Dept of Applied Social Studies welcomes the announcement by the Irish Government of State recognition of Travellers as an ethnic group
We congratulate our Traveller students, friends and colleagues and acknowledge their work over many years for Traveller rights and recognition. We acknowledge also the work of associates of the Department, past and present, who have been involved in highlighting the discrimination faced by Travellers in their daily lives and in working with Travellers to address these issues at a national, regional and global level.
Date: Wednesday, 01 March 2017
We would like to thank everyone who has applied for our Bachelor of Social Science BSocSc (Community and Youth Work) by the February 1st deadline. We will be writing to you all soon with details of what happens next. We look forward to hearing from you and meeting you in the coming weeks.
Date: Wednesday, 01 March 2017
Twenty-five students from the Department of Applied Social Studies Masters programmes in Community and Youth Work (MACYW) and Rights and Social Policy (MSocSc) recently visited the United Nations in Geneva.
Date: Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Dr Brian Melaugh was conferred with a Professional Doctorate in Health at University of Bath
Date: Wednesday, 07 December 2016
On Monday 21st November Maynooth students met with human rights lawyer, Rafael Maldonado, of the Calas organisation, which has been representing and defending environmental activists in Guatemala.
Date: Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Dr Oonagh McArdle was conferred with her Doctor of Social Science at the November Conferrings at Maynooth University.
Date: Friday, 04 November 2016
Thursday 29th Sept: Departmental Course Induction, Friday 30th Sept: Lectures 10am - 4pm, Saturday 1st Oct: Lectures 10am - 4pm.
Date: Friday, 26 August 2016
Anastasia Crickley,former head of Maynooth University Department of Applied Social Studies, is the first Irish person to lead a UN treaty body, which are international committees of independent experts that monitor states’ implementation of international human rights treaties.
Date: Tuesday, 26 April 2016
With the Irish general election fast approaching, increasing amounts of airtime are being devoted to discussion of the campaign issues and the progress of candidates in various constituencies across Ireland. Within this context, a public discussion will be held next Tuesday 16 February in the Whiteboard Room, John Paul II Library at 1-2pm, hosted by the Maynooth Centre for European and Eurasian Studies, on the primary election issues, the way the campaign has unfolded thus far, and its possible outcomes. Speakers will include Catherine Murphy TD Social Democrats (North Kildare); Prof Mary P Corcoran, Head of the Sociology Department; Dr Mary P Murphy of the Sociology Department and Claire McGing of the Geography Department. The event will be chaired by Prof John O'Brennan, Director of the Maynooth Centre for European and Eurasian Studies, and it is free and open to all to attend.
Date: Friday, 12 February 2016
Inniu, bhronn Ollscoil Mhá Nuad dochtúireachtaí oinigh ar bheirt a bhfuil comaoin curtha acu ar shochaí na hÉireann – An tOllamh William Desmond, fealsamh a bhfuil meas air i mbaile agus i gcéin; agus Emily Logan, atá ina céad Phríomhfheidhmeannach ar Choimisiún na hÉireann um Chearta an Duine agus Comhionannas. Bronnadh na dochtúireachtaí oinigh le linn searmanais inar bronnadh céimeanna agus iarchéimeanna ar os cionn 1,150 mac léinn de chuid 1,150 Ollscoil Mhá Nuad.
Date: Wednesday, 28 October 2015