Spotlight on Research

A short history of deadly potions and poisons

Analysis: the recent high profile poisoning case involving Bosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak has highlighted our dark fascination with death by poisoning

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

Remembering Ireland's early AIDS history

The legacy of AIDS in Ireland has left a long imprint upon its society and culture

Thursday, 30 November 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

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