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

Ireland in danger of replicating failed US prison experiment, say leading experts

With Ireland’s prison population having increased by over a third to just under 4,000 people since the mid-90s, policy makers must be wary of replicating the situation in the United States, says Dr Claire Hamilton, Senior Lecturer in Law at Maynooth University. Dr Hamilton was speaking in advance of Maynooth University’s 10th annual North South Criminology Conference, which will see the launch of the first of its kind Handbook of Irish Criminology, of which she is co-editor.

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Maynooth University - Climate Change Conference

​Analysis of historical records shows Ireland is prone to drought

Lessons learned from rescued data records will help us to understand, plan for, and cope with future climatic extremes; ACRE Climate Conference at Maynooth University emphasises importance of historical records in future planning

Monday, 20 June 2016

Maynooth University Students & Academics Awarded Fulbright Scholarships

Bronnadh scoláireachtaí inniu ar mhic léinn iarchéime agus ar bhaill de dhámha a ghlacfaidh páirt sa Chlár Fulbright, an clár malairte Meiriceánach is mó ar domhain agus clár a bhfuil ardmheas air. Gach bliain, bronnann an clár deontais ar mhic léinn iarchéime, ar scoláirí agus ar ghairmithe in Éirinn agus san Aontas Eorpach le dul i mbun staidéir, taighde nó teagaisc sna Stáit Aontaithe.

Friday, 17 June 2016

Scrúdú Gaeilge do cháilíocht TEG san Astráil den chéad uair

Thaistil daoine ó áiteanna éagsúla san Astráil go Sydney le tabhairt faoin scrúdú cainte agus scríbhneoireachta.

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

New research confirms global decrease in daily temperature ranges

Most global land areas have experienced significant warming of both maximum and minimum temperature extremes since 1950

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

World Council of Anthropology Delegates, May 2016

Maynooth University Anthropologist elected Chair of the World Council of Anthropological Associations

Maynooth University anthropologist, Dr Chandana Mathur, has been confirmed as Chair of the World Council of Anthropological Associations (WCAA). Dr Mathur served as Deputy Chair of the Council for the last two years.

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Access Programme recognises achievement of second level students

Maynooth University presented awards for exceptional achievement to over 150 second level students and 30 teachers from Kildare, Offaly, West Dublin and Kilkenny.

Monday, 23 May 2016

'​Kite!' installed at Maynooth University

Tá an saothar ealaíne “kite”, saothar atá fiche troigh cearnaithe, ar taispeáint in Ollscoil Mhá Nuad anois.

Friday, 13 May 2016

Fluorescent - Biology - Conor Breen

New discovery allows researchers analyse drug-target molecules without radioactivity

A ground-breaking new technique discovered by researchers at Maynooth University and Trinity College Dublin will for the first time allow scientists to analyse critical molecules at the heart of drug development without the use of radioactivity.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Role of Irish people in the Spanish Inquisition explored

Irish people came into contact with the Inquisition, sometimes as victims, but, frequently, as active participants.

Friday, 06 May 2016