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Pumped-up cells to calm inflammation in disease

Our body’s immune system protects us, but if it goes awry it can underpin inflammatory diseases. Dr Karen English is developing stronger, ‘calming’ cells for therapies to get things back on track.

Chasing waves

In the quest to develop alternate energy sources a group of researchers at Maynooth University are working on how best to capture the wave energy of the sea.

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Wednesday, 08 November 2017 to Thursday, 25 January 2018

Saving the Famine Irish: The Grey Nuns and the Great Hunger

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Slow computing: A workshop on resistance in the algorithmic age

Friday, 15 December 2017

BI420 Seminar Series

Friday, 15 December 2017

Seimineár: Cúlra agus ábhar an mhórshaothair neamhfhoilsithe a scríobh an tAthair Tomás S. Ó Láimhín (1913-1975) ar Ghaeilge Oirthear Mhaigh Eo.

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