The boycott of Aramark relates to the company’s relationship with three direct provision centres.
A group of Trinity students are starting a campaign to boycott the Aramark company,which is the College-appointed food caterer for Westland Eats in the Hamilton building, due to its connection to direct provision centres.
The campaign is using …
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has hired Professor Patrick Geoghegan, a Historian at Trinity College, to assist him in speechwriting, research and other issues. Prof. Geoghegan is on sabbatical in Trinity College and will be given a leave of absence to join …
The annual prize, first established in 2009, is awarded to a writer from the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland or the Commonwealth
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, …
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 …
Starving dendritic cells of glucose can stimulate immune system response to antigens.
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 …
Hist hosts final of internal debating competition with the motion “This House supports all forms of civil disobedience to repeal the 8th Amendment”
On Wednesday, the Hist hosted eight student speakers to debate the motion “This House supports all forms of civil disobedience to repeal the 8th Amendment”. The debate was the final of an internal debating competition called “Harneys” which is open …
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 …
An analysis of where third level institutions get their funding, and how that has been decreasing over the past decade
In a world that sees conservative values dominating, along with the rising sentiment that students should pay for their education, Irish students are, in a sense, lucky, that over 90% of us attend institutions predominantly funded by the state. Unlike …
Students for Justice in Palestine and SUAS host a panel discussion on barriers to education and on the experiences of minority groups in accessing education
On Tuesday evening Students for Justice in Palestine and SUAS hosted a panel discussion and Q&A in order to address the importance of “Education, Equality and Activision”. The evening was chaired by Dr Gilian Wylie of the Irish School of …
Established in 2013 by Nazma Khan, World Hijab Day seeks to break down some of the ignorance and misunderstanding about the practice of wearing the hijab
World Hijab Day was founded in 2013 by an American Muslim woman, Nazma Khan, who sought to break down some of the ignorance and misunderstanding about the practice of wearing a hijab, the headscarf. This practice is observed in more …