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MU academics receive Jean Monnet Awards from EU’s Erasmus+ programme

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.

Friday, 27 November 2020

MU and Trinity study finds one in five women have been raped in their lifetime

Researchers from Maynooth University and Trinity College Dublin are set to publish the first study on the prevalence of sexual violence in the Republic of Ireland since the landmark ‘Sexual Assault and Violence in Ireland’ (SAVI) report was published in 2002.

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Lorna Lopez - Biology - Maynooth University

MU congratulates Dr Lorna Lopez on receiving SFI Early Career Researcher Award 2020

The winners of the prestigious 2020 Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Awards were revealed today by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, at the annual SFI Science Summit. The Science Awards recognise key leaders in the Irish Research Community. Dr Lopez received the award for her work in leading human health research on discovering the genetic basis of neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr Lopez’ research at Maynooth University uses genomic technologies to focus on understanding the genetic basis of mental illness and other brain- and medical-related traits. She is also a recent rec

Thursday, 05 November 2020

SFI Frontiers for the Future

MU academics awarded funding under SFI Frontiers for the Future scheme

Two Maynooth University researchers, Dr Arman Farhang and Dr Brian Hennelly, have been awarded funding as part of the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Frontiers for the Future Programme.

Monday, 02 November 2020

MU congratulates 19 recipients of Government of Ireland Awards

Tá ríméad ar Ollscoil Mhá Nuad a fhógairt go bhfuil 19 taighdeoir tar éis bheith roghnaithe do scéimeanna Iarchéime agus Iardhochtúireachta Rialtas na hÉireann 2020, fógartha inniu ag an gComhairle um Thaighde in Éirinn (IRC).

Friday, 23 October 2020

MU Research Week 2020 examines societal and cultural issues

Beidh Seachtain Taighde Ollscoil Mhá Nuad 2020 ar siúl ón Luan 19 go dtí an Aoine 23 Deireadh Fómhair, leis na himeachtaí go léir ar fáil don phobal chun freastal orthu ar líne.

Friday, 16 October 2020

Creche - Toys in Sandpit - Maynooth University

MU welcomes €3.6m to extend LINC early childhood education programme

Maynooth University welcomes Government funding of €3.6 million to extend the LINC programme for practicing early childhood educators by a further three years.

Thursday, 08 October 2020

Chemistry - Denise Rooney - Maynooth University

MU project on virtual labs for third-level students awarded almost €3m funding

An innovative project led by Maynooth University that will use virtual laboratories as a teaching tool for the experimental sciences has been awarded almost €3 million funding by the Higher Education Authority (HEA).

Tuesday, 06 October 2020

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

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