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The Science behind the New Book of Kells display

New innovations in the case will help to preserve the artefact for future generations

Trinity unveiled its new Book of Kells display case in the Old Library in September, introducing a case that was exclusively designed by Goppion, an Italian manufacturing and design company that has created one of a kind display cases for

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Sunday longread: The science behind the new College Green wildflower meadow

The Trinity Campus Pollinator Plan is committed to helping bees

Trinity has shown its commitment to the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan (AIPP) by creating the Trinity Campus Pollinator Plan. Its aims include replacing lawns on campus with wildflower gardens, reducing the use of pesticides, and creating spaces for pollinators. These actions

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Trinity researchers awarded prestigious funding for dementia research

TILDA researchers will collaborate with two other universities to better understand the causes of dementia

Trinity researchers have been awarded a highly competitive US National Institute of Health (NIH) grant to research determinants of physical and brain health in ageing. These scientists, as part of the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), contribute key research

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Trinity research outlines which toothbrush is best for the environment

A hypothetical continued recyclable plastic toothbrush would be better than bamboo toothbrushes

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have collaborated with the Eastman Dental Institute at University College London to produce a paper on the effects that toothbrushes have on the environment and human health. One of the findings in the paper states

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Trinity research outlines increases in loneliness and anxiety for older adults

TILDA and ALONE report shows how older adults have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic

Researchers at the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College Dublin and ALONE have recently published a report which examines issues of loneliness and social isolation in older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic. This report offers an insight

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Trinity scientists sequence 9,500-year-old sledge dog genome 

The study emphasises that the origin of the modern sledge dog goes back much further than once thought

Scientists at Trinity, University of Copenhagen, University of Greenland, and the Institute of Evolutionary Biology – Barcelona have sequenced the oldest complete dog genome, showing that sledge dogs adapted to Arctic conditions much earlier than previously thought. 

In a study

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Trinity Researchers use crowd simulation system to visualise social distancing on campus

Simulation programs promote safety and awareness of the spread of Covid-19

Trinity researchers have created a crowd simulation system that shows how social distancing measures may be implemented on campus.

V-SENSE Research Group, based in Trinity’s School of Computer Science and Statistics, has developed a crowd simulation system. This work has