MU research highlights concerns of primary school principals linked to COVID-19

Maynooth University has published research looking at how primary school principals have adapted to school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, 28 May 2020

Master’s Degree in Musicology: Work experience in the Russell Library

Plainchant Manuscripts and their Digitisation

Friday, 22 May 2020

We are hiring

Postdoctoral Researcher Vacancy (SHAPES Project)

Closing Date: Sunday, 7th June 2020.

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

Dr David Doyle has received an IRC New Foundations award for a project entitled On the Brink: The Legal and Cultural Implications of Extinction and De-Extinction

This collaborative project (with Dr Shane McCorristine, Newcastle University, Dr Aisling McMahon, Maynooth University and An Taisce) will develop knowledge about the legal and cultural implications of the extinction and de-extinction of non-human species in the twenty-first century.

Friday, 15 May 2020

Dr. Bracken-Roche, Assistant Professor of Criminology, has won an Irish Research Council New Foundations Award for her project entitled 'Big Data Governance: The adoption of surveillance technologies by policing and security agencies'.

Surveillance studies is nascent in Ireland, and limited research has been done on how domestic policing, safety, and security agencies adopt and deploy surveillance technologies. In Ireland, the Civil Defence Force have at least 20 drones, and the Gardaí have been exploring the possibility of purchasing drones since 2015. This project represents a new phase of data collection, network building, and research dissemination on the adoption and use of mobile surveillance technologies, specifically drones and big data practices, by policing agencies.

Thursday, 14 May 2020

Research Centres Scheme 2020: Successful Candidates

Despite pandemical constraints, the Faculty’s Research Centres Scheme 2020, co-funded by the Institute and the Dean’s Office, has been successfully run. It is designed to support the development of fresh faculty research initiatives that are both interdisciplinary and collaborative.

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Irish Research Council New Foundations Award for Dr Neil Maddox

Dr Neil Maddox of the Department of Law has been awarded a New Foundations Award by the Irish Research Council. The project is titled: Regulating Fertility Preservation Treatment for Children with Cancer: Medical, Legal and Ethical Challenges and will be carried out in collaboration with the Irish Cancer Society.

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

PhD Scholarship Opportunity

IDA-MU Doctoral Scholarship Opportunity

Doctoral Scholarship in Monitoring of Disabled People’s Organisations (DPOs) Participation in Development Programmes and Policies Closing date for applications: 21st June 2020

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Katriona O'Sullivan profile pic

Dr Katriona O’Sullivan has new publication in the European Journal of Special Needs Education

Paper entitled “The DreamSpace STEM-21CLD model as an aid to inclusion of pupils with special education needs”

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Dr Lynsey Black has been awarded a New Foundations Award from the Irish Research Council

Her project, 'Living Borders: Cattle Smuggling on the Ireland/Northern Ireland Border', introduces a novel perspective and historical element to consider the lived experience of borders - the everyday criminality of those who happen to live at national boundaries.

Tuesday, 12 May 2020