An Taisce Green Campus Flag Maynooth University

Maynooth Campus awarded Green Flag for the second time

Maynooth Campus has been awarded the prestigious An Taisce Green Flag for the second time, recognising its progress in areas such as carbon emission reduction and advances in sustainability.

Monday, 04 December 2023

Sociology - Barry Cannon, Eduardo Silva, David Begg, Mary Murhpy - Maynooth University

What Can Europe Learn from Latin America’s Experience of Austerity?

The experiences of Latin America during times of economic crisis should serve as a cautionary tale for European policy makers, warned Eduardo Silva, Professor of Political Science at Tulane University in New Orleans, speaking at the inaugural Maynooth University Visiting Scholar Lecture Series.

Wednesday, 06 May 2015

Psychology - Circadian Clock - Maynooth University

Using body clock improves patient outcomes for rheumatoid arthritis

The treatment of rheumatoid arthritis can be enhanced by tailoring patients’ treatment to their circadian rhythm, commonly referred to as the body clock. A team of scientists from Maynooth, Berlin, Vienna and Basel have found evidence that co-ordinating the time of treatment with the timing of disease symptoms can increase the effectiveness of such treatments, reducing joint pain and stiffness for patients.

Thursday, 30 April 2015

Geography - AAG logo - Maynooth University

Maynooth University Academics recognised by Association of American Geographers

The Association of American Geographers (AAG), the largest and most respected organisation of geographers in the world, has recognised two Maynooth University academics, conferring the AAG Media Achievement Award on Professor Rob Kitchin and naming Professor Gerry Kearns as its Distinguished Historical Geographer for 2015.

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Applied Social Studies - Minority Rights Seminar 2015 - Maynooth University

Call for Travellers’ right to be acknowledged as a minority ethnic group in Irish society

The Irish government should act immediately to respect Travellers’ right to be acknowledged as a minority ethnic group in Irish society, said Anastasia Crickley, Head of Applied Social Studies at Maynooth University and Vice President of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) at a recent seminar.

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Maths Support Centres play pivotal role in retention and progression of third level students

Tá ról maighdeogach ag Ionaid Tacaíochta Matamaitice i dtaca le mic léinn matamaitice tríú leibhéal a choimeád agus cabhrú leo chun dul chun cinn.

Friday, 24 April 2015

Media Studies - Animal Turns - Maynooth University

Instinct or Method Acting?: The human fascination with animal performance

At a seminar exploring the role of animals on stage and screen, Professor Maria Pramagiorrie outlines how Brony fandom — which also includes women — is a complicated and multi-dimensional phenomenon that demands careful and nuanced discussion.

Thursday, 23 April 2015

New research examines motivation behind water protests

New research conducted by Dr Rory Hearne of the Maynooth University Department of Geography has found that the recent water protests were motivated by a range of factors, aside from water charges.

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Library - Students with laptops studying - Maynooth University

Ollscoil Mhá Nuad agus Ionad an Léinn Forbartha Chamaí ag comhoibriú ar chláir chéime agus fochéime nua

Maynooth University and Kimmage Development Studies Centre have signed a statement of intent that extends their partnership to include additional undergraduate programmes and new postgraduate programmes.

Thursday, 09 April 2015

Maths&Stats - Clock_Time change - Maynooth University

Tick Tock – Why change the clock?

Before going to bed on Saturday night, households across Ireland will advance the clock forward by an hour. But the reason for the change to ‘Summer Time’—and how it has evolved—is something Dr David Malone of Maynooth University has been following for many years.

Friday, 27 March 2015

Communications - Galway Cycle 2015 group - Maynooth University

Maynooth Students for Charity cycle to Galway

275 cyclists, 45 support crew and 30 collectors departed Maynooth University at 6.30am this morning, to cycle the return journey to Galway and raise funds for The Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Friday, 27 March 2015