Dr Richardson and Dr McMahon awarded funding under MUSSI and Faculty of Social Science Small Grant Scheme 2021
Dr Edana Richardson and Dr Aisling McMahon have been awarded funding under the Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute (MUSSI) and Faculty of Social Sciences, Co-funded Small Grants Scheme 2021 for a project examining “Social and Sustainability Bonds –Funding a more sustainable future for healthcare?”
Date: Monday, 07 December 2020
Maynooth Law Society has hosted its first ever negotiations competition kindly sponsored by Pinsent Masons. The competition saw over twenty teams from all over Ireland and the UK come together to strike the best deals possible. Negotiation is an area of life that goes under the radar and members felt that students should get the opportunity to show off and develop these skills.
Date: Friday, 04 December 2020
Dr Aisling McMahon’s work is cited in UK House of Commons Briefing on equitable access to Covid-19 treatments
Dr Aisling McMahon’s work on patents and access to Covid-19 vaccines, treatments and diagnostics, has been cited in the UK House of Commons Library Research Briefing debate pack in advance of a recent debate within the House of Commons on the ‘UK Government’s role in ensuring innovation and equitable access to treatment within the international covid-19 response’. The debate took place on 5th November 2020.
Date: Tuesday, 01 December 2020
During October and November 2020, Dr. Ian Marder was invited to deliver a number of presentations relating to restorative justice. First, on the afternoon of 13th October 2020, Ian collaborated with ACO Angelena Murphy from the Irish Prison Service (IPS) College to organise and deliver a webinar to IPS HQ staff. The webinar, lasting for 90 minutes and attended by over 60 persons, introduced civil servants working at IPS HQ to restorative practices and principles, illustrating how these can be applied in prisons and across prison services more broadly to the benefit of staff, management and people in custody
Date: Monday, 30 November 2020
Stephanie Thompson invited as a panellist at the ‘College Connections’ webinar as part of College Awareness Week 2020
On the 24th November 2020, PhD Candidate at the Department of Law and John Hume Scholar Stephanie Thompson (supervised by Dr. David Doyle) was invited as a panellist at the College Connections webinar hosted jointly by College Awareness Week, the Union of Students Ireland, and The Irish Second-Level Students’ Union.
Date: Friday, 27 November 2020
Maynooth University is delighted to congratulate Prof John O’Brennan and Prof Tobias Lock on receiving Jean Monnet Awards under the EU’s Erasmus+ programme.
Date: Friday, 27 November 2020
As part of the SPUR internship offered by Maynooth University Department of Law, Emma Guyatt, assisted by Prof Michael Doherty, presented their research paper on ‘Just another gig? Platforms and On-Demand Work in Ireland’ to the EU Law Working group Autumn 2020 on Friday 13th November.
Date: Thursday, 26 November 2020
Dr Edana Richardson & Dr Aisling McMahon publish an article in the Journal of Medical Ethics Blog examining accountability & the role of social bonds in health-financing for Covid-19
In this article, they examine the role of social and sustainability bonds as a mechanism which can be used to rapidly mobilise funds towards financing the Covid-19 health-related response.
Date: Wednesday, 25 November 2020
In November 2020, Dr. Ian Marder published a new article analysing a series of recent developments in international law and policy relating to restorative justice. In the paper, he notes that the last three years have seen legal instruments and publications from the United Nations, European Union, Council of Europe and Organization of American States that reflect a growing consensus on the need to ensure that restorative justice is available for criminal cases and other conflicts in criminal justice.
Date: Tuesday, 24 November 2020
New research just published in the Australasian Journal of Philosophy by Brian Flanagan (MU) and Ivar Hannikainen (University of Granada) sheds light on a millennia-old philosophical debate by using an empirical approach.
Date: Monday, 23 November 2020