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Maynooth University recognised as a University of Sanctuary

Maynooth University has been officially designated as a University of Sanctuary in recognition of its initiatives to promote a culture of welcome for refugees, asylums seekers and other migrants into the community.

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Maynooth University welcomes continued growth in CAO applications

Maynooth University continues to see strong growth in applications, following the trend of recent years. The University has seen applications rise by 1%, despite a national decline of 2% in applications for Level 8 courses through the CAO.

Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Maynooth University honours Laura Madden with President’s Medal

Maynooth University last night awarded Laura Madden the President’s Medal at a special event to mark International Women’s Day. President of Maynooth University, Professor Philip Nolan, paid tribute to Ms Madden for bravely coming forward to speak of her personal trauma despite the threat of retribution

Friday, 06 March 2020

President Higgens, Dr Joanna Masterson, Dr Eoin McNamee

President Higgins honours two MU scientists with SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Award

President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins, has honoured two Maynooth University scientists, Assistant Prof Joanne Masterson and Assistant Prof Eóin McNamee, at a special ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin, Dublin.

Tuesday, 03 March 2020

President Michael D Higgins poses with staff at Maynooth University

President Higgins attends Maynooth University Climate Change Conference

A Just Transition’ conference examines how we tackle climate issues in a fair and equitable way

Friday, 28 February 2020

General election candidates debate the funding of higher education at MU Town Hall

General election candidates from Kildare North and Meath East debated the future funding of higher education at a town hall meeting hosted by Maynooth University and Maynooth Students’ Union.

Tuesday, 04 February 2020

Maynooth University joins the call to use the National Training Fund to address higher education funding crisis

Maynooth University & Maynooth Students’ Union to host a town hall on the Future of Higher Education in Ireland

Friday, 24 January 2020

Maynooth University partners in major project awarded €7.3 million under Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund

Landmark project represents the first large scale collaboration on quantum computing in Ireland

Saturday, 07 December 2019

Shirley Howe stands in front of Maynooth University Library

Maynooth student receives prestigious Eda Sagarra Medal of Excellence from the Irish Research Council

Maynooth research looks at how cultural processes influence climate change perspectives and responses. The IRC awards celebrate those working in academia, industry, civic society or the public sector

Wednesday, 04 December 2019

Seán Kyne, Minister for the Gaeltacht, announces funding for TEG examinations

Maoiniú fógartha Seán Kyne, Aire Stáit na Gaeltachta, do scrúduithe TEG

Monday, 18 November 2019

Maynooth University shortlisted for gradireland Higher Education Awards 2020

Maynooth University is delighted that two of its programmes have been shortlisted for the gradireland Higher Education Awards 2020.

Monday, 18 November 2019

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