Life

Nobel Laureate John O’Keefe celebrated at GMB

Dr John O’Keefe recounted his rocky start as a student and the importance of persistence and enthusiasm in being a modern scholar

Neuroscientist Dr. John O’Keefe of University College London charmed the members of the Phil and BioSoc with his humble disposition today in the Graduates Memorial Building. The Nobel Laureate was awarded the Gold Medal of Honorary Patronage for his outstanding

SciTech

Schrödinger lives on through innovative scientists

A promising future in science was envisioned as Schrödinger at 75 concludes

How bats defy aging, how the next “Spanish Flu” will be handled and how plants can be designed to suit our ever-evolving needs were all issues tackled at the second day of the Schrödinger at 75 conference. Taking place in

News

Outcry from student midwives over bullying “rife in our Irish hospitals”

Reports of unfair treatment are growing amongst midwifery and nursing students on placement following new online anti-bullying campaign

Trinity student midwives are among the Health Service Executive (HSE) workers reporting bullying and mistreatment in hospitals following the publication of an Irish Times article interviewing the Facebook support group for mistreated workers, ‘Bullied By The HSE’.

Speaking to Trinity

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Life clings on at the Science Gallery

Sam Cox discusses the gallery’s latest exhibition, LIFE AT THE EDGES

  Dangling from an asteroid on the ceiling of the Science Gallery Dublin, the Analemma Tower proposal baffles. A design for the world’s tallest building put forward by Clouds Architecture Office, the suggestion is to anchor a pendulum tower from a …

Features

The Irish connection

Situated in Royal Kilmainham hospital, hundreds of Irish veterans meet every year to remember their experiences abroad

Standing in a crowd, we watched as President Higgins laid a wreath at the plaque before a minute’s silence was observed. The shot of a cannon punctuated the silence, making one or two observers jump. A disgruntled tourist muttered to

Features

Forgive me Father, for I have sinned

Fire and brimstone aside, what role does Confession play in the modern world?

Walking into a church always carries with it the risk of immolation. At least for me. Consecrated bread has never touched my lips. I’ve never been baptised, nor have I made my Confirmation. While my family were devout Roman Catholics,

Sport

Running Well

Sam Cox reveals the joys and pains of becoming a jogger.

My faded runners make a distinctive “thwack” when they hit the pavement. Usually my iPod smothers the solitary noise but the summer dusk is too fragile to interrupt with the usual mix of OutKast and Gorillaz. Running has always been

Sport

Running well

Sam Cox reveals the joys and pains of becoming a jogger.

My faded runners make a distinctive “thwack” when they hit the pavement. Usually my iPod smothers the solitary noise but the summer dusk is too fragile to interrupt with the usual mix of OutKast and Gorillaz. Running has always been …

Features

Mindfulness: analyzing the alternative to psychiatric treatment

Is mindfulness truly a spiritual cure for mental strain or merely a convenient substitute to real treatment?

The past two decades have seen much criticism of the psychiatric approach to mental disorder. Robert Whittaker (Anatomy of an Epidemic), Joanna Moncrief (The Bitterest Pills), Peter Goetzsche (Deadly Psychiatry and Organised Denial), James

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