Trinity secures largest-ever Horizon 2020 funding worth €6 million

Three Science Foundation Ireland research centres based in Trinity College Dublin, ADAPT, AMBER, and CONNECT, have been awarded €6 million in Horizon 2020 EU funding for a new postdoctoral programme, EDGE, which will employ 71 world-class ICT (information and communications technology) researchers. This is the single biggest award for Trinity under Horizon 2020, the EU’s […]

Not enough class reps attend SU Council to reach quorum

Not enough class reps have attended Council tonight, Tuesday, to reach quorum – the minimum number of reps required to hold votes. As a result the council cannot pass motions, including on mandating how delegates to USI conference must vote. Every constituent union in the USI gets one delegate per 1000 students, which gives Trinity 16 delegates. […]

Baroness Hale speaks to TCD Law Soc

The Trinity Praeses Elit Award was awarded to Baroness Brenda Hale by TCD Law Society on 11 March. Baroness Hale made history when she was appointed to the House of Lords in 2004, becoming the first female to be appointed. She is currently Deputy president of the Supreme Court in the United Kingdom. She opened with an expression […]

Neoliberalism, capitalism and modern feminism: Dr. Sinead Kennedy addresses third-wave feminism’s “unhealthy relationship with capitalism”

DU Gender Equality and Trinity Socialist Workers’ Student Society welcomed the Maynooth University lecturer as she addressed the issue of women’s liberation in the context of liberal feminism

Trinity ranked 78th best university in Europe

With the exception of 2012-2013, Trinity’s rank has fallen year on year since the THE began publishing rankings in 2010

Stigma, safety threats and barriers to human rights: DU Amnesty’s talk on sex work in Ireland

Kate McGrew, member of the Sex Workers Alliance Ireland, and Lucy Smyth, creator of uglymugs.ie, outlined the problems affecting sex workers in Ireland in a talk on Wednesday night as part of International Women’s Week.

500-bed student accommodation to be built at Gardiner Street site

The €60 million project project, due to be finished by 2017, will provide housing for students from both Trinity and DIT Bolton Street

Burrito bars Mama’s Revenge and Little Ass temporarily closed by Food Safety Authority

The two popular spots were among six food businesses served with closure orders in Dublin, Louth, Waterford and Wexford last month by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.

Young school-goers literary achievements celebrated at the launch of Bookmarks exhibition

The Bookmarks project, facilitated by the Trinity Access Program, culminated yesterday evening at the launch of a display of 65 handcrafted books in Trinity’s Long Room

DU Amnesty holds panel discussion on the implications of the Eighth Amendment

On Monday March 7, DU Amnesty, in collaboration with Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) and Medical Students for Choice, hosted a panel discussion regarding the medical implications of the Eighth Amendment. Taking part in this event, opened by Emma Dooney, who is heading DU Amnesty’s My Body, My Rights campaign, were four speakers, who […]

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