Conference presentation on unmarried fathers and the Law

This conference brought together leading scholars in Child Law from Ireland, England and Wales, France, Scotland and Spain to discuss themes addressing child-parent relationships in various jurisdictions.

Thursday, 30 November 2023

MU to co-lead AI and climate research in new Irish-UK Centre

Maynooth University will be a leading research partner in a new Co-Centre for Climate + Biodiversity and Water, one of two research centres to receive joint funding of €70 million from the Irish and UK governments.

Wednesday, 29 November 2023

Prof Aisling McMahon speaks at Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law at Queensland University of Technology

Professor McMahon’s paper entitled “Bioethical issues posed by patents – and how they are used – over ‘technologies’ related to the human body: An Urgent Need for Scrutiny” examined the bioethical issues posed by patents and how these rights can be used over emerging technologies related to the human body.

Wednesday, 29 November 2023

Sale of Alcohol and Children’s Rights in Ireland

Rights aimed at safeguarding life, survival and development should be particularly taken into account in the design of alcohol licencing law,

Wednesday, 29 November 2023

ElectroMaterials and Energy Research Group named in the Top 2% of Scientists Worldwide

Professor Carmel Breslin has been named in the prestigious 2023 Stanford University’s Top 2% of scientific researchers worldwide. The Department of Chemistry would like to congratulate all members of the ElectroMaterials and Energy research group on this significant achievement.

Friday, 24 November 2023

European Parliament publishes Study by Professor Delia Ferri on proposed European Disability Card

Professor Ferri’s analysis considers legal and policy background, the Pilot Project as well as the rationale for a European Disability Card against the background of the EU’s competences and discusses the role of the principle of mutual recognition before turning to examining the proposals in greater detail.

Friday, 24 November 2023

Professor Aisling McMahon, Alanna Kells and Sinéad Masterson Publish Policy Report as part of IRC funded project with Breakthrough Cancer Research on ‘Access and Provision of CAR-T Therapies in Ireland’

CAR-T therapy is a type of cancer immunotherapy which aims to use cells from a patient’s own immune system as part of the therapy.

Thursday, 23 November 2023

Bill Calvey at his graduation

Three Minute Thesis – IUA National Final 2023

Congratulations to Bill Calvey who represented MU at the recent Three Minute Thesis - IUA National Final. Bill was the winner of the 2022 3 Minute Thesis competition at MU, presenting his PhD Project ‘Still Feeling Healthy? The Identification of Health Optimistic and Pessimistic Older Adults’.

Wednesday, 22 November 2023

Dr Amina Adanan presents research at conference in The Hague to mark 80 years of the United Nations War Crimes Commission

. Dr Adanan’s presented on ‘The UNWCC and its (forgotten?) Institutional Legacy’, focusing on the institutional structure of the UNWCC and its operation and the organisation as an early example of positive complementarity.

Wednesday, 22 November 2023

MU Professor wins IRC Early Career Researcher of the Year

A total 12 honours for Maynooth University in Irish Research Council (IRC) awards.

Tuesday, 21 November 2023