The Community Knowledge Initiative (CKI) fosters community university partnerships that aim to promote the principles and practices of civic engagement and democracy.

Gaisce Merit Award 2019

CEO of Gaisce Yvonne McKenna, NUI Galway's Lorraine Tansey, Chair of Gaisce John Cunningham and Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh.

Lorraine Tansey awarded with Civic Merit by Gaisce - President's Award

Lorraine Tansey from NUI Galway was celebrated at a special event in Dublin Saturday 16th of November. The Civic Merit honours President's Award Leaders who have supported young people to take part in the Gaisce programme for over five years. Gaisce is a personal development programme for young people which enhances confidence and wellbeing.