The Irish economy benefitted by €8.9 billion last year from Ireland’s seven universities, newly published research has confirmed. The first ever socio-economic impact research undertaken on the role universities play in the economy and society has been carried out by Indecon on behalf of the Irish Universities Association (IUA).
Date: Thursday, 04 April 2019
A Maynooth University computer scientist is one of the leaders of a team which has made a significant breakthrough in the emerging field of molecular computing by using DNA to develop a multi-purpose, reprogrammable molecular computer. Professor Damien Woods, who completed his PhD at Maynooth University in 2005 and recently joined the University’s academic staff, is joint lead author of the study
Date: Thursday, 21 March 2019
Maynooth University oceanographer Dr Gerard McCarthy awarded international Early Career Scientist medal
The IAPSO Early Career Scientist Medal honours Early Career Scientists for their outstanding research in the physical or chemical sciences of the oceans, and for their cooperation in international research.
Date: Tuesday, 19 March 2019
Maynooth’s sector-leading growth comes at a time when overall CAO application figures have remained relatively flat, increasing by 1%.
Date: Sunday, 10 March 2019
Maynooth University to receive more than €9 million for doctoral training of 70 students through new SFI Centres
Maynooth University has been named a partner in two highly innovative Science Foundation Ireland Centres for Research Training, which will provide training for more than 70 doctoral students at Maynooth in areas of identified skills need for Irish society and its economy.
Date: Tuesday, 05 March 2019
Maynooth University and Intel Ireland sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) creating strategic research and innovation partnership
Building on already strong relationships between Intel and Maynooth, the MoU will establish a more comprehensive and structured format for creative collaborations in key areas of research.
Date: Tuesday, 05 March 2019
The outstanding contribution of Maynooth University to the education system and teaching profession in Ireland was underlined at today’s official opening of its €14.1 million School of Education by two of its proud alumni - Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh, TD, and Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor, TD.
Date: Thursday, 21 February 2019
Fines abolished on all standard loans effective immediately.
Date: Thursday, 14 February 2019
38 research projects awarded a total €4.5 million under Technology Innovation Development Award (TIDA) programme
Date: Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Dr John Ghent, co-founder and CEO of data protection firm Sytorus discusses how his company helps firms to manage their personal data in a post-GDPR world
Date: Thursday, 07 February 2019