Spotlight on Research
Researchers at Maynooth are using new technologies to enable public access to information and stories previously locked away in archives and museums
Monday, 07 March 2016
Studies by Dr Caroline Brophy, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, have established a new seeding recipe to boost grasslands, helping farmers feed more animals while cutting the amount of fertiliser going into soils.
Monday, 28 December 2015
Exploring families' experiences of the economic crisis.
Friday, 23 October 2015
New research on the classical world shows peace to be as elusive then, as it is today.
Monday, 14 September 2015
Self-driving cars, flying drones and mobile robots all need to be able to perceive and understand the world around them. Dr John McDonald’s Computer Vision Group, part of Maynooth University’s Department of Computer Science, has created software that will help them do just that.
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
The internet is continuing to change Shakespeare's works – works which were traditionally considered inviolable and static – apace. Dr Stephen O'Neill, a lecturer in English at Maynooth University with a special interest in Shakespeare studies, is exploring how new media is reshaping our understanding of the English language's most iconic writer.
Friday, 29 May 2015
Prof Doherty is working with different researchers across EU countries, particularly in Romania and Greece, to look at the evolution of EU labour and employment law from 2008.
Monday, 27 April 2015
Identifying the beliefs, customs, practices and rituals of the medieval Church.
Friday, 20 March 2015
Dr Jennifer McManus seeks to pare back the mysteries of protein self-assembly and malfunction. Her insights have relevance from Alzheimer’s disease to the Ebola virus, from new drugs to baby formula.
Tuesday, 17 February 2015
FaSMEd – Improving Progress through Formative Assessment in Science and Mathematics Education – will improve classroom interactions, supporting teachers in helping their students to learn more science and maths; to get better at and feel more confident about these subjects.
Friday, 09 January 2015