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Trinity alumni Michael Moloney is named new head of the American Institute of Physics

Dr. Moloney received his PhD in experimental physics from Trinity

Trinity alumni Michael Moloney is to become the next chief executive of the American Institute of Physics (AIP). Dr. Moloney, an experimental physicist, was head-hunted by an executive search committee and subsequently unanimously approved by the AIP’s board of directors. …

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How the Tohoku tsunami transported Japanese marine life to the American coast

Study reveals 2011 tsunami displaced marine life from Japanese coast to American coast via oceanic debris

On March 11 2011, a 9.1 magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific coast of Tohoku, Japan. To say that it was powerful would be an understatement, with the then Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan saying that “in the 65 years after

Life

Visit my city: Phoenix, Arizona

One student takes us on a tour of her hometown 8000km away in the southwesterly corner of the USA

Between the months of March and November, the first thing you notice upon leaving Phoenix airport is how hot it is. Compared to the air conditioned inside, stepping out into the world feels very much like stepping face-first into an …

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European universities fear US executive order may have damaging impact on international flow of knowledge

Travel ban may disrupt universities’ ability to send staff and students abroad

NEWS

The European University Association (EUA) has expressed concern at US President Donald Trump’s executive order passed last Friday. The order, entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” has barred citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries – …

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It’s about to get much harder for you to plan your J-1 get away

The minister for foreign affairs is concerned that new rules may reduce the number of students taking part in the programme

NEWSThe American sponsor bodies which manage many Irish participants in the J1 programme have announced  plans to introduce a requirement for applicants from visa waiver programme countries like Ireland to secure employment as part of their summer 2016 J1 applications …

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