Spotlight on Research

Ancient Classics - Bust of an old man, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford - Maynooth University

“If you want peace, prepare for war”?

New research on the classical world shows peace to be as elusive then, as it is today.

Monday, 14 September 2015

Electronic Engineering - John McDonald with robocup - Maynooth University

Mapping the world in real-time

Self-driving cars, flying drones and mobile robots all need to be able to perceive and understand the world around them. Dr John McDonald’s Computer Vision Group, part of Maynooth University’s Department of Computer Science, has created software that will help them do just that.

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

English - Shakespeare_O'Neill - Maynooth University

How YouTube revived Shakespeare

The internet is continuing to change Shakespeare's works – works which were traditionally considered inviolable and static – apace. Dr Stephen O'Neill, a lecturer in English at Maynooth University with a special interest in Shakespeare studies, is exploring how new media is reshaping our understanding of the English language's most iconic writer.

Friday, 29 May 2015

Communications - Moore Street workers - Maynooth University

The high cost of saving the economy: How the Troika changed Europe's labour laws

Prof Doherty is working with different researchers across EU countries, particularly in Romania and Greece, to look at the evolution of EU labour and employment law from 2008.

Monday, 27 April 2015

Maynooth University - Early Irish - Old script

What do we really know about the early Irish Church?

Identifying the beliefs, customs, practices and rituals of the medieval Church.

Friday, 20 March 2015

Chemistry - Jennifer McManus computer  - Maynooth university

Exploring the mysteries of protein self-assembly and malfunction

Dr Jennifer McManus seeks to pare back the mysteries of protein self-assembly and malfunction. Her insights have relevance from Alzheimer’s disease to the Ebola virus, from new drugs to baby formula.

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Spotlight on research student in lab - Maynooth University

Maths and Science: Using assessment to improve teaching and learning

FaSMEd – Improving Progress through Formative Assessment in Science and Mathematics Education – will improve classroom interactions, supporting teachers in helping their students to learn more science and maths; to get better at and feel more confident about these subjects.

Friday, 09 January 2015

Communications - Sustainability Spotlight John Cullen News - Maynooth University

Sustainability - the belief system behind 21st century business success?

The language of the corporate world is changing, driven by deep-seated personal beliefs which are increasingly affecting corporate behaviour

Thursday, 04 December 2014

The Culture of Motherhood

Maynooth University researchers probe to see if there is a link between low German birthrates and modern media influences

Wednesday, 08 October 2014

Communications and Marketing - Creidhe project - Maynooth University

What can we learn from measuring the temperature of space?

Researchers map ‘cool’ space to learn more about the Big Bang

Friday, 08 August 2014