Welcome to all students who are joining us at the Department of International Development this year. Never before has it been so important to understand and respond to what's happening in our world.
Date: Thursday, 24 September 2020
We would like to offer our heartfelt congratulations to all those graduating from Maynooth University through online conferrings this September. We would particularly like to send best wishes to our graduating International Development students.
Date: Wednesday, 09 September 2020
In a special edition of Policy and Practice which focuses on COVID 19 and Development Education, Dr Eilish Dillon reflects on the relevance and role of poetry in development education, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Date: Monday, 08 June 2020
Last night’s Comhlámh #FirstWeds event was a discussion with migrant-led organisations from four countries in Europe – France, Italy, Slovenia and Ireland - to hear about what different migrant communities are experiencing during the current crisis, and what state and community responses have been in each context.
Date: Thursday, 04 June 2020
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Eilish Dillon, from Maynooth University Department of International Development, has been awarded New Foundations Funding from the Irish Research Council to explore how International Development is communicated to the public. The research, which was designed in collaboration with Dóchas, the Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations, will look at the appropriateness of the images used and the messages being communicated by International development NGOs.
Date: Monday, 11 May 2020
Dr. Eilish Dillon of the Department of International Development in conversation with Dr. Lorna Gold, Dr. Conor McCabe and Sean McCabe on the EU's Green Deal and Just Transition implications for global development of COVID-19.
Date: Wednesday, 29 April 2020
Please see this greeting and update on the activities of the Department of International Development, Maynooth University, in the light of COVID-19 from Dr. Eilish Dillon, Head of Department.
Date: Tuesday, 14 April 2020
We have some new additions to our MA programme which will enhance the current modules and experiential learning offered. From September 2020, participants on the MA in International Development will be offered an opportunity to avail of a work placement as part of their programme of study at Maynooth University. We also have two new modules focused on community and policy responses to climate change which aim to further address and support some of the gaps and challenges posed by the climate crisis.
Date: Thursday, 12 March 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: Thursday, 12 March 2020
Congratulations to Malcolm Noonan T.D., member of the Green Party and participant on the MA in International Development at Maynooth University, who was recently elected to represent Carlow/Kilkenny in the 33rd Dáil.
Date: Wednesday, 26 February 2020