Spotlight on Research

Satire and medieval Irish poetry

A previously untranslated story reveals how medieval Irish poets used satire to influence social, moral and legal structures of the day writes Truc Ha Nguyen, Department of Early Irish

Friday, 23 September 2022

Are the far right a threat to Irish democracy?

Civil society strategies are needed to help prevent any future far right growth in Ireland, write Barry Cannon and Joseph Munnelly of the Sociology Department

Thursday, 01 September 2022

How should Ireland's new sentencing guidelines operate?

Sentencing guidelines can help create a smarter criminal justice system writes Dr Ian Marder, School of Law and Criminology

Monday, 22 August 2022

Access to health technologies: the case of the COVID-19 vaccine

Socially responsible shareholders are shaping corporate behaviours write Prof Aisling McMahon & Dr Edana Richardson of MU's School of Law and Criminology.

Monday, 15 August 2022

Ukrainian civilian resistance in the war with Russia

Civilian resistance has proven to be of huge assistance to Ukrainian military forces in the war against Russia writes Dr David Murphy, Department of History.

Monday, 08 August 2022

Is the cost of living crisis driving people from Ireland?

Irish people are moving abroad in search of better housing, healthcare, public transport, education and childcare write Dr Marian Crowley-Henry and Conor Cronin

Tuesday, 02 August 2022

The heat is on: heatwaves, wildfires and food in a warming climate

Extreme weather events represent a huge challenge to our planet writes Prof Peter Thorne, Department of Geography and ICARUS

Tuesday, 26 July 2022

Moving to electric cars: how big data is leading our transition

A new Horizon project, FLOW, aims to transition road transport towards zero emissions, writes Dr Fabiano Pallonetto at the School of Business.

Monday, 25 July 2022

Are you suffering from social jetlag?

Is your your social schedule messing with your body clock and causing disrupted sleep? For World Brain Day, Prof Andrew Coogan and Sudha Raman respond

Friday, 22 July 2022

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The James Webb Space Telescope: what we know after one week and five images

NASA’s first five images from the James Webb Space Telescope will help us unpick the origins of the Universe, writes Prof Emma Whelan, School of Experimental Physics

Monday, 18 July 2022