Spotlight on Research

On your bike: how the bicycle influenced literature and art

The bicycle represented more than just another way to get around for many writers and artists

Monday, 04 February 2019

Would prosecuting 3,500 young people have solved their problems?

​Opinion: the Garda's failure to prosecute 3,500 young people for a range of crimes might not be as straightforward as it seems

Saturday, 02 February 2019

I see a darkness: shedding light on the dark in medieval Ireland

Analysis: how writers in early medieval Ireland used dark speech in their manuscripts to obscure and elevate the work

Thursday, 31 January 2019

All you want to know about antibiotics and antibiotic resistance

Analysis: it's a matter of huge concern to humans, animals and the environment, but what is antibiotic resistance all about? By Sarah Delaney, Sinéad Murphy and Ciara Tyrrell, Maynooth University

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

AI - Brainstorm - Maynooth University

Do you trust artificial intelligence?

Opinion: Banks, police forces and other organisations are using AI to make decisions about our lives, but they are often making a mess of things

Sunday, 27 January 2019

Why it's time to stop listening to climate change deniers

​We need to move on from debating the existence of climate change to debating actions to solve the problem writes Professor Peter Thorne, Department of Geography, and Director of ICARUS, Maynooth University

Saturday, 26 January 2019

How to turn up the LGBT voice in the workplace

When it comes to inclusion and diversity initiatives in the workplace, there are pros and cons to LGBT employee networks, writes Dr Marian Crowley-Henry, Maynooth University and Dr Ciarán McFadden, Edinburgh Napier University

Friday, 25 January 2019

Eva Perón

100 years of Eva Perón

Opinion: a century on from her birth, Evita's life and political legacy still exert a huge influence in her native Argentina By María Belén Rabadán Vega and Mirna Vohnsen, Maynooth University

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Revisionist accounts of Croatia’s Second World War history is a worrying development, writes Sven Milekic, a PhD history scholar.

Recent revisionist accounts of Croatia’s Second World War history is a worrying development in the country, according Sven Milekic, a PhD scholar in the Department of History, who is researching this period.

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Immunohistochemistry for alpha-synuclein showing positive staining (brown) of an intraneural Lewy-body in the Substantia nigra in Parkinson's disease.

What occurs in the brain and body with Parkinson's Disease?

We may not fully understand what causes the Parkinson's puzzle, but we do know that there is loss of neurons throughout the brain. Dr Beverley Henley in the Human Health Institute at Maynooth University is exploring ways to better understand this disease.

Monday, 21 January 2019