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Farfalle pasta bows

Should we love carbohydrates and sugars?

Research by Aoife Harbison of our Dept of Chemistry investigates why carbohydrates are seen as public enemy number one in our modern world and why it's time to change this negative perception.

A person diving into a lake

Into the blue space: the joys of outdoor swimming

We know the physical and mental benefits of outdoor swimming, but we should pay more attention to the places and spaces where swimmers meet. Health geographer at Maynooth University Dr Ronan Foley has been exploring the important therapeutic aspects of our public 'blue spaces'.

Upcoming Events

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Friday, 21 December 2018 to Friday, 01 February 2019

CAO applicants: thinking of choosing Music or Music Technology at Maynooth?

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Sam Keogh and Aislinn O'Donnell in Conversation

Thursday, 07 February 2019

2019 Alumni Lecture - 'Leonard Cohen, philosopher'

Friday, 08 February 2019

Michael Lee: 'Adapting Lully for the London Stage: A Chaconne of 1698'

Maynooth University in top 100 Young Universities in the world

One of the leading new universities (#80) in the world.​

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