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Number of homeless women in Ireland is higher than European average, Trinity researchers find

Almost two thirds of homeless single parents are female, the research found

According to a recent study carried out by Trinity researchers, the number of homeless women in Ireland is far higher than the European average. The research also found that the current homeless figures for women and children are inaccurate due

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Free the Nipple is a problematic campaign

Alice Whelan argues that the #FreeTheNipple campaign needs more than just nipples

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“Is fighting for gender equality really as simple as removing your top?”

When I saw images of Carina Fitzpatrick being forcibly removed by Gardai from Knockanstockan this summer, I was struck by the absurdity of the situation. People enjoy festivals

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Leaning in? Trinity Student Managed Fund “Women’s Leadership Conference”

Mary Hartnett sums up an evening of gender equality and keynote speakers in the Dining Hall

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Last night Trinity’s Dining Hall played host to the Women’s Leadership Conference, an event organised by the Trinity Student Managed Fund (SMF) and sponsored by Davy and the Trinity Business Alumni. The aim of the event was to bring together

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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.

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Funding imbalance in Trinity Sport

An investigation by TN into the potential funding imbalance in Trinity sport has given voice to the silent frustrations borne by women’s sports clubs, says Clare McCarthy.

in-depthTrinity College has 49 sports clubs, all of which are funded by DUCAC, the governing body for sports in Trinity. DUCAC’s aim is to further the interests of all sports clubs in Trinity College to the best of its ability

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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

SciTech

The first female director of CERN Dr Fabiola Giannoti visits Trinity

Katarzyna and Blaise describe Dr. Giannoti’s speech and question and answer session at the Philosophical Society.

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Dr Giannoti is the incoming director of CERN. She is the previous spokesperson of ATLAS project at CERN that was involved in the 2012 discovery of the Higgs Boson. She will take over the post of director from January 1

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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

NEWS

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

Sport

Gender Disparity in Trinity Sports Scholarships

What expense does women’s sport pay to build the road to men’s victory?


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Last year in Trinity College Dublin, over sixty sports scholarships were awarded to athletes who had achieved outstanding ability in various sports. Out of these sixty, as few as one in four sports scholarships were awarded to women. Rugby being