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Professor Eeva Leinonen in a dark blazer stands in front of MU Library

Maynooth University welcomes new President, Professor Eeva Leinonen

Maynooth University warmly welcomes Professor Eeva Leinonen, who takes office today as the new President, succeeding Professor Philip Nolan, who has led the university for the past 10 years.

Friday, 01 October 2021

Maynooth University President welcomes Minister Simon Harris to campus

The President of Maynooth University, Professor Eeva Leinonen, has welcomed the Minister for Higher and Further Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD, to campus for an introductory meeting and campus walk.

Tuesday, 30 November 2021

MU secures two senior academic posts under Senior Academic Leadership Initiative

Maynooth University has secured funding for two new and additional prestigious Professor posts in a Senior Academic Leadership Initiative (SALI) announcement made by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD. The posts will be in Observational Astrophysics or Cosmology, and Intersectional Humanities.

Monday, 29 November 2021

Terrain-AI Wins at the 2021 AI Awards

Terrain-AI, led by Dr Rowan Fealy and Professor Tim McCarthy, wins AI Award for Best Application of AI to Achieve Social Good at the AI Awards ceremony, held on Thursday 25 November. The AI Awards, which are held annually, seek to recognise how AI can be ethically used to help solve some of the biggest business, academic, environmental, and health challenges facing our society today.

Friday, 26 November 2021

MU becomes first campus in Ireland awarded Green Heritage Accreditation

The Maynooth University campus has been awarded Green Heritage Accreditation by An Taisce Environmental Education, making Maynooth the first University campus in the Republic of Ireland to achieve the standard. The University campus has also received its third Green Flag for Parks and Green Spaces.

Thursday, 18 November 2021

Creating Our Future Roadshow comes to Maynooth University

Maynooth University hosts the Creating Our Future roadshow coffee truck on Wednesday, 17 November, from 9am – 12 noon.

Monday, 15 November 2021

Taoiseach launches All-Island Climate and Biodiversity Research Network

Taoiseach Micheál Martin and deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill today launched the All-Island Climate and Biodiversity Research Network (AICBRN) at a pivotal point, with the world having heard the true scale of the global crisis at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-26) and the UN Biodiversity Conference last month (COP-15).

Tuesday, 09 November 2021

MU joins Speak Out online platform for anonymous reporting of violence and sexual harassment

An online anonymous violence and harassment reporting tool for higher education institutions is available for staff and students at Maynooth University.

Monday, 08 November 2021

Empower puts Ireland on track for data governance leadership

A new academic and industry research programme, designed to future proof EU data flows and drive innovations in data protection internationally, was launched today by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD.

Tuesday, 02 November 2021

MU President Eeva Leinonen congratulates new graduates at on-campus conferring ceremonies

Maynooth University President Eeva Leinonen has congratulated over 800 new graduates who are being awarded undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and diplomas over two days this week – Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th October.

Wednesday, 27 October 2021

A group of people stand in silhouette against sunrise

Dr. Richard Roche awarded IRC COALESCE funding

Maynooth University humanities projects have been awarded a combined grant of €403,000 as part of the Irish Research Council COALESCE research fund to confront societal challenges.

Tuesday, 26 October 2021

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