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​Did the Nazis really make laws or just orders backed by threats?

New research just published in the Australasian Journal of Philosophy by Brian Flanagan (MU) and Ivar Hannikainen (University of Granada) sheds light on a millennia-old philosophical debate by using an empirical approach.

Monday, 23 November 2020

6 ALL Microsoft Interns

ALL AI Academy for Good

In June 2020, the ALL AI Academy for Good, received 47,000 euro in funding from the community empowerment fund in the Microsoft Data Centre. Using this funding, and the help of the ALL Microsoft-Internship in Maynooth University in partnership with Experiential Learning Programme. Project co-ordinator and University lecturer Katriona O'Sullivan organised the following project. Offering students who are studying in the DEIS band 1 school Mercy Inchicore, an opportunity to develop their STEM/CS skills while learning how to gain access to university. The project aims to empower young women from communities currently underrepresented in STEM with the skills, knowledge and experiences to choose STEM careers.

Friday, 20 November 2020

The Departments of Adult and Community Education seeks a research assistant

Position: Research Assistant Level 2, Half-Time - Contract Post

Thursday, 19 November 2020

Dr Nuala Whelan awarded PSI DWOP Peter Saville Award for Advances in Organisational Psychology

Division of Work & Organisational Psychology (DWOP) Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) Peter Saville Award for Advances in Organisational Psychology​

Thursday, 19 November 2020

New EU Erasmus Plus award for the Maynooth Centre for European and Eurasian Studies

Professor John O' Brennan has been awarded a new EU Erasmus Plus award for the Maynooth Centre for European and Eurasian Studies, which will become a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence. The award is for three years and is worth almost €100,000.

Thursday, 19 November 2020

 The potential role of the Internet of Musical Things in Therapeutic Applications

ALL Members Dr. Joseph Timoney, Azeema Yaseen and Damien McEvoy from the Department of Computer Science, presented ‘The Potential Role of the Internet of Musical Things in Therapeutic Applications’ at UbiMus2020

ALL Member Dr. Joseph Timoney, Azeema Yaseen and Damien McEvoy from the Department of Computer Science, Maynooth University presented on ‘The potential role of the Internet of Musical Things in Therapeutic Applications’ at UbiMus2020 held online this year, organised at Universidade Federal do Sul da Bahia (UFSB) - November 9 - 13, 2020.

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

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New Paper by ALL Institute Co-Director Professor Deirdre Desmond in Prosthetics and Orthotics International

ALL Institute Co-Director Professor Deirdre Desmond, Maynooth University, recently published paper entitled 'Reflections and future directions for psychological science in Prosthetics and Orthotics International' in Prosthetics and Orthotics International, co- authored by Professor Pamela Gallagher of DCU.

Tuesday, 17 November 2020

Funding Opportunity: Maynooth University Publication Fund

The Publication Fund is now open for applications. This fund has changed to a rolling monthly call with a deadline of the 25th of each month. The primary function of the Maynooth University Publication Fund is to support the dissemination of high quality research and creative scholarly activities/works through publication by reputable journals/publishers.

Saturday, 14 November 2020

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ALL Member Dr Nicola Mountford: Leading Work Package 1 for Horizon 2020 CHAMELEONS project

ALL Member Dr Nicola Mountford, School of Business, will be leading work package 1 for Horizon 2020 CHAMELEONS project. The CHAMELEONS project has been granted over €998,000 in funding by the Horizon 2020 programme with the aim of creating a new European model for PhD training that will impact real and meaningful societal change. Under the action, “Championing a Multi-Sectoral Education and Learning Experience to Open New Pathways for Doctoral Students”, this 2 year project aims to design, deliver, and evaluate a range of interdisciplinary, intersectoral and international modules that will broaden PhD graduate skills, improve their employability in both academic and non-academic environments and equip them to solve societal challenges in the area of Connected Health. Work package 1, led by Dr Mountford, will assess existing resources and requirements with a view to identifying the gap.

Friday, 13 November 2020

Do you consider yourself to be a resilient person? And how well do you tolerate risk?

Does age play a role in how well we cope with the pandemic? And what about those of us who tend to be more risk-averse, how well do they cope with COVID-19?

Monday, 09 November 2020

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