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

Three people sitting between solar energy panels

New School of Business project supports green energy transition

Researchers at the School of Business, Maynooth University, received SFI funding for a citizen engagement project to harness business and community participation in the green energy transition

Monday, 12 June 2023

MU scholars receive Fulbright Awards 2023-24

Maynooth University students and academics were among the recipients of Fulbright Awards which were presented at a ceremony in the US Ambassador’s Residence last night.

Friday, 09 June 2023

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Greenhouse gas emissions at ‘an all-time high’

Greenhouse gas emissions at ‘an all-time high’ causing unprecedented rate of global warming - global scientists

Thursday, 08 June 2023

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MU conference examines legacy of institutional abuse

Hosted by Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute and the Irish Centre for the Histories of Labour and Class at University of Galway, the initiative brings together researchers, survivors, those directly affected, and policymakers who have addressed historical and contemporary institutional abuse or failings.

Wednesday, 07 June 2023

MU receives €5m under SFI Frontiers programme

Maynooth University researchers are set to receive over €5 million in funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) under the Frontiers for the Future Programme, to tackle a range of topics such as renewable energy, climate change, food security, astronomy, immunology and cognitive science.

Tuesday, 30 May 2023

Graph illustrating that Ireland has the 6th lowest rate of female participation in parlament in the EU

New Data Hub launched by AIRO and Women for Election

Innovative Data Hub launched by Women for Election and the All-Island Research Observatory (AIRO) in Maynooth University

Friday, 26 May 2023

Minister of State, Jennifer Carroll MacNeill TD with Dr  Manos Kypraios, School of Business at Maynooth University

MU & Skillnet announce diploma in Sustainable Financial Technology & Innovation

The pioneering qualification is the result of collaborative efforts between Sustainable Finance Skillnet and Maynooth University to provide an industry-driven postgraduate qualification.

Thursday, 18 May 2023

MU hosts historic conference on 50 years of Ireland’s EU membership

Politicians, diplomats, academics and civil society groups examine highs and lows of Ireland’s membership

Thursday, 11 May 2023

MU research reveals cancer-killing benefits of popular obesity treatment

Findings from the Kathleen Lonsdale Institute for Human Health at Maynooth University in relation to GLP-1 obesity treatment showcase its ability to restore the body’s natural cancer-killing defences

Tuesday, 09 May 2023

Thirteenth century Scottish musical manuscript

MU Prof Karen Desmond awarded €2m ERC grant to research songs of medieval Ireland and Britain

Prof Karen Desmond awarded prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grant to explore songs of medieval Ireland and Britain

Friday, 28 April 2023