Can psychology research be trusted?

Can we rely on results published by researchers in the field of psychology? How reproducible are the results? Turlough Heffernan describes the Reproducibility Project and its findings.

Review: SECRET at the Science Gallery

The latest exhibition at the Science Gallery asks what needs to be revealed and what should stay hidden.

The Trinity Walton Club

There are many very talented young people in Ireland. They could become great scientists, engineers and mathematicians. But does the education system in Ireland allows these students to fulfil their potential? The School of Physics at TCD has come forward with an initiative called the Trinity Walton Club.

Trinity Physics – The Discovery of Conical Diffraction

The 19th century was a very exciting time for Irish physics. The grounds of Trinity College Dublin were walked by some of the greatest Irish physicists in history. This story involves two of them, William Rowan Hamilton and Humphrey Lloyd.

Profit over people: why R&D is broken

State funding and grants opens up science to a huge amount of abuse by the powerful and wealthy.

End-of-year roundup: Trinity scientific research in bite size-chunks

It was a year that saw major chemistry breakthroughs, awards for creative campaigns and a landmark biological discovery in the area of Parkinson’s disease.

Professor Luke O’Neill on marvel molecules and being a scientist

Professor Luke O’Neill of the School of Biochemistry and Immunology talks to Trinity News about the exciting discovery of a molecule that could help treat a variety of inflammatory diseases.

DNA of lager yeast tells stories of eastern voyage

Trinity research reveals that ancestors of yeast used in brewing lager may have been transported along ancient trade routes.

Do we need to start worrying about the pill?

A recent study has linked the contraceptive pill to changes in the structure of female brains.

Live blog: Communicating science through social media

Join us live as we learn the secrets of effectively communicating science to the general public with Dr Kevin Mitchell and Maria Delaney.

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