Trinity scientists develop potential new treatment for synovial sarcoma

The team identified that protein BRD9 plays a critical role in the cell growth of tumours

Trinity scientists have developed a potential new therapeutic approach for synovial sarcoma, a common soft-tissue childhood cancer. Pre-clinical trials in mice showed that the newly developed drug blocked tumour progression. The team, led by Dr Gerard Brien of the school


TCDSU Women in STEM to be rebranded to Diversity in STEM

EMS Faculty Convener Sally Anne McCarthy has accepted applications for the new committee

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Women in STEM group will be rebranded as TCDSU Diversity in STEM, following faculty convener for Engineering, Maths, and Science Sally Anne McCarthy’s acceptance of applications for the Diversity in STEM committee.

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Into the belly of the beast with PROBE

PROBE returns this year, using storytelling to bring the public into the fold of academic research

On Friday, Trinity’s Front Square will see the return of PROBE, the annual event showcasing some of Ireland’s most exciting research.

The event aims to give the public an opportunity to view the wide range of research going on in


Satellite designed and built by UCD students has passed the design review phase

The satellite is Ireland’s first and is expected to be delivered to the European Space Agency by 2020

A UCD-designed satellite, Educational Irish Research Satellite-1 (EIRSAT-1), has passed the design and review phase of the Programme European Space Agency’s (ESA) Fly Your Satellite! The minister for training, skills, innovation, and research and development, John Halligan, met the team


Celebrating ten years of graphene production at AMBER

Grace Green looks back on ten years of graphene production at AMBER and questions the future possibilities of graphene

Last month, Trinity’s Advanced Materials and Bio-Engineering Research Centre (AMBER) celebrated ten years of graphene production. AMBER hosted leading international experts in materials science at a workshop in the Science Gallery. The workshop marked the 10th anniversary of the