MU STEM projects funded under €5.2m SFI Ireland Discover Programme

Minister Harris Announces €5.2 Million Investment by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) in 49 Public Engagement and Education Initiatives

Monday, 22 March 2021

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Publication by ALL Co-Director and members on proposed changes to the Irish Mental Health Act

ALL co-director Professor Mac MacLachlan and ALL members Dr Rebecca Murphy and Dr Philip Hyland and Dr Michael Daly have published an Open Letter entitled, 'Why it’s time to stop saying “mental illness”: A commentary on the revision of the Irish Mental Health Act.' in HRB Open Research.

Monday, 22 March 2021

Call for papers: Online workshop for UNWCC researchers 28 May 2021

Dr. Amina Adanan of Maynooth University Law Department is organising two online events this year, as part of her project on the UNWCC funded by the Royal Irish Academy. The aim of the project is to bring together UNWCC scholars from all over the world in an international collaborative network.

Friday, 19 March 2021

MaynoothWorks: Spin Up - Science Entrepreneur Experience

Spin-Up was originally established to work with scientists and engineers, but has been given an expanded remit to develop multidisciplinary teams for Maynooth. Researchers from all disciplines are welcome - and are particularly encouraged from those who would not normally interact much with MaynoothWorks.

Thursday, 18 March 2021

MU ocean energy project among €13.5m US-Ireland research awards

A joint investment of €13.5 million was announced on St Patrick’s Day through a tripartite research and development partnership between the United States of America, Republic of Ireland, and Northern Ireland.

Thursday, 18 March 2021

Postdoctoral Researcher / Digital Archivist required

24 month contract for Digital Archivist / Post-Doc Researcher now live on the MU website

Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs Report on equitable global access to COVID-19 vaccines recommends Ireland endorse C-TAP - Dr Aisling McMahon quoted in this Report.

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence published a report on 11th March 2021, on the ‘Distribution of Vaccines to Developing Countries’ which recommended that the Irish government should formally endorse the World Health Organisation’s Covid-19 Technology Access Pool (C-TAP).

Monday, 15 March 2021

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RTE Brainstorm Article - Analysis: research using eye-tracking technology found big contrasts between how different investors gather information

Does it matter? Do simple presentation choices influence investors? To understand this better, we set up an experiment to track retail investors as they read and assessed a hypothetical company’s earnings announcement.

Sunday, 14 March 2021

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Webinar: Researching Disability and Diversity in Culture. An Introduction to the ERC Project DANCING”

Webinar: Researching Disability and Diversity in Culture. An Introduction to the ERC Project DANCING” Researching Disability and Diversity in Culture: An Introduction to the ERC Project Protecting the Right to Culture of Persons with Disabilities and Enhancing Cultural Diversity through European Union Law DANCING”

Friday, 12 March 2021

Dr Donal Coffey was a panellist in an interdisciplinary discussion on "The Historical Context of the Myanmar Crisis".

Dr Donal Coffey spoke on the topic of the drafting of the Burmese independence constitution in 1947 an interdisciplinary discussion on "The Historical Context of the Myanmar Crisis" hosted by the Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law and the Keith Forum on Commonwealth Constitutionalism.

Friday, 12 March 2021