Dr. Michael Hayden, Lecturer in Accounting, in the Department of Economics, Finance & Accounting graduated recently with his PhD in Accounting. Michael completed his PhD under the supervision of Dr. Ruth Mattimoe at DCU. The title of Michael's thesis was Sensemaking and Financial Decision-making on Irish Farms. Throughout this research project Michael collaborated with a number of key stakeholder groups in the Irish Agricultural Industry, including: Teagasc, IFAC Accountants, the Irish Farmers Association and the Irish Agricultural Consultants Association.
Date: Monday, 27 November 2017
Maynooth's MSc in Economic and Financial Risk Analysis has been shortlisted for the Postgraduate Course of the Year
The Economics, Finance and Accounting Department at Maynooth University are delighted to announce that our MSc in Economic and Financial Risk Analysis has been shortlisted for the Postgraduate Course of the Year in the category Business, Finance and Management.
Date: Monday, 06 November 2017
Congratulations to all our Economics, Finance and Accounting Masters students graduating today. Great to hear that everyone is doing so well.
Date: Wednesday, 01 November 2017
Research by Aedín Doris, Donal O'Neill and Olive Sweetman examining the impact of cuts to unemployment benefits on youth unemployment was featured at the 13th IZA Labour Market Policy Evaluation conference.
Date: Tuesday, 10 October 2017
The annual Maynooth University Accountancy Showcase took place on Tuesday October 3rd 2017 in the Iontas Building, Maynooth University. All the leading professional accounting firms including PWC, E&Y,KPMG,Deloitte, Grant Thornton, Mazars, BDO, RBK, Crowe Horwath, IFAC and Smith & Williamson attended as well as Hedgeserv, Kerry, The Office of the Auditor & Comptroller General, Revenue, Central Bank and IFS Statestreet. Overall the event was a great success.
Date: Monday, 09 October 2017
Maynooth University Labour Economist, Dr. Aedín Doris, has been awarded the 2017 Miriam Hederman O’Brien Gold Medal by the Foundation for Fiscal Studies in in association with the Irish Times for her research on Higher Education Financing Reform for Ireland.
Date: Monday, 09 October 2017
Lena Golubovska a recent PhD graduate from the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting tells the Irish Times that doing a PhD in Maynooth was one of the greatest things to happen in her life.
Date: Wednesday, 27 September 2017
A video of the recent conference on Funding Higher Education organised by Dr. Aedín Doris, Maynooth University is now available.
Date: Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Dr. Aedín Doris, Economics, Maynooth University, is organising a conference on Higher Education Funding and the Potential Role of Income-Contingent Student Loans. A line up of intenational experts will discuss the financing of Higher Education. The conference will take place from 9.30am-12.30pm, Thursday, September 7, 2017 in the Meeting Room, Royal Irish Academy House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2.
Date: Friday, 25 August 2017
Maynooth accounting graduates continue to surpass the national average in the January 2017 sitting of Chartered Accountants Ireland Final Admitting Exams, with a pass rated of 71% above the national average of 63% (September 2016 exams Maynooth graduate pass rate was 85%, above the national average of 80%). We congratulate all those concerned and wish them the very best as they embark on their careers as qualified Chartered Accountants, flying the flag for Maynooth University.
Date: Tuesday, 02 May 2017