A research team led by Professor Kay Ohlendieck from Maynooth University ’s Department of Biology has determined the molecular mechanisms of a particular form of sperm abnormalities called globozoospermia and found that the abnormal morphology of sperm cells plays a crucial role in infertility.
Date: Thursday, 17 October 2013
Maynooth University today congratulated Peter Higgs and François Englert on their Nobel Prize in Physics, which was awarded today "for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental particle, by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider".
Date: Tuesday, 08 October 2013
Maynooth University has maintained its position in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The Times Higher Education Rankings is a global university performance table which assesses universities across categories such as teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
Date: Wednesday, 02 October 2013
On 19th & 20th July the Third Annual International Famine Conference, hosted by the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses & Estates, Maynooth University, will welcome descendents of the Tighe family 'home' to Strokestown, 167 years after the family set off in search of a better life.
Date: Thursday, 25 July 2013
Sponsored by Intel Labs Europe, Team RoboEireann comprises of students and staff from the Department of Electronic Engineering and Department of Computer Science at Maynooth University.
Date: Wednesday, 24 July 2013
Maynooth University has today been named as the highest placed Irish university in the Times Higher Education (THE) 100 Under 50 rankings, which lists the leading new universities in the world.
Date: Wednesday, 19 June 2013