Minister for Higher Education addresses 8th annual Women in Mathematics Day Conference

The conference celebrates the achievements of women tackling gender equality issues in mathematical sciences

Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor today addressed the 8th annual Irish Women in Mathematics day. The annual conference, which was founded in 2010, was held at University College Dublin (UCD). It was hosted by the UCD School of


New legislation under Sinn Féin bill targets student rent increases

The USI has expressed its widespread support for student protection under the Residential Tenancies Act

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has offered its support for a Sinn Féin bill that will expand the Residential Tenancies Act to provide full protection for students engaged in licenses with student-specific accommodation services. Backing for


Trinity Hall increases awareness about migrant vulnerability through The Harmony Project

The event highlights the struggles that the migrants endure during their transition to Irish society

Trinity Hall will host The Harmony Project Event, a one day informative program that will educate students about the lives of migrants in the context of Irish society.

In an effort to “promote an environment of inclusivity and understanding on


Trinity to make equity investments in infrastructure and property

Chief Financial Officer of College, Ian Matthews, said that he did not envisage consulting with students on future decisions.

Trinity has issued a request for tender with efforts of restructuring its €190 million endowment fund, The Irish Times has found. Trinity are aiming to transfer money from bonds into investments in infrastructure and property. 

Reaching out to independent investment


Efficiency and experience the focus for Comms and Marketing candidate Paraic McLean

Improving efficiency and increasing social media outreach are among the tenets of McLean’s campaign

Communications and Marketing candidate Paraic McLean is centring his sabbatical officer campaign on increasing organisation and efficiency in Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU). A Senior Sophister Drama student, McLean has served as the Technical Manager of DU Players, Production


TCD Plastic Solutions petition to be bound next week

The petitions 3,700 supporters advocate for the elimination of single-use plastics on campus.

Trinity College Dublin (TCD) Plastic Solutions lobby group are to present their petition to the provost, Patrick Prendergast, at the launch of Green Week. The group aim to terminate the sale and use of single-use plastics and implement “compostable, sustainable


IFUT calls government to combat higher education funding crisis

Minister for Education Richard Bruton was criticised for proposed reform plan.

The Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT) has requested the government to construct an inclusive plan for the improvement of third level education. In a statement, the IFUT criticised the announcement made by Minister for Education Richard Bruton that financial


Trinity academics awarded at Trinity Innovation Awards 2017

Professor of Biochemistry Luke O’Neill received the Provost Innovation Award

  Trinity researchers received accolades for their academic work at the Trinity Innovation Awards 2017, which were held on campus last night.

The highest achievement, the Provost Innovation Award, was awarded to Professor of Biochemistry Luke O’Neill. O’Neill has contributed to …