Spotlight on Research

What's the legal effect of Covid-19 payment breaks on mortgages?

Payment breaks and deferrals have been facilitated by lenders, but the financial consequences are borne by borrowers, writes Dr Karen Lynch Shally, Department of Law

Monday, 07 September 2020

A guide to the best Arabic literature in translation

Contemporary Arab literature occupies an increasingly prominent space in bookstores, literary festivals and international prize lists, writes Dr Rita Sakr, Department of English

Tuesday, 01 September 2020

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Are you good at sharing what you know with your co-workers?

When employees are reluctant to share knowledge, this can be disheartening for fellow workers and damaging for organisations, writes Dr Tatiana Andreeva, School of Business

Tuesday, 18 August 2020

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'The little Irish wonder': Ireland's greatest unknown athlete

A record-breaking Co Kildare runner Thomas Conneff was dubbed 'the speedy of Erin’, writes Dr Ciarán Reilly

Monday, 10 August 2020

Why have over a million Irish people downloaded the Covid-19 app?

Social and community bonds in Ireland remain strong and people see the app as an individual and collective response to the pandemic, writes Dr  Aphra Kerr, Department of Sociology

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

Can you sue your robot?

Creating a legal personality and classification for robots raises a number of interesting issues, writes Dr David Cowan, Department of Law

Monday, 27 July 2020

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From Booterstown to Burma: The Irish Buddhist tried for sedition in 1911

The tale of the Irishman who became a hugely popular Buddhist opponent of Christian missionaries is explored by Dr Laurence Cox, Department of Sociology

Monday, 20 July 2020

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Uncovering the development processes of Eumycetoma

MU scientists have made important findings on a disfiguring fungal disease that affects people in tropical countries, writes Prof Kevin Kavanagh, Department of Biology

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

How patents will affect pandemic vaccines and treatments

Patents can have many unforeseen consequences for the provision of urgent medicines and tests needed to fight Covid-19, writes Dr Aisling McMahon, Department of Law

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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We're all Big Brother now

From  dashcams to running apps, surveillance has been inadvertently privatised by the collective actions of individuals, writes Dr David Cowan, Department of Law

Monday, 29 June 2020