Matthew Birney won the Earnshaw Award for his project "A Velocity and Density Analysis of Planetary Nebula NGC6853: the Dumbbell Nebula". Matthew Birney was supervised jointly by Dr. Emma Whelan and Prof. Creidhe O'Sullivan. The Earnshaw Award is given each year by the Institute of Physics in Ireland for the best physics final year undergraduate project in Ireland.
Date: Wednesday, 16 December 2020
In response to the threat of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, the University is implementing reasonable and proportionate precautions in line with policy and advice from the HSE, DES and DFAT. Our priorities at this time are to minimise the chances of spread of the infection and to protect the health and welfare of our staff and students.
Date: Monday, 14 December 2020
Maynooth University partners in major project awarded €7.3 million under Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund
Landmark project represents the first large scale collaboration on quantum computing in Ireland
Date: Saturday, 07 December 2019
Strong Interaction: Maynooth University plays host to 13th Quark Confinement and Hadron Spectrum Conference
300 physicists will meet at Maynooth University to explore the mysteries of Quantum Chromodynamics and emerging applications in particle physics and beyond
Date: Tuesday, 31 July 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