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Professor Eeva Leinonen in a dark blazer stands in front of MU Library

Maynooth University welcomes new President, Professor Eeva Leinonen

Maynooth University warmly welcomes Professor Eeva Leinonen, who takes office today as the new President, succeeding Professor Philip Nolan, who has led the university for the past 10 years.

Friday, 01 October 2021

Vaccination centres on campus

HSE vaccination clinic on campus for second dose vaccine on Tues 19 October

The HSE temporary vaccination clinic returns to campus tomorrow, Tuesday 19th October, to give the second dose of the vaccine. The clinic will also be open to those getting their first vaccine.

Monday, 18 October 2021

MU Research Week 2021 explores societal and cultural challenges in series of virtual events

Maynooth University Research Week 2021 will take place from Monday 18th to Friday 22nd of October, and all events are open to the public to attend online.

Monday, 11 October 2021

MU projects awarded IRC Government of Ireland funding

Maynooth University postgraduate and postdoctoral research projects have been recognised and awarded funding under the Irish Research Council’s flagship Government of Ireland programmes.

Wednesday, 06 October 2021

Maynooth University pays tribute to retiring President, Prof Philip Nolan

Successful 10-year term saw rapid growth, major campus development and curriculum innovations

Thursday, 30 September 2021

MU ‘Digital Wealth Project’ awarded close to half a million euro in funding

The Digital Wealth Project, a collaboration between Maynooth University and Microsoft Education Ireland, has been awarded a Rethink Ireland Education grant of €450,000.

Monday, 27 September 2021

Vaccination centres on campus

MU announces ‘pop up’ HSE vaccination clinics on Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th September

​Maynooth University has announced a ‘pop up’ HSE vaccination clinic on its campus will be open on Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th September for students, staff and members of the public who have not already been vaccinated.

Friday, 24 September 2021

More than 2,500 new grads join MU alumni community

Maynooth University conferred 2,575 graduates with a range of degrees and diplomas at undergraduate and postgraduate level in virtual ceremonies over three days.

Friday, 10 September 2021

MU welcomes strong demand from 2021 CAO applicants across variety of courses

Maynooth University has welcomed a strong demand for its courses among 2021 CAO applicants. The University has noted high levels of interest across the entire range of its programmes of study.

Tuesday, 07 September 2021

Pic shows ( left to right ) Colin Hunt, Chief Executive Officer of AIB and Prof Philip Nolan, President of Maynooth University. on the balcony of the Education Building with the Freedom Sculpture in the Background

MU today unveils iconic ‘Freedom’ sculpture on North Campus, loaned by AIB

The stainless steel ‘Freedom’ sculpture by Alexandra Wejchert has been installed on the North Campus of Maynooth University under a long-term loan agreement between AIB and the University.

Monday, 06 September 2021

MU researchers lead new online shopping innovation for older people

Researchers at both Maynooth University and Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre for Software, are leading the development of virtual online stores targeting older adults.

Friday, 27 August 2021

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