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MU partners with Microsoft and RTÉ on DreamSpace home-schooling project

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) will fund a new project by Maynooth University, Microsoft Ireland and RTÉ to extend the DreamSpace HomeSpace series that appeared on RTÉ HomeSchool Hub.

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Student in Mask talking to Librarian safely

Maynooth University to escalate protective measures

Maynooth University is escalating protective measures against the spread of Covid-19 on campus, given the University’s proximity to Dublin.

Friday, 18 September 2020

MU Campus wins 2020 Green Flag Pollinator Project Award

Maynooth University campus has won the 2020 Green Flag Pollinator Project Awards, jointly run by An Taisce and the National Biodiversity Data Centre.

Thursday, 17 September 2020

Maynooth University welcomes students’ return to campus next week

Maynooth University welcomes the re-opening of campus for students for the new academic year. The campus was closed in mid-March to reduce the spread of Covid-19 in accordance with public health measures, with all but essential operations moved online, and has re-opened gradually over the summer months.

Thursday, 17 September 2020

Maynooth University hosts 10 virtual ceremonies over three days

Maynooth University conferred 2,978 graduates with a range of degrees and diplomas at undergraduate and postgraduate level in virtual ceremonies over three days.

Monday, 14 September 2020

Maynooth University welcomes strong demand from CAO applicants

Maynooth University welcomes a strong demand from 2020 CAO applicants across a variety of courses, with high levels of interest in its new BSc Biological & Geographical Sciences focussing on aspects of climate change.

Friday, 11 September 2020

Millennials experience most difficulties coping with Covid-19 workplace disruptions

A new study led by Prof Audra Mockaitis at Maynooth University’s School of Business, has found that Millennials are experiencing the most challenges in coping with workplace disruptions during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Wednesday, 09 September 2020

Lorna Lopez - Biology - Maynooth University

Dr Lorna Lopez awarded €1.5M European Research Council (ERC) grant

Maynooth University congratulates Dr Lorna Lopez on receiving a prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grant for her genetic research examining circadian rhythms in families.

Friday, 04 September 2020

MU publishes research showing 75% of Leaving Cert students prefer calculated grades

Maynooth University has published research looking at the wellbeing of Leaving Certificate students in the context of Covid-19 school closures, as well as students’ views and perceptions of the Leaving Certificate exam cancellations, the calculated grades system and access to third level education.

Thursday, 03 September 2020

Biology - Experiment in a Lab - Maynooth University

Lonsdale Institute study finds critical link between muscle damage in muscular dystrophy and immune system

A new study by the Kathleen Lonsdale Institute for Human Health Research at Maynooth University has unveiled a critical link between the immune system and skeletal muscle wasting.

Wednesday, 02 September 2020

MU researcher and Australian scientists publish findings on Antarctica’s upper atmosphere

Dr Frank Mulligan, Associate Professor of Experimental Physics at Maynooth University, has collaborated with the Australian Antarctic Division to assess how the Antarctica’s upper atmosphere is responding to an increase in greenhouse gases.

Friday, 07 August 2020

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