Spotlight on Research

All you want to know about antibiotics and antibiotic resistance

Analysis: it's a matter of huge concern to humans, animals and the environment, but what is antibiotic resistance all about? By Sarah Delaney, Sinéad Murphy and Ciara Tyrrell, Maynooth University

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

AI - Brainstorm - Maynooth University

Do you trust artificial intelligence?

Opinion: Banks, police forces and other organisations are using AI to make decisions about our lives, but they are often making a mess of things

Sunday, 27 January 2019

Why it's time to stop listening to climate change deniers

​We need to move on from debating the existence of climate change to debating actions to solve the problem writes Professor Peter Thorne, Department of Geography, and Director of ICARUS, Maynooth University

Saturday, 26 January 2019

How to turn up the LGBT voice in the workplace

When it comes to inclusion and diversity initiatives in the workplace, there are pros and cons to LGBT employee networks, writes Dr Marian Crowley-Henry, Maynooth University and Dr Ciarán McFadden, Edinburgh Napier University

Friday, 25 January 2019

Eva Perón

100 years of Eva Perón

Opinion: a century on from her birth, Evita's life and political legacy still exert a huge influence in her native Argentina By María Belén Rabadán Vega and Mirna Vohnsen, Maynooth University

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Revisionist accounts of Croatia’s Second World War history is a worrying development, writes Sven Milekic, a PhD history scholar.

Recent revisionist accounts of Croatia’s Second World War history is a worrying development in the country, according Sven Milekic, a PhD scholar in the Department of History, who is researching this period.

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Immunohistochemistry for alpha-synuclein showing positive staining (brown) of an intraneural Lewy-body in the Substantia nigra in Parkinson's disease.

What occurs in the brain and body with Parkinson's Disease?

We may not fully understand what causes the Parkinson's puzzle, but we do know that there is loss of neurons throughout the brain. Dr Beverley Henley in the Human Health Institute at Maynooth University is exploring ways to better understand this disease.

Monday, 21 January 2019

​Can artificial intelligence reduce anxiety in the workplace?

Tweets have allowed researchers Dr Souleiman Hasan and Dr Jon Gruda in the School Of Business to identify participants’ personalities, characteristics and anxiety levels

Monday, 21 January 2019

Are you suffering from social jetlag?

Your social schedule may be messing with your body clock and causing disrupted sleep, daytime sleepiness and fatigue

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Farfalle pasta bows

Should we love carbohydrates and sugars?

Research by Aoife Harbison of our Dept of Chemistry investigates why carbohydrates are seen as public enemy number one in our modern world and why it's time to change this negative perception.

Monday, 14 January 2019