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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 pays tribute to retiring President, Prof Philip Nolan

Successful 10-year term saw rapid growth, major campus development and curriculum innovations

Thursday, 30 September 2021

MU ‘Digital Wealth Project’ awarded close to half a million euro in funding

The Digital Wealth Project, a collaboration between Maynooth University and Microsoft Education Ireland, has been awarded a Rethink Ireland Education grant of €450,000.

Monday, 27 September 2021

Vaccination centres on campus

MU announces ‘pop up’ HSE vaccination clinics on Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th September

​Maynooth University has announced a ‘pop up’ HSE vaccination clinic on its campus will be open on Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th September for students, staff and members of the public who have not already been vaccinated.

Friday, 24 September 2021

More than 2,500 new grads join MU alumni community

Maynooth University conferred 2,575 graduates with a range of degrees and diplomas at undergraduate and postgraduate level in virtual ceremonies over three days.

Friday, 10 September 2021

MU welcomes strong demand from 2021 CAO applicants across variety of courses

Maynooth University has welcomed a strong demand for its courses among 2021 CAO applicants. The University has noted high levels of interest across the entire range of its programmes of study.

Tuesday, 07 September 2021

Pic shows ( left to right ) Colin Hunt, Chief Executive Officer of AIB and Prof Philip Nolan, President of Maynooth University. on the balcony of the Education Building with the Freedom Sculpture in the Background

MU today unveils iconic ‘Freedom’ sculpture on North Campus, loaned by AIB

The stainless steel ‘Freedom’ sculpture by Alexandra Wejchert has been installed on the North Campus of Maynooth University under a long-term loan agreement between AIB and the University.

Monday, 06 September 2021

MU researchers lead new online shopping innovation for older people

Researchers at both Maynooth University and Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre for Software, are leading the development of virtual online stores targeting older adults.

Friday, 27 August 2021

Irish and Scottish researchers to investigate ancient Ogham script

Academics from Ireland and Scotland are harnessing cutting-edge digital and 3D technologies to help to protect the inscriptions and transform our understanding of the ancient Celtic Ogham writing system

Thursday, 05 August 2021

Maynooth University awarded international funding for digital humanities projects

Maynooth University has been awarded funding for innovative digital humanities under the Fund for International Collaboration.

Wednesday, 04 August 2021

The winners of the Irish Times debate receive their awards

MU students crowned champions of Irish Times Debate competition 2021

Maynooth University congratulates BCL students, Rí Anumudu and Chikemka Abuchi-Ogbonda for their success in the 61st Irish Times Debate team competition.

Monday, 19 July 2021

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