Spotlight on Research

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.

Saturday, 06 September 2014

Communications and Marketing - Creidhe project - Maynooth University

What can we learn from measuring the temperature of space?

Researchers map ‘cool’ space to learn more about the Big Bang

Friday, 08 August 2014

Adult & Community Education - TEN Project at Well - Maynooth University

Can African smallholders really have a share in planning their own futures?

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

A new dawn for polar bear genetics

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

Top secret military alliance uncovered

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

Antropology - Research - HIV business card - Maynooth University

Misfortune and Meaning

Dr Thomas Strong from the Department of Anthropology is interpreting the social dimension of people living with illness.

Monday, 07 April 2014

Media Studies - Jeneen Naji digital poetry- Maynooth University

Is Digital Poetry Moving Us Online?

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

Love Across Borders Research Maynooth University

Love Across Borders - looking at the globalisation of love in an Irish context

Dr Rebecca Chiyoko King-O’Riain from the Dept of Sociology is looking at the globalisation of love in an Irish context.

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Music – Orbit – Gordon Delap – Maynooth University

Orbit - a virtual masterpiece

Dr Gordon Delap from the Department of Music has composed a piece of music using never-heard-before sounds generated by a completely new musical instrument.

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Climate Change flooding- Maynooth University

Taking personal responsibility for climate change adaptation

New research published by Dr Conor Murphy and Prof John Sweeney from the Dept of Geography shows that adaptation to climate change is likely to take place not as a smooth, planned process but as a series of crises which will cause major disruption.

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

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