Lorna Lopez - Biology - Maynooth University

MU congratulates Dr Lorna Lopez on receiving SFI Early Career Researcher Award 2020

The winners of the prestigious 2020 Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Awards were revealed today by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, at the annual SFI Science Summit. The Science Awards recognise key leaders in the Irish Research Community. Dr Lopez received the award for her work in leading human health research on discovering the genetic basis of neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr Lopez’ research at Maynooth University uses genomic technologies to focus on understanding the genetic basis of mental illness and other brain- and medical-related traits. She is also a recent rec

Thursday, 05 November 2020

Maynooth University launches first Virtual Open Day for Leaving Cert students on range of third-level courses and opportunities

Maynooth University has adapted its annual Spring Open Day for prospective students to a truly virtual experience student life and third-level courses at Ireland’s fastest growing university.

Wednesday, 22 April 2020

Music - Alison Hood - Maynooth University

Principal Fellowship of UK Higher Education Academy awarded to Dean of Teaching and Learning Dr Alison Hood

Maynooth University is proud to announce the granting of an internationally recognised Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) to Dr Alison Hood, Dean of Teaching and Learning.

Monday, 20 April 2020

COVID-19 Mental Health Survey by Maynooth University and Trinity College finds high rates of anxiety

Maynooth University and Trinity College collaborate on major Irish Covid-19 study

Thursday, 16 April 2020

Maynooth University assesses how primary schools, teachers, parents and pupils are adjusting to the reality of COVID-19 school closures

80% of respondents state that Irish is the most difficult subject to adapt to distance learning. Research identifies the advantages and disadvantages of online/distance learning for pupils and educators

Monday, 06 April 2020

2 front line staff in Tallaght Hospital try out the Nap Pods

MU Library lends napping pods to Tallaght Hospital

D’oibrigh Leabharlann OMN le Amazon Web Services chun Faighneoga Codlata a chur ar fáil do fhoireann Ospidéal Ollscoile Thamhlachta sa bhearna bhaoil ionas gur féidir leo athnuachan a dhéanamh orthu féin.

Monday, 06 April 2020

MU President leads government’s national Covid-19 modelling team

In March, Maynooth University President, Professor Philip Nolan, was appointed chair of National Public Health Emergency Team’s Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group (IEMAG),

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

Maynooth University welcomes continued growth in CAO applications

Tá méadú láidir fós le feiscint i líon na n-iarratas go hOllscoil Mhá Nuad, ag leanúint ar aghaidh sa treo ina raibh sé ag dul le blianta beaga anuas. Tá ardú de 1% sna hiarratais go dtí an Ollscoil, cé go bhfuil laghdú de 2% tugtha faoi deara ar bhonn náisiúnta sna hiarratais ar chúrsaí ar Leibhéal 8 tríd an Lár-Oifig Iontrála. .

Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Maynooth University honours Laura Madden with President’s Medal

Maynooth University last night awarded Laura Madden the President’s Medal at a special event to mark International Women’s Day. President of Maynooth University, Professor Philip Nolan, paid tribute to Ms Madden for bravely coming forward to speak of her personal trauma despite the threat of retribution

Friday, 06 March 2020

President Higgens, Dr Joanna Masterson, Dr Eoin McNamee

President Higgins honours two MU scientists with SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Award

President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins, has honoured two Maynooth University scientists, Assistant Prof Joanne Masterson and Assistant Prof Eóin McNamee, at a special ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin, Dublin.

Tuesday, 03 March 2020

President Michael D Higgins poses with staff at Maynooth University

President Higgins attends Maynooth University Climate Change Conference

A Just Transition’ conference examines how we tackle climate issues in a fair and equitable way

Friday, 28 February 2020