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: Thursday, 12 March 2020
The Department of Geography's MSc Climate Change wins Best Postgraduate Course in Science 2020
Date: Friday, 22 November 2019
Maynooth University student is the regional winner for the Global Undergraduate Awards in the ‘Social Sciences: Anthropology and Cultural Studies’ category
Date: Friday, 04 October 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 University oceanographer Dr Gerard McCarthy leads €2 million climate change project funded by Marine Institute
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Minister Creed T.D. has welcomed the announcement of €2 million in funding from the Marine Institute and the European Regional Development Fund for a major project on Atlantic climate change led by Dr Gerard McCarthy of the ICARUS Climate Research Centre and Department of Geography at Maynooth University.
Date: Wednesday, 19 December 2018
Azucena Jiménez-Castañeda is a second year PhD student at ICARUS, Maynooth University Department of Geography and part of Teagasc Walsh Fellowship Program. She is a member of Teagasc team composed of Richa Marwaha (Second year PhD) and Gabriela Mihaela Afrasinei (Postdoc), led by Dr Stuart Green, research officer at Teagasc, Rural Economy & Development Programme, Ashtown, Dublin. The Teagasc team have won 1st Prize in the “Farming by Satellite” competition, which was held in Marseille (France) on December 5th, 2018.
Date: Wednesday, 05 December 2018
International climatologists and second-level students discuss how to tackle global warming at ICARUS event
A visit to Dublin by international climate change experts this week proved educational for Irish transition year students who participated in a special event organised by Maynooth University climatologist Prof Peter Thorne.
Date: Thursday, 22 November 2018
New research challenges previous understanding of how the Atlantic Ocean’s circulation system affects global temperatures, suggesting that they could.
Date: Friday, 27 July 2018
Maynooth University Professor to have key role in Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change sixth assessment report
Professor Peter Thorne will be a Coordinating Lead Author on the IPCC sixth assessment report cycle, the most senior position ever held by an Irish scientist.
Date: Sunday, 08 April 2018
Maynooth University research means Ireland now has one of the longest, quality assured rainfall records anywhere in the world
Date: Wednesday, 28 March 2018