ERC DANCING Team present at ICON•S 10th Annual Conference in Madrid

Members of the DANCING team presented current research in three different panels and in a book roundtable.

Wednesday, 17 July 2024

Dr Aisling McMahon - Law

PatentsInHumans Team publish Second Infographic

It provides an explanation of a patent, an overview of the potential bioethical issues associated with patents on technologies related to the human body and a definition of the five categories of technologies that will be examined during the course of the project.

Tuesday, 16 July 2024

System change not climate change

Professor Jennie Stephens from ICARUS at Maynooth University calls for policy alignment and climate justice in Ireland's climate approach.

Rather than constantly striving for expansion, economic growth and the accumulation of wealth, a commitment to climate justice would centre fairness and equity

Tuesday, 16 July 2024

Professor Michael Doherty - Law

Prof Doherty cited in media outlets for work on employment status and collective bargaining.

Prof Michael Doherty was the subject of an article in Issue 23 (June 2024) of Industrial Relations News , which focused on a forthcoming paper, ”Domino Dancing: Determining Employment Status in Ireland” giving an overview and analysis of the recent decision of the Irish Supreme Court in the “Domino’s case” (The Revenue Commissioners v. Karshan (Midlands) Ltd).

Monday, 15 July 2024

Department of Justice hosts agenda-setting CORD Partnership workshop

The workshop brought 50 partners together to build relationships and co-create an agenda for the CORD Partnership’s future.

Friday, 12 July 2024

Woman in a white lab coat putting a test tube filled with red liquid in a test tube rack

SFI-IRC funds MU researcher to investigate obesity-related cancer

Nidhi Kedia Mehta, a researcher in Maynooth University’s Department of Biology, has won funding of more than €590,000 for her research into obesity-related cancer under the SFI-IRC Pathway programme, which provides funding to early career researchers.

Thursday, 11 July 2024

Prof Aisling McMahon delivers an invited lecture at the World Intellectual Property Organization Summer School

Professor McMahon’s lecture examined the topic of ‘Patents and Biotechnological Inventions in Europe’.

Wednesday, 10 July 2024

Prof Tobias Lock

Professor Tobias Lock delivers keynote address on “Lessons for Irish Reunification from Germany”

Like German reunification, Irish unity would require the completion of negotiations at different levels: internal, bilateral and international (including at the EU level); it would require a similarly complex process of merging two distinct legal orders.

Tuesday, 09 July 2024

Geographers 'Headline' Glastonbury Festival 2024

Geographers Headline Glastonbury Festival 2024 Geography at Maynooth University, in collaboration with the Department of Design Innovation. The Circus team of six members has just returned from headlining at the Glastonbury Festival which ran from 26 to 30 June in Somerset, England with attendance of over 200,000 people.

Thursday, 04 July 2024