Trinity to hold European conference on gender equality in higher education

  Trinity will hold a major conference on gender equality in higher education next week. The theme of the conference is “Gender in academia and research: Countering persistent and emerging challenges to equality”. The conference has been organised by Professor Eileen Drew, Director of the Trinity Centre for Gender Equality and Leadership, and will be […]

Fees complaint against Academic Registry upheld by Ombudsman

A complaint against Trinity’s Academic Registry in relation to postgraduate fees has been upheld by the Office of the Ombudsman, as published in the August 2018 edition of the Ombudsman’s casebook.   The complaint, which was completed in October 2017, relates to a man who stated he had received inaccurate information about the fees for […]

Take Back Education brings together student activists from across Ireland

Take Back Trinity and UCD Fair and Free are co-hosting a “Take Back Education” event on campus today, an afternoon of discussions and workshops on student activism. Over 40 students from six colleges are attending the event.   The event is centred on the topic of “what’s next?” for campus-based activism following successes in student activism […]

“Problematic” Facebook use linked to avoidance in adult relationships, finds study

A study published today by the School of Psychology at National University Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway) reveals a link between “problematic” Facebook use and attachment anxiety and avoidance in adult relationships.      While previous studies have examined the positive and negative results of social networking site use, this NUIG study’s aim was to examine […]

Trinity Senator Lynn Ruane announces first book

Former Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President Lynn Ruane announced the upcoming release of her first book this morning.   Ruane, a current Senator for Trinity, announced the new book on Twitter this morning. She tweeted: “I have put my heart and soul into writing this and it covers many difficult parts of my […]

Trinity Long Room Hub spearheads global “Crises of Democracy” project

The Trinity Long Room Hub is leading a project on “Crises of Democracy through the Prism of Cultural Trauma” in partnership with four other universities and research institutes.   The project examines the rise of populism and authoritarianism as a method of governance, as opposed to democracy. It seeks to develop a framework for the […]

UCC students face delay in planned student accommodation

A planning decision on a 120-bed student accommodation project near University College Cork (UCC) is facing a delay.   The decision on the project was expected to be given this week. The delay has occurred due to Cork City Council requiring clarification from the applicant, Kevin Lynch, on aspects of the development.   Cork City […]

Trinity launches two free online courses in Health Sciences

Trinity is launching two new online courses which participants can avail of free of charge. The courses, “An Introduction to Radiation Oncology: From Diagnosis to Survivorship” and “Improving Health Assessments for People with an Intellectual Disability”, can be studied for free over a four-week period, or participants can pay a fee for unlimited access to a […]

Trinity students protest evictions at housing occupation

Trinity students are participating in an occupation protesting housings eviction this evening. Gardaí are present at the protest.   Housing activists are occupying a vacant house in Summerhill to protest a series of evictions on the street. Members from seven activist groups, including Take Back Trinity, Dublin Renters’ Union, and Dublin Central Housing Action (DCHA), […]

Ireland’s first Black Studies module to launch in UCD

University College Dublin (UCD) is introducing a new “Black Studies and Critical Race Perspectives in Education” module, marking the first module of its kind at third level in Ireland.   The module intends to explore the experiences of people of black African descent and examine their history, contributions to Africa and the wider world, social […]

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