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Two Trinity professors nominated for a US-Ireland research innovation award

Research on gene therapy for fighting blindness and providing nutritional and social support to elderly both nominated

Professor Jane Farrar from Trinity’s School of Genetics and Microbiology and Professor Sabina Brennan, a research assistant from Trinity’s Institute of Neuroscience, have been nominated for a US-Ireland Research Innovation award. Both professors are shortlisted in the Higher Education Institution …

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National study by Trinity researchers shows ideology to be insignificant factor in Irish elections

The study was carried out by Professor Gail McElroy and Professor Michael Marsh of the Department of Political Science

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, has launched major national study on Irish voter attitudes. The launch comes following the publication of research done by Professor Gail McElroy and Professor Michael Marsh in the Department of Political Science,

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Academic staff to ballot on industrial action in coming days

The Irish Federation of University Teachers call for strike action after exhausting “all possible avenues”

The Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT), the union representing academic, administrative and library staff , is to ballot members for strike action. On March 21, members of the Trinity College Branch Executive of IFUT, met to discuss disputes with

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Panel Discussion on Political Activism

The Burke Sessions, in association with TCDSU Lobby Group, host a panel discussion on political activism in Ireland today

On Monday evening, the College Historical Society, in association with the newly founded TCDSU Lobby Group, hosted a panel discussion on Political activism. The event was a part  The Burke Sessions a series of panel discussions run by a subcommittee

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UCD overtakes Trinity in QS University subject rankings

The rankings follow a consistent downwards trend of Irish universities

Trinity’s ranking has fallen in every single category this year in new subject rankings released by QS World University Rankings. The total number of Trinity subjects ranking in the top 100 in the world has decreased from 16 to 2

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Trinity places 131st in revised Times rankings

Trinity placed joint 101st in 2015-16

 

Trinity has placed in joint 131st position in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for the 2016-17 year. This follows Trinity submitting incorrect data for the 2016-17 and 2015-16 academic year. Trinity’s position for the 2015-16 academic

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

David Taylor, a biomechanics engineer, has published findings on how the marine snails use construction techniques to survive

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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

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“If aggressor states see that we do not fight for our values, they will fill the vacuum”

On Monday, Mr. Žygimantas Pavilionis, the former Lithuanian Ambassador to the US and a present member of the Lithuanian Parliament, spoke to SOFIA

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On Monday, Sofia began their term with a visit from Mr. Žygimantas Pavilionis, the former Lithuanian Ambassador to the US and a present member of the Lithuanian Parliament. Mr. Pavilionis gave an engaging talk on “Europe Ahead: NATO, the EU

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€14m of education budget to tackle increasing numbers of third-level students

The figure marks a third of the €36.5m investment in third-level education announced in Budget 2017

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€14m of the government’s investment in third-level education announced in Budget 2017 will be allocated to dealing with the increasing numbers attending public-funded institutions. Minister for Education, Mr. Richard Bruton announced the breakdown of how the €36.5m allocated to third-level …

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Scientists find the brain region underpinning social deficit in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Research at Trinity College Dublin has uncovered differences in brain activity in those with an ASD

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Research undertaken at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) has led to the discovery of the brain region that underpins social deficit in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), it was announced today.

The international team of scientists is comprised of researchers from Trinity,

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