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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

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

New Foundations funding awarded to Dr. Eilish Dillon

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Eilish Dillon, from Maynooth University Department of International Development, has been awarded New Foundations Funding from the Irish Research Council to explore how International Development is communicated to the public. The research, which was designed in collaboration with Dóchas, the Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations, will look at the appropriateness of the images used and the messages being communicated by International development NGOs.

Monday, 11 May 2020

Sea-level rise of more than 1 metre by 2100 if emission targets not met - Maynooth University collaborates on major international study

Sea-level rise of more than 1 metre by 2100 if emission targets not met - Maynooth University collaborates on major international study

Monday, 11 May 2020

IRC New Foundations Success for Dr Etain Quigley of the Department of Law

The New Foundations project is called - Juvenile Sexual Offending: An EU Prevalence and Criminal Justice Response Study and will be done it in collaboration with the ACJRD (Association for Criminal Justice Research and Development). The project will be recording prevalence rates and criminal justice responses to juvenile sexual offending across the EU. It will bring together key stakeholders and scholars in the area with a view to facilitating collaboration and knowledge sharing.

Monday, 11 May 2020

Coastal flooding

MU research: Sea level rise could top 1 mtr by 2100

The NTU-led international study was a collaboration with researchers from The University of Hong Kong, Maynooth University (Ireland), Durham University (UK), Rowan University (USA), Tufts University (USA), and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (Germany).

Friday, 08 May 2020

Maynooth University Law Department was delighted when five members of staff were awarded Irish Research Council New Foundations awards, the highest number of awards for any Law School in the country.

Prof Michael Doherty, Head of Department, was 'especially pleased that this amazing achievement coincides with our 10th birthday. We are the youngest Law Department in Ireland, and started our Criminology programme in 2016. To achieve this funding success, in addition to Professor Ferri's European Research Council Consolidator award in late-2019, clearly marks out Maynooth Law as a leading centre for legal and criminological research in Europe '.

Friday, 08 May 2020

Maynooth University congratulates 18 recipients of Irish Research Council New Foundations Awards

Maynooth University is delighted to congratulate the 18 recipients of the New Foundations Awards announced by the Irish Research Council.

Thursday, 07 May 2020

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