Are Trinity’s clubs and societies watching the technological revolution pass by?

Student illness

Luke McGuinness ponders the slow uptake of technological innovations by College’s societies and offers some ideas for next September’s Freshers’ Week.

The power of negative results: how the pharmaceutical industry’s failure to report findings is costing lives


David McCormack explores the devastating consequences of not reporting clinical trial findings and asks what can be done about it.

Canada’s oil sands – bountiful blessing or cruel curse?

Canadian Oil Fields online

Patrick Hull shares his take on the controversial oil sands of Alberta – a matter close to the heart of singer-­songwriter Neil Young.

“Ireland for Cern” campaign spearheaded by Trinity students

CERN Online

Luke McGuiness talks to the students behind the new campaign for Irish membership of Cern.

Science: In Brief

Sun Spotting online

Deputy Science Editor, Conor O’Donovan rounds up this week’s science stories.

Fail Better: a success?


Sive Finlay guides us through the eclectic mix of ideas, inventions and events that is the Science Gallery’s latest exhibition: Fail Better.

Shortcuts in clinical trials are endangering public health

Clinical trial

Conor O’Donovan explores the overuse of cost- and time-saving practices in the testing of medicinal drugs. They are a danger to patient safety, and a grave threat to public health and confidence in the healthcare system.

Peer review – what is it and does it deserve our trust?


Dylan Lynch introduces us to the process of peer review in science, highlighting some of its past failures and questioning its future form.

Science News In Brief


Deputy Science Editor, Conor O’Donovan rounds up this week’s science news.

Healthcare professionals acquire “x-ray vision”


Emma Julia Leacy explores some of the technological innovations shaping modern medicine – and easing the stress for patients.

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