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SFI research investment of €2.5mn in Maynooth University

Prof Paul Moynagh is awarded €2mn for research which will discover and exploit novel regulatory pathways in inflammation for therapeutic advantage. Dr. Joost Slingerland is awarded €500,000 for research in quantum computation, exploring Topological Order, Entanglement and Quantum Information Processing.

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Computer science - Students at laptop 500 x 333 - Maynooth University

Migrant Students at risk of being left behind by Irish policymakers

According to the most recent OECD report, 10% of students in primary schools and about 8% of students in post-primary schools have immigrant backgrounds. They are at risk of being left behind if no action is taken by Irish education policymakers.

Monday, 05 June 2017

Maynooth University joins elite network producing the next generation of Risk Analysts

Maynooth University announced today that it has joined a network of the world’s top risk practitioners and academics. The Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), the world’s leading association for risk practitioners, has selected Maynooth University’s Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting as an academic partner.

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Maynooth University Academic enrolled as member of Royal Irish Academy

Glacadh leis an Ollamh Filipe Ribeiro de Meneses ó Roinn na Staire inniu mar bhall d’Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann (RIA).

Friday, 26 May 2017

Electronic Engineering - Robocup head - Maynooth University

Real artificial intelligence is still in its early stages of development

The defeat of the reigning chess world champion Garry Kasparov by a computer, IBM’s Deep Blue, in 1997 shows something about people’s attitude to computers and how they work.

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Digital games industry leading the way in the age of free-content

The last decade in the games industry has seen business models that have existed for decades undermined by free online content.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Eurovision comes to Maynooth

Ar an 11 Aibreán, beidh Ollscoil Mhá Nuad ina ceanncheathrú do Chomórtas Amhránaíochta Eoraifíse ar feadh lae. Labhróidh an laoch Eoraifíse, Linda Martin, ag an gcomhdháil dar teideal The Eurovision Song Contest in a Changing World: Culture, Geography and Politics.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Maynooth University calls for action on traveller participation in higher education

Call for action on the low levels of participation in higher education among Irish Travellers.

Thursday, 06 April 2017

Maynooth University breaks into top 50 Young Universities in the world, #1 in Ireland

Bhain Ollscoil Mhá Nuad aitheantas amach inniu mar cheann de na hollscoileanna nua is fearr ar domhan agus an 49ú háit bainte amach aici sa rangú is déanaí atá déanta ag Times Higher Education (THE) ar ollscoileanna óga.

Wednesday, 05 April 2017

Minister Richard Bruton launches Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute

Sheol an tAire Oideachais agus Scileanna, Richard Bruton T.D., Institiúid Eolaíochtaí Sóisialta Ollscoil Mhá Nuad (IESOMN) inniu. Bunaíodh an Institiúid mar chuid de chur chun feidhme straitéis uaillmhianach na hOllscoile, straitéis dar teideal Straitéis Taighde (2012-2017).

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Scientists foresee sharp rise in deadly heat stress as global temperatures climb

Research shows that even if global warming is limited to as little as 1.5°C (relative to temperatures before the Industrial Revolution), in excess of 350 million more people living in megacities could be exposed to deadly heat episodes on an annual basis.

Monday, 27 March 2017