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Date: Tuesday, 28 June 2022
Prof. Aphra Kerr and Prof. John O’Brennan, of the Department of Sociology at Maynooth University, have received €196,962 funding to work with Dr. Paul Kitchin of Ulster University on the YouGaMSI project: Fair Play? Assessing the exposure of young people to gambling marketing through sport on the island of Ireland.
Date: Tuesday, 07 June 2022
Professor Mary Murphy, Head of the Department of Sociology and Centre for the Study of Politics at Maynooth University, addressed the Oireachtas Committee on Gender Equality on 26th May 2022.
Date: Friday, 27 May 2022
Congratulations to Fergal Rhatigan on passing his Viva Voce Exam with revisions on 17 May 2022.
Date: Wednesday, 18 May 2022
'Family Rhythms: The Changing Textures of Family Life in Ireland' co-authored by Prof Jane Gray features in Irish Examiner piece
'Family Rhythms: The Changing Textures of Family Life in Ireland' book co-authored by Prof Jane Gray of Maynooth University, Sociology Department features in this Irish Examiner piece on the changing paths to parenthood in Ireland
Date: Wednesday, 04 May 2022
'Movement learning catalyst' project brings our researchers together with activist trainers and popular educator
The Erasmus+ funded 'Movement learning catalyst' project is developing training to support adult educators and social movement activists across Europe. We will focus on making connections across different movement issues and communities, translocally and transnationally, to support strategic thinking for social transformation and active citizenship. The project team include Dr Fergal Finnegan (Adult and Community Education), Dr Laurence Cox (Sociology) along with educators and activists in the Ulex Project, European Alternatives and the European Community Organizing Network.
Date: Monday, 25 April 2022
Dr Pauline Cullen & Shane Gough launch 'Different Paths, Shared Experiences: Ethnic Minority Women & Local Politics in Ireland' Research Report
On Thursday, 31 March 2022, The National Traveller Women’s Forum and AkiDwA virtually launched research by Dr Pauline Cullen and Shane Gough on Traveller, Roma & other ethnic minority & migrant women's experiences of local politics in Ireland.
Date: Friday, 01 April 2022
Congratulations to Théo Leschevin who defended his PhD thesis in November last year and recently submitted the final version
Date: Tuesday, 15 March 2022
*Application Deadline Extended to Friday, 15 April 2022*. SFI Centre for Research Training in Advanced Networks for Sustainable Societies (ADVANCE CRT) is recruiting up to 30 PhDs - 1 will be based in the Sociology Department at Maynooth University under the supervision of Professor Aphra Kerr.
Date: Tuesday, 15 February 2022
Postdoctoral position available in Data Governance, Accountability & AI - MU Sociology & SFI ADAPT Centre
Postdoctoral position available to work with Prof. Aphra Kerr (MU Department of Sociology & MUSSI) for Science Foundation Ireland ADAPT research centre funded project ‘Data Governance, Accountability and AI’.
Date: Thursday, 10 February 2022