Meeting with AKU: The ALL Institute is in discussions with Aga Khan University (AKU) in Nairobi to develop a joint MSc program in Assistive Technology Policy, Systems, and Organizations. ALL Institute members Mac MacLachlan, Emma Smith, and Ikenna Ebuenyi met with Prof Robert Armstrong and his team at AKU to discuss this exciting opportunity in Nairobi this week!
ALL Institute Meeting with Aga Khan University, Nairobi
The ALL Institute is delighted to be hosting LLM student Kimberly Wright for the Semester as part of her postgraduate studies in Global Legal Studies. During the placement, Kimberly will be taking part in a variety of tasks ranging from research on the European Ombudsman’s decision on disability rights, conducting literature reviews and undertaking various administration and communication duties. She will also be helping with the ALL Institute blog.
Date: Friday, 19 February 2021
Assisting Living and Learning (ALL) Institute members; Katriona O’Sullivan, Amy McGrane, Siobhan Long, Kevin Marshall & Malcolm Maclachlan publish article in February's Disability and Rehabilitation:Assitive Technology entitled 'Using a systems thinking approach to understand teachers perceptions and use of assistive technology in the republic of Ireland.'
Date: Thursday, 18 February 2021
Maynooth University colleagues, Dr Derek Barter (Dept. of Adult and Community Education and ALL member) and Jennifer Lloyd Hughes (Civic Engagement Coordinator with MU’s Experiential Learning Office), have just secured EU funding as part of an international consortium for Foundations for Futures Europe. The aim is to develop a network of Higher Education and Civil Society partners to engage citizens in debates and discussion groups around the future direction of the European project. The FFE network consists of Maynooth University; the university of Novi Sad, Serbia; Pecs University, Hungary; The European Anti-Poverty Network, Ireland; The Hellenic Anti-Poverty Network, Greece and URKRAFT, Sweden.
Date: Wednesday, 17 February 2021
ALL Institute member, Dr. Emma Smith, has been awarded the highly prestigious Marie Sklowdowska Curie Actions Individual Fellowship
The ALL Institute is pleased to share that Dr. Emma Smith, Postdoctoral Researcher, has been awarded a highly prestigious Marie Sklowdowska Curie Actions Individual Fellowship (approximately EUR185 000 over 2 years) from the European Commission Horizon 2020 program.
Date: Wednesday, 10 February 2021
Article published in todays Irish Examiner 'Children have 'borne the brunt' of Covid pandemic, research finds' quotes ALL Institute member Katriona O'Sullivan on her recent co-authored study.
Article published in todays Irish Examiner 'Children have 'borne the brunt' of Covid pandemic, research finds' quotes ALL Institute member Katriona O'Sullivan on her recent co-authored study 'A Qualitative Study of Child and Adolescent Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Ireland' A fascinating study highlighting the impact of severe restrictions on vulnerable populations’ wellbeing and mental health outcomes, including children, adolescents, and those with Autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The full study has been published in Special Issue of the International Journal of Enviornmental and Public Health - The Psychological Impact of Covid-19 on Vulnerable, Marginalized or At-Risk Groups.
Date: Friday, 29 January 2021
November Assisting Living and Learning (ALL) Insitute Seminar Tuesday, 26th of January from 3pm – 5pm
Date: Thursday, 21 January 2021
Ana Maria Sánchez Rodríguez, All member and MSCA fellow, in collaboration with Mac MacLachlan, Co-Director of the ALL Institute, publish article entitled 'The coordinates of scaling: Facilitating inclusive innovation'
Ana Maria Sánchez Rodríguez, All member and MSCA fellow, in collaboration with Professor Malcolm MacLachlan, Co-Director of the ALL Institute, and Aude Brus from Humanity and Inclusion publish article entitled 'The coordinates of scaling: Facilitating inclusive innovation'
Date: Monday, 18 January 2021
Joanne McVeigh and Mac MacLachlan, of the ALL Institue, publish article on RTÉ Brainstorm entitled 'Why do so many people believe Covid-19 conspiracy theories?'
ALL member Dr Joanne McVeigh and ALL Co-Director Professor Mac MacLachlan, publish an article on RTÉ Brainstorm entitled 'Why do so many people believe Covid-19 conspiracy theories?'. It is an analysis of how conspiracy theories have been widespread during this pandemic and the significant risk to health they pose.
Date: Monday, 04 January 2021
The ALL Institute is delighted to announce Kevin Marshall as Adjunct Professor of the ALL Institute.
The ALL Institute is delighted to announce that Kevin Marshall has been appointed as Adjunct Professor with the ALL Institute, Maynooth University. Kevin is the Head of Education, Microsoft Ireland. He has a BA (Hons) Psychology, University College Dublin, an MSc Occupational Psychology, University of Hull and a Ph.D., Educational Measurement & Research, Boston College.
Date: Thursday, 17 December 2020
ALL Institute member, Dr Katriona O'Sullivan profiled in the Irish Times and the new edition of The Bridge magazine.
All Institute member Dr Katriona O'Sullivan talks about her life and what lead her to her role in the All Institute, Maynooth University. Working with Microsoft on the AI Academy for Good programme.
Date: Wednesday, 16 December 2020