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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 increases CAO offers in Primary Education

Robotics and new Business with Sports Science degree attracts interest for 2023/24

Wednesday, 30 August 2023

An early map of the dingle peninsula with land marked in green with small boats and sea marked by wavey lines

Unveiling the MACMORRIS Project

MACMORRIS is a unique interactive digital Irish heritage resource for understanding early modern Ireland

Tuesday, 22 August 2023

This visual shows two images side by side of the Ring Nebula. The image on the left shows Webb’s NIRCam view and the image on the right shows Webb’s MIRI image. The left image shows the planetary nebula as a distorted donut with a rainbow of colours with a blue/green inner cavity and clear filamental structure in the inner region of the ring. The right image shows the nebula with a red/orange central cavity with a ring structure that transitions from colours of yellow to purple/blue

New Webb image captures detailed beauty of Ring Nebula

Maynooth University’s Dr Patrick Kavanagh leads data and image processing of latest spectacular image taken by the James Webb Telescope

Monday, 21 August 2023

Minister Joe O'Brien funds bursary for Community & Youth Work

The Minister of State for Communities, Integration and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, has announced a bursary of €200,000 to fund places on the Masters in Community and Youth Work

Monday, 31 July 2023

MU’s RoboÉireann team wins global RoboCup

Ireland’s Robot soccer team, RoboÉireann from Maynooth University, are Challenge Shield winners in the RoboCup 2023 Standard Platform League, an international robotics competition held in Bordeaux, France.

Thursday, 20 July 2023

MU records increase in CAO applicants for 2023/24

Maynooth University has seen an increase in CAO applications with more than 18,500 students seeking admission for the academic year 2023/24.

Monday, 10 July 2023

MU 85th in global Young University Rankings and #1 in Ireland

Maynooth University has climbed 21 places to 85th in the 2023 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University rankings. Maynooth University also retains its top position as #1 young university in Ireland

Monday, 03 July 2023

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Ukrainian and MU students awarded innovation prize

Third level students from Ukraine and Ireland have received an innovative solutions award for a project that aims to improve lives and education across Europe.

Tuesday, 27 June 2023

MU announces new undergraduate course in Nursing

Maynooth University has announced that it will establish an undergraduate General Nursing programme.

Wednesday, 21 June 2023

MU partners with Intel to create new robotics lab

The Maynooth University Foundation is delighted to announce the creation of a state-of-the-art robotics lab supported by a donation from Intel Ireland

Thursday, 15 June 2023

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