Trinity researchers contribute to diabetes breakthrough

Researchers from a number of Irish third-level institutions, including Trinity College Dublin, collaborated in the discovery of a series of new compounds whose anti-diabetic effects mimic those of exercise, marking a significant breakthrough in diabetes research. The new findings are the result of five years of work by a team headed by Dr John Stephens […]

The 5 on Friday: party debates, MBAs, College admin failures and gladiator skeletons

Five of this week’s top news stories delivered in bite-sized chunks

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

Science of anxiety

In January many senior freshman students will sit the annual Foundation Scholarship examinations. Una Harty talks about the science of anxiety and ways of reducing it to help all those sitting exams do the best they can.

Bone conducting earphones

With Christmas around the corner, Conor O’Mara describes one of the coolest gadgets all SciTech nerds dream about finding under the Christmas tree.

City of Physics initiative brings physics into Dublin streets

In the new government science strategy 2.5% of the GNP by 2020 will be invested into research. Also the government will consider Ireland becoming a member of CERN and ESO. This plan is a big step forward for Irish science. But with the European average of investment into science research is 3% and many European […]

Trinity receives Athena SWAN Awards

Trinity is one of only two universities in Ireland to achieve the award, the second one being the University of Limerick.

The future of contraception

Una Harty outlines the past, present and future of contraception in our society.

Orthorexia and athletes: an area for concern

Orthorexia, an obsessive concern with healthy eating, has yet to be officially recognised as an eating disorder.

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