Spotlight on Research
Dr Mark Maguire, social anthropologist, is carrying out research into how people respond in the first ten minutes of a terror attack.
Monday, 15 January 2018
Our body’s immune system protects us, but if it goes awry it can underpin inflammatory diseases. Dr Karen English is developing stronger, ‘calming’ cells for therapies to get things back on track.
Thursday, 07 December 2017
In the quest to develop alternate energy sources a group of researchers at Maynooth University are working on how best to capture the wave energy of the sea.
Friday, 20 October 2017
Research Performance of 3352 business schools worldwide 2007 to 2015.
Wednesday, 04 October 2017
Dr Tuvana Pastine is one of Ireland’s leading practitioners of game theory. Her recent interest is analysing political campaign finance legislation.
Thursday, 01 June 2017
Dr Sarah Arnold is resarching how new entertainment technologies are shaped by gender discourse
Thursday, 20 April 2017
Should it be legal to sell sex? Will new Irish laws protect sex workers, or put them at risk? Dr Paul Ryan is researching sexuality and prostitution policy across 24 European countries.
Friday, 10 March 2017
What are the limits of tolerance? If we tolerate the most extreme and illiberal views, do they threaten to destroy the concept of tolerance itself? Philosopher Dr Susan Gottlöber believes that a pluralist society is the best one for humanity to be happy.
Friday, 20 January 2017
Dr Fiona Walsh, biologist, is working to uncover how and why resistance moves into harmful bacteria.
Monday, 12 December 2016
It's being billed as ‘event cinema’ and growing numbers of cinema-goers are heading to the multiplex to catch an opera. Christopher Morris, Professor of Music, is exploring what is behind this new phenomenon.
Tuesday, 01 November 2016