The Department of Experimental Physics is pleased to announce that a departmental PhD Studentship (Graduate Teaching Studentship) will be available for one student intending to commence PhD or PhD-track studies in September 2018. The Studentship will be in the area of terahertz science and astronomy, including applications in astronomical instrumentation for space.
Date: Friday, 06 July 2018
On 4th April 2018 we received confirmation from the Institute of Physics in London that the Department of Experimental Physics is now a recognized Supporter of the Institute’s Juno Code of Practice. The Department will work towards achieving Juno Practitioner status within three years, which aligns with Athena SWAN Bronze status.
Date: Friday, 06 April 2018
Maynooth Alumnus at European Space Agency (ESA) speaks at National Astronomy Meeting.
Date: Friday, 08 September 2017
One of Ireland’s leading scientists, astrophysicist Dr Susan McKenna-Lawlor, emeritus Professor at Maynooth University and founder and director of Space Technology Ireland, received this year’s EY Special Award for her contribution to space science.
Date: Friday, 28 October 2016
Students from the 4th year Experimental and Astronomical Physics Classes who graduated with Honours at the September graduation ceremony
Date: Tuesday, 13 September 2016
Irish start-ups that use space technology in both terrestrial and space exploration contexts are being invited to apply to the new European Space Agency (ESA) Space Solutions Centre Ireland for funding and support.
Date: Wednesday, 07 September 2016
Every October, 4th Year Astrophysics students travel to Provence to experience first-hand the use of professional large scale telescopes and record their observations for their 4th Year projects.
Date: Friday, 19 August 2016
The Summer Opening Hours for the National Science Museum at Maynooth University have been announced.
Date: Sunday, 01 May 2016
Dr Kevin Kavanagh, Maynooth University Department of Biology and Dr Frank Mulligan, Maynooth University Department of Experimental Physics have received Teaching Hero awards in a new scheme aimed at recognising excellence in teaching at third-level.
Date: Wednesday, 01 October 2014