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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

MU congratulates 19 recipients of Government of Ireland Awards

Tá ríméad ar Ollscoil Mhá Nuad a fhógairt go bhfuil 19 taighdeoir tar éis bheith roghnaithe do scéimeanna Iarchéime agus Iardhochtúireachta Rialtas na hÉireann 2020, fógartha inniu ag an gComhairle um Thaighde in Éirinn (IRC).

Friday, 23 October 2020

Maynooth University Research Week 2021

MU Research Week 2020 examines societal and cultural issues

Beidh Seachtain Taighde Ollscoil Mhá Nuad 2020 ar siúl ón Luan 19 go dtí an Aoine 23 Deireadh Fómhair, leis na himeachtaí go léir ar fáil don phobal chun freastal orthu ar líne.

Friday, 16 October 2020

Creche - Toys in Sandpit - Maynooth University

MU welcomes €3.6m to extend LINC early childhood education programme

Maynooth University welcomes Government funding of €3.6 million to extend the LINC programme for practicing early childhood educators by a further three years.

Thursday, 08 October 2020

Chemistry - Denise Rooney - Maynooth University

MU project on virtual labs for third-level students awarded almost €3m funding

An innovative project led by Maynooth University that will use virtual laboratories as a teaching tool for the experimental sciences has been awarded almost €3 million funding by the Higher Education Authority (HEA).

Tuesday, 06 October 2020

MU partners with Microsoft and RTÉ on DreamSpace home-schooling project

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) will fund a new project by Maynooth University, Microsoft Ireland and RTÉ to extend the DreamSpace HomeSpace series that appeared on RTÉ HomeSchool Hub.

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Student in Mask talking to Librarian safely

Maynooth University to escalate protective measures

Maynooth University is escalating protective measures against the spread of Covid-19 on campus, given the University’s proximity to Dublin.

Friday, 18 September 2020

MU Campus wins 2020 Green Flag Pollinator Project Award

Maynooth University campus has won the 2020 Green Flag Pollinator Project Awards, jointly run by An Taisce and the National Biodiversity Data Centre.

Thursday, 17 September 2020

Maynooth University welcomes students’ return to campus next week

Maynooth University welcomes the re-opening of campus for students for the new academic year. The campus was closed in mid-March to reduce the spread of Covid-19 in accordance with public health measures, with all but essential operations moved online, and has re-opened gradually over the summer months.

Thursday, 17 September 2020

Maynooth University hosts 10 virtual ceremonies over three days

Maynooth University conferred 2,978 graduates with a range of degrees and diplomas at undergraduate and postgraduate level in virtual ceremonies over three days.

Monday, 14 September 2020

Maynooth University welcomes strong demand from CAO applicants

Maynooth University welcomes a strong demand from 2020 CAO applicants across a variety of courses, with high levels of interest in its new BSc Biological & Geographical Sciences focussing on aspects of climate change.

Friday, 11 September 2020

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