Society Spotlight: Trinity Arts Workshop

From ceramics to life drawing, Trinity Arts Workshop has plenty to offer students – but many don’t even know it’s there

Tucked away on the edge of Trinity’s campus, across the street from O’Neill’s Bar, you will find Trinity Arts Workshop’s Pearse Street studio, identified by the colourful logo in the window. The society offers a range of classes, which are …


Societies host a talk on the complexities of ethics in genetic data

Professor David McConnell and Dr. Katherine O’Keefe talk data protection, criminal justice and 23andMe with GenSoc and LawSoc

In the words of British journalist Bryan Appleyard, genetics is “the most restless, turbulent and demanding form of knowledge that our species has yet produced”. This was the topic at the centre of an interactive discussion held by TCD Genetics …


Paul Gorman knows investing

Investors make lots of mistakes (obviously), so BESS students galore turned up to hear Paul Gorman deal out his wisdom in the area

Elkstone is Ireland’s leading international multi-family investment group, which builds diversified portfolios with a forward-thinking approach. Trinity’s Student Management Fund (SMF) welcomed Paul Gorman, Elkstone’s Chief Investment Officer, to the Arts Building on Wednesday evening.  

It wasn’t Gorman’s first time


TEP and society life: an impossible pair?

Has semesterisation irreversibly harmed our society culture, or are these just teething problems?

In an open letter to the Provost last year, a group of students wrote that the Trinity Education Project (TEP) “serves only to detract from our college experience and devalue our education by damaging Trinity’s international prestige and influence”. The …


Border control and prostitution: Global Development Society on human trafficking

Dr Gillian Wylie talks to the Global Development Society to discuss the issue of human trafficking

Human trafficking is not an easy topic on which to deliberate. In the aftermath of the horrific discovery made in England earlier this month where 39 Vietnamese bodies were found dead in a van, it appears such inhuman matters are …