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MU academics receive Jean Monnet Awards from EU’s Erasmus+ programme

Maynooth University is delighted to congratulate Prof John O’Brennan and Prof Tobias Lock on receiving Jean Monnet Awards under the EU’s Erasmus+ programme.

Friday, 27 November 2020

Maynooth University Department of Biology awarded prestigious Athena SWAN Bronze Award

The MU Department of Biology has achieved an Athena SWAN Bronze Award, which recognises work undertaken to advance gender equality for staff and students at departmental level.

Tuesday, 07 May 2019

President Michael D Higgins presents Dr Mary Murphy with Council of State warrant

Dr Murphy, a senior lecturer in Irish Politics and Society in the Maynooth University Department of Sociology, was among the seven new appointees to the consultation body of the President, which was established under the Constitution.

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

IRC Laureate awarded to Prof Patricia Palmer for first-ever digital map of Ireland’s vibrant 16th century ‘Renaissance’

Gradam Laureate na CTÉ bronnta ar an Ollamh Patricia Palmer don chéad mhapa digiteach riamh de ‘Renaissance’ beoga na hÉireann sa Séú Aois Déag

Thursday, 11 April 2019

MaynoothWorks spinout Avectas raises $10 million investment for its cutting-edge cell therapy

MaynoothWorks spinout Avectas has received its single largest investment of $10 million for its ground breaking cell therapy technology, bringing total fundraising to over $20 million.

Tuesday, 09 April 2019

Maynooth University congratulates Dr Mary Murphy on her appointment to the Council of State

Gabhann Ollscoil Mhá Nuad comhghairdeas leis an Dr Mary Murphy tar éis di bheith ceaptha ag an Uachtarán Micheál D Ó hUiginn ar an gComhairle Stáit

Friday, 05 April 2019

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Irish Universities contribute €8.89 billion to Irish economy annually

The Irish economy benefitted by €8.9 billion last year from Ireland’s seven universities, newly published research has confirmed. The first ever socio-economic impact research undertaken on the role universities play in the economy and society has been carried out by Indecon on behalf of the Irish Universities Association (IUA).

Thursday, 04 April 2019

Maynooth University scientist plays pivotal role in molecular computing breakthrough

A Maynooth University computer scientist is one of the leaders of a team which has made a significant breakthrough in the emerging field of molecular computing by using DNA to develop a multi-purpose, reprogrammable molecular computer. Professor Damien Woods, who completed his PhD at Maynooth University in 2005 and recently joined the University’s academic staff, is joint lead author of the study

Thursday, 21 March 2019

​Maynooth University oceanographer Dr Gerard McCarthy awarded international Early Career Scientist medal

The IAPSO Early Career Scientist Medal honours Early Career Scientists for their outstanding research in the physical or chemical sciences of the oceans, and for their cooperation in international research.

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Highest ever first preference applications for Maynooth University

Maynooth’s sector-leading growth comes at a time when overall CAO application figures have remained relatively flat, increasing by 1%.

Sunday, 10 March 2019

Funding for new Doctoral training for SFI

Maynooth University to receive more than €9 million for doctoral training of 70 students through new SFI Centres

Maynooth University has been named a partner in two highly innovative Science Foundation Ireland Centres for Research Training, which will provide training for more than 70 doctoral students at Maynooth in areas of identified skills need for Irish society and its economy.

Tuesday, 05 March 2019

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