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Funding: IRC Starting and Consolidator Laureate Awards Programme - Open for Expressions of Interest

The Irish Research Council has opened the Expression of Interest process for the 2021 call for IRC Starting and Consolidator Laureate Awards. The submission process shall be via the Research Development Office and will close for submissions to the IRC on 27th August 2021.

Monday, 21 June 2021

Conference: Research and Innovation Days (Policy Conference), 23-24 June 2021

European Research and Innovation Days is the European Commission’s annual flagship Research and Innovation event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond. The event will take place online on 23 and 24 June 2021, allowing everyone to get involved from anywhere.

Monday, 21 June 2021

Position Paper: IRC/AHRC-funded network

An IRC/AHRC-funded network has been working away over the past year to develop a model for a possible DH Association across the two countries. Should it come into reality, how this body comes to define its community and remit could become very influential for the support it might be able to give to researchers and practitioners whose work integrates technology and culture.

Monday, 21 June 2021

Chemistry Volumetric flasks

Graduate Teaching Fellowships in Chemistry 2021

The Department of Chemistry is pleased to announce that a number of Graduate Teaching Fellowships will be available for students intending to commence PhD studies in September 2021.

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

What challenges do professional service firms face when they go international and why?

This research could serve as a tool to help practitioners identify which challenges they should prepare for when going abroad.

Monday, 14 June 2021

Dr Aisling McMahon publishes article in Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics on ethical issues related to the patentability of novel beings & advanced biotechnologies

Dr Aisling McMahon has published an article in the Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics (CQHE) entitled: “Patents, Governance and Control: Ethics and the Patentability of Novel Beings and Advanced Biotechnologies in Europe.”

Monday, 14 June 2021

Dr Bríd Ní Ghráinne authors chapter in the Oxford Handbook of International Refugee Law

Dr Bríd Ní Ghráinne’s research has recently been published in the Oxford Handbook of International Refugee Law, edited by Professors Cathryn Costello, Michelle Foster, and Jane McAdam. Oxford Handbooks give critical examinations of the progress and direction of debates from leading figures in the discipline and set the agenda for future research.

Friday, 11 June 2021

MU announces new study on impacts of Covid on commuting patterns

Maynooth University is leading major new research to examine how new remote work patterns sparked by the pandemic will change home life, local business and community environments.

Friday, 11 June 2021

Solar Eclipse 2021

Viewing the Solar Eclipse, Thursday 10th June.

Wednesday, 09 June 2021

New paper ‘TRIPS IP Waiver Proposal: Creating the Right Incentives in Patent Law and Politics to end the #COVID19 Pandemic' co-authored by Dr Aisling McMahon cited in Nature Editorial

Dr Aisling McMahon (Maynooth University) has published a new co-authored paper with Dr Siva Thambisetty (LSE), Dr Hyo Yoon Kang (Kent University), Dr Luke McDonagh (LSE) and Prof Graham Dutfield (Leeds) forthcoming in the LSE Working Paper Series (2021). The paper entitled ‘The TRIPS Intellectual Property Waiver Proposal: Creating the Right Incentives in Patent Law and Politics to end the COVID-19 Pandemic’ provides a detailed analysis of the current TRIPS waiver proposal. The waiver was first proposed by India and South Africa in October 2020, and is now supported by more than 60 States. It proposes to temporarily suspend intellectual property rights under the TRIPS Agreement for COVID-19 health-technologies, including vaccines, medicines and diagnostics in order to create a pathway to achieve global equitable access for COVID-19 health-technologies.

Wednesday, 09 June 2021

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