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The Humanities’ Strange STEM Obsession

STEM is for people that have fallen in love with the world and want nothing more than to know it as well as they can

Two articles published by campus publications have bemoaned the reverence in which STEM is held above the Humanities in the last two months alone. The articles, maybe not surprisingly, were written by students of the humanities, and took the position

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Proposed society of women in STEM

A Facebook group “TCDSU Women in STEM”, only a few weeks old, has more than 280 members

A group of Trinity students, spearheaded by Senior Fresh Maths and Theoretical Physics students are in the initial stages of establishing a “Women in STEM” society.

Speaking to Trinity News, the founders of the movement, detail their aims as “tackling

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Female researchers at Trinity honoured for their contribution to science

The eight women received their awards at a ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin.

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Eight female researchers from a variety of scientific disciplines in Trinity College Dublin were honoured by President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins and Mrs Sabina Higgins at a celebration of ‘Women in Science’ in Áras an Uachtaráin recently.

The event

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STEM Sexism Needs to Stop

The kind of subtle, insidious sexism that is so widespread in STEM is hard to pin down – not because of any subtlety in how it manifests itself, but rather in the way we approach sexism in everyday life.

COMMENTWhen I was 15, the boys in my TY class created a ranking out of 10 for every girl in the year. My ranking was a 7 initially. It was reduced to a 5 because I was “too smart”. I’ve

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Trinity students among recipients of 2015 Intel Women in Technology scholarships

The scholarship programme seeks to encourage women to pursue careers in science and technology

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Three students of Trinity College Dublin were awarded Intel’s Women in Technology scholarship last week.

Lucia Hughes, Eunice OreOluwa Fasan and Maria Cordero, all junior freshman students, were among 17 new scholars announced at a special awards ceremony in Dublin

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