How Florence Nightingale used statistics to revolutionise public healthcare

Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing and a passionate statistician, who helped overhaul army and public healthcare

“It may seem a strange principle to enunciate as the very first requirement in a hospital that it should do the sick no harm,” Florence Nightingale declared in her 1859 book named “Notes on Hospitals”. Nightingale, a passionate statistician, dedicated


Celebrating 35 years in Trinity: Professor Werner Blau

Jill Ivers gives an insight into the life of Prof Werner Blau, an accomplished Trinity lecturer, as he celebrates 35 years of working in Trinity

Professor Werner Blau resides in an office behind the Schrödinger theatre, nestled on the top floor of the Physics Fitzgerald building, where the famous Austrian physicist, himself, once sat during his time at Trinity. In a scientific community increasingly concerned