Holly Foley speaking at the STEMP Inc graduation in front of a Maynooth University backdrop

Dr Holly Foley appointed the Universal Design for Learning lead for Maynooth University this year.

Dr Holly Foley, ALL Institute member and Project Manager for the STEM Passport for Inclusion Project, will be the Universal Design for Learning lead for Maynooth this year. Booking is now open for Maynooth staff (you don’t have to be teaching/lecturing).

Thursday, 25 August 2022

Sustainable insecticide and soil enhancer reduces aphid numbers significantly

Maynooth University and Hexafly BioTech collaborate to deliver sustainable soil enhancer that protects cereal crops from greenfly

Thursday, 25 August 2022

Funding: IRC Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarships and Postdoctoral Fellowships - Pre-Call Notice

The Irish Research Council has announced that the calls for the 2023 Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programmes will open on 8 September 2022. These programmes support suitably qualified research master’s, doctoral and postdoctoral candidates pursuing, or intending to pursue, full-time research in any discipline at eligible higher education institutions in Ireland. Scholarships can be held for between one and four years and fellowships for either one or two years.

Tuesday, 23 August 2022

Funding: A.C. Elias, Jr. Irish-American Research Travel Fellowship

ASECS' A. C. Elias Irish-American Research Travel Fellowship, with $2500 in annual funding, supports "documentary scholarship on Ireland in the period between the Treaty of Limerick (1691) and the Act of Union (1800), by enabling North American-based scholars to travel to Ireland and Irish-based scholars to travel to North America for furthering their research." Projects conducting original research on any aspect of 18C Ireland qualify for consideration, but recipients must be members of ASECS who have permanent residence in the United States or Canada or be members of its Irish sister organization, The Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society, residing on the island of Ireland. Prize winners are chosen by an independent jury of three scholars from different disciplines, after each is seen by readers in the applicant’s field.

Monday, 22 August 2022

Dr Hubert Smekal publishes article in Journal of Contemporary European Studies

Hubert and his co-author Vratislav Havlik discuss why prominent issues (here, differentiated integration) do not become a part of political debates.

Monday, 22 August 2022

Maynooth hosts Summer Institute in Restorative Justice and Design Innovation

The event brought together 28 Academic Fellows and members of the Restorative Justice Pedagogy Network from sixteen countries (Argentina, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Ireland, India, Mauritius, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Singapore, Spain, Tanzania, the United Kingdom and the United States).

Friday, 19 August 2022

Clinical Psychology Forum Number 353 - May 2022. Special Issue: Interrogating Disability, Part One. Edited by The Interrogating Disability Collective. Cover

ALL Co-Director Mac MacLachlan publishes article in Special Issue of the Clinical Psychology Forum

ALL Co-Director Mac MacLachlan publishes article entitled, ‘Structure power and practice: Designing a new rights-based national clinical programme for people with disability in Ireland’ in Clinical Psychology Forum Special Issue: Interrogating Disability, Part One

Tuesday, 16 August 2022

Dr. Ian Marder visits University of the West of England as In-Residence Professional

Organised by Dr. Paul Gavin and Prof. Kieran McCartan, and funded through UWE’s Expanding Research Excellence Scheme, Ian’s trip took place in the context of the hosts’ research on the prevention of sexual violence and the support of perpetrator desistance and victim recovery.

Friday, 12 August 2022

Seth Barrett Tillman cited in New York Times article

Associate Professor at Maynooth University School of Law and Criminology, Seth Barrett Tillman and Professor Volokh (University of California at Los Angeles) were cited in an August 8, 2022 article in The New York Times on eligibility criteria for being President of the United States. See Charlie Savage, ‘If Trump broke a law on the removal of official records, would he be barred from future office?,’ New York Times

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

Maynooth University School of Law and Criminology to host Workshop on Internal Displacement in Law and Policy, 2 February 2023

The workshop will allow researchers working on this niche area to connect, showcase their research, gain detailed feedback from their peers, and identify opportunities for future collaboration. Participants will be invited to submit their papers to a Special Issue of the Internal Displacement Research Programme Working Papers Series on Internal Displacement Law and Policy.

Friday, 05 August 2022