological Survey Ireland, the Irish Research Council, and from Science Foundation Ireland.


21. June 2022

Sumaira is presenting her poster entitled 'LncRNA based antigen load enables prediction of patient’s survival and immunotherapy outcomes in Melanoma' at the 28th Congress of the European Association for Cancer Research in Seville, Spain today. Good luck Sumaira!

20. June 2022

Aaron gave a presentation on monitoring space weather using radar and radiotelescope instrumentation to the summer meeting of the Network of Arctic Researchers in Ireland (NARI) at the Hodson Bay Hotel in Athlone

13. June 2022

Congratulations to Dúalta on being elected a member of the International Astronomical Union!

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