Spotlight on Research
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
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
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
Your social schedule may be messing with your body clock and causing disrupted sleep, daytime sleepiness and fatigue
Tuesday, 15 January 2019
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
We know the physical and mental benefits of outdoor swimming, but we should pay more attention to the places and spaces where swimmers meet. Health geographer at Maynooth University Dr Ronan Foley has been exploring the important therapeutic aspects of our public 'blue spaces'.
Monday, 07 January 2019
Last summer, the European Commission held a public consultation on the use of daylight saving time within the EU
Tuesday, 25 December 2018
Research performed in Dr Özgür Bayram’s Fungal Genetics and Secondary Metabolism (FGSM) laboratory in Maynooth University has resulted in the discovery and characterisation of a ‘scaffold’ protein used by the organism to help produce substances that can be either beneficial or toxic.
Wednesday, 19 December 2018
Dr Karen English, a Principal Investigator in the Department of Biology, and head of the Cellular Immunology Lab at Maynooth University, has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Early-Career Researcher of the Year by Irish Research Council (IRC) for her work on developing stronger, ‘calming’ cells in therapies for inflammation.
Wednesday, 05 December 2018