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

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 to underreporting.   Nationally, 42% of homeless people are women, while in the Dublin region […]

Free the Nipple is a problematic campaign

  “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 precisely because they can be free, where certain social norms temporarily dissolve. Live music […]

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

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 business leaders, Trinity alumni, and current students to network and to gain exposure to successful […]

Female researchers at Trinity honoured for their contribution to science

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

Funding imbalance in Trinity Sport

Trinity 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 and works closely with the clubs to achieve this goal. Trinity sports clubs are supported […]

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.

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.

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

Gender Disparity in Trinity Sports Scholarships

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 the worst offending sport, not a single female rugby player received a scholarship and yet […]

Can women be funny?

Valerie Ní Loinsigh’s personal experience as a female comic shows that part of the reason the world of stand-up comedy is still mostly a man’s game is because people are still asking the question “Are women funny?”

Editors





Niamh Lynch
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Kelly McGlynn
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Michael Foley
comment@trinitynews.ie
Katarzyna Siewierska
scitech@trinitynews.ie
Clare McCarthy
sport@trinitynews.ie

Illustration

Aisling Crabbe
Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Nadia Bertaud
Daniel Tatlow

Photography

Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan