Photographer Doug Allen on adventure, animals and activism

Thursday evening, the Environment Society and TCD Plastic Solutions collaborated with TCDSU to bring Doug Allen, a world renowned photographer to Trinity. The ticketed event garnered a huge amount of attention on campus, resulting in the lecture hall being packed full.     Allen spoke of “two big frontiers” in the 1960’s: space and underwater, […]

Trinity and J&J collaborate to build 3-D bioprinting lab

The Advanced Materials and BioEngineering Research (AMBER) centre at Trinity is to collaborate with Johnson and Johnson (J&J) to build a 3-D printing laboratory. They will initially focus on research in orthopaedics, while in the long term, both Trinity and J&J will engage in staff exchanges.   The new laboratory will utilise a 100 square […]

Cross Border Education Alliance endorsed by Richard Bruton

Minister for Education Richard Bruton endorsed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on February 23 between Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LIT), Ulster University (UU), North West Regional College (NWRC)  and Donegal ETB (DETB) . The education institutions have pledged to increase collaboration between the north and south of the border.     The MoU will affect […]

Trinity triumphs over Harvard at SER inter-varsity debate 2018

Thursday evening, the GMB was the venue for the annual SER inter-varsity debate held by the Phil in conjunction with the Student Economic Review (SER). Founded in 1987, the SER is a well-established undergraduate journal which provides a platform for the exceptional work of Trinity’s Economic students.     This annual SER debate sees a team […]

Shane De Rís elected TCDSU President on third count

Shane De Rís, a Junior Sophister Irish and German student and former Trinity Hall JCR President, has been elected President of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) on the third count.   The quota of 1,630 was not reached on the first count, with De Rís leading on 42%, or 1,365 votes, with Michael McDermott […]

Paraic McLean elected next TCDSU Communications and Marketing following recount

Paraic McLean has been elected Communications and Marketing Officer of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) on the second count, following a recount requested by his opponent, Niall Harty.   On the first round of counting, Niall Harty lead on the first count with 1,187 votes, 19 more than McLean, out of the poll of […]

Eleanor O’Mahony elected next Editor of the University Times

Eleanor O’Mahony, a Senior Sophister European Studies student, has been elected Editor for the University Times (UT) on the count, defeating Michael McDermott.   O’Mahony was elected with 58.5% of first preference votes, or 2,015 votes, whilst McDermott received of 33.5% of first preference votes, or 1,155 votes. The option to re-open nominations (RON) received […]

David Flood elected next TCDSU Ents Officer

Flood secured 2,361 votes, or 66%, of the race, while Dundon received 936 votes or 26%. The re-open nominations (RON) option received 265 votes or 7.5% of the race. Total votes cast totalled 3,690 with 128 number of spoiled votes leaving a valid 3,362 number of votes.   Flood ran his campaign with an emphasis […]

Aimee Connolly elected next TCDSU Education Officer

Aimee Connolly, the sole candidate for Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Education Officer, has been elected on the first count with 83% of the vote.   A total of 2,879 votes were cast for Connolly, out of a total valid poll of 3,467. There were 200 spoilt ballots and 588 votes to re-open nominations […]

James Cunningham elected next TCDSU Welfare Officer

James Cunningham has been elected as the next Welfare Officer of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU). He was the only candidate running for the position this year. He received 84% of the vote, or 2,935 votes. 560 students, or 16%, voted to re-open nominations (RON).   The total vote count was 3,688, with 193 […]


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