Can we predict the results of an election using science?

Is it ever possible to accurately predict an election result using maths and science?

What is FameLab?

Conor describes the fantastic science communications competition FameLab. This years finals will be held in Science Gallery in Trinity.

Valentine’s day animal style: strangest mating behaviours in nature

In the spirit of Valentine’s day, Katarzyna Siewierska describes some bizarre mating rituals and unexpected physical characteristics.

The science of New Year’s resolutions

Una discusses the historical origins of New Year’s resolutions, why we fail to keep them and how can we successfully reach our long term goals in general.

Winners of the BT Young Scientist Competition

BT young scientist competition has been running for over 50 years. Many successful scientists won this prize in their childhood. Conor discussed this year’s winners and presents an overview of some distinguished past winners.

Gravitational Waves Could Be Detected This Year

Katarzyna discusses what gravitational waves are, the rumours from the LIGO project and the importance of gravitational waves in the study of the objects that generate them.

The Search For Extraterrestrial Life

For those keeping an eye on the stars, and with an interest in extraterrestrial life, the past few months have been exciting ones. Last July saw the announcement of a 100 million US dollar search for intelligent life in space. This was followed days later by the announcement that an Earth-like planet had been found […]

We tried out the new Byte app, here are the results (audio autoplays!)

Byte combines the low tech of Microsoft Paint with today’s social media world

Ancient British “gladiator” genomes sequenced by Trinity scientists

Genome sequencing in Trinity has cast light on the origins of a set of Roman-age decapitated bodies, found in York.

Trinity projects secure over €10 million from Science Foundation Ireland

Five projects were funded in Trinity for equipment and facilities

Editors





Niamh Lynch
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Kelly McGlynn
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Michael Foley
comment@trinitynews.ie
Katarzyna Siewierska
scitech@trinitynews.ie
Clare McCarthy
sport@trinitynews.ie

Illustration

Aisling Crabbe
Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Nadia Bertaud
Daniel Tatlow

Photography

Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan