ALL Members Dr Seán Commins and Dr. Richard Roche Have New Article Published in Ageing Research Reviews
Vacancy: Research Assistant (ReCreating Europe Project), Department of Law, Maynooth University Applications open until midnight Friday, 9th April 2021.
Date: Tuesday, 23 March 2021
ALL member Dr Katriona O’Sullivan leads The STEM-Passport for Inclusion project funded under SFI Ireland Discover Programme.
ALL member Dr Katriona O’Sullivan leads The STEM-Passport for Inclusion project funded under SFI Ireland Discover Programme. The STEM-Passport for Inclusion project (STEMP.inc), led by Dr Katriona O’Sullivan, Department of Psychology and the ALL (Assisting Living & Learning) Institute, aims to transform how disadvantaged women gain access to STEM courses. Young women from socially-economically disadvantaged (SED) backgrounds are not accessing STEM careers, due to a myriad of factors that include a lack role models, reduced STEM capital, and limited availability of STEM subjects.
Date: Monday, 22 March 2021
ALL co-director Professor Mac MacLachlan and ALL members Dr Rebecca Murphy and Dr Philip Hyland and Dr Michael Daly have published an Open Letter entitled, 'Why it’s time to stop saying “mental illness”: A commentary on the revision of the Irish Mental Health Act.' in HRB Open Research.
Date: Monday, 22 March 2021
Webinar: Researching Disability and Diversity in Culture. An Introduction to the ERC Project DANCING”
Webinar: Researching Disability and Diversity in Culture. An Introduction to the ERC Project DANCING” Researching Disability and Diversity in Culture: An Introduction to the ERC Project Protecting the Right to Culture of Persons with Disabilities and Enhancing Cultural Diversity through European Union Law DANCING”
Date: Friday, 12 March 2021
Publication in Disability, CBR and Inclusive Development by ALL Institute members Holly Wescott, Hasheem Mannan & ALL Institute Co-director Mac MacLachlan
Publication in Disability, CBR and Inclusive Development by ALL Institute members Holly Wescott, Hasheem Mannan & ALL Institute Co-director Mac MacLachlan entitled 'Disability Inclusion and Global Development: A Preliminary Analysis of the United Nations Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities programme within the context of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Sustainable Development Goals'.
Date: Thursday, 04 March 2021
Publication in Disability, CBR and Inclusive Development by ALL Institute Co-director Mac MacLachlan, ALL Member Fleur Boot and others
Publication of Article in Disability, CBR and Inclusive Development Volume 31, Issue 4, by ALL Institute Co-director Malcolm MacLachlan and ALL member Fleur Heleen Boot and Ritu Ghosh, John Gerard Dinsmore, entitled 'Views and Experiences of People with Intellectual Disabilities to Improve Access to Assistive Technology: Perspectives from India'.
Date: Thursday, 25 February 2021
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