Amnesty International Ireland yesterday began a two week long public demonstration, supported by TCDSU, outside government buildings calling for the repeal of the Eighth AmendmentLia Flattery
Yesterday, March 29, marked the beginning of Amnesty International Ireland’s two week long public demonstration outside government buildings calling for the repeal of the Eighth Amendment.
DU Amnesty, Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) and the Union of Students in …
Hoey was voted in by delegates from students’ unions across the country at USI Congress 2016Lia Flattery
Annie Hoey, the current deputy president and vice-president for equality and citizenship of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), has been elected president of the union for the 2016/17 year.
Hoey was voted in by delegates from students’ unions …
The funding will be used to develop EDGE, a new postdoctoral programme, which will employ 71 world-class ICT researchersLia Flattery
Three Science Foundation Ireland research centres based in Trinity College Dublin, ADAPT, AMBER, and CONNECT, have been awarded €6 million in Horizon 2020 EU funding for a new postdoctoral programme, EDGE, which will employ 71 world-class ICT (information and communications …
Dr Ibrahim spoke a length about some of the challenges that Africa faces today as a continentLia Flattery
Philanthropist, entrepreneur and businessman Dr Mo Ibrahim delivered TCD Law Society’s 83rd Inaugural Address at an event on Friday February 19.
He also received the Trinity Praeses Elit Award in recognition of his outstanding innovation in business and philanthropy. The …
Our news team covers the highs, lows and standstills from Jailbreak 2016.Caoimhe Brennan, Dee Courtney, Lia Flattery, Una Harty and Conall Carlos Monaghan
Jailbreak 2016 is a global race of over 100 teams of two students each. The teams have two days to get from Collins’ Barracks in Dublin to a mystery location, which will be revealed in Jailbreak HQ at 9 o’clock …
The competitive grants enable mid-career researchers to carry out ground-breaking research, build their research teams, and develop innovative ideas.Lia Flattery
Two researchers at Trinity College Dublin, assistant professor in geography, Martin Sokol, and European Research Council (ERC) research professor in chemistry, Valeria Nicolosi, have been awarded prestigious ERC Consolidator Grants, worth a combined total of over €4 million.
The grants, …
The discovery was made by a team led by Dr John Stephens of Maynooth University and including researchers from a number of Irish third-level institutions.Lia Flattery
Researchers from a number of Irish third-level institutions, including Trinity College Dublin, collaborated in the discovery of a series of new compounds whose anti-diabetic effects mimic those of exercise, marking a significant breakthrough in diabetes research.
The new findings are …
The Smartvote app is a new election tool launched by USI earlier this monthLia Flattery
New data released by the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and Smartvote.ie has revealed that 88% of users of the Smartvote app are in favour of abortion rights.
The Smartvote app is a new election tool, which has been …
The students are unable to access normal postgraduate privileges and facilitiesLia Flattery
A number of postgraduate Erasmus students studying in Trinity, who have been allocated undergraduate student status in the college, have been unable to avail of normal postgraduate entitlements and are seeking to be reregistered as postgraduate students.
Roxana Stauber, a …
While there was full gender balance at lecturer levels in 2014, women are not receiving promotions to senior academic positionsLia Flattery
The Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT) is calling for greater efforts to address gender discrimination against women academics in third-level institutions, following the new figures for 2014 revealing that just 29% of senior academics are women.
According to Joan …