Review: SECRET at the Science Gallery

Secret- Sarah Larragy

“SECRET – Nothing to see here?” ­ The exhibition running in the Science Gallery cracks cryptography, spills secrets and examines enigmas. Why do humans like to keep and reveal secrets, who do we share them with and why are we attracted to finding out other people’s’ secrets? Secrecy can be active, empowering and enjoyable. Secrets are things […]

The Trinity Walton Club


There are many very talented young people in Ireland. They could become great scientists, engineers and mathematicians. But does the education system in Ireland allows these students to fulfil their potential? The School of Physics at TCD has come forward with an initiative called the Trinity Walton Club.

The Science of Love and Attraction

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Ever wonder what goes on in your body when you find someone you fancy? What attributes make people attractive? Is love just a chemical reaction? Una Harty and Greta Warren guide you through the science of love and attraction.

Trinity Physics – The Discovery of Conical Diffraction

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The 19th century was a very exciting time for Irish physics. The grounds of Trinity College Dublin were walked by some of the greatest Irish physicists in history. This story involves two of them, William Rowan Hamilton and Humphrey Lloyd.

Profit over people: why R&D is broken

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State funding and grants opens up science to a huge amount of abuse by the powerful and wealthy.

End-of-year roundup: Trinity scientific research in bite size-chunks

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It was a year that saw major chemistry breakthroughs, awards for creative campaigns and a landmark biological discovery in the area of Parkinson’s disease.

Review: LIFELOGGING at the Science Gallery


A new Science Gallery exhibition explores the many ways our lives are tracked everyday.

Scientists, engage or die


A growing number of scientists are realising that publishing their research in scientific journals is no longer enough.

Professor Luke O’Neill on marvel molecules and being a scientist


Professor Luke O’Neill of the School of Biochemistry and Immunology talks to Trinity News about the exciting discovery of a molecule that could help treat a variety of inflammatory diseases.

DNA of lager yeast tells stories of eastern voyage

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Trinity research reveals that ancestors of yeast used in brewing lager may have been transported along ancient trade routes.


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