EMS: Engineering, maths and sexism

An insight into the subtleties of sexism found in Trinity’s STEM departments

Usually, when one thinks of sexism in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM), one might think of Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell being overlooked for the Nobel Prize, or the joke about Francis Bacon’s sister being behind his work, or Hedy


Too many paywalls, not enough bridges

Molly McCrory explores the movement of open science, its mission to make scientific research more accessible, and why Trinity should play a part

Since its beginning, science has often been perceived as an isolated, elite institution, only for the smartest, most well-educated academics and absolutely no one else. As a society, we are thankfully moving away from this perception, however slowly that may


Being an international student in STEM

New International Students’ Officer for the Students’ Union, Molly McCrory, considers her experience as an international student

Science is something of a universal discipline. Math (or maths, as the case may be) is the same in every country, and gravity works the same whether you’re in Ecuador, Finland, or Australia. Water is still made out of two

Trials and tribulations of group projects

If nothing else, we come out the other side with the bonds forged in the collective misery that is the group project

Group projects are a staple of university life, like sleep deprivation and pizza, and they are met with nearly universal frustration by students. Between the absolute fiasco that is scheduling meetings amongst busy classmates and the terror that is placing

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Thanksgiving in the Global Room

Molly McCrory joins a wide variety of cultures to eat pie and celebrate Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is an American holiday on the fourth Thursday of November every year. It is a time to gather with friends and family to eat food, give thanks, and prepare for the onslaught of the holiday season. This can be


Visit my city: Phoenix, Arizona

One student takes us on a tour of her hometown 8000km away in the southwesterly corner of the USA

Between the months of March and November, the first thing you notice upon leaving Phoenix airport is how hot it is. Compared to the air conditioned inside, stepping out into the world feels very much like stepping face-first into an …

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