Trinity News senior reporters Conall Monaghan and Jessie Dolliver look at the paper ballot versus online voting debateEditor, Conall Carlos Monaghan and Jessie Dolliver
With sabbatical elections only a month away, candidates are putting the final touches to their manifestos, preparing husting speeches, and drafting potential flyers – all in preparation for the run up to polling week, the results of which will determine …
“Initial plans for the project are in the region of 30,000 sq.m. of teaching, research, new or refurbished buildings in one or more locations”Conall Carlos Monaghan
According to a tender notice, Trinity is seeking a construction consultant team “to project manage and design a building, or range of buildings, in a new Trinity Technology Campus.”
While the notice claims that requirements for the project are still …
The discovery “could significantly increase our chances of realising an effective vaccine to protect patients from MRSA”Conall Carlos Monaghan
A group of immunologists from Trinity have made a breakthrough discovery in efforts to create a vaccine against MRSA.
Dr Rachel McLoughlin, assistant professor in immunology in Trinity and a member of the research group involved, described the process of …
Including Beijing Foreign Studies University, Trinity has 16 major partnerships with universities in the East Asia region. These include universities in Japan, Korea, Singapore, the Hong Kong region, as well as Mainland China.Conall Carlos Monaghan
Trinity yesterday confirmed the beginning of a joint research programme as well as an exchange programme with Beijing Foreign Studies University.
The announcement was made as part of a state visit to China led by Minister for Education and Skills, …
Professor Malcolm MacLachlan also spoke of a need for Trinity to abandon “arrogant and defensive rhetoric about being Ireland’s leading university”Conall Carlos Monaghan
A professor in Trinity’s department of psychology, professor Malcolm MacLachlan, has spoken out about internal issues in the college surrounding the promotion of staff, claiming that this has contributed to the college’s decline in international university rankings.
Writing in the …
Potential members encouraged to use the society as a platform to campaign on internal college issuesConall Carlos Monaghan
The recently formed Social Democrats spoke to supporters in the GMB on Monday about plans to establish party affiliated societies within Trinity and other universities. Former USI president Joe O’Connor and Trinity alumna Hannah McCarthy led the informal proceedings.
The average cost of college for Dublin students living away from home will rise next year to €11,838.Conall Carlos Monaghan
The average cost of college for Dublin students living away from home will rise next year to €11,838, an increase of over €270 since last year’s figure.
This is according to DIT Campus Life’s annual Cost of Living Guide, …
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As the current sabbatical officers of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union head into the final weeks of their tenures, our news staffers cast a cold eye back on their election manifestos and assess their performances to date.
Reading Domhnall …
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Plans are being made for a bachelor in business studies (BBS) to become available from the 2016-7 academic year, Trinity News has learned. The new undergraduate degree will contain many of the same modules as the current BESS (business, economics …
Trinity College, as well as all other Irish universities, has missed out on a place in a ranking of the world’s top 100 universities published today by Times Higher Education.
Trinity was the highest ranked university within Ireland – being …