Professor Eeva Leinonen in a dark blazer stands in front of MU Library

Maynooth University welcomes new President, Professor Eeva Leinonen

Maynooth University warmly welcomes Professor Eeva Leinonen, who takes office today as the new President, succeeding Professor Philip Nolan, who has led the university for the past 10 years.

Friday, 01 October 2021

Minister Simon Harris launches National Gender Equality Dashboard for HEIs

Interactive dashboard shows staff gender across Irish Higher Education Institutions

Monday, 08 March 2021

Gulf Stream System at its weakest in over a millennium

A new study by scientists from Ireland, Britain and Germany has found that the Gulf Stream System, also known as the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), is at its weakest in over a millennium.

Friday, 26 February 2021

Majority of teachers report decline in wellbeing due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Maynooth University research has found that seven out of 10 of teachers reported feeling more stress and six out of 10 reported a decline in wellbeing during the first six months of the pandemic. The research also finds teachers favour blended learning and changes to curriculum post pandemic

Thursday, 04 February 2021

Multi-coloured lines of code: yellow, red, green and white, on a screen

MU welcomes €193 million investment in SFI Research Centres

Maynooth University welcomes an investment of €193 million in five SFI Research Centres for a further five years announced today by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD.

Monday, 01 February 2021

Intel funds 10 scholarships for MU Post-Graduate Students

Ten Maynooth University students pursuing a Master’s degree in the Faculty of Science and Engineering have been awarded scholarships from Intel Ireland.

Friday, 15 January 2021

MU partners with Meath Enterprise and Co Kildare Chamber to help business re-think Covid-19 & Brexit strategies

OMN i mBun Páirtnéireachta le Fiontraíocht na Mí agus Comhlachas Chill Dara chun cabhrú leis an lucht gnó athmheasúnú a dhéanamh ar a Straitéisí ar Covid-19 agus ar Bhreatimeacht

Monday, 04 January 2021

International Q-mark awarded to MU TEG Irish language exams

Maynooth University is delighted to announce that the Centre for Irish Language has been awarded the ALTE Q-Mark in recognition of the excellence of its Irish language exams, Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge (TEG). Maynooth is the only university in Ireland to receive this prestigious award from ALTE (The Association of Language Testers in Europe). This is the second time the Q-mark has been awarded to TEG.

Tuesday, 22 December 2020

Microsoft Ireland, SFI and MU Launch €5m Climate Change Project: Terrain-AI

Microsoft Ireland and SFI (Science Foundation Ireland) today announced the co-funding of a €5m climate change project in collaboration with Maynooth University.

Tuesday, 15 December 2020

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MU research to examine why people with liver disease are more at risk from COVID-19

Research to receive funding as part of COVID-19 Research and Innovation Programme. Research findings will help doctors to care for people with liver disease if they get infected with the COVID-19 virus

Monday, 14 December 2020

MU congratulates Microsoft Ireland on US-Ireland Research Innovation Award for ‘DreamSpace’ STEM experience

Maynooth University research helps to inform the impact of the DreamSpace immersive STEM experience for students and teachers

Thursday, 10 December 2020