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MU-led study finds Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy in the US decreased this year

A newly published Maynooth University-led study on vaccine hesitancy in the United States has found that public trust and willingness to vaccinate increased significantly in early 2021.

Friday, 04 June 2021

Maynooth University scientist plays pivotal role in molecular computing breakthrough

A Maynooth University computer scientist is one of the leaders of a team which has made a significant breakthrough in the emerging field of molecular computing by using DNA to develop a multi-purpose, reprogrammable molecular computer. Professor Damien Woods, who completed his PhD at Maynooth University in 2005 and recently joined the University’s academic staff, is joint lead author of the study

Thursday, 21 March 2019

​Maynooth University oceanographer Dr Gerard McCarthy awarded international Early Career Scientist medal

The IAPSO Early Career Scientist Medal honours Early Career Scientists for their outstanding research in the physical or chemical sciences of the oceans, and for their cooperation in international research.

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Highest ever first preference applications for Maynooth University

Maynooth’s sector-leading growth comes at a time when overall CAO application figures have remained relatively flat, increasing by 1%.

Sunday, 10 March 2019

Funding for new Doctoral training for SFI

Maynooth University to receive more than €9 million for doctoral training of 70 students through new SFI Centres

Maynooth University has been named a partner in two highly innovative Science Foundation Ireland Centres for Research Training, which will provide training for more than 70 doctoral students at Maynooth in areas of identified skills need for Irish society and its economy.

Tuesday, 05 March 2019

Maynooth University and Intel Ireland sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) creating strategic research and innovation partnership

Building on already strong relationships between Intel and Maynooth, the MoU will establish a more comprehensive and structured format for creative collaborations in key areas of research.

Tuesday, 05 March 2019

Ministers open new €14.1 million School of Education at Maynooth University

The outstanding contribution of Maynooth University to the education system and teaching profession in Ireland was underlined at today’s official opening of its €14.1 million School of Education by two of its proud alumni - Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh, TD, and Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor, TD.

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Library - Wide perspective with bookshelves - Maynooth University

MU becomes first Irish Academic Institute to abolish fines on library loans

Fines abolished on all standard loans effective immediately.

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Biomedical Engineer Dr Bryan Hennelly receives SFI funding for research on life-science microscopes

38 research projects awarded a total €4.5 million under Technology Innovation Development Award (TIDA) programme

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

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MU awarded €2.8million in Innovation and Transformation Programme 2018

Maynooth University is delighted to confirm it has been awarded over €2.8 million from the Innovation and Transformation Programme 2018 for a number of high-impact innovation projects it is developing to transform student experiences, build competitiveness and deliver value for the education sector and Irish society more broadly.

Friday, 08 February 2019

Jim Madden - GPA Leadership 2019 Maynooth University

Future Leaders from Jim Madden GPA Leadership Programme Celebrated at Maynooth University

Tá ríméad ar Ollscoil Mhá Nuad comhghairdeas a ghabháil le 24 sár-imreoir idirchontae CLG a bhain an Clár Ceannaireachta CIG Jim Madden amach ag searmanas speisialta.

Monday, 28 January 2019

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