Biology - Worms Press Release - Maynooth University

New research shows early life experience triggers parasitic worms to fight to the death

Breakthrough in the study of the fundamental behaviour of animals has ramifications for the development of new pest controls as an alternative to chemical insecticides

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Facilitating better understanding of how our island operates

Maynooth University ’s All-Island Research Observatory (AIRO) has announced the development of a new All-Island Digital Atlas designed to facilitate a greater understanding of how our island operates.

Friday, 14 February 2014

New Biological Controls for Agriculture and Forestry

Maynooth University has announced its participation in an exciting new EU project ‘BIOCOMES’, developing new biological pesticides designed to assist farmers and foresters in combating wide spread agricultural and forestry diseases.

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Prof Martin Downes - TEN Launch

Challenging Climate Change & Hunger in Africa

Maynooth University has launced an innovative new Masters in ‘Transformative Community Development’. The new Masters programme, established as part of the TEN-Hunger Project (Transformative Engagement Network), is funded by Irish Aid and the HEA and brings together over thirty academics across disciplines to focus on climate change and food security in vulnerable communities in Zambia and Malawi.

Thursday, 06 February 2014

RaiseYourIQ Confey College

Country's first "SMART" school

Confey College in Liexlip Co. Kildare have recently implemented a school-wide SMART training programme designed to improve intellectual skills among staff and students. The training is provided by, an Maynooth University campus company directed by Dr Bryan Roche.

Thursday, 06 February 2014

Climate Change flooding- Maynooth University

Dr. Conor Murphy talks on Climate Change and floods in the Irish Times

Climate change scientist stresses the need to plan for extreme weather Dr Conor Murphy says preventative measures against flooding are cheaper than dealing in a reactive manner

Wednesday, 05 February 2014

Law - Michael Doherty - Maynooth University

Professor Doherty in the European Labour Law Journal

Professor Doherty's article 'Emergency Exit? Collective Bargaining, the ILO and Irish Law' has been published in the European Labour Law Journal

Tuesday, 04 February 2014

Business - John Cullen - Maynooth University

School of Business Research Discussed in Irish Times

A peer-reviewed research article by School of Business lecturer, Dr. John Cullen was discussed in the Health & Lifestyle section of the Irish Times on Tuesday February 4th 2014.

Tuesday, 04 February 2014

Law - Michael Doherty - Maynooth University

Professor Doherty in Industrial Relations News

Head of the Department of Law, Professor Michael Doherty, has published in Industrial Relations News.

Thursday, 30 January 2014

Law - Liam Herrick

Adjunct Law Lecturer Appointed Advisor to President Higgins

Maynooth University Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Law, Liam Herrick, has been appointed Special Advisor to President Michael D. Higgins.

Tuesday, 28 January 2014