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Enabling a more connected Asia

Representatives from the Asian Development Bank visited Trinity to speak about what their bank does

Students were treated to guest speakers, Tomoyuki Kimura, the bank’s Director General of Strategy, Policy and Review and Robert Schoellhammer the bank’s European representative, from the Asian Development Bank in the Thomas Davis Theatre this morning. While it was primarily

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Petrolhead’s paradise: a more practical approach to engineering education

Trinity’s Formula One society hears from Neill Anderson, the head design judge for Formula Student UK

The event was hosted in the Global Room by Formula Trinity, Trinity’s student-run Formula One society and its UCD counterpart, where they welcomed Neill Anderson, the head design judge for Formula Student UK. Formula Trinity are currently working on designing

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Does Ireland need a blasphemy law?

Trinity’s Young Fine Gael and Dublin University Laurentians co-hosted a thoughtful evening of philosophical and political arguments concerning the Blasphemy law

Yesterday evening, Trinity’s Young Fine Gael and Dublin University Laurentians Society hosted a panel to discuss Ireland’s blasphemy law. With the wave of liberalisation in Ireland since the early 1990s Ireland’s retention of a blasphemy law has led to ongoing

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University of Limerick makes financial settlement with whistleblowers

The whistleblowers were vindicated in the findings of financial misconduct

The University of Limerick (UL) has made financial settlements in the region of €150,000 with three whistleblowers, who alleged numerous incidents of misspending of taxpayers’ money, according to a report published in the Irish Times.

This move follows mediation talks,

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Dermot McAleese Teaching Award presented to four teaching assistants

Recipients were from the School of Social Sciences and Philosophy

The Dermot McAleese Teaching Awards were given to four teaching assistants from Trinity’s School of Social Sciences and Philosophy on Monday. The awards recognised outstanding commitment to teaching and learning in College.

The awardees were Stefan Müller of the Political

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In the shadows of the land of the rising sun

Who are the mysterious “Yakuza”, and what is their role in modern Japan?

Contrary to popular belief the Yakuza are not a single entity in Japan’s criminal underworld. Rather the term ‘yakuza’, in Japanese roughly translates to ‘good for nothing’ and can apply to any individual gangsters or their affiliated gangs. Many theorize

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