Symposium on Visual Culture in Argentina at MU

Symposium on Visual Culture in Argentina at MU

Maynooth University will be hosting a Symposium on Visual Culture in Argentina at the end of this month. Since the time of nation building, Argentine art and visual culture has been inextricably linked to the social and political changes that took place in the country. Painting, sculpture, photography, posters, film, television, video art, digital art, […]

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MU awarded €2.8million in Innovation and Transformation Programme

MU awarded €2.8million in Innovation and Transformation Programme

Maynooth University has been awarded over €2.8 million from the Innovation and Transformation Programme 2018 for a number of high-impact innovation projects it is developing to transform student experiences, build competitiveness and deliver value for the education sector and Irish society more broadly. The awards were announced this month by Minister for Education Joe McHugh, […]

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Maynooth University Talks on Music

Maynooth University Talks on Music

Over the next few months, Maynooth University has a fantastic line up of talks and seminars addressing the themes and history of music. Prof. Armand D’Angour (University of Oxford) – The Rediscovery of Ancient Greek Music When: Friday, February 22, 2019 – 15:00 Where: John Hume Lecture Theatre 7 The Maynooth University Departments of Ancient […]

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Postgraduate Geography Courses

Postgraduate Geography Courses

The word “geography” comes from the Greek language and means “to describe or write about the earth”.   The study of geography encompasses many topics, including human society and its myriad interactions with the built and natural environment,  and physical phenomena such as earthquakes and the melting of the ice caps. Search Postgraduate Geography Courses […]

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Early Irish and Celtic Studies Talk and Wine Reception

Early Irish and Celtic Studies Talk and Wine Reception

This Valentine’s Day, why not share your love of history with that special someone? As a part of the Irish and Celtic Studies Research Seminar, Dr. Sharon Arbuthnot, Queen’s University Belfast, will give a talk titled ‘New Words, Old Words, and Non-Words in the Early Irish Glossaries’ at Maynooth University. Irish and Celtic Studies Seminar When: Thursday, […]

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Music Courses

Music Courses

Studying music is seen by many as a life choice rather than a career move or educational conquest. Most postgraduate music courses available in Ireland assume that potential applicants are music graduates and the entry requirements of most programmes reflect this. In some cases, however, a degree in a suitable related subject will be sufficient […]

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Maynooth University Love Data Week 2019

Maynooth University Love Data Week 2019

The purpose of the Love Data Week (LDW) event at Maynooth Univerity is to raise awareness and build a community to engage on topics related to research data management, sharing, preservation, reuse, and library-based research data services. They will share practical tips, resources, and stories to help researchers at any stage in their career use […]

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Special Educational Needs Postgraduate Courses

Special Educational Needs Postgraduate Courses

According to the Education for Person’s with Special Education Needs (SEN) Act 2004, students are to be educated as far as possible in an inclusive environment in mainstream classrooms. Students with special needs may be educated in ordinary classes in mainstream schools or in smaller classes in mainstream schools with a low teacher-to-pupil ratio – […]

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English Studies

English Studies

If you are considering studying English at postgraduate level then there is no need for us to rhapsodise on its inherent, intangible virtues; the chances are you are already well aware of them.   English Studies at Postgraduate Level What does need to be said, however, is that the demands of studying English at postgraduate […]

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Maynooth University: Women In STEM Hume Awards

Maynooth University: Women In STEM Hume Awards

As part of the Athena Swan initiative, this year Maynooth University will fund two Women in STEM Hume (WISH) awards. All applicants are subject to the eligibility requirements as stated in the John and Pat Hume Doctoral Scheme Terms and Conditions. STEM Hume Awards The two WISH awards are available only to women applicants to […]

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History Courses

History Courses

Postgraduate History courses require a greater degree of intellectual engagement than do their undergraduate precursors. This is because most programmes operate on the assumption that students are driven by a desire to deepen their historical knowledge as much as by the ambition to secure employment in a related field upon completing the course. Why Study […]

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Engineering Courses

Engineering Courses

Engineering is an area with multiple strands, each of which is united to the others by a shared commitment to innovation. After all, the discipline, by its very nature, must constantly evolve as its main purpose is to overcome the challenges posed across a range of areas – from computing and software to food and […]

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Maynooth University: HELLIN Conference 2018

Maynooth University: HELLIN Conference 2018

Register now for HELLIN Conference 2018 ‘Transitions: Lifelong Learning and Higher Education’. Don’t delay as places are extremely limited. Date: Friday 7 December 2018 Cost: €120 – Standard Registration / €50 Student Registration Kickoff: Registration at 8.30am-9.15am. Welcome: 9.30am with President Prof. Philip Nolan. Adult Education Education is a highly personalised yet social phenomenon. Learning spans […]

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Postgraduate Funding Supports

Postgraduate Funding Supports

While there are state supports available to assist postgraduate students with their studies, these are far fewer in number than those available at undergraduate level and are generally not as broad in their criteria of acceptance. Due to the nature of postgraduate study, there are several supports available to assist academic study at an advanced […]

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Research Week at Maynooth University Kicks Off Today

Research Week at Maynooth University Kicks Off Today

Research Week is a celebration of research undertaken by Maynooth University’s professors, lecturers, postdoctoral researchers and undergraduate and postgraduate students across all faculties, institutes, and centres. When: Monday, October 8, 2018 – 09:00 to Friday, October 12, 2018 – 17:00 Where: Maynooth University About Research Week Maynooth researchers are taking on some of the most […]

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Maynooth University named world’s #49 Young University

Maynooth University named world’s #49 Young University

Great news for Maynooth University! The university entered the Times Higher Education’s (THE) Top 50 Young University rankings at #49. This is the highest ranking achieved by an Irish university on this listing. Maynooth University has performed well on international rankings lately. In addition to making the Young University list, it was named among the […]

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Music technology – Student Profile Patrick McGlynn

Music technology – Student Profile Patrick McGlynn

Patrick McGlynn tells us about doing a doctorate in Music Technology at Maynooth University. Patrick works as a musician and lecturer. Name: Patrick McGlynn Course: PhD in Music Technology Institution: NUI Maynooth Emerging technologies prompt experimentation I have been studying here at NUI Maynooth for several years. My subject area is Music Technology. I have just […]

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