Absence and Artistry: revisiting the Forristal Archive in the Age of Covid-19

The latest Special Collections & Archives blog

Friday, 31 July 2020

Nearly 1 million in Funding for Horizon 2020 CHAMELEONS project

Dr. Nicola Mountford & Dr. Olga Ryazanova from School of Business are part of team of researchers to receive Horizon 2020 funding

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Cocooning in Custody: MU criminologists team with Inspector of Prisons on report

On Wednesday 29th July 2020, Dr. Ian Marder (Maynooth University), Dr. Joe Garrihy (Birmingham City University) and Patricia Gilheaney (Inspector of Prisons) published a new report, entitled: ‘Ameliorating the impact of cocooning on people in custody’. Their report is based on a ground-breaking collaboration between the Office of the Inspector of Prisons and criminologists, which aimed to listen to and document the experiences of people who were cocooning in custody during the lockdown.

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Gradual Return to On-campus Operations

Important information about studying in the library

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Dr. Olga Ryazanova appointed an Associate Editor to leading journal in the field of Management Education.

Dr Olga Ryazanova appointed an Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Learning & Education journal (AMLE).

Monday, 27 July 2020

Tatiana Andreeva - School of business

Are you good at sharing what you know with your co-workers?

When employees are reluctant to share knowledge, this can be disheartening for fellow workers and damaging for organisations

Monday, 27 July 2020

AHI welcomes Marie Sklodowska-Curie Global Fellow

We are delighted to announce that Dr Joe Davies has been awarded a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Global Fellowship from the European Commission. He will be jointly affiliated with Maynooth University and the University of California Irvine (2021–2024).

Friday, 24 July 2020

David Mangan writes on Information Technology and the Law

Dr. David Mangan has published two chapters studying information technology and the law. First, he has written about social media influencers in the labour context. ‘Influencer Marketing as Labour: Between the Public and Private Divide’appears in The Regulation of Social Media Influencers edited by Catalina Goanta and Sofia Ranchordás. Second, he has written on the effect of information technology on reputation claims in Canada (one of the jurisdictions he studies). ‘Situating Canadian defamation and privacy law in comparative context’ appears in Research Handbook on Comparative Privacy and Defamation Law edited by András Koltay and Paul Wragg which contains contributions from around the world.

Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Dr Aisling McMahon & Dr David Doyle publish article on Patents & De-Extinction in Journal of Law and the Biosciences

Dr Aisling McMahon & Dr David M. Doyle have published an article on ‘Patentability and de-extinct animals in Europe: the patented woolly mammoth?’ in the Journal of Law and the Biosciences (ranked 3rd, JCR Medicine Legal, Q1 SCR Law). The article examines the possibility of recreating extinct animals via ongoing de-extinction projects focusing on the legal, commercial, and ethical implications of patenting de-extinct animals under European patent law. The research was funded by the Irish Research Council New Foundations Scheme (2019). The article is available open access here.

Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Dr. Ian Marder organises Justice Education Dialogue with UNODC and international speakers

On July 15th 2020, Dr. Ian Marder (Maynooth University Department of Law) and Dr. Wendy O’Brien (UNODC Education for Justice Initiative) organised a webinar exploring restorative approaches to building trust and relationships in criminal justice classrooms. As part of the UNODC’s Justice Education Dialogue series, speakers from Austria, Spain, USA, India, Canada and Nigeria addressed over 90 participants on the importance of class climate in criminology and criminal justice teaching, and the role of restorative values and methods in helping academics to reflect on their practice and build a positive learning environment.

Monday, 20 July 2020