Royal College of Surgeons opens new €80 million centre

The building has been in construction for two and a half years


The Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) has opened a new building in Dublin which spans ten storeys and has been in construction for the past two and a half years. The new centre, which is valued at €80 million, will …


Trinity professor appointed as sole academic on committee for national drug and alcohol strategy

Catherine Comiskey, of the school of nursing and midwifery, said that she was honoured to be appointed

 Trinity professor Catherine Comiskey has been appointed to the role of sole academic expert on the National Oversight Committee, which is responsible for implementing the new national drug and alcohol strategy for 2017-2025.

Regarding her appointment, the healthcare statistics professor


The Liffey Trust to award €340,000 worth of scholarships over the next decade

The business incubator will partner with Trinity Business School to provide the scholarships

 The Liffey Trust has announced their partnership with Trinity Business School to fund scholarships for entrepreneurs who are studying through Trinity’s Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program.

The Seamus McDermott Scholarship for Entrepreneurship will provide €10,000 towards the MBA program


Green Party introduces bill prohibiting microbeads and microplastics to Dáil next week

Bans have already been made in the Netherlands, Canada, the US and the UK


“Through investigations over the last five years, some of which pioneered by the NGO ‘Beat the Microbead’, it has been found that micro-beads both pollute water supplies and pose a risk to maritime life which ingests these plastic beads.”