Geographers 'Headline' Glastonbury Festival 2024

Geographers Headline Glastonbury Festival 2024 Geography at Maynooth University, in collaboration with the Department of Design Innovation. The Circus team of six members has just returned from headlining at the Glastonbury Festival which ran from 26 to 30 June in Somerset, England with attendance of over 200,000 people.

Thursday, 04 July 2024

Prof Doherty speaks at NERI Annual Conference 2024

Prof Doherty chaired a panel organised by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) on the Adequate Minimum Wage Directive.

Thursday, 04 July 2024

Yellow sky with a thermometer showing over 40 degrees Celsius

Extreme temperatures becoming more common in Ireland -- MU study

A temperature event of 33 degrees Celsius in Dublin’s Phoenix Park has gone from being a 1 in 180-year event in 1942 to a 1 in 9-year event in 2020, according to a new study led by Maynooth University.

Tuesday, 02 July 2024

Gizem Yardimci, PhD candidate at the School of Law and Criminology, presents at the University of Ljubljana

This presentation is a reflection of Gizem’s ongoing PhD research project which is funded by the Science Foundation of Ireland (SFI).

Tuesday, 02 July 2024

Maynooth scholars present at all-island criminology conference

The conference, Criminology in Times of Conflict: Rights, Harms and Responsibilities, was hosted by Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University.

Monday, 01 July 2024

ERC DANCING project hosts fifth Academic Conversation with Professor Eliantonio, Professor Korkea-aho and Professor Mӧrth

The DANCING team welcomed Professor Mariolina Eliantonio from Maastricht University, Professor Emilia Korkea-aho from the University of Eastern Finland and Professor Ulrika Mӧrth from Stockholm University to present and discuss their recent co-edited volume ‘Research Handbook on Soft Law’ (Edward Elgar 2023).

Friday, 28 June 2024

Sociology Department welcomes visiting researcher & political activist Nadja Lüttich

Nadja joins us for a three-week research visit funded by the Technical University of Dresden. She will take part in a colloquium on social movement learning & knowledge production & collaborate with Professor Laurence Cox on a conference presentation for the IPB.

Friday, 28 June 2024

Associate Professor Pauline Cullen launches research report for the NWC on women & minoritised people in local politics

Research published by Pauline Cullen & Claire McGing for the National Women's Council finds that women & minoritised people are grossly under-represented in local politics.

Friday, 28 June 2024

Prof Doherty presents at IPASS Annual Conference 2024

Prof Doherty’s presentation, “Domino Dancing: Determining Employment Status in Ireland” gave an overview and analysis of the recent decision of the Irish Supreme Court in the “Domino’s case”.

Thursday, 27 June 2024

Blog Post - What’s Going on Today in Palestine is Not New

Blog post - What’s Going on Today in Palestine is Not New. Written by Prof. Anne Ryan and Dr. Tony Walsh

Thursday, 27 June 2024