Budding scientists take centre stage at MU Science Night

Maynooth University welcomed budding scientists to its annual Science Night, with over 2,000 visitors including families from across the region.

Thursday, 30 November 2023

waggle dance sculpture

Prof Jane Gray awarded €2.5m ERC grant to study loss and social change

Professor Jane Gray, of the Department of Sociology, has received a prestigious €2.5m European Research Council (ERC) Advanced award

Wednesday, 20 September 2023

23 MU researchers awarded IRC Government of Ireland funding

Maynooth University postgraduate and postdoctoral research projects have been recognised and awarded funding under the Irish Research Council’s flagship Government of Ireland programmes.

Tuesday, 19 September 2023

small green plant growning in soil against a green background

MU research award to support farm sustainability

Researchers to receive €243,000 from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) National Challenge Fund

Tuesday, 12 September 2023

86-year-old lifelong learner Phil Devitt with BA degree certificiate

Ireland's #1 Young university congratulates 86-year-old graduate

Maynooth University awards 86-year-old lifelong learner Phil Devitt with BA degree

Thursday, 07 September 2023

MU increases CAO offers in Primary Education

Robotics and new Business with Sports Science degree attracts interest for 2023/24

Wednesday, 30 August 2023

An early map of the dingle peninsula with land marked in green with small boats and sea marked by wavey lines

Unveiling the MACMORRIS Project

MACMORRIS is a unique interactive digital Irish heritage resource for understanding early modern Ireland

Tuesday, 22 August 2023

This visual shows two images side by side of the Ring Nebula. The image on the left shows Webb’s NIRCam view and the image on the right shows Webb’s MIRI image. The left image shows the planetary nebula as a distorted donut with a rainbow of colours with a blue/green inner cavity and clear filamental structure in the inner region of the ring. The right image shows the nebula with a red/orange central cavity with a ring structure that transitions from colours of yellow to purple/blue

New Webb image captures detailed beauty of Ring Nebula

Maynooth University’s Dr Patrick Kavanagh leads data and image processing of latest spectacular image taken by the James Webb Telescope

Monday, 21 August 2023

Minister Joe O'Brien funds bursary for Community & Youth Work

The Minister of State for Communities, Integration and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, has announced a bursary of €200,000 to fund places on the Masters in Community and Youth Work

Monday, 31 July 2023

MU’s RoboÉireann team wins global RoboCup

Ireland’s Robot soccer team, RoboÉireann from Maynooth University, are Challenge Shield winners in the RoboCup 2023 Standard Platform League, an international robotics competition held in Bordeaux, France.

Thursday, 20 July 2023

MU records increase in CAO applicants for 2023/24

Maynooth University has seen an increase in CAO applications with more than 18,500 students seeking admission for the academic year 2023/24.

Monday, 10 July 2023