Athena SWAN gender equality charter is set to expand in the Republic of Ireland

From November, it will include arts, humanities, social science, business and law departments alongside the current science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine disciplines.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

New Perspectives: Postgraduate Symposium on the Humanities (NPPSH)

The New Perspectives: Postgraduate Symposium on the Humanities (NPPSH), which will take place on the 19 and 20 of October 2017 in Maynooth University, is now presenting its call for papers. Designed and organised by postgraduate students, for postgraduate students, NPPSH is aimed at highlighting the scope and depth of emerging humanities research. This year, we are also extending our call to our international counterparts, with a view to creating links between humanities research at home and abroad.

Monday, 22 May 2017

Dr. Costas Papadopoulos Lecture & Masterclass June 6-7th 2017

Dr. Costas Papadopoulos is giving a lecture and masterclass on June 6-7th at the University of Kent for the Classical & Archeological Studies Conference.

Monday, 22 May 2017

PhD Candidate Chris Beausang Conference Paper May 20th 2017

Chris Beausang, PhD Candidate at An Foras Feasa gave a conference paper at the 1st Eden All-Island Interdisciplinary Conference ‘2017: Pasts, Presents, and Futures’ in NUIG from 19th-20th May 2017

Saturday, 20 May 2017

Presenters at IARCEES

Congratulations to Centre members and Maynooth University History Department graduate students Sandor Magyarosi and Samantha Simpson, who presented their research at the international conference ‘Journeys’, held last week at Galway University and organised by the Irish Association of Russian, Central, and East European Studies [ ]

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

“Sweet Metals” to Fight Neglected Tropical Diseases

Researchers from Maynooth University have made a significant breakthrough in the fight against neglected tropical diseases. The study has identified drug candidates capable of combatting two parasitic diseases (Leishmaniasis and Chagas Disease) that affect millions of people in tropical developing countries.

Friday, 12 May 2017

Business - Marian Crowley Henry - Maynooth University

Dr Crowley-Henry Approved for Fulbright-Enterprise Ireland Visiting Scholar Award

Lecurer in Human Resource Management, Dr Marian Crowley-Henry, has been approved for a Fulbright-Enterprise Ireland Visiting Scholar award.

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Electronic Engineering - Robocup head - Maynooth University

Real artificial intelligence is still in its early stages of development

The defeat of the reigning chess world champion Garry Kasparov by a computer, IBM’s Deep Blue, in 1997 shows something about people’s attitude to computers and how they work.

Thursday, 11 May 2017

New Article by Dr Estelle Murphy: Dublin’s Earliest Birthday Odes

Dr Estelle Murphy writes about her discovery of the manuscripts for the earliest surviving Dublin birthday odes in the latest issue of 'Music & Letters'.

Thursday, 11 May 2017