Scientist in a white lab coat and blue gloves, holding a test tube with blue liquid beside a microscope

MU biologist wins funding for obesity-related cancer research

​Dr Fearon Cassidy of the Department of Biology has been named as one of 10 research fellows who will share €2.6 million in funding from a postdoctoral research programme focused on public health crises.

Thursday, 06 June 2024

MU Professor wins IRC Early Career Researcher of the Year

A total 12 honours for Maynooth University in Irish Research Council (IRC) awards.

Tuesday, 21 November 2023

Dr Katriona O'Sullivan and Paul Lynch, shortlisted for the An Post Irish Book Awards

MU staff and former student shortlisted for four Irish Book Awards

Three members of staff at Maynooth University, as well as a former student, have been nominated in five categories for the An Post Irish Book Awards.

Monday, 20 November 2023

MU contributes to Ireland’s first national strategy for quantum technologies

Ireland’s first national strategy for quantum technologies, Quantum 2030, was launched by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris earlier this week.

Friday, 17 November 2023

New MU Governing Authority names Dr Mary Canning as Chairperson

Maynooth University’s new Governing Authority appointed Dr Mary Canning as Chairperson at its first meeting

Friday, 10 November 2023

Waves with foam crashing again the coast

MU researchers awarded over €1 million funding by SFI and IRC

Maynooth University researchers are set to receive €1 million to support two projects under the SFI-IRC Pathway programme.

Friday, 03 November 2023

First wheelchair user graduates as a primary teacher from MU

Disability advocate Leesa Flynn was among 956 students conferred at Maynooth University’s November graduation ceremony.

Thursday, 02 November 2023

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Maynooth University launches Strategic Plan 2023-2028

President Eeva Leinonen outlines ambitious plans to establish School of Health and Medicine

Tuesday, 24 October 2023

MU welcomes former Ukrainian president Victor Yushchenko

Maynooth University has today welcomed former president of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko to campus for what was his only speaking engagement in the Republic.

Monday, 23 October 2023

ICARUS research identifies climate change from weather records

Maynooth University ICARUS Climate Research Centre studies Irish weather records for signals of climate change

Friday, 20 October 2023

MU Research Week 2023 explores solutions for global challenges

Maynooth University invites members of the public to engage with the rich body of research and discoveries during Research Week from 12th-26th October.

Thursday, 19 October 2023