TCDSU and USI join Amnesty in repeal the 8th demonstration outside Dáil

Amnesty International Ireland yesterday began a two week long public demonstration, supported by TCDSU, outside government buildings calling for the repeal of the Eighth Amendment

NEWSYesterday, March 29, marked the beginning of Amnesty International Ireland’s two week long public demonstration outside government buildings calling for the repeal of the Eighth Amendment.

DU Amnesty, Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) and the Union of Students in …


Trinity secures largest-ever Horizon 2020 funding worth €6 million

The funding will be used to develop EDGE, a new postdoctoral programme, which will employ 71 world-class ICT researchers

Three Science Foundation Ireland research centres based in Trinity College Dublin, ADAPT, AMBER, and CONNECT, have been awarded €6 million in Horizon 2020 EU funding for a new postdoctoral programme, EDGE, which will employ 71 world-class ICT (information and communications …


Dr Mo Ibrahim addresses TCD Law Soc

Dr Ibrahim spoke a length about some of the challenges that Africa faces today as a continent

NEWSPhilanthropist, entrepreneur and businessman Dr Mo Ibrahim delivered TCD Law Society’s 83rd Inaugural Address at an event on Friday February 19.

He also received the Trinity Praeses Elit Award in recognition of his outstanding innovation in business and philanthropy. The …


Two Trinity researchers awarded prestigious European Research Council grants worth combined total of €4.5 million

The competitive grants enable mid-career researchers to carry out ground-breaking research, build their research teams, and develop innovative ideas.


Two researchers at Trinity College Dublin, assistant professor in geography, Martin Sokol, and European Research Council (ERC) research professor in chemistry, Valeria Nicolosi, have been awarded prestigious ERC Consolidator Grants, worth a combined total of over €4 million.

The grants,


Trinity researchers contribute to diabetes breakthrough

The discovery was made by a team led by Dr John Stephens of Maynooth University and including researchers from a number of Irish third-level institutions.


Researchers from a number of Irish third-level institutions, including Trinity College Dublin, collaborated in the discovery of a series of new compounds whose anti-diabetic effects mimic those of exercise, marking a significant breakthrough in diabetes research.

The new findings are


Postgraduate Erasmus students unhappy over being assigned undergraduate student status

The students are unable to access normal postgraduate privileges and facilities


A number of postgraduate Erasmus students studying in Trinity, who have been allocated undergraduate student status in the college, have been unable to avail of normal postgraduate entitlements and are seeking to be reregistered as postgraduate students.

Roxana Stauber, a


New statistics show gender discrimination against female academics in Irish universities continuing, says IFUT

While there was full gender balance at lecturer levels in 2014, women are not receiving promotions to senior academic positions

NEWSThe Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT) is calling for greater efforts to address gender discrimination against women academics in third-level institutions, following the new figures for 2014 revealing that just 29% of senior academics are women.

According to Joan …