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ERC PatentsInHumans Project led by Prof Aisling McMahon commences!

The five-year interdisciplinary project is funded by a European Research Council Starting Grant and will involve a team of researchers who will focus on developing a comprehensive understanding of the bioethical issues posed by patents and how they are used over technologies related to the human body (such as, medicines, elements of medical devices, etc).

Thursday, 01 December 2022

Dr Bríd Ní Ghráinne interviewed on Raidió na Gaeltachta’s ‘An tSeachtain’

Dr Ní Ghráinne’s interview covered topics such as Ukrainian refugees in Ireland, Ireland’s obligations under international refugee law, and the recently-concluded agreement between France and the UK to curb migrants crossing the English Channel.

Wednesday, 30 November 2022

Publication News: "The Destruction of a Great Idea: Public Education and the Politics of Instrumentalism" by Dr. Carl Anders Säfström

Educational Theory has recently published Dr. Carl Anders Säfström's newest article: "The Destruction of a Great Idea: Public Education and the Politics of Instrumentalism". The article is open access and therefore free for all here:

Tuesday, 29 November 2022

Christina Blacklaws to deliver lecture at launch of Technology Law & Policy Centre

Christina Blacklaws, former President of the Law Society of England & Wales and innovator in the legal field, is to deliver a lecture to launch Maynooth University’s new Technology Law & Policy Centre. Entitled Policy options and challenges in law and technology, the lecture draws on Christina’s vast top-level experience in policy-making in the UK and internationally.

Tuesday, 29 November 2022

Fellowship Bursary: Centre Culturel Irelandais - Paris, France

The Centre Culturel Irlandais is happy to launch its call for applications for residencies, bursaries and prizes 2023-2024.

Monday, 28 November 2022

The short-term interest of financial investors is now what rules every organisation, which is bad news for employees

Financial promises must be delivered, and employees often bear the brunt of the stories that business leaders tell investors.

Monday, 28 November 2022

Emily Dunne PhD candidate at the Maynooth School of Law and Criminology, presented her research at the IALT Conference 2022

The Irish Association of Law Teachers (IALT) Conference 2022 sponsored by Matheson, was held in Queens University Belfast (QUB) on the 11th and 12th November 2022. The theme of the conference was The Law’s Capacity for Shaping the World: Inclusion, Exclusion and Omission.

Monday, 28 November 2022

New Publication: 'Women and Music in Ireland' (Boydell, 2022), edited by Laura Watson, Jennifer O'Connor-Madsen & Ita Beausang

The first book of its kind, 'Women and Music in Ireland' presents a wide-ranging study of professional and amateur musical activity of women in - and beyond - the island of Ireland.

Friday, 25 November 2022

Dr Bríd Ní Ghráinne presents at the Network for Migration Matters Webinar Series

Dr Ní Ghráinne’s seminar took place on 14 November 2022 and focused on her recently-published monograph, Internally Displaced Persons and International Refugee Law (Oxford University Press 2022).

Friday, 25 November 2022

Launch of inclusion of literacy in Further Education and Training report by Minister Harris at Adult Literacy Organisers Association Conference

The Department of Adult and Community Education welcomes the launch of the inclusion of literacy in Further Education and Training report by Minister Harris at Adult Literacy Organisers Association Conference

Thursday, 24 November 2022

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