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Understanding the Hijab

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

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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

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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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Trinity College has collected €950,000 in student fines

Statistics collected since 2012, making Trinity the highest fine collector out of the Irish College network

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Trinity College (TCD) has generated almost 950,000 since 2012 from fining students. These were comprised of late library returns, breaches of codes of conduct, late payment of fees, late registration for modules, parking violations and on-campus accommodation.

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Trinity officially announces plan to divest from fossil fuel companies

College joins a worldwide initiative to break financial ties with the fossil fuel industry

NEWSTrinity College has announced today its intention to sell off investments in fossil fuel companies, becoming the first Irish university to do so. The move comes in response to a 15 month student campaign, spearheaded in Trinity by Fossil Free

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Students launch new TEDx society

Six Senior Freshman students have received “auxiliary status” by the CSC

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Six senior freshman students have founded a new TEDx society. Pierre-Louis Boczmak, Richard Patrick Chui, Henri Delahaye, Ross Kelly, Connie Lillis and Francisco Onofre have been granted “auxiliary status” by the Central Societies Committee (CSC) to hold a weekend event …

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Students from fee-paying secondary schools are 4 times more likely to get a place in Trinity

Analysis of feeder school data illustrates Trinity’s place in the Irish educational divide

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The most recent data on “feeder” schools to third-level institutions has illustrated Trinity’s place within the Irish educational divide.

Students who attend one of the country’s 51 fee-paying schools are more than four times more likely to attend Trinity than

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Graduate Students’ Union runs €10,000 deficit for 2015-16

Increasing expenses are attributed to publications, salaries, and events

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Trinity’s Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) ran a deficit of over €10,000 in the 2015-16 academic year, according to annual accounts shared with Trinity News.

The accounts, which were audited by Cregan Accountants and presented to a meeting of College’s capitated

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96% of older adults consuming less than recommended amounts of dairy

Only 3.5% of over 60s consuming recommended dairy allowance

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Trinity’s Centre for Medical Gerontology have released the largest study to date on diets in older adults. The study involved 4,300 people aged over 60 from the Trinity Ulster Department of Agriculture (TUDA) and found that 96% of this group

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Trinity students receive wide acclaim for ISL carol video

The video signing Santa Clause is Coming to Town has received over 95,000 views

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Three Trinity students have received a massive social media response this week for their Irish sign language rendition of a well known Christmas Carol. Abbie O’Neill, Joanne O’Donnell and Amy Durkin are students in the Centre of Deaf Studies.

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TCDSU reports €30,000 deficit for 2015/16 academic year

The report characterises the deficit as “ not sustainable” and the effect this has on the day-to-day finances of the Union as “dramatic”

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TCDSU have reported a €30,000 deficit for the 2015/2016 academic year, Trinity News has learned. The report characterises the deficit as “ not sustainable” and the effect this has on the day-to-day finances of the Union as “dramatic”.

The SU …