Trinity researchers improve solar panel efficiency, reducing costs and carbon footprint

The cooling mechanism developed could make green energy a more viable solution

Trinity researchers from the School of Physics and the School of Engineering have been granted funding to further develop innovative cooling technology for solar panels. 

Solar panels provide a greener alternative to other energy sources with much higher carbon footprints,


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


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


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