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Booker Prize winner Paul Lynch appointed Distinguished Writing Fellow

Maynooth University is delighted to announce that 2023 Booker Prize Winner Paul Lynch has been appointed Maynooth University Distinguished Writing Fellow.

Tuesday, 13 February 2024

Maynooth University researchers make fungal growth discovery

Researchers at Maynooth University have made a significant breakthrough in the area of fungal development.

Friday, 30 May 2014

Minister Joan Burton - Dept of Sociology - Maynooth University

Minister Joan Burton launches MA Sociology in Work, Labour Markets and Employment

The Department of Sociology has developed an innovative M.A. programme focusing on the themes of Work, Labour Markets and Employment.

Thursday, 29 May 2014

Protection of Civil Liberties and Privacy Regaining Prominence

Issues such as the Snowden revelations and Milly Dowler phone hacking have led to an increased consciousness of privacy issues and civil liberties globally. However, this renewed attention sits against a backdrop where the protection of civil liberties is often seen as pandering to left wing supporters, terrorists and criminals.

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Maynooth University team examines wage flexibility pre and during Recession

Research examining the flexibility of pay in the Irish labour market across various sectors before and during the Great Recession, has revealed dramatic differences pre and post-crisis.

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

EDEN takes the brakes off student innovation

Brakes 4 Kids has emerged from 90 entries to win this year's Student Enterprise Competition.

Monday, 19 May 2014

Memorial Wall commemorates Famine Emigrants

Research into the Strokestown Archive has led to the creation of a memorial wall containing the names of 1,490 people from the Strokestown Estate who were sent to Canada in 1847.

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Reform Needed for Employment Contracts

Irish Congress of Trade Unions’ Esther Lynch challenges employers on fair employment rules.

Tuesday, 06 May 2014

Library - External - Maynooth University

Maynooth University recognised among the leading new universities in the world

Maynooth University has been recognised as one of the leading new universities in the world, ranked #67 in the Times Higher Education (THE) 100 Under 50 rankings.

Thursday, 01 May 2014

€47m Research Funding Boost for Ireland

Maynooth University Scientists part of €47m Research Funding Boost for Ireland

Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Kildare Launch of the ‘Letters of 1916'

The ‘Letters of 1916 Project’ is calling on Kildare residents to search for old letters and photographs from around the time of the Easter Rising to bring along to Maynooth University on the evening of Thursday, 8th May. The initiative seeks to track down surviving letters and photographs from the Kildare area, regardless of their subject matter, written between 1st November 1915 and 31st October 1916, to add to a new digital archive aimed at recreating life in Ireland in 1916.

Monday, 28 April 2014

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