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MU launches Distinguished Collaborator programme

Maynooth University has launched a Distinguished International Collaborator programme, which aims to bring internationally-renowned scientists, scholars, writers, artists and thinkers to the University.

Thursday, 25 January 2024

MU Sociology is cutting edge in social movements research with new handbook

Professor Laurence Cox & MU Sociology-linked researchers have just co-edited the first handbook of research methods for social movements in a decade

Wednesday, 24 January 2024

PhD in History Scholarship - CSHIHE/OPW

Application open for CSHIHE/OPW PhD in History Scholarship in Country House Studies, commencing September 2024

Tuesday, 23 January 2024

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Self-assembling molecules have hidden neural network-like abilities

A new study by Dr Constantine Evans of Maynooth University and researchers at the University of Chicago and California Institute of Technology, published in Nature, shows how the molecules that build structures can do both the thinking and the doing.

Tuesday, 23 January 2024

Ever had the feeling a colleague you asked for help isn’t telling you the whole story?

A recent paper by Dr. Tatiana Andreeva demonstrates that gender impacts who is more likely to hide knowledge from colleagues at work, how and where.

Monday, 22 January 2024

New criminal justice research partnership for Ireland launches in Maynooth

The participants were all members of the CORD Partnership from a range of different professional backgrounds. They included academic and independent researchers, criminal justice policymakers, agencies and oversight bodies, non-state justice services, civil society and advocacy groups, and research infrastructure.

Monday, 22 January 2024

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MU awarded €1.8 million to fund scientific research infrastructure

Maynooth University was awarded almost €1.8 m under the SFI Research Infrastructure programme for multi-disciplinary scientific research and innovation

Wednesday, 17 January 2024

Dr Liam Sweeney, Standing with a microphone, in front of the FAI pop up stand,  speaking to an audience

Sport Ireland Research Funding Scheme Award for Dr Liam Sweeney

Dr Liam Sweeney, alongside Dr Áine MacNamara from Dublin City University and Niall O’Regan from the Football Association of Ireland, have been awarded funding under the Sport Ireland Research Funding Scheme Allocation to pursue a research project titled, ‘What role does biological maturation play in the development experiences of female players on the FAI’s national and international pathway?’. The grant will see a total funding award of €13,514 for several research projects spanning between 2024-2025

Tuesday, 16 January 2024

Sociological Association of Ireland (SAI) 2024 Annual Conference CALL FOR PAPERS:

The Sociological Association of Ireland (SAI) is pleased to announce the Call for Papers opening for the 51st SAI Conference, scheduled to take place in Maynooth University, May 10th and 11th, 2024.

Thursday, 11 January 2024

Professor Aisling McMahon awarded an IRC New Foundations Grant in conjunction with civil society partner Breakthrough Cancer Research to examine the Hospital Exemption Pathway and personalised cancer therapies

The project team will examine the scope of the hospital exemption scheme in Europe, its operation in the national Irish context, and the extent to which it could be used in Ireland to deliver access to advanced cancer therapies in cases of unmet need.

Wednesday, 10 January 2024