Paper demonstrates how obesity in children compromises the immune system by depleting and damaging crucial ‘Natural-Killer’ cells
Friday, 22 December 2017
A high level delegation of Irish scientists are currently in Beijing to develop cutting edge research partnerships. The delegation has been invited by leading Chinese Universities and follows a highly successful “Connect to China” event held in Carton House in Ireland which established links between Irish research and industry to access the Chinese market.
Wednesday, 04 December 2013
A targeted plan to generate over €20m in research income from the EU has been announced by Maynooth University. The plan comes in advance of the next framework of EU funding, Horizon 2020.
Thursday, 28 November 2013
A new study launched today by children’s charity Archways, shows promising results for young Irish children with ADHD symptoms and suggests that training for parents may derive the greatest benefits for kids.
Thursday, 21 November 2013
Maynooth University publishes book and audio archive to mark 18th anniversary of Ken Saro-Wiwa’s death
Oil companies continue to seek strategies to evade their liabilities and responsibility while Nigeria's leaders continue to squander his legacy to the region.’ Dr Owens Wiwa
Thursday, 07 November 2013
Academics from Maynooth University have been working with The Royal Irish Academy, to put a unique record of the sounds of Irish as it was spoken throughout Ireland in the 1920s and ’30s online.
Tuesday, 05 November 2013
A research team led by Professor Kay Ohlendieck from Maynooth University ’s Department of Biology has determined the molecular mechanisms of a particular form of sperm abnormalities called globozoospermia and found that the abnormal morphology of sperm cells plays a crucial role in infertility.
Thursday, 17 October 2013
Maynooth University today congratulated Peter Higgs and François Englert on their Nobel Prize in Physics, which was awarded today "for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental particle, by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider".
Tuesday, 08 October 2013
Maynooth University has maintained its position in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The Times Higher Education Rankings is a global university performance table which assesses universities across categories such as teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
Wednesday, 02 October 2013
On 19th & 20th July the Third Annual International Famine Conference, hosted by the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses & Estates, Maynooth University, will welcome descendents of the Tighe family 'home' to Strokestown, 167 years after the family set off in search of a better life.
Thursday, 25 July 2013
Sponsored by Intel Labs Europe, Team RoboEireann comprises of students and staff from the Department of Electronic Engineering and Department of Computer Science at Maynooth University.
Wednesday, 24 July 2013