19 MU projects awarded IRC Government of Ireland funding

Maynooth University postgraduate and postdoctoral research projects have been recognised and awarded funding under the Irish Research Council’s flagship Government of Ireland programmes.

Monday, 03 October 2022

MU projects receive IRC ‘New Foundations’ Awards

Ten Maynooth University research projects are to receive funding from the Irish Research Council (IRC). Funding for the ‘New Foundations’ projects will bring researchers and community/voluntary organisations together to share knowledge and develop new insights to help create a better society for all.

Thursday, 08 April 2021

MU Chemistry and Psychology Departments achieve Athena SWAN Bronze Awards

Tá dhá roinn in Ollscoil Mhá Nuad, Roinn na Ceimice agus Roinn na Síceolaíochta, tar éis Gradaim Roinne Chré-Umha Athena SWAN a bhaint amach.

Wednesday, 31 March 2021

STEM-Passport for Inclusion project (, led by Dr Katriona O’Sullivan to be funded under €5.2m SFI Ireland Discover Programme

Minister Harris Announces €5.2 Million Investment by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) in 49 Public Engagement and Education Initiatives

Monday, 22 March 2021

MU ocean energy project among €13.5m US-Ireland research awards

A joint investment of €13.5 million was announced on St Patrick’s Day through a tripartite research and development partnership between the United States of America, Republic of Ireland, and Northern Ireland.

Thursday, 18 March 2021

Mymaynooth first year student information

Maynooth University records highest ever number of CAO applications

This year the University has seen a rise of 17% in applications for degree courses and a 16% rise in the number of applicants.

Tuesday, 09 March 2021

Professor Eeva Leinonen  - Maynooth University

Announcement of the Next President of Maynooth University

Ceapann Ollscoil Mhá Nuad taighdeoir idirnáisiúnta agus Leas-Sheansailéir reatha mar Chéad Uachtarán eile na hOllscoile

Monday, 08 March 2021

Minister Simon Harris launches National Gender Equality Dashboard for HEIs

Interactive dashboard shows staff gender across Irish Higher Education Institutions

Monday, 08 March 2021

Gulf Stream System at its weakest in over a millennium

A new study by scientists from Ireland, Britain and Germany has found that the Gulf Stream System, also known as the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), is at its weakest in over a millennium.

Friday, 26 February 2021

Majority of teachers report decline in wellbeing due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Maynooth University research has found that seven out of 10 of teachers reported feeling more stress and six out of 10 reported a decline in wellbeing during the first six months of the pandemic. The research also finds teachers favour blended learning and changes to curriculum post pandemic

Thursday, 04 February 2021

Multi-coloured lines of code: yellow, red, green and white, on a screen

MU welcomes €193 million investment in SFI Research Centres

Maynooth University welcomes an investment of €193 million in five SFI Research Centres for a further five years announced today by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD.

Monday, 01 February 2021