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The Trinity Swift Project

Trinity postgraduates are working to return native bird species to campus

The swift is a migratory bird which spends around four months of every year in climates like Ireland’s. For many years, swifts were a frequent feature of the Trinity skyline. Most closely related to hummingbirds, they also behave similarly to

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Two Trinity researchers win prestigious SFI awards

Trinity professors Lydia Lynch and Danny Kelly were awarded for their impact on Irish science research

Trinity professors Lydia Lynch and Danny Kelly were announced yesterday as winners of the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) 2019 Science Awards for their impact on Irish science research. 

Prof Lynch, of the school of biochemistry and immunology, won an SFI

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Trinity professors study environmental impacts of Mt Etna ash clouds

The volcanic ash could be used to reduce the greenhouse gas impact

Volcanoes: fiery, destructive and unpredictable or unknown environmental saviour? This was the question being answered by a group of professors from Trinity who travelled to Europe’s most active volcano, Mt Etna, last year. Their aim was to research natural CO2

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Trinity professor awarded funding to develop CO2 capture technologies

Wolfgang Schmitt has received a €150,000 grant to develop a prototype for use in atmospheric CO2 capture

Professor Wolfgang Schmitt from Trinity’s School of Chemistry has received a €150,000 European Research Council (ERC) grant to develop a prototype for use in atmospheric CO2 capture which could significantly reduce Irand’s net CO2 emissions.

The ERC Proof of Concept …