Trinity alumnus Michael Longley wins PEN Pinter literary award

Trinity alumnus Michael Longley has been awarded the 2017 PEN Pinter award for his poetry. He will receive the award at a ceremony in the British Library on October 10th, where he will also give an address.   The annual prize, first established in 2009, is awarded to a writer from the United Kingdom, the […]

Trinity research shows glucose may hold key role in fighting cancer

Researchers at Trinity have discovered that glucose may play a key role in fighting cancer.   Glucose is a sugar which is vital for energy and cell growth. When responding to infections, the immune system becomes active and uses high amounts of glucose. Typically when immune cells are starved of glucose, they become debilitated, such […]

Trinity PhD student designs website for families of transgender young people

A new website, which aims to help the families of gender diverse children and transgender young people, has been designed as part of a PhD study by a Trinity College PhD student and will be launched in Trinity today.   The website, GenderEd.ie, aims to provide families with reliable and accessible information that will help […]

Several universities resist declaring tens of millions in accounts

Several Irish universities have resisted declaring tens of millions of euro in private trusts and foundations in their accounts, according to the Irish Times.   An audit of Irish university accounts has also revealed that many universities have failed to comply with procedural rules, while a range of governance issues within Irish universities has also […]

Minister announces research fellowship scheme for Irish students

The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional Affairs, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys has announced the awarding of $60,000 towards the establishment of short-term research fellowships for Irish postgraduate students. The fellowships will take place in three of the top museums in the United States (US): the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC, the Harry Ransom Center […]

TCDSU continues to push for greater availability of gender neutral bathrooms

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President Kieran McNulty has launched a petition for the College Board to create gender-neutral bathrooms in the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute (TBSI) on Pearse Street following the implementation of three gender neutral bathrooms in the Arts Building during the Michaelmas term. This process began with former Welfare Officer Conor Clancy, […]

“Marine repairmen” study from Trinity professor shows limpets as construction workers of the seashore

David Taylor, from Trinity’s Centre for Bioengineering at Trinity College Dublin, has discovered that marine snails are found plastered on rocks at low tide. His new research has recently been published in the Journal of Experimental Biology. Limpets often suffer a lot of damage at the top of their conical shells. Rather than drying out or […]

Conference causes row between UCC and Israeli Embassy

A row has erupted between the Embassy of Israel in Dublin and University College Cork (UCC) over plans to host a conference from March 31 to April 2 in UCC on the legitimacy of the state of Israel. The conference, entitled International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Responsibility and Exceptionalism, was originally to […]

Jillian Wilson appointed Head of Central Events at Trinity’s Commercial Revenue Unit

Trinity College has appointed Jillian Wilson as the new Head of Central Events within the Commercial Revenue Unit, furthering attempts to cement the college as a city centre hub for conferences and events. Wilson, who studied Law in Trinity, has taken her position in the college after over seven years of working at the Convention Centre […]

€360,000 fraud at Maynooth University being investigated

A Garda investigation has commenced into a €360,000 fraud at Maynooth University.   The fraud occurred in 2015 but has only recently surfaced as the university published its annual financial statement for the year ending September 2015. The document reveals that the university has suffered a loss of €362,811 as a result of fraud, which […]

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

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Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan