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The gender gap in college courses

Data from the Higher Education Authority provides insight into the gender disparity both between academic disciplines, and third-level institutions themselves

The Higher Education Authority (HEA) publishes a wealth of data about enrolment in the institutions it funds each year, including seven universities, fifteen institutes of technology and four part-funded colleges. Between them they represent the overwhelming majority of third level

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Who voted for Trump?

A look at voter demographics in the US and how voting patterns have changed over the past 3 elections

When you conduct a campaign relying on language that encourages otherisation, derision and open hatred of other groups you will find that a few speeches about ‘coming together’ will do little to heal the deep divisions.

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Who will be the next American president?

InDepth Editor Peter O’Donovan examines polling data in the lead up to the US presidential election to analyse which candidate is most likely to win the seat in the Oval Office

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“Between Trump and Clinton, Clinton has consistently held a narrow lead, although in the most recent polls it has widened to an 11 point lead on average.”

After a year of bruising primary contests and dramatic revelations about the candidates

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First you get the money…

Is Trump really the savvy businessman he claims he is?

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“If Donald Trump had invested his $500 million in the S&P 500 in 1982, he would have been worth around double what he is claiming he is today.”

The 2012 Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, was a co-founder of Bain

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How to fix the American Presidential Debates

Contributing writer Andrew Blennerhassett looks at the problems with current US presidential debates and explores ways the format might be changed to overcome these issues

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“Viewership of the debates has waned since the first debates were televised in the 1960s. Even when we allow for the increase in viewing choice today compared to 50 years ago, a steady trend of increasing public apathy is clear.”

Politics and the art of lying

Taking a look at just how much deception Clinton and Trump have gotten away with this election cycle

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Most of us tell lies everyday: saying you’ve left the house when you’re still getting ready, telling yourself you’ll never drink again after a particularly wild night out, or even just saying you’ve read and agree to the terms and

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Examining Trinity’s fall in the QS World Rankings

Taking a closer look at why Trinity continues to fall in the QS World Rankings

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For the past three years, Trinity has been on the decline, at least according to the QS World University Rankings, in which Trinity has fallen from 78th to 98th place this year. In the THE World University Rankings, Trinity is

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The real cost of hosting the Olympics

InDepth editor Ronan Mac Giolla Rua takes a look into just how much it costs to host the Olympic Games, and why countries so often underestimate this.

 The Olympics is one of the largest events in the world, and with the most recent games in Rio having 308 events in 28 sports and over 11,000 competitors, hosting it is sure to be quite expensive. However, a new

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Trinity News poll predicts that Kieran McNulty will be next president of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union

Winning candidates are also predicted in welfare and eduction races while the entertainment and communications & marketing races have much tighter margins

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Trinity News poll conducted over a three day period, from Wednesday 10 February to Friday 12 February has predicted contests in the entertainment and communications & marketing races. Meanwhile Kieran McNulty, Dale O’Faoilléacháin, Aobhinn Ní Lochlainn, and Sinéad Baker …

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