Spotlight on Research

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

Anthropology - Jamie Saris - Maynooth University

Could you survive a zombie apocalypse?

Humans can imagine beating vampires but zombies are a much different matter, especially as we increasingly worry that we might be becoming more like them

Tuesday, 31 October 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

Are new technologies for men only?

Dr Sarah ​Arnold is resarching how new entertainment technologies are shaped by gender discourse

Thursday, 20 April 2017

The complexities of sex work

Should it be legal to sell sex? Will new Irish laws protect sex workers, or put them at risk? Dr Paul Ryan is researching sexuality and prostitution policy across 24 European countries.

Friday, 10 March 2017

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