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Maynooth University Department of Chemistry awarded Athena SWAN Bronze Award

The MU Department of Chemistry has achieved an Athena SWAN Bronze Award, which recognises work undertaken to advance gender equality for staff and students at departmental level.

Wednesday, 31 March 2021

MU STEM projects funded under €5.2m SFI Ireland Discover Programme

Minister Harris Announces €5.2 Million Investment by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) in 49 Public Engagement and Education Initiatives

Monday, 22 March 2021

Mymaynooth first year student information

Maynooth University records highest ever number of CAO applications

This year the University has seen a rise of 17% in applications for degree courses and a 16% rise in the number of applicants.

Tuesday, 09 March 2021

Communications and Marketing - writing fountain pen - Maynooth University

Inaugural Undergraduate Essay Writing Competition

This year the Writing Centre is running the Inaugural Undergraduate Essay Writing Competition. Our goal is to showcase and celebrate undergraduate student writing. Submit your essay to be in with a chance of winning.

Tuesday, 23 February 2021

HEA Contingency Fund Announcement

Maynooth University welcomes once-off covid-19 contingency fund for access and support services

The Higher Education Authority allocated €1.9m among Higher Education Institutions for the purpose of enabling access services to deliver local COVID responses that support vulnerable students. The funding will be used at Maynooth University to support to support the National Plan for Equity of Access 2015-2021 objectives of attracting and retaining students from National Access Plan target groups during the COVID-19 period.

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Rosie Gowran speaking

Dr Rosie Gowran member of the Assisted Living and Learning (ALL) Institute, Maynooth University has a new paper published in Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology

Dr Rosie Gowran member of the Assisted Living and Learning (ALL) Institute, Maynooth University has a new paper published in Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technolohy, entitled “Wheelchair service provision education for healthcare professional students, healthcare personnel and educators across low- to high-resourced settings: a scoping review protocol."

Tuesday, 15 December 2020

6 ALL Microsoft Interns

ALL AI Academy for Good

In June 2020, the ALL AI Academy for Good, received 47,000 euro in funding from the community empowerment fund in the Microsoft Data Centre. Using this funding, and the help of the ALL Microsoft-Internship in Maynooth University in partnership with Experiential Learning Programme. Project co-ordinator and University lecturer Katriona O'Sullivan organised the following project. Offering students who are studying in the DEIS band 1 school Mercy Inchicore, an opportunity to develop their STEM/CS skills while learning how to gain access to university. The project aims to empower young women from communities currently underrepresented in STEM with the skills, knowledge and experiences to choose STEM careers.

Friday, 20 November 2020

Classics Now: a new online cultural festival about Classics in Ireland and beyond, 13-15th November 2020

Classics Now: a new online cultural festival about Classics in Ireland and beyond. Dates: 13-15 November 2020.

Thursday, 15 October 2020

A line of doctoral robes for conferring, hanging up on black hanges

Class of 2020 September Graduations

Warmest Congratulations & Kudos to our #MUClassof2020 on your graduation from all at the School of Business. Happy to be part of your graduation day, & so very proud of you all.

Wednesday, 09 September 2020

Turn to Teaching: Funded for Another Three Years!

We are delighted to tell you that we received confirmation from the Higher Education Authority and the Department of Education and Skills that the Turn to Teaching project has been funded for another three years. Turn to Teaching is a central element of Strand 1 of the Programme for Access to Higher Education (PATH), which supports access to initial teacher education by National Access Plan target groups.

Tuesday, 05 May 2020

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