Plant protein key to combating global warming?

New research from a collaborative European Union (EU) project TRUE – “Transition paths to sUstainable legume based systems in Europe” (TRUE) has implicated that plant protein is the key to combating hunger and mitigating against global warming. Legumes, such as peas, beans and lentils have been found to have the highest nutrient density and the […]

Number of British students applying to Irish colleges drops by 10%

The number of British students applying to Irish universities has fallen by 10% in 2016, according to The Irish Times. The decrease is in response to a potential rise in fees following the Brexit vote, as British students may be charged international student rates.   Similarly, the number of Irish students applying to UK third […]

Trinity based research group awarded €560,000 to research 5G technology

A research group based at the CONNECT Centre in Trinity has been awarded €560,000 to research 5G technology.   The award is part of a €5m Orchestration and Reconfiguration Control Architecture (ORCA) project, which is funded by the European Union’s (EU) Horizon 2020. The project involves collaboration with research groups in Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and […]

Trinity, Ireland and Europe’s response to the greatest human rights disaster since WWII

  Europe is facing its worst humanitarian crisis since World War II; the refugee crisis is worsening, claiming more lives and ruining more families, every single day. And what have we done about it? As a society, extremely little. We have stood back and watched as one of the greatest human tragedies in history has […]

EU Ambassador to US addresses Hist Inaugural on the future of Europe

On Monday, the stoic splendour of Trinity’s Exam Hall paid host to the annual Hist Inaugural, the subject of which was Hist Auditor Ronan Mac Giolla Rua’s paper entitled “The Future of the European Union”. Over one hundred and fifty attendees packed out the venue to hear several esteemed guests react to Mac Giolla Rua’s remarks. […]

Walking across Europe on leather souls

In Greece, Tomas Lynch met people from Syria, Afghanistan and Iran, with stories of war, terror and hope for a better life

TTIP of the Iceberg?

Feidhlim McGowan talks through the secrecy and doubt surrounding the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Syriza victory signifies monumental change

Similar European political parties could receive greater popular support from populations tired of harsh budgets.

ISDS: what it is and why we should be worried

What Investor-state Dispute Settlement is, what it does, and why we shouldn’t want it included in TTIP.

Winter in Kiev

Niall McGlynn skewers the hypocrisy of western posturing over the Ukrainian crisis.

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