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MU records highest ever number of CAO applications

Maynooth University has recorded its highest ever number of CAO applications. The record number is in line with a general upward trend of applications to the University over recent years.

Wednesday, 09 March 2022

This visualization of the European Jet Stream overlaid on the globe, focussed on the Atlantic Ocean and Europe

MU research shows jet stream moving northwards and increasing in speed

New research at Maynooth University’s ICARUS Climate Research Centre has found that the jet stream is moving northwards and increasing in speed, influencing storm activity and temperature patterns across the Northern Hemisphere.

Tuesday, 22 February 2022

MU researchers to devise solutions for SFI-Defence Innovation Challenge

Two Maynooth University research projects have been shortlisted for the SFI-Defence Organisation Innovation Challenge.

Thursday, 17 February 2022

Award-winning author Belinda McKeon leads MU’s new Master of Arts (MA) in Creative Writing

Maynooth University is delighted to announce that the award-winning author Belinda McKeon will lead the Department of English’s new Master of Arts (MA) in Creative Writing programme.

Wednesday, 16 February 2022

MU researchers feature in RTÉ ‘Change Makers’ series

Two research projects undertaken by Maynooth University researchers feature on episodes of RTÉ’s ‘Change Makers’ series on RTÉ 1 television

Wednesday, 26 January 2022

Unlocking Potential - Project funded by 'Our Public Service 2020', text on a dark background

Minister Simon Harris launches Unlocking Potential project with MU and partners

Minister for Higher and Further Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD, has today launched the Unlocking Potential project at Maynooth University, which aims to reduce barriers to third level education for people with convictions.

Monday, 17 January 2022

Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar visits MU campus

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, TD, today visited Maynooth University and met with President of Maynooth University, Professor Eeva Leinonen, for a campus walk and introductory meeting.

Friday, 14 January 2022

MU congratulates 13 recipients of National University of Ireland Awards

Maynooth University is delighted to congratulate the 13 recipients of the National University of Ireland (NUI) Awards 2021. The NUI awards aim to honour academic distinction and promote scholars and scholarship.

Wednesday, 12 January 2022

A portrait photo of Dr Aisling McMahon

Dr Aisling McMahon awarded European Research Council (ERC) grant worth €1.5million for ‘PatentsInHumans’ project

Pioneering research on the bioethical implications of patents over technologies relating to the human body funded by European Research Council Starting Grant

Monday, 10 January 2022

New Irish Research eLibrary (IReL) Director appointed

New Irish Research eLibrary (IReL) Director appointed – Susan Reilly to take up position in 2022. The appointment welcomed by Maynooth University President and IULCC Governance Committee Chair, Professor Eeva Leinonen

Friday, 03 December 2021

Maynooth University President welcomes Minister Simon Harris to campus

The President of Maynooth University, Professor Eeva Leinonen, has welcomed the Minister for Higher and Further Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD, to campus for an introductory meeting and campus walk.

Tuesday, 30 November 2021

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