NUS-USI must push for immediate changes to abortion legislation

At the end of November, Belfast High Court reached the decision that Northern Ireland’s abortion laws are in breach of human rights.


Jo Gowers, women’s officer of NUS-USI, Northern Ireland’s Union of Students, has said that the union, and other organisations involved in women’s rights, must put pressure on politicians to make sure that Belfast High Court’s recent ruling on abortion is


Trinity revealed to have the lowest number of students in receipt of student grants

Just 24 percent of first year students in Trinity are on grants compared to a national average for universities of 36 percent


Trinity has been highlighted as having the lowest number of students in receipt of the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) grant out of all higher education institutions nationwide according to new figures published by the Higher Education Authority (HEA).

This …


Science Gallery announces development of global network have supported the venture by donating one million euro


Science Gallery International has announced that its efforts to develop the Global Science Gallery Network are now being supported by new funding worth €1.15 million. The U.S. Cordover Family Foundation has donated €450k, and another €700k has been secured from …


A wealth of heritage squandered

Syria and Iraq’s ancient cultural heritage is among the casualties of the conflict, reports Julie Farrell.

indepth1Among all the reports of destruction, murder and genocide occurring in Syria and Iraq during the conflict with Isis, the destruction and looting of cultural property seems to pale into insignificance. However, the damage done to ancient heritage sites is …