Spotlight on Research
What are the limits of tolerance? If we tolerate the most extreme and illiberal views, do they threaten to destroy the concept of tolerance itself? Philosopher Dr Susan Gottlöber believes that a pluralist society is the best one for humanity to be happy.
Friday, 20 January 2017
Dr Fiona Walsh, biologist, is working to uncover how and why resistance moves into harmful bacteria.
Monday, 12 December 2016
It's being billed as ‘event cinema’ and growing numbers of cinema-goers are heading to the multiplex to catch an opera. Christopher Morris, Professor of Music, is exploring what is behind this new phenomenon.
Tuesday, 01 November 2016
Prof Sharon Todd is researching how best to build strong and ethical relationships between students and teachers.
Friday, 30 September 2016
Neuroscientists at Maynooth are uncovering how working with circadian rhythm can aid recovery from illness
Tuesday, 03 May 2016
Researchers at Maynooth are using new technologies to enable public access to information and stories previously locked away in archives and museums
Monday, 07 March 2016
Studies by Dr Caroline Brophy, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, have established a new seeding recipe to boost grasslands, helping farmers feed more animals while cutting the amount of fertiliser going into soils.
Monday, 28 December 2015
Exploring families' experiences of the economic crisis.
Friday, 23 October 2015
New research on the classical world shows peace to be as elusive then, as it is today.
Monday, 14 September 2015
Self-driving cars, flying drones and mobile robots all need to be able to perceive and understand the world around them. Dr John McDonald’s Computer Vision Group, part of Maynooth University’s Department of Computer Science, has created software that will help them do just that.
Tuesday, 21 July 2015