In response to the threat of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, the University is implementing reasonable and proportionate precautions in line with policy and advice from the HSE, DES and DFAT. Our priorities at this time are to minimise the chances of spread of the infection and to protect the health and welfare of our staff and students.
Date: Thursday, 12 March 2020
President Higgins honours two MU scientists with SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Award
President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins, has honoured two Maynooth University scientists, Assistant Prof Joanne Masterson and Assistant Prof Eóin McNamee, at a special ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin, Dublin.
Date: Tuesday, 03 March 2020
Congratulations to all of our prize winners!
Date: Monday, 24 February 2020
Two departments at Maynooth University, Biology and Geography, received Athena SWAN Bronze Department Awards at a ceremony hosted by the Royal College of Surgeons. The awards were presented to each department by the Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD.
Date: Monday, 04 November 2019
Maynooth University has announced the launch of the Kathleen Lonsdale Institute for Human Health Research. The institute, which is located on the university’s campus, takes a uniquely integrated approach to address some of the major health problems of today, including obesity and antimicrobial resistance, as well as researching many chronic inflammatory diseases like Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis.
Date: Friday, 25 October 2019
The 8th Biology Research Day was held on Wednesday June 5th in the Iontas Lecture Theatre and Foyer. 17 different research groups were represented on the day through oral and poster presentations.
Date: Friday, 05 July 2019
Maynooth University congratulates Professor Paul Moynagh on his admission to the Royal Irish Academy (RIA)
Maynooth University congratulates Professor Paul Moynagh on his admission as a member of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA), deemed to be highest academic honour in Ireland.
Date: Monday, 27 May 2019
The MU Department of Biology has achieved an Athena SWAN Bronze Award, which recognises work undertaken to advance gender equality for staff and students at departmental level.
Date: Tuesday, 07 May 2019
Pictured at the Prizes and Scholarships Award Ceremony which was held on Wednesday 20 March 2019 are Biology prize winners Andrea Woodcock, Cathal Ryan, Trynise Kemmy, Philip Ryan, Aimee Traynor, John McAndrew, Thomas Phelan and Emma Devereux, with Dr Rebecca Owens, Lecturer in Biology and Prof Aidan Mulkeen, Vice-President Academic.
Date: Wednesday, 17 April 2019
MaynoothWorks spinout Avectas has received its single largest investment of $10 million for its ground breaking cell therapy technology, bringing total fundraising to over $20 million.
Date: Tuesday, 09 April 2019