Protection of Civil Liberties and Privacy Regaining Prominence

Issues such as the Snowden revelations and Milly Dowler phone hacking have led to an increased consciousness of privacy issues and civil liberties globally. However, this renewed attention sits against a backdrop where the protection of civil liberties is often seen as pandering to left wing supporters, terrorists and criminals.

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Maynooth University team examines wage flexibility pre and during Recession

Research examining the flexibility of pay in the Irish labour market across various sectors before and during the Great Recession, has revealed dramatic differences pre and post-crisis.

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

New research collaboration with University of Social Sciences and Humanities (SWPS), Poland

​The Department of Psychology at Maynooth University is excited to announce the formalization of a research collaboration with University of Social Sciences and Humanities (SWPS), Poland.

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Is counter-terrorism countering more than terrorism?

BA graduate (2011) Eileen Murphy is now a researcher with the Centre for Irish and European Security

Monday, 19 May 2014

Dr Liz Oliver Visiting Maynooth University Law from the University of Leeds

Dr Liz Oliver is visiting Maynooth University Department of Law from the Centre for Employment Relations Innovation and Change at the University of Leeds.

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Memorial Wall commemorates Famine Emigrants

Research into the Strokestown Archive has led to the creation of a memorial wall containing the names of 1,490 people from the Strokestown Estate who were sent to Canada in 1847.

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Geographical Society of Ireland: Book of the Year 2014

Rory Hearne. 2011. Public private partnerships in Ireland: Failed experiment or the way forward for the state? (Manchester Univ. Press).

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Geographical Society Ireland Awards

Geography department members receive awards by the Geographical Society of Ireland

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Geography - CIG 2014

Over 30 staff, students and graduates from Maynooth University presented papers at this year's Conference of Irish Geographers.

Monday, 12 May 2014

Maynooth University Scientists part of €47m research funding boost for Ireland

Maynooth University faculty members awarded major project funding as part of a new €47 million research fund delivered by Science Foundation Ireland Investigators Programme (SFI).

Friday, 09 May 2014