Spotlight on Research

Love Across Borders

Dr Rebecca Chiyoko King-O’Riain from the Dept of Sociology is looking at the globalisation of love in an Irish context.

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

The first ten minutes of terror: how we respond

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

Pumped-up cells to calm inflammation in disease

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

Chasing waves

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

Global Research Performance Database 2017

Research Performance of 3352 business schools worldwide 2007 to 2015.

Wednesday, 04 October 2017

It's all a game - from chess to election campaigns

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

Are new technologies for men only?

Dr Sarah ​Arnold is resarching how new entertainment technologies are shaped by gender discourse

Thursday, 20 April 2017

The complexities of sex work

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

Skylight at John Hume - Maynooth University

How history is leading us to the frontiers of tolerance

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

​Stemming the tide of antibiotic resistance

Dr Fiona Walsh, biologist, is working to uncover how and why resistance moves into harmful bacteria.

Monday, 12 December 2016