MU research to examine why people with liver disease are more at risk from COVID-19
Research to receive funding as part of COVID-19 Research and Innovation Programme. Research findings will help doctors to care for people with liver disease if they get infected with the COVID-19 virus
Date: Monday, 14 December 2020
MU congratulates Dr Lorna Lopez on receiving SFI Early Career Researcher Award 2020
Gabhann OMN comhghairdeas leis an Dr Lorna Lopez tar éis di Gradam FEÉ do Thaighdeoir go Luath sa Ghairm 2020 a ghnothú The Science Awards recognise key leaders in the Irish Research Community. Dr Lopez received the award for her work in leading human health research on discovering the genetic basis of neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr Lopez’ research at Maynooth University uses genomic technologies to focus on understanding the genetic basis of mental illness and other brain- and medical-related traits. She is also a recent rec
Date: Thursday, 05 November 2020
Dr Lorna Lopez awarded €1.5M European Research Council (ERC) grant
Maynooth University congratulates Dr Lorna Lopez on receiving a prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grant for her genetic research examining circadian rhythms in families.
Date: Friday, 04 September 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
Maynooth Prizes and Awards Ceremony - 12 February 2020
Congratulations to all of our prize winners!
Date: Monday, 24 February 2020
Two Athena SWAN Bronze Awards presented to Maynooth University
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 officially launches the Kathleen Lonsdale Institute for Human Health Research
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
Eighth Biology Research Day
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
Maynooth University Department of Biology awarded prestigious Athena SWAN Bronze Award
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