The move to rename the Department also reflects the strong growth in its law programmes. Maynooth is the fastest growing Law School in Ireland, and amongst the largest common law academic units in the EU.
Date: Friday, 25 February 2022
Claire McGovern successfully defended her doctoral thesis (subject to some revisions) entitled "Reproduction after Death: The Legal and Ethical Challenges in the Regulation of Posthumous Conception in Ireland" at her Viva Voce examination in Maynooth on Thursday the 16th June, and hopes to graduate in September.
Date: Friday, 17 June 2022
Claire McGovern successfully defended her doctoral thesis (subject to some revisions) entitled "Reproduction after Death: The Legal and Ethical Challenges in the Regulation of Posthumous Conception in Ireland" at her viva voca examination in Maynooth on Thursday the 16th June, and hopes to graduate in September.
Date: Friday, 17 June 2022
Professor McMahon co-authors paper on “The COVID-19 TRIPS Waiver Process in Critical Review: An Appraisal of the WTO DG Text (IP/C/W/688” with Dr Siva Thambisetty, Dr Hyo Yoon Kang, Dr Luke McDonagh & Professor Graham Dutfield
This paper examines the compromise text put forward in May 2022 by the World Trade Organisation Director General (DG), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, in response to calls for a temporary TRIPS waiver of certain intellectual property obligations at the TRIPS level for COVID-19 health technologies to ameliorate global inequity in access to COVID-19 vaccines, medicines and other health technologies.
Date: Thursday, 16 June 2022
Indian Law Review is an academic-led, double-blind peer-reviewed, generalist journal on the laws of the Indian subcontinent.
Date: Wednesday, 15 June 2022
Ian was nominated for the award for his work to develop and deliver the MA Dialogue programme on the MA in Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice, which he directs.
Date: Tuesday, 14 June 2022
The topic was “The Status of Worker and Labour Law – Beyond Subordination?”. David spoke about the common law’s approach to the topic by discussing Irish and English labour law.
Date: Friday, 10 June 2022
Professor Delia Ferri, researchers of the DANCING Project and the Maynooth team of the ReCreating Europe Project participate in the Open Up Museums! Conference in Trento and Rovereto
Prof Delia Ferri and Katie Donnellan presented the findings from the “ReCreating Europe” project research conducted in Maynooth, focusing on barriers to accessing digital cultural content and the experience of vulnerable groups. The research was jointly conducted between 2020 and 2022 by Delia Ferri, Noelle Higgins, Katie Donnellan and Maria Laura Serra
Date: Thursday, 09 June 2022
Dr. Ciara Bracken-Roche, Dr. Elizabeth Ferries, and Olga Cronin at the ICCL author a letter to the Irish Times gaining signatures from experts from 7 universities and 13 NGOs in Ireland. They believe the risks attached to facial recognition technologies are currently too significant to use for policing.
Date: Wednesday, 08 June 2022
David set out how the Irish government’s proposal (the Right to Request Remote Work Bill) released on 25 January 2022 does not assist in navigating remote work. Instead, he contended, it provides for greater informal grievances at the workplace level.
Date: Tuesday, 31 May 2022