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

Ece Temelkuran delivers the Dean’s Lecture - Maynooth University

Award-winning Turkish writer Ece Temelkuran delivers the Dean’s Lecture

Award-winning Turkish writer and political thinker, Ece Temelkuran delivered the Dean’s Lecture as part of Research Week at Maynooth University.

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Maynooth University among six research projects awarded €25m through SFI Programme

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, today announced a €25m Government investment through the Science Foundation Ireland Research Infrastructure Programme as part of Future Jobs Ireland.

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

InSPIREurope at Maynooth University supports scholars at risk of persecution

A new EU-funded initiative to support researchers at risk was today launched by ten European partners at Maynooth University, Ireland. The initiative, InSPIREurope, is a Europe-wide alliance for researchers who are at risk due to discrimination, persecution, suffering or violence.

Monday, 14 October 2019

Prof Aidan Mulkeen - Maynooth University

Maynooth International Engineering College at Fuzhou University welcomes first intake of students at opening ceremony

Some 300 first year students were welcomed by Maynooth University staff at Maynooth International Engineering College (MIEC) on the Fuzhou University (FZU) campus in southern China.

Wednesday, 02 October 2019

The Scribble sculpture launched in School of Education

Seoladh an dealbh den teideal The Scribble i Scoil an Oideachais

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Maynooth University collaborates in new SFI programme in Foundations of Data Science

A new Government and industry supported PhD programme in Foundations of Data Science was launched by the Minister of State at the Department of Education and Skills with special responsibility for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O Connor, T.D.

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Maynooth University welcomes ascent in THE World University rankings

Maynooth University is delighted with its elevation in THE global university rankings for 2020, achieving its highest ever position in this ranking.

Thursday, 12 September 2019

Maynooth University hosts 14 Conferring Ceremonies over five days

Maynooth University will confer a total of 2,248 students over five days with a range of degrees and diplomas at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The University will host 14 ceremonies over five days, starting today (Friday 6th) and running until Friday 13 September.

Friday, 06 September 2019

Maynooth University welcomes €25 million capital grant from Government for new ‘Technology Society and Innovation Project’

Maynooth University has today welcomed a capital grant of €25 million from Government for a major new building project to support the University’s rapidly growing student population.

Monday, 02 September 2019

Maynooth University to offer highest-ever number of places to CAO applicants

Maynooth University is expecting to admit 3,225 new first year students this year. This is the largest ever intake for the university and represents an increase of 3% from last year.

Thursday, 15 August 2019