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MU academics receive Jean Monnet Awards from EU’s Erasmus+ programme

Maynooth University is delighted to congratulate Prof John O’Brennan and Prof Tobias Lock on receiving Jean Monnet Awards under the EU’s Erasmus+ programme.

Friday, 27 November 2020

How do we prepare students to solve the biggest world problems?

Being able to communicate with people who think differently is essential if we wish to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Dr Edana Richardson & Dr Aisling McMahon publish an article in the Journal of Medical Ethics Blog examining accountability & the role of social bonds in health-financing for Covid-19

In this article, they examine the role of social and sustainability bonds as a mechanism which can be used to rapidly mobilise funds towards financing the Covid-19 health-related response.

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

MU and Trinity study finds one in five women have been raped in their lifetime

Researchers from Maynooth University and Trinity College Dublin are set to publish the first study on the prevalence of sexual violence in the Republic of Ireland since the landmark ‘Sexual Assault and Violence in Ireland’ (SAVI) report was published in 2002.

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Publishing your Research Open Access in Elsevier (Science Direct) Journals without Paying Article Processing Charges !

A deal signed with Elsevier (Science Direct) allows corresponding authors to publish articles open access in over two thousand Elsevier journals without publication charges.

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

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Long-term damage caused by severe infection could be reduced or partially reversed - new research published by Nature Cell Biology

Research sheds light on how severe infections like malaria cause short and long-term damage to blood cells but some damage could be reversed. Discovery could lead to new ways of preventing long-term damage from severe infections including Covid-19 and TB

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

​Did the Nazis really make laws or just orders backed by threats?

New research just published in the Australasian Journal of Philosophy by Brian Flanagan (MU) and Ivar Hannikainen (University of Granada) sheds light on a millennia-old philosophical debate by using an empirical approach.

Monday, 23 November 2020

6 ALL Microsoft Interns

ALL AI Academy for Good

In June 2020, the ALL AI Academy for Good, received 47,000 euro in funding from the community empowerment fund in the Microsoft Data Centre. Using this funding, and the help of the ALL Microsoft-Internship in Maynooth University in partnership with Experiential Learning Programme. Project co-ordinator and University lecturer Katriona O'Sullivan organised the following project. Offering students who are studying in the DEIS band 1 school Mercy Inchicore, an opportunity to develop their STEM/CS skills while learning how to gain access to university. The project aims to empower young women from communities currently underrepresented in STEM with the skills, knowledge and experiences to choose STEM careers.

Friday, 20 November 2020

The Departments of Adult and Community Education seeks a research assistant

Position: Research Assistant Level 2, Half-Time - Contract Post

Thursday, 19 November 2020

Dr Nuala Whelan awarded PSI DWOP Peter Saville Award for Advances in Organisational Psychology

Division of Work & Organisational Psychology (DWOP) Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) Peter Saville Award for Advances in Organisational Psychology​

Thursday, 19 November 2020

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