Trinity researchers launch Ireland’s first dementia-friendly hospital guidelines

The guidelines are the result of a two-and-a-half year long collaborative project between TrinityHaus and the School of Medicine

 Researchers from TrinityHaus, a research centre within Trinity’s School of Engineering, have collaborated with the School of Medicine to launch a set of Dementia Friendly Hospital Guidelines, the first of its kind in Ireland.

The guidelines aim to provide a


Trinity participating in €9m project to protect global bee health

Horizon 2020 is funding the five-year project dedicated to the protection of bees

  Horizon 2020 is funding the Pan-European Assessment, Monitoring and Mitigation of Stressors on the Health of Bees, or PoshBee, a project that aims to understand how a range of bee species are impacted by various environmental pressures. The project also


1 in 8 older Irish adults suffer from B12 deficiency, Trinity study finds

Researchers point to voluntary food fortification policy as cause of B12 and folate deficiencies

  Researchers from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity are calling for a change in Irish food production policy after their research showed that one in eight adults over 50 are low to deficient in vitamin B12, while


Trinity-led research finds that psychiatric disorders share genetic similarities

Widespread genetic overlap was found between a number of psychiatric disorders


An international study led by Trinity researchers, along side the Broad Institute at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University, has determined that psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder share many genetic variants, according to a study


Ten new start-ups participate in Trinity’s newly launched European digital health incubator programme

EIT Health is the first of its kind in Ireland

Trinity’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Hub in partnership with the European Institute for Innovation and Technology (EIT Health) launched the EIT Health Validator today.

The first of its kind in Ireland, the EIT Health Validator programme aims to provide support for


Research consortium involving Trinity has received world’s largest autism grant

AIMS-2-Trials will create the first European clinical trials network for autism

A €115 million grant has been awarded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) to an international consortium consisting of Trinity and 47 other universities and research organisations. The grant, Autism Innovative Medicine Studies-2-Trials (AIMS-2-Trials), is led by

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Trinity researchers develop device expected to revolutionise cardiac therapy

Trinity partnered with NUIG, MIT, RCSI, AMBER and Harvard University to develop the Therapi tool

Trinity researchers has partnered with researchers from National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), AMBER and Harvard University to develop a breakthrough tool that allows cardiac therapy to be


Breaking the story

Pursuing the truth is a daunting task, but journalists through the ages have shown results for their grit and persistence

The first damning article appeared on the New York Times on June 13, 1971. The headline read, “Vietnam Archive: Pentagon Study Traces Three Decades of Growing US Involvement.” It revealed that The New York Times is in possession of pages


Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, the world’s most famous macaques

Chinese scientists make a breakthrough in the same research field that birthed Dolly the Sheep in 1996

More than 20 years after the famous Dolly the Sheep was born in the Roslin Institute, Edinburgh, scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Neuroscience have successfully cloned primates for the first time. The long-tailed macaques, named Zhong

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