Spotlight on Research

Sociology - Rebecca King O'Riain - Maynooth University

It's music not missiles which is shaping the worldview of Korea

Opinion: for young people worldwide, Korea now means Kpop acts like BTS rather than a stand-off over missiles between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Adult Education - Derek Barter - Maynooth University

How the Communiversity introduces people to higher education

The Communiversity programme gives men and women of all ages the chance to learn together and build confidence as they do so

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Can reliving the past change our memories?

Opinion: engaging in structured reminiscence may affect autobiographical memory, both in healthy older adults as well as people with dementia and depression

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

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

The Constitution at 80

With up to eight referendums lined up, there will be no shortage of constitutional debate in the coming years, but what exactly is in the Constitution as things stand?

Monday, 08 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

There's something peculiarly Irish about our approach to policing

Opinion: with the problems at the Department of Justice in sharp focus after recent events, how did its particular relationship with the Garda Síochána came about?

Monday, 04 December 2017

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