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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

Do publication activities of academic institutions benefit from formal collaborations with firms?

Dr Bastian Rake's new article in Innovation: Organization & Management suggests that formal collaborations with firms lead to publications in journals with a higher reputation. But: Excessive collaboration with firms can backfire.

Friday, 15 November 2019

Appointed to the management committee of the EU COST Action, SHIINE - Dr Nicola Mountford

Dr Nicola Mountford of MU School of Business was appointed to the management committee of the EU COST action, SHIINE in October 2019.

Friday, 15 November 2019

'Rethinking the Role of the State in fostering a Sustainable and Inclusive Economy', hosted by President Higgins in Áras an Uachtaráin on 12 November

Photo from left Dr Mary Murphy (MU) Chair, Prof Ian Gough (LSE), President Higgins, Prof Marianna Mazzucto (LSE)

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Niamh Rooney and Willem Schade represent the Department of International Development at Irish Aid event in Dublin Castle

Niamh Rooney and Willem Schade hosted an information stand at the Volunteering for A Better World – Irish Aid Volunteering Fair which took place in Dublin Castle on Saturday November 9th 2019

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Music Department Graduate Teaching Assistant and doctoral researcher Joanne Cusack receives Postgraduate Teaching Award

Joanne Cusack Receives her Postgraduate Teaching Award

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

#FirstWeds - Patrick Marren talks to investigative journalist Olivier van Beemen

Patrick Marren talks to investigative journalist Olivier van Beemen about his book “Heineken in Africa” at the Comhlamh November #FirstWeds debate.

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Clark Recruitment Scholarship

In celebration of 20 years in business, Clark Recruitment and Executive pledged three years of MSc scholarship to the Maynooth University School of Business.

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Planning Consents Confirmed.

The new Maynooth University Student Centre will provide a home on campus for the students of Maynooth University.

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Funding: Centre Culturel Irlandais Fellowship Bursaries - Now Open

The Centre Culturel Irlandais offers Fellowship bursaries to encourage research on its Old Library and Historical Archives collections. The purpose of the Fellowships is to establish the intellectual and academic value of the holdings. The Old Library contains 8,000 volumes (from the 15th to the 19th century). Once the library of the Irish College when it was a seminary, the collection contains works of theology, history, philosophy etc. More than 19,000 items are held in the Historical Archives, covering a period extending from the 14th to the 20th century. The main themes are daily life at the Irish College and the buildings which were owned by the Irish Community, the grant foundations, the religious community etc. The areas of research are open, depending on the candidate's interests, and could focus on a historical subject, a period of time, an author, the manuscripts or printed items, the provenance of part of the collections, the bindings etc. We are looking for an output which would add to our knowledge of the library or archives and to the information which we can put into the public domain. Priority will be given to research subjects examining a corpus of references instead of one reference in particular.

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Forms of Formation: A Pedagogical-Philosophical Inquiry into Embodied Tensions around Gender and Social Equality in the Classroom

Financed by: Swedish Research Council Grant, 5.4 million SEK (€550k) 2020-2024 Tensions around gender and social equality are commonplace both in societal debates and the classroom and often include reference to the body (e.g. headscarves, skin colour, gestures, touch and comportment). To date, pedagogical research has been mainly focused on dialogic approaches to these tensions and little attention has been paid to their bodily and sensory aspects. The present study combines feminist theory with sensory studies in examining embodied expressions and the social and cultural coding of sensual experiences in the classroom. Project members: • Profesor Sharon Todd, Maynooth University • Senior Lecturer Elisabet Langmann, Södertörn University, Sweden • Senior Lecturer Lovisa Bergdahl, Södertörn University, Sweden

Monday, 11 November 2019

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