The Roaring 20s: The Silicon Valley Bank saga and why Global Banking has learnt no lessons

From startup to shutdown, the events of SVB’s cataclysmic collapse might signal that history does indeed repeat itself

It was poet and failed experimental scientist Percy Shelley who noted that: “history is a cyclical poem written by Time upon the memories of man.” The nods to history repeating itself get old quickly if the failures of the past


Netflix: Net Hit or Net Slip?

While everyone else rises high, Netflix’s good times slump to an all time low

If you were subscribed to Netflix late last year you might have come across quite an ironic new addition to the streaming service’s seemingly endless chasm of content. Blockbuster, billed as a workplace comedy a la The Office, Brooklyn


Provost Linda Doyle elected to Board of League of European Research Universities

A number of internationally leading academics were appointed to the board of directors of the university group following the resignation of the previous Chair of the Board

The League of European Research Universities (LERU) yesterday announced the appointment of Trinity’s Provost, Professor Linda Doyle, to its new Board of Directors following the stepping down of Professor Karen Maex, outgoing Chair of LERU.

Doyle is the 45th provost


Erasmus must only happen next semester with increased student supports

College must continue to support students’ mental health and wellbeing in the event that they decide to go on Erasmus next term

Since its inception, the Erasmus programme has been hailed by students and academic institutions across Europe as being a rite of passage. One of the programme’s centrepieces is its support network between students and the institutions involved, be it through …


Trinity’s Grand Canal Innovation District advances with plans for Innovation Hub

The space, projected to be operational by 2022, will provide a “dedicated” space for various entrepreneurs and start-ups

Trinity has announced the first phase of its Grand Canal Innovation District (GCID), due for completion in 2022. 

The first phase, a proposed Innovation Hub, had its planning application sent in this week, with hopes for a public square and