It is with deep sadness that Maynooth University offers its sympathies to the family, friends and former colleagues of Fr Micheál Mac Gréil
Date: Sunday, 22 January 2023
It is with great sadness that staff in the Department of Sociology at Maynooth University learned of the death of Fr Micheál Mac Gréil, a leading member of the Department from 1971 to 1996.
Date: Saturday, 21 January 2023
Professors Aphra Kerr & John O'Brennan collaborate on research project assessing the exposure of young people to gambling marketing through sport on the island of Ireland
Professors Aphra Kerr and John O’Brennan of the Department of Sociology at Maynooth University are collaborating with Dr. Paul Kitchin of Ulster University on the YouGaMSI project: Fair Play? Assessing the exposure of young people to gambling marketing through sport on the island of Ireland. This project will be the first of its kind on the island of Ireland.
Date: Thursday, 19 January 2023
Dr Pauline Cullen will join Mapping European Populism Panel: Populism, gender and sexuality in Europe
Dr Pauline Cullen (Maynooth Sociology Department) will join the Mapping European Populism Panel #8: Populism, gender and sexuality in Europe on 26 January 2023 from 3:00pm-5:00pm (CET)
Date: Monday, 16 January 2023
ADAPT at Maynooth University is offering a four-year funded PhD studentship in ‘Governing Artificial Intelligence in Practice’. The PhD will be registered in the Department of Sociology, working with Prof. Aphra Kerr, and co-supervised via the Department of Law and Criminology by Dr. Ciara Bracken-Roche.
Date: Thursday, 17 November 2022
The online magazine Aeon (over 1.5 million monthly readers) currently features Maynooth sociology research on “The Irish Buddhist” U Dhammaloka (Laurence Carroll), a Dublin-born hobo and Buddhist monk who challenged the British Empire across Asia a century back.
Date: Tuesday, 04 October 2022
Members of our academic team were delighted to be present at the September 2022 conferring ceremonies to share the wonderful achievement with students.
Date: Thursday, 08 September 2022
Maynooth University's Technology, Society & Innovation building, new home to our Sociology Department, was officially opened by An Taoiseach Micheál Martin on 1st September 2022. See some snapshots of the day.
Date: Friday, 02 September 2022
Thirteen Maynooth University students studying sociology and politics participated in a five-day Erasmus programme at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, 20-24 June, 2022.
Date: Monday, 15 August 2022
The Department of Sociology at Maynooth University is currently recruiting for a Research Promotion Officer (part-time, 0.6 FTE). The deadline to apply is Sunday, 14 August 2022.
Date: Thursday, 21 July 2022