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MU LIbrary with a very blue sky, shot from the Kilcock Road, just at the corner of the sloped entrance

Statement from Maynooth University on MU Student Centre project

Maynooth University has today regretfully announced that construction on a new Student Centre project has been terminated, following a decision by the University’s Governing Authority.

Monday, 26 September 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

MU secures two senior academic posts under Senior Academic Leadership Initiative

Maynooth University has secured funding for two new and additional prestigious Professor posts in a Senior Academic Leadership Initiative (SALI) announcement made by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD. The posts will be in Observational Astrophysics or Cosmology, and Intersectional Humanities.

Monday, 29 November 2021

Terrain-AI Wins at the 2021 AI Awards

Terrain-AI, led by Dr Rowan Fealy and Professor Tim McCarthy, wins AI Award for Best Application of AI to Achieve Social Good at the AI Awards ceremony, held on Thursday 25 November. The AI Awards, which are held annually, seek to recognise how AI can be ethically used to help solve some of the biggest business, academic, environmental, and health challenges facing our society today.

Friday, 26 November 2021

MU becomes first campus in Ireland awarded Green Heritage Accreditation

The Maynooth University campus has been awarded Green Heritage Accreditation by An Taisce Environmental Education, making Maynooth the first University campus in the Republic of Ireland to achieve the standard. The University campus has also received its third Green Flag for Parks and Green Spaces.

Thursday, 18 November 2021

Creating Our Future Roadshow comes to Maynooth University

Maynooth University hosts the Creating Our Future roadshow coffee truck on Wednesday, 17 November, from 9am – 12 noon.

Monday, 15 November 2021

Taoiseach launches All-Island Climate and Biodiversity Research Network

Taoiseach Micheál Martin and deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill today launched the All-Island Climate and Biodiversity Research Network (AICBRN) at a pivotal point, with the world having heard the true scale of the global crisis at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-26) and the UN Biodiversity Conference last month (COP-15).

Tuesday, 09 November 2021

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