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MU records increase in CAO applicants for 2024/2025

Maynooth University has seen an increase in CAO applications for the academic year 2024/25.

Friday, 12 July 2024

Three MU researchers win funding for public sector research

Three researchers from Maynooth University are among 14 third-level researchers to receive funding of more than €1.25 million through Science Foundation Ireland’s Public Service Fellowship programme.

Wednesday, 13 March 2024

MU and Meath GAA launch sports performance partnership

Maynooth University and Meath GAA have agreed a programme of collaboration that aims to enhance sports performance and academic opportunities for students.

Tuesday, 12 March 2024

Four students, two men and two women, walking along a pathway beside an orange University building

MU sets new record in CAO first preference applications

Maynooth University has recorded its highest ever rate of CAO first preference applications, exceeding last year’s record, according to new Central Applications Office figures.

Monday, 11 March 2024

Graphic with images of four different types of women against a purple background

'PROMOTE' app aims to keep women in research

The PROMOTE team is co-led by Maynooth University's Dr Katriona O'Sullivan and Dr Marian Crowley-Henry and calls on all academics to #buildthenetwork for women researchers with a world-first app.

Friday, 08 March 2024

MU leads IWD discussion in Brussels on advancing gender equality

Maynooth University led the discussion on advancing gender equality in Brussels for International Women’s Day 2024, highlighting the potential of European University Alliances to support gender equality in higher education leadership.

Wednesday, 06 March 2024

ICARUS research finds climate change drove Midleton flooding

Human-induced climate change made the extreme two-day rainfall event associated with flooding in Midleton, County Cork last October “more likely and more intense”, according to a new study involving researchers from the ICARUS Climate Research Centre in Maynooth University.

Thursday, 29 February 2024

MU launches 2GoCup deposit and return scheme

Maynooth University, in partnership with 2GoCup, has launched a new deposit and return scheme on campus.

Wednesday, 28 February 2024

MU researchers win EPA funding for environmental projects

​Two researchers at Maynooth University have secured nearly €1 million in funding from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for their work on projects that aim to make a positive contribution to environmental protection.

Wednesday, 14 February 2024

Booker Prize winner Paul Lynch appointed Distinguished Writing Fellow

Maynooth University is delighted to announce that 2023 Booker Prize Winner Paul Lynch has been appointed Maynooth University Distinguished Writing Fellow.

Tuesday, 13 February 2024

RTÉ series ‘My Uni Life’ captures MU student life

RTÉ One series capturing the life of staff and students across Irish universities kicks off on 16th February

Friday, 02 February 2024

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