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92 years of the Leaving Cert – Was Science more difficult in 1925?

Former students often declare that the Leaving Cert was much harder in the past, but what were the exams actually like?

Thursday, 16 November 2017

First preference applications at Maynooth University surpass 4,000 for the first time

D’fhógair Ollscoil Mhá Nuad inniu go bhfuair sí níos mó ná 4,000 iarratas céad rogha ón LOI (Lár-Oifig Iontrála) den chéad uair. Rinne 4,037 mac léinn iarratas chuig an Ollscoil i mbliana, figiúir a léiríonn go bhfuil ardú naoi faoin gcéad tagtha ar líon na n-iarratas céad rogha ón mbliain seo caite.

Tuesday, 04 July 2017

Maynooth academics named among Ireland’s Champions of EU Research

Aitheantas tugtha do na hollúna David Stifter, John Ringwood agus Malcolm MacLachlan, mar chuid de ghrúpa taighdeoirí a stiúrann tionscadail mhóra faoi Horizon 2020.

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

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Maynooth University joins global community of investment professionals

Maynooth University has become the latest university to be welcomed into the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Affiliation Program.

Friday, 23 June 2017

We need to counter persistent disadvantages for migrant students, say international experts

Many first and second generation migrants face significant disadvantages when it comes to education, according to evidence presented today at Maynooth University. The fifth annual Maynooth Education Forum will see leading international experts demonstrate migrant students are adversely affected by a range of factors, including language proficiency, socio-economic inequality, and teacher expectations.

Friday, 16 June 2017

Maynooth students & academics awarded Fulbright Scholarships

Bronnadh scoláireachtaí inniu ar mhic léinn iarchéime agus ar bhaill dámh chun páirt a ghlacadh sa Chlár Fulbright, an clár malairte idirnáisiúnta de chuid na Stát Aontaithe is mó ar domhan agus clár a bhfuil ardmheas air.

Monday, 12 June 2017

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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

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