Spotlight on Research
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
The language of the corporate world is changing, driven by deep-seated personal beliefs which are increasingly affecting corporate behaviour
Thursday, 04 December 2014
Maynooth University researchers probe to see if there is a link between low German birthrates and modern media influences
Wednesday, 08 October 2014
Researchers map ‘cool’ space to learn more about the Big Bang
Friday, 08 August 2014
Transformative Engagement Network (TEN) project brings the voice of vulnerable smallholder farmers to bear on environmental discourse at the highest levels
Monday, 09 June 2014
Analysis of the DNA of Polar bears has discovered that they are a relatively new species that have genetic adaptations that help them to thrive on a high-fat lifestyle, an insight that could eventually have implications for human health.
Friday, 09 May 2014
New research uncovers the existence of ALCORA, a covert alliance between Portugal, South Africa and Rhodesia, aimed at propping up the apartheid regimes and institutional racism of both African states.
Thursday, 24 April 2014
Dr Thomas Strong from the Department of Anthropology is interpreting the social dimension of people living with illness.
Monday, 07 April 2014
Somewhere at an unexpected and decidedly modern crossroads, the literary and artistic traditions are meeting with the digital, and when they dance here, a world of possibilities opens up. Dr Jeneen Naji, from the Centre for Media Studies, is exploring this potentially infinite space for digital poetry.
Thursday, 06 March 2014