Trinity researcher travels on Zero-G ‘Vomit Comet’ to study steam-powered spacecraft

Dr. Tony Robinson, a professor of Mechanical and Manufacturing engineering at Trinity College Dublin and researcher at Trinitys Connect centre is part of a team of scientists and engineers who advise and guide the European Space Agency. Dr. Robinson was conducting zero gravity experiments on the European Space Station’s ‘Vomit Comet’ as part of his […]

Trinity College Dublin and St. James’s Hospital welcome National Cancer Strategy

      Trinity College Dublin and St. James’s Hospital jointly welcomed Wednesday’s announcement of the National Cancer Strategy as well as the key role that a new comprehensive cancer centre will have as part of its delivery.   The Trinity St. James’s Cancer Institute, the first of its kind in Ireland, will seek to […]

A letter to… My college friends

Dear Dublin City and Friends,      As I sit at home in 34° Celsius heat, with haze and humidity rolling over the mountains of Northern New Jersey, a piece of me wishes to be stuck inside on a rainy, grey, and blustery Dublin day. Mostly because a) sweating really doesn’t suit me, and b) […]

Alcohol delivery app DropOff launched by Trinity graduates

DropOff, a company which allows customers to order from off-licences to their doors from an app, launched a daily service covering south Dublin today.   Following a soft-launch last weekend, app users living in south Dublin can order from participating off-licenses between 5-10pm for a flat fee of €5. Users must enter the last four […]

Bob Geldof conferred as Trinity awards 5 honorary degrees

Trinity conferred honorary degrees on five recipients at a ceremony held in the Exam Hall today, with founder of An Taisce Patricia Oliver, and musician Bob Geldof among those conferred.   The nomination process for conferring honorary degrees, states that individuals must show an “outstanding contribution to scholarship, society, culture and/or civil society”. The successful […]

Trinity’s third Irish Language Scheme comes into effect

   Trinity’s third Irish Language Scheme came into effect at the beginning of this month, following approval of the Board and the Minister of Arts, Heritage and Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht affairs.     The third of Trinity’s Irish Language Schemes extends from June 2017 to June 2020, and includes further commitments to promoting the […]

Trinity Professor Patrick Geoghegan hired as Taoiseach’s speechwriter

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has hired Professor Patrick Geoghegan, a Historian at Trinity College, to assist him in speechwriting, research and other issues. Prof. Geoghegan is on sabbatical in Trinity College and will be given a leave of absence to join Mr Varadkar’s staff.   Speaking to Trinity News, Professor Geoghegan said: “The details of the […]

Coalition to Repeal the Eighth demonstrate at Central Bank

 The Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment held a rally in Dublin city centre today in demonstration of their wish for an “immediate referendum to repeal the eighth amendment”.     Meeting outside Central Bank on Dame Street, similar rallies were held in Galway, Cork and Kerry. With over 1000 people registered as “going” on […]

First Luas goes past Trinity

The first Luas went past Trinity this morning, marking a symbolic end to over three years of Luas line construction works outside the college. Today’s test is the very first in a series to ensure the new Luas line will be ready to launch on time in December.   The tests involve two Luas trams […]

38 Trinity Access Programme students graduate today

    The graduation ceremony of 38 students who studied in the Trinity Access Programme (TAP) Foundation Course for Higher Education for 2016/17 took place in Trinity today.     The graduates had been studying in either the sciences, social science or the arts faculties full time throughout the year, and were taught by Trinity […]

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Ines Niarchos
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